Blu-ray News Roundup: 'I Am Heath Ledger,' 'The Expanse: Season 2,' and More

Posted Thu Apr 27, 2017 at 09:50 PM PDT by
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New info for several Blu-ray titles have been announced.

Universal, Lionsgate, Kino, Virgil Films and Entertainment, Music Box Films, and Shout Factory have all announced new information for their upcoming Blu-ray releases.

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

First up, Virgil Films and Entertainment is set to release Derik Murray's documentary film I Am Heath Ledger on May 23. No other details have been announced yet.


Next, Music Box Films is prepping Francois Ozon's war drama Frantz for Blu-ray on June 13. Supplements have not been detailed yet.


As previously reported, Lionsgate is preparing Osgood Perkins' The Blackcoat's Daughter starring Emma Roberts and Kiernan Shipkafor for Blu-ray on May 30. Newly announced supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary with Writer-Director Osgood Perkins
- "The Dead of Winter: Making The Blackcoat's Daughter" Featurette

In addition, Lionsgate will release Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions on June 27. The Blu-ray will include:

- "Show Us Your Cards" Featurette
- "Dan Interview" Featurette
- "Eric Interview" Featurette
- "Cast's Favorite Moments" Featurette



As previously reported, Shout Factory is bringing Cheech & Chong's Next Movie to Blu-ray on June 13 and Walter Hill's Trespass: Collector's Edition to Blu-ray on June 27.

Newly announced supplements for Cheech & Chong's Next Movie will include:

- NEW Interview With Cheech Marin
- Theatrical Trailer
- Radio Spots

Newly announced supplements for Trespass: Collector's Edition will include:

- NEW "Fool's Gold" – An Interview With Actor William Sadler
- NEW "Born Losers" – An Interview With Co-Writer Bob Gale
- NEW "Wrongful Entry" – An Interview With Producer Neil Canton
- NEW "Gang Violation" – The Stunts of Trespass
- NEW "Trigger Happy" – The Weapons of Trespass
- Vintage Featurette: "Behind The Scenes of Trespass"
- Music Video
- Deleted Scenes



Universal is bringing The Magicians: Season Two starring Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve, and Olivia Taylor Dudley to Blu-ray on July 11. The release will feature:

- Behind the Magic - featurette
- Gag Reel

Meanwhile, The Expanse: Season 2 starring Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, and Dominique Tipper will arrive on Blu-ray on July 18. Supplements have not been revealed yet.

In addition, the studio is bringing Emerald City: Season One starring Adria Arjona, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and Vincent D'Onofrio to Blu-ray on July 25. The disc will feature:

- Oz Reimagined: The Making of Emerald City
- Deleted Scenes




Finally, Kino has announced plans to bring George Pavlou and Clive Barker's fantasy horror flick Rawhead Rex starring David Dukes, Kelly Piper, and Hugh O'Conor to Blu-ray later this year. No other details have been announced yet.

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

Tags: Disc Announcements, Universal, Lionsgate, Kino, Virgil Films and Entertainment, Music Box Films, Shout Factory (all tags)