Blu-ray News Roundup: 'The Flash,' 'Orphan Black,' 'A Fistful of Dollars,' and More

Posted Mon Jun 5, 2017 at 06:30 AM PDT by
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Discs featuring The Scarlet Speedster and The Man with No Name are among the latest Blu-ray announcements.

New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from Lionsgate, Warner Bros., BBC, Flicker Alley, and Kino.

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

First up, Lionsgate is set to release Brian Goodman's Black Butterfly starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Piper Perabo, and Antonio Banderas on July 25. Supplements will include:

-Commentary with Director Brian Goodman and Co-Writer Marc Frydman
-Black Butterfly: Backstage

In addition, the company is prepping Azazel Jacobs' The Lovers starring Debra Winger, Tracy Letts, and Melora Walters for August 1. The Blu-ray will feature:

-NEW Audio Commentary with Writer and Director Azazel Jacobs
-"The Music of Romance" Scoring The Lovers" Featurette
-"A Complicated Passion: Making The Lovers" Featurette



Meanwhile, Warner Bros. will bring The Flash: The Complete Third Season starring Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Rick Cosnett, Tom Cavanagh, and Jesse L. Martin to Blu-ray on September 5. The disc will feature:

-The Flash: 2016 Comic-Con Panel
-A Flash in Time: Time Travel in the Flash Universe
-Villain School: The Flash Rogues
-Allied: The Invasion Complex (The Flash)
-Rise of Gorilla City
-The Flash: I'm Your Super Friend
-The Flash: Hitting the Fast Note
-Harmony in a Flash
-Synchronicity in a Flash
-Deleted Scenes
-Gag Reel


The BBC is set to release Orphan Black: Season Five starring Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, and Maria Doyle Kennedy on September 12. No other details have been announced at this time.


Flicker Alley is prepping Harry O. Hoyt's The Lost World starring Wallace Beery, Arthur Hoyt, and Bessie Love on September 19. The disc will feature:

-Deleted Scenes - Restored outtakes from a 1925 original nitrate transfer of The Lost World.
-R.F.D., 10,000 B.C. (1917) - Short film directed by Willis O Brien for producer Thomas Edison.
-The Ghosts of Slumber Mountain (1918) - Short film written and directed by Willis O'Brien in a new 2K restoration by the Dinosaur Museum.
-The Ghosts of Slumber Mountain (1918) - Short film written and directed by Willis O'Brien in a new 2K restoration by the Dinosaur Museum.
-Booklet Essay - The Lost World: Secrets of the Restoration by Serge Bromberg of Lobster Films.


Kino has announced plans to release Woody Allen's Take the Money and Run starring Woody Allen, Janet Margolin, and Marcel Hillaire on Blu-ray later this year. No other details have been announced.

Likewise, the label is prepping a new Blu-ray release of Sergio Leone's A Fistful of Dollars for later this year as well. Full specs and supplements have not been detailed, but the disc is set to be sourced from a 2014 4K restoration.

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

Tags: Disc Announcements, Lionsgate, Warner Bros., BBC, Flicker Alley, Kino (all tags)