Coming Soon to Blu-ray: 'Annihilation,' 'Rick and Morty,' and More

Posted Tue Feb 27, 2018 at 09:55 PM PST by

Films starring Natalie Portman, Saoirse Ronan, and more are all coming to Blu-ray.

New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from Cinedigm, Paramount, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, and Universal.

Here's a full rundown of recently revealed details and title announcements: 

First up, Cinedigm will release Peter Howitt's Scorched Earth starring Gina Carano, John Hannah, Ryan Robbins, Alisha Newton, and Stephanie Bennett on March 6. Supplements have not been detailed yet.


Paramount is prepping Lou Adler's Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke: 40th Anniversary Edition starring Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Strother Martin, Edie Adams, Stacy Keach, and Tom Skerritt for Blu-ray on April 10. Likewise, a Deluxe Collector's Edition with 12×12 six-panel gatefold packaging (limited to 5,000 copies) will be released on April 20. Supplements will include:

- NEW How Pedro Met the Man: Up In Smoke at 40
- Audio Commentary by Cheech Marin and director Lou Adler
- Roach Clips with Optional Commentary (deleted scenes)
- Lighting It Up: A Look Back at Up In Smoke
- "Earache My Eye" featuring Alice Bowie: Animated Music Video
- Cheech & Chong's "The Man Song"
- Vintage Radio Spots
- Theatrical Trailer
- Original soundtrack album featuring classic Cheech & Chong songs like "Up In Smoke" and "Earache My Eye," other music from the film, and audio clips from the film (Deluxe Collector's Edition)
- Previously unreleased version of the song "Up In Smoke" with an additional Spanish verse by Cheech (Deluxe Collector's Edition)
- "2018 version" of "Up In Smoke" (Deluxe Collector's Edition)
- Original soundtrack album on vinyl. Back in print for the first time since its initial release in 1978 (Deluxe Collector's Edition)
-7-inch picture disc of "Earache My Eye" b/w "Lost Due To Incompetence (Theme From A Big Green Van)" with an image of Cheech from the film on the A-side and the classic "YESCA" license plate image on the B-side (Deluxe Collector's Edition)
- Oversized "Up In Smoke" usable rolling papers (Deluxe Collector's Edition)
- 11×17 film poster with original, tagline "Don't Go Straight To See This Movie" (Deluxe Collector's Edition)
- Booklet with new essays by both Cheech Marin & Tommy Chong along with rare and unseen photos (Deluxe Collector's Edition)

In addition, the studio will bring Tommy Chong's Cheech & Chong Still Smokin' starring Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong to Blu-ray on April 10 as well. No other details have been announced at this time.

Meanwhile, Paramount has also listed pre-orders for Alex Garland's Annihilation starring Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Oscar Isaac, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, and Sonoya Mizuno. Supplements and an exact release date have not been revealed yet.





Warner Bros. is set to release Showtime's Shameless: The Complete Eighth Season starring William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Cameron Monaghan, Ethan Cutkosky, Jeremy Allen White, and Emma Kenney on April 24. Supplements will include:

- My Shameless Sister (Featurette) - Emma Kenney (Debbie Gallagher) takes center stage as host of this funny and insightful interview with her very own Shameless sister, Emmy Rossum.
- My Shameless Mentors (Featurette) - The talented women of Shameless sit down for a "no holds barred" conversation with host Emma Kenney. Her interviewees include Costume Designer Lyn Paolo, Writer/Producer Nancy Pimental, and actresses Isidora Goreshter and Shanola Hampton.
- Deleted Scenes

In addition, the studio is preparing Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's Rick and Morty: The Complete Third Season starring Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, and Sarah Chalke for Blu-ray on May 15. Supplements have not been detailed yet.


As previously reported, Lionsgate is bringing Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird starring Saoirse Ronan, Odeya Rush, Jordan Rodrigues, Laurie Metcalf, and Timothée Chalamet to Blu-ray, and now the release date has been announced as March 6. Newly revealed supplements will include: 

- Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Greta Gerwig and Cinematographer Sam Levy
- Realizing Lady Bird - Featurette

In addition, the studio is prepping Damon Dash's Honor Up starring Kevin Bennett and Damon Dash for Blu-ray on April 17. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary with Director/Actor/Producer Damon Dash and Producer/Actress Raquel M. Horn

Meanwhile, Bethany Ashton Wolf's Forever My Girl starring Alex Roe, Jessica Rothe, John Benjamin Hickey, Abby Ryder Fortson, and Peter Cambor will hit Blu-ray a week later on April 24. Supplements will include:

- Photo Gallery




Finally, Universal is set to release a collection of catalog titles on March 27. No supplements have been announced for any of the films yet. The lineup will include...

Rob Cohen's The Skulls starring Paul Walker, Joshua Jackson, and Craig T. Nelson. 

John Madden's Captain Corelli's Mandolin starring Nicolas Cage, Penelope Cruz, Christian Bale, and John Hurt.

Gary Hardwick's Deliver Us From Eva starring LL Cool J and Gabrielle Union.

Chester Erskine's The Egg and I starring Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Percy Kilbride, and Marjorie Main. 

Sam Wood's For Whom the Bell Tolls starring Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff, and Katina Paxinou.

John Huston's The List of Adrian Messenger starring George C. Scott, Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Burt Lancaster, and Robert Mitchum.

Mark Rosman's The Perfect Man starring Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, and Chris Noth. 

Sanaa Hamri's Something New starring Sanaa Lathan, Simon Baker, and Blair Underwood.

Norman Jewison's The Thrill of it All! starring Doris Day and James Garner. 

Clare Kilner's The Wedding Date starring Debra Messing, Dermot Mulroney, and Amy Adams.











You can find the latest specs for all of the titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule.

Tags: Cinedigm , Paramount, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, Universal (all tags)