Blu-ray News Roundup: 'Free Fire,' 'The Warlock Collection,' and More

Posted Tue May 23, 2017 at 10:45 PM PDT by
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New titles from Universal, Lionsgate, and more are among the latest Blu-ray announcements.

New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from Severin, Universal, Sony, ClassicFlix, Lionsgate, Warner Bros., and Kino.

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

First up, Severin is set to release Henrik Möller's horror thriller Feed the Light on June 27. Supplements will include:

-Making of Feed The Light - Featurette
-The Lovecraft Influence: Interview With Co-Writer/Director Henrik Möller
-Original Trailer


Meanwhile, Universal will bring Aaron Woodley's animated film Spark: A Space Tail starring Jessica Biel, Susan Sarandon, and Patrick Stewart to Blu-ray on July 11. The disc will feature:

-A Creative Spark: Voicing the Characters
-Bringing Sparks to Life
-Spark Concept Art Reel


Sony is prepping John Jencks' comedy The Hippopotamus starring Matthew Modine, Russell Tovey, and Adrian Bouchet for Blu-ray on August 1. No other details have been announced so far.


As previously reported, Classicflix has announced plans to release Fritz Lang's You Only Live Once starring Sylvia Sidney, Henry Fonda, and Barton MacLane. The newly announced release date is set for July 11. No other details have been revealed.

Lionsgate is prepping Ben Wheatley's Free Fire starring Brie Larson, Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, Cillian Murphy, and Armie Hammer for Blu-ray on July 18. Supplements will include:

-Audio Commentary with Co-Writer/Director Ben Wheatley
-Making Of Featurette

In addition, the studio will release The Warlock Collection starring Julian Sands, Bruce Payne, and Lori Singer on July 25. The 2-Disc set will include Warlock (1989), Warlock: The Armageddon (1993), and Warlock III: The End of Innocence (1999).  Supplements will include:

-Behind-the-Scenes Footage
-Vintage Interviews
-Vintage Featurettes
-Still Galleries
-Trailers & TV Spots
-Video Sales Promo
-NEW Audio Commentary with Director Steve Miner
-NEW Isolated Score Selections/Audio Interview with Author Jeff Bond
-NEW Interviews ("Satan's Son" with Actor Julian Sands; "The Devil's Work" with Director Steve Miner; and "Effects of Evil" with Make-up Effects Creators Carl Fullerton and Neal Martz)
-NEW Audio Commentary with Director Anthony Hickox

Warner Archive is set to bring Riverdale: The Complete First Season starring J. Apa, Cole Sprouse, Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart, Madelaine Petsch, and Ashleigh Murray to Blu-ray on August 15. No other details have been announced at this time.

Kino will release Ewald André Dupont's silent film Varieté starring Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Lya De Putti, Warwick Ward, and Alice Hechy on August 22. Supplements will include:

-NEW score by Berklee Silent Film Orchestra
-Short documentary on the creation of the score
-The complete OTHELLO (German 1922) - Starring Emil Jannings and Lya De Putti, Werner Krauss - Directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki

Finally, the label has also announced plans to bring Walter Hill's The Long Riders starring David Carradine, Randy Quaid, and Stacy Keach to Blu-ray later this year. The disc will feature a new 4K restoration, but no other details have been revealed so far.

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

Tags: Disc Announcements, Severin, Universal, Sony, Classicflix, Lionsgate, Warner Bros., Kino (all tags)