Posted Wed Oct 18, 2017 at 06:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
New films starring Chadwick Boseman, Judi Dench, and more are all coming to Blu-ray.
New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from Shout Factory, Universal, Wel Go USA, Gravitas Ventures, FUNimation, Arrow Academy, Capitol, FilmRise, Acorn Media, Kitty Media, and Itn Sales, Inc.
Here's a full rundown of recently revealed details and title announcements:
First up, Arrow Academy is prepping Federico Fellini's The Voice of the Moon starring Roberto Benigni, Paolo Villaggio, and Nadia Ottaviani for Blu-ray on October 31. The disc will feature a brand new 2K restoration from original film elements, produced by Arrow Films exclusively for this release, and supplements will include:
- Towards the Moon with Fellini, a rarely seen hour-long documentary on the film s production, featuring interviews with Fellini, Roberto Benigni and Paolo Villagio
- Theatrical trailer
- Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Peter Strain
- FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Illustrated collector s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Pasquale Iannone
Acorn Media is bringing Humans 2.0 starring Gemma Chan, Katherine Parksinson, Tom Goodman-Hill, Emily Berrington, and Ivanno Jeremiah to Blu-ray on October 31. Supplements will include:
- Making Humans 2.0 (10 min.) – Go behind the scenes with cast and crew members to find out what to expect from the new episodes of Humans.
- A Look at the Series (3 min.) – Cast and crew members give a behind-the-scenes look at the new series of Humans, previewing what to expect from new and favorite characters as they learn the ramifications of synth consciousness.
- New Characters (4 min.) – Crew and cast members share a bit about the new characters in Series 2.
- Niska’s Escape( 5 min.) – Cast and crew members give a behind-the-scenes look at the exciting action sequence and share insight on Niska’s motivations.
- Greetings from Set (1 min.) – Cast and crew members share their excitement about being back on set for Series 2 of Humans.
- B-Roll (Behind the Scenes) (30 min.)– Join the cast and crew on the set of Humans, Series 2, for a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the newest episodes.
FilmRise is set to release Kasper Collin's documentary I Called Him Morgan on October 31. The disc will include an official trailer.
Gravitas Ventures has announced plans to bring Thomas Marchese's documentary Fallen narrated by actor Michael Chiklis to Blu-ray on November 14. No other details have been announced at this time.
Capitol is prepping a new Super Deluxe Edition of John Badham's Saturday Night Fever starring John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali, and Paul Pape for Blu-ray on November 17. The package will include the previously released 40th Anniversary Director's Cut Blu-ray, the original soundtrack on 2LP, an expanded 2CD version featuring 4 new mixes by Grammy Award winner Serban, a 23 page book, 5 art prints, movie poster, and a turntable mat. Supplements on the Blu-ray will include:
Audio Commentary by Director John Badham
Catching the Fever
Back to Bay Ridge
Dance Like Travolta with John Cassese
Kitty Media is set to release Yasuomi Umetsu's anime Kite: Uncut starring Konami Yoshida on November 20. The movie has been restored to its original running time and remastered from the original film and video elements in HD. Supplements will include:
- Exclusive on-camera interviews with Yasuomi Umetsu and Osamu Koshinonaka
- Cell Art Gallery
Well Go USA is preparing Chris Peckover's Better Watch Out starring Olivia DeJonge, Virginia Madsen, and Patrick Warburton for Blu-ray on December 5. Supplements will include:
- Making of
FUNimation Entertainment is prepping Taboo Tattoo: The Complete Series for Blu-ray on December 5. Supplements will include:
- Textless Opening Songs
- Textless Closing Songs
Itn Sales, Inc is bringing Michael Crum'a Anna starring Justin Duncan, Gerald Crum, and Rebekah Lynn Bruflodt to Blu-ray on January 2. No other details have been announced at this time.
Shout Factory is prepping Trent Haaga's 68 Kill starring Matthew Gray Gubler, AnnaLynne McCord, and Alisha Boe for Blu-ray on January 9. Supplements have not been detailed yet.
Likewise, the label will bring Lena Khan's The Tiger Hunter starring Danny Pudi, Rizwan Manji, and Jon Heder to Blu-ray on January 9 as well. Supplements will include:
- Not Just An Immigrant Story: The Making of The Tiger Hunter — Featurette Featuring Interviews And A Look Behind The Scenes With Actors Danny Pudi, Karen David, Jon Heder, - - Rizwan Manji, Parvesh Cheena, Director Lena Khan, And Producers Megha Kadakia and Nazia Khan (60 minutes)
- Original Theatrical Trailer
Meanwhile, Dash Shaw's My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea starring Jason Schwartzman, Lena Dunham, and Reggie Watts is coming to Blu-ray on January 23. No other info has been revealed at this time.
In addition, Shout Factory is set to release Kenji Kamiyama's Napping Princess starring Mitsuki Takahata, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, and Yôsuke Eguchi on January 30. Supplements have not been detailed yet.
And rounding out the company's January slate will be Jesse Haaja's Rendel: Dark Vengeance starring Bianca Bradey, Sheila Shah, and Jesse Haaja on January 30. No other details have been announced at this time.
Universal has announced plans to bring Reginald Hudlin's Marshall starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, and Kate Hudson to Blu-ray. Supplements and an exact release date have not been announced yet, but pre-orders are now live.
In addition, the studio has also launched Blu-ray pre-orders for Stephen Frears' Victoria & Abdul starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, and Tim Pigott-Smith. Supplements and an exact release date have not been revealed.
You can find the latest specs for all of the titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule.
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