Posted Wed Feb 14, 2018 at 06:00 AM PST by Steven Cohen
Films starring Margot Robbie, Jessica Chastain, Daniel Day-Lewis, and more are all in the works for Blu-ray.
New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from Universal, MGM, 20th Century Fox, MGM, Flicker Allery, and MVD Rewind Collection.
Here's a full rundown of recently revealed details and title announcements:
First up, Universal will release Nora Twomey's The Breadwinner starring Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, and Noorin Gulamgaus on March 6. Supplements will include:
- Introduction by director Nora Twomey and executive producer Angelina Jolie
- Audio commentary with the filmmakers
- The Making of The Breadwinner
- Original Trailer
In addition, the studio is bringing Craig Gillespie's I, Tonya starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, and Allison Janney to Blu-ray on March 13. Supplements will include:
- Audio Commentary with Director Craig Gillespie
- Deleted Scenes
- Behind the Scenes Featurette
- Original Trailers
Meanwhile, Aaron Sorkin's Molly's Game starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, and Chris O'Dowd will hit Blu-ray on April 10. Supplements will include:
- Building an Empire – Writer/Director Aaron Sorkin and star Jessica Chastain comment on Molly Bloom and her remarkable story
Likewise, Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, and Vicky Krieps will also arrive on Blu-ray on April 10. The disc will feature a DTS:X soundtrack and supplements will include:
- Camera Tests – With audio commentary by Paul Thomas Anderson
- Behind the Scenes Photographs – Photographs from the film by Michael Bauman with demo versions of Jonny Greenwood's score
- For the Hungry Boy – A collection of deleted scenes. Music by Jonny Greenwood
- House of Woodcock Fashion Show – Fashion Show narrated by Adam Buxton
And rounding out the studio's upcoming slate will be Killjoys: Season Three starring Hannah John-Kamen, Luke MacFarlane, Aaron Ashmore, and Sarah Power on April 17. Supplements have not been announced yet.
As previously reported, MGM is prepping The Handmaid's Tale: Season One starring Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, and Yvonne Strahovski, and the release date has now been set for March 13. Newly announced supplements will include:
- From Script to Screen - Go inside the premiere episode's "Salvaging", a harrowing scene where Handmaids violently participate in the execution of an alleged attacker. Interviews with series Showrunner/Executive Producer Bruce Miller, Elisabeth Moss, Ann Dowd and Madeline Brewer, as well as an in-depth look at the story points, character arcs and complexity of shooting this sequence with Director of episodes one through three, Reed Morano.
- Hope in Gilead - Examine the reasons why "THE HANDMAID'S TALE" has captivated millions and become a cultural phenomenon. The cast and crew discuss parallels with today's political climate as well as the series' themes of hope, resilience and the fight for freedom.
20th Century Fox is set to release David Mickey Evans' The Sandlot: 25th Anniversary Edition starring Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Patrick Renna, and Chauncey Leopardi on March 27. Supplements will include:
- Theatrical Trailer & TV Spots
- Full-Color Poster
- Collectible Booklet
- 10 Custom Topps Baseball Cards
HBO is bringing Ballers: The Complete Third Season starring Dwayne Johnson, John David Washington, and Omar Benson Miller to Blu-ray on April 3. Supplements have not been detailed yet.
As previously reported, MVD Rewind Collection is bringing Jim Wynorski's The Return of Swamp Thing starring Louis Jourdan, Heather Locklear, Sarah Douglas, Ace Mask, Monique Gabrielle, and RonReaco Lee to Blu-ray, and now the release date has been announced as May 8. The disc will feature a brand new 2K remaster of the film and newly detailed supplements will include:
- NEW Audio commentary from Director Jim Wynorski, Composer Chuck Cirino and Editor Leslie Rosenthal
- NEW Interview with Director Jim Wynorski (HD)
- NEW Interview with Editor Leslie Rosenthal (HD)
- NEW Interview with Composer Chuck Cirino (HD)
- NEW Interview with Lightyear Entertainment Executive Arnie Holland (HD)
- Audio commentary from Director Jim Wynorski (from 2003)
- Original Theatrical Trailer (New HD Transfer from original 35mm materials)
- 6 Promotional TV Clips (SD) and 2 TV Spots (SD)
- 2 Greenpeace Public Service Announcements (SD)
- 1989 Promo Reel (SD)
- Photo Gallery (accompanied by Chuck Cirino's film's score)
- Collectible Mini- Poster
In addition, the label is set to release Ryan Schifrin's Abominable: Collector's Edition starring Lance Henriksen, Jeffrey Combs, and Matt McCoy on June 12. The disc will feature a brand new 2K remaster of the film from the original camera negative and supplements will include:
- NEW Introduction from Director Ryan Schifrin (HD)
- NEW ''Basil & Mobius: No Rest For The Wicked'' (16:28, HD) Short film written and directed by Ryan Schifrin featuring a score by legendary composer Lalo Schifrin and starring Zachari Levi, Ray Park, Malcolm McDowell and Kane Hodder
- Audio Commentary with writer/director Ryan Schifrin, Actors Matt McCoy and Jeffrey Combs
- 'Back to Genre: Making ABOMINABLE'' featurette (SD)
- Deleted and Extended Scenes (SD)
- Outtakes and Bloopers (SD)
- ''Shadows'' Director Ryan Schifrin's USC Student Film (SD)
- The original 2005 version of ''Abominable'' (Blu-ray only, 94 mins, SD)
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- Poster & Still Gallery
- Storyboard Gallery
- Collectible Poster
Flicker Alley is prepping Bill Colleran and Louis De Rochemont III's Windjammer: The Voyage of the Christian Radich (Deluxe Edition) starring Bjørn Amvik, Arne Andersen and Per Antonsen for Blu-ray on May 15. Supplements will include:
- New Documentary on the film's original production (56 min.)
- Mini documentary featuring before and after demos on the films remastering (14 mins.)
- The Windjammer Breakdown Reel (14 min.)
- The Christian Radich Today at the Aalbourg Denmark Tall Ships Festival 2010 (7 min.)
- Windjammer Trailer (3 mins.)
- Special Photo Galleries
You can find the latest specs for all of the titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule.
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