Blu-ray News Roundup: 'Veep,' 'Dawn of the Dead,' and More

Posted Fri Jul 14, 2017 at 07:25 PM PDT by
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Politicians, zombies, and more are heading to Blu-ray.

New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from 20th Century Fox, Severin, Universal, Shout Factory, HBO, Lionsgate, and Kino.

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

First up, 20th Century Fox is prepping Roger Mitchell's My Cousin Rachel starring Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Holliday Grainger, and Iain Glen for Blu-ray on August 29. Supplements will include:

- Deleted Scenes
- Promotional Featurettes
- VFX Progressions
- Scoring Sessions
- Audio Commentary by Roger Michell and Kevin Loader
- Gallery


Severin Films is set to bring Jesús Franco's Two Female Spies with Flowered Panties starring Lina Romay, Lynn Monteil, Olivier Mathot, and Susan Hemingway to Blu-ray on August 29. Supplements will include:

- Two Cats In The Canaries – An Interview With Director Jess Franco
- Filmmaker Donald Farmer Interviews Longtime Franco Composer Daniel White
- Stephen Thrower on Two Female Spies
- Location Out-takes
- Theatrical Trailer
- Reversible Cover


Lionsgate will release Jonathan Baker's Inconceivable starring Gina Gershon, Faye Dunaway, and Nicolas Cage on August 29. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary with Filmmaker Jonathan Baker
- Deleted Scene
- Cast and Crew Interviews
- Behind the Scenes Featurette

In addition, the studio will bring Michael G. Kehoe's The Hatred starring Sarah Davenport, Andrew Divoff, and Darby Walker to Blu-ray on September 12. No other details have been announced at this time.



HBO is preparing Veep: The Complete Sixth Season starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, and Matt Walsh for Blu-ray on September 12. Supplements will include seven exclusive new audio commentaries featuring cast (Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale, Reid Scott, Matt Walsh, Timothy Simons, Sam Richardson, Sarah Sutherland, and Clea DuVall), David Mandel, and additional Writers, Directors, and Producers.

Likewise, the network will bring Silicon Valley: The Complete Fourth Season starring Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani, and Zach Woods to Blu-ray on September 12. Supplements will include three hilarious, never-before-seen, deleted scenes.

Meanwhile, Barry Levinson's The Wizard of Lies starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Hank Azaria will hit Blu-ray on October 3. No other details have been announced at this time.

In addition, HBO will release a Best Buy Exclusive SteelBook of Westworld: Season One on November 7. The Blu-ray will feature a Dolby Atmos soundtrack and supplements will include:

- Welcome to Westworld
- Crafting the Narrative
- An Invitation to The Set
- Reality of A.I.: Westworld
- Welcome to Westworld: About the Series
- The Big Moment Featurettes
- Gag Reel (New)
- Inside Look with Jonah Nolan and Lisa Joy – Season One (New Featurette)
- Imagining the Main Title (New Featurette)
- The Key to The Chords (New Featurette)
-2017 Comic Con Panel (New)




Shout Factory has revealed a number of upcoming titles under its Shout Select label...

Doug Pray's documentary Hype! Collector's Edition is due to hit Blu-ray on September 29. 

Phil Joanou's Three O'Clock High: Collector's Edition starring Casey Siemaszko, Annie Ryan, and Richard Tyson is coming to Blu-ray on October 17.

Joel Schumacher's The Incredible Shrinking Woman starring Lily Tomlin, Charles Grodin, and Ned Beatty is set for an October 24 release.

No other details for the above titles have been announced at this time.



In addition, Shout has also announced several new titles under its Scream Factory label...

Stephen Fingleton's The Survivalist starring Mia Goth, Martin McCann, Andrew Simpson, and Douglas Russell is being prepped for October 3.

Kevin Greutert's Jackals starring Deborah Kara Unger, Johnathon Schaech, and Stephen Dorff will also hit Blu-ray on October 3.

John Erick Dowdle's The Poughkeepsie Tapes starring Ben Messmer, Samantha Robson, and Stacy Chbosky is coming on October 10.

George A. Romero's Land of the Dead: Collector's Edition starring Simon Baker, John Leguizamo, Asia Argento, Robert Joy, and Dennis Hopper will be available on October 24.

Zack Snyder's Dawn of the Dead: Collector's Edition starring Mekhi Phifer, Ving Rhames, and Sarah Polley will also arrive on October 24.

No other details for the above titles have been announced at this time.






Kino has announced a September 5 release date for Sydney Pollack's They Shoot Horses, Don't They? starring Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Gig Young, and Red Buttons. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary by Director Sydney Pollack
- Audio commentary by Actress Jane Fonda, Producer Irwin Winkler, Producer Martin Baum, Actress Bonnie Bedelia, Actor Michael Sarrazin, Actor Red Buttons, and Hair Stylist Sydney Guilaroff
- Making of Featurette
- Reversible Blu-ray Art
- Original Theatrical Trailer

Likewise, the label is also planning to bring Larry Cohen and Fred Williamson's Original Gangstas starring Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, and Pam Grier to Blu-ray on October 3. No other details have been revealed.

In addition, Kino is prepping two more titles for Blu-ray later this year...

John Cromwell's Since You Went Away: The Roadshow Edition starring Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple, and Monty Woolley.

Garry Marshall's Young Doctors in Love starring Sean Young, Michael McKean, and Kyle T. Heffner. 

Universal will bring Alain Desrochers' Security starring Ben Kingsley, Antonio Banderas, and Liam McIntyre to Blu-ray on September 5. Supplements will include a Behind the Scenes Featurette.

Likewise, the studio will release Xavier Manrique's Chronically Metropolitan starring Ashley Benson, Shiloh Fernandez, Addison Timlin, Mary-Louise Parker, and Chris Noth on September 5 as well. Supplements will include Chronically Interviewed: Behind the Scenes with the Stars of Chronically Metropolitan.

Finally, Universal is prepping Mune: Guardian of the Moon starring Omar Sy, Izïa Higelin, Michaël Grégorio for Blu-ray on September 26. Supplements will include:

- The Making of Mune - Featurette
- The Art of Mune - Featurette
- U.S. Trailer

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

Tags: Disc Announcements, 20th Century Fox, Severin, Universal, Shout Factory, HBO, Lionsgate, Kino (all tags)