Coming Soon to Blu-ray: New Titles from Warner Archive, Shout Factory, and MVD Rewind Collection

Posted Thu Mar 1, 2018 at 08:45 PM PST by
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Films from Fritz Lang, Joe Dante, and more are all being prepped for Blu-ray.

New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from Warner Archive, Shout Factory, and MVD Rewind Collection.

First up, Warner Archive has detailed its new lineup of Blu-rays set to arrive later this month... 

March 13

Fritz Lang's Beyond a Reasonable Doubt starring Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, and Sidney Blackmer. The disc will feature a new remaster and supplements will include an Original Trailer.

Fritz Lang's While the City Sleeps starring Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, and George Sanders. The disc will feature a new remaster and supplements will include an Original Trailer.

 

 

March 20

Edward Ludwig's The Black Scorpion starring Richard Denning, Mara Corday, and Carlos Rivas. The disc will feature a new remaster and supplements will include:

- "Stop Motion Masters" with Ray Harryhausen
- Las Vegas Monster and the Beetlemen test footage
- Harryhausen's Dinosaur sequence from "The Animal World"
- Giant Monsters Trailer Gallery
- Original trailer

 

In addition, Shout Factory has also announced several new details for upcoming titles set for release throughout March and May under the Shout Factory, Shout Select, and Scream Factory labels...

March 6

Amando de Ossorio's Fangs of the Living Dead starring Anita Ekberg, Diana Lorys, Rosanna Yanni, and Carlos Casaravilla. Supplements will include:

- NEW Audio Commentary With Author Troy Howarth
- Theatrical Trailer (In Spanish)
- Spanish Credit Sequence
- Alternate Ending (In Standard Definition – VHS Quality)

 

March 13

Alberto Vázquez's Birdboy: The Forgotten Children starring Andrea Alzuri, Eva Ojanguren, and Josu Cubero. Supplements will include:

- Interview with the Filmmakers
- Birdboy Original Short Film
- Decorado Short Film By Alberto Vázquez
- Theatrical Trailer

Larry Cohen's The Ambulance starring Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Megan Gallagher, Janine Turner, and Red Buttons. The disc will feature a new remaster, and supplements will include:

- Original theatrical trailer
- Still gallery
- NEW Audio Commentary with director Larry Cohen, moderated by King Cohen director Steve Mitchell

 

 

March 20

Luca Bercovici's Rockula starring Dean Cameron, Toni Basil, Thomas Dolby, Bo Diddley, Kevin Hunter, and Nancye Ferguson. The disc will feature a new remaster, and supplements will include:

- NEW Audio Commentary With Director Luca Bercovici, Actress Tawny Fere And Composer Hilary Bercovici
- NEW Interview With Director Luca Bercovici
- NEW Interview With Actor Dean Cameron
- Theatrical Trailer

Joe Dante's The 'Burbs: Collector's Edition starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Corey Feldman, and Carrie Fisher. The disc will feature a brand new 2017 2K remaster struck from an interpositive, and supplements will include:

- NEW Interviews With Director Joe Dante, Editor Marshall Harvey, And Director Of Photography (Additional Scenes) John Hora
- Audio Commentary With Writer Dana Olsen, Moderated By Author Callum Waddell
- There Goes The Neighborhood: The Making Of The 'Burbs – Includes Interviews With Director Joe Dante, Actors Corey Feldman, Courtney Gaines, And Wendy Schaal, Director Of Photography Robert M. Stevens, And Production Designer James H. Spencer
- Alternate Ending
- Original Workprint From Joe Dante's Archive (Includes Deleted and Extended Scenes)
- Behind-The-Scenes Still Gallery
- Stills and Posters Gallery
- Theatrical Trailer

Nico Mastorakis' Nightmare at Noon starring Wings Hauser, Bo Hopkins, and George Kennedy. The disc will feature a brand new remaster struck from an interpositive and supplements will include: 

- Vintage featurette: The Making of Nightmare at Noon
- Original theatrical trailer
- Still Gallery

 

 

 

May 1

Rupert Jones' Kaleidoscope starring Toby Jones and Anne Reid. Supplements have not been detailed yet.

Noel Cleary's Maya the Bee 2: The Honey Games starring Coco Jack Gillies and Richard Roxburgh. Supplements will include:

- The Making of Maya The Bee 2: The Honey Games - Featurette
- Original Teaser and Trailers

 

 

May 8

Peter Duffell's The House That Dripped Blood starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. Supplements have not been detailed yet.

 

May 15

Michael Schultz's Carbon Copy starring George Segal, Denzel Washington, Susan Saint James, and Paul Winfield. No other details have been announced at this time.

Larry Cohen's It's Alive Trilogy starring John P. Ryan, Sharon Farrell, and Andrew Duggan.  Supplements have not been detailed yet.

Stephen Herek's Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure: 30th Anniversary Edition (Limited Edition SteelBook) starring Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, and George Carlin. Supplements will include:

- Featurettes
- Trailers

W.D. Richter's The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension: Collector's Edition (Limited Edition SteelBook) starring Peter Weller, John Lithgow, and Ellen Barkin. Supplements will include:

- Documentary
- Audio Commentaries
- Featurettes
- Deleted Scenes
- Trailers

 

 

 

 

May 22

George P. Cosmatos' Of Unknown Origin starring Peter Weller, Lawrence Dane, Kenneth Welsh, Shannon Tweed, and Jennifer Dale. No other details have been revealed at this time.

 

Finally, MVD Rewind Collection has announced plans to bring Sheldon Lettich's Lionheart: Collector's Edition starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Brian Thompson, Ashley Johnson, and Jeff Speakman to Blu-ray on June 12. The disc will feature Theatrical & Extended editions of the film, and supplements will include

- NEW - "The Story of 'Lionheart'" (appx 60:00, HD) (Featuring Director Sheldon Lettich, Producer Eric Karson and stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard and Brian Thompson)
- NEW - "Inside 'Lionheart' with the Filmmakers and Cast" (appx 25:00, HD) (Featuring Director Sheldon Lettich, Producer Eric Karson and stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page, Deborah Rennard and Brian Thompson)
- NEW - "'Lionheart': Behind the Fights" (appx 15:00, HD) (Featuring Director Sheldon Lettich, Producer Eric Karson and stars Jean-Claude Van Damme, Harrison Page and Brian Thompson)
- Audio commentary by Sheldon Lettich & Harrison Page
- "Making of" featurette (8:53) (SD)
- Interview with Sheldon Lettich (25:52) (SD)
- Interview with Harrison Page (13:05) (SD)
- "Behind the Scenes of the Audio Commentary" featurette (5:40) (SD)
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- Collectible poster

 

You can find the latest specs for all of the titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule where they are indexed throughout March, May, and June.

Tags: Disc Announcements, Warner Archive, Shout Factory, MVD Rewind Collection (all tags)