Posted Tue Aug 1, 2017 at 10:00 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
Superheroes, dirty birdies, and more are heading to Blu-ray.
New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from Disney/Buena Vista, Sony, FUNimation, Acorn Media, Universal, Image Entertainment, Blue Underground, Well Go USA, Oscilloscope Pictures, Cinema Guild, and Cohen Media Group.
Here's a full rundown of recently revealed details and title announcements:
Acorn Media is bringing Murdoch Mysteries: Season 10 starring Yannick Bisson, Hélène Joy, Jonny Harris, Thomas Craig, and Mouna Traoré to Blu-ray on August 15. Supplements will include:
- What’s New in Season 10
- Fan Events
- Favorite Historical Character
- Favorite Guest Star
- Funniest Cast Member
- The Constables of Station House No. 4
- The Spectacular Stunts of Murdoch Mysteries
In addition, the label is prepping Doc Martin: Series 8 starring Martin Clunes, Ian McNeice, Joe Absolom, and Caroline Catz for Blu-ray on December 5. Supplements will include:
- Nine featurettes
- Photo Gallery
Disney/Buena Vista is prepping Marvel's Jessica Jones: Complete First Season starring Krysten Ritter, Rachael Taylor, Eka Darville, David Tennant, and Carrie-Anne Moss for Blu-ray on August 22. No other details have been announced at this time.
Sony is bringing Ui-Seok Jo's Master starring Byung-Hun Lee, Dong-Won Gang, and Woo-Bin Kim to Blu-ray on September 5. Supplements have not been announced.
In addition, the studio will release Dagen Merrill's Atomica starring Sarah Habel, Dominic Monaghan, and Tom Sizemore on October 3. No other details have been revealed at this time.
As previously reported, Cohen Media Group has announced plans to bring James Ivory's Maurice: 30th Anniversary Edition starring James Wilby, Hugh Grant, and Rupert Graves to Blu-ray on September 5. The disc will feature a 4K restoration supervised by James Ivory and cinematographer Piere Lhomme. Newly announced supplements will include:
- NEW on-stage Q&A session with James Ivory and cinematographer Piere Lhomme
- NEW conversation between James Ivory and director Tom McCarthy
- James Ivory and cinematographer Piere Lhomme on the making of Maurice
- The Story of Maurice
- Conversation with the Filmmakers
- Deleted scenes and alternate takes with commentary by director James Ivory
- Original theatrical trailer
- New Restoration trailer
Well Go USA is releasing Yue Song's Iron Protector starring Collin Chou, Wai-Man Chan, and Yue Song on September 5. Supplements will include:
- The Chase
- The Final Battle
- Training, Stunts, and Fighting Highlights
In addition, the label is prepping Na Hyun's Prison starring Han Suk-Kyu, Kim Rae-Won, and Lee Kyoung-Young for Blu-ray on September 19. Supplements will include a Trailer.
Cinema Guild will release Albert Serra's The Death of Louis XIV starring Jean-Pierre Léaud, Patrick d'Assumçao, Marc Susini, and Bernard Belin on September 26. Supplements will include:
- Film Society of Lincoln Center presents Q&A session with Jean-Pierre Léaud & Albert Serra from NYFF54
- Deleted Scenes
- Theatrical Trailer
- Booklet featuring essay by Jordan Cronk
FUNimation Entertainment is bringing Dragon Ball Super: Part Two to Blu-ray on October 3. Supplements will include:
- Watching Dragon Ball Super: with Jason Douglas & Ian Sinclair
- Textless Opening & Closing Songs
Image Entertainment has announced plans to bring Brendan Muldowney's Pilgrimage starring Richard Armitage, Jon Bernthal, Stanley Weber, and Tom Holland to Blu-ray on October 10. No other details have been revealed at this time.
Universal is preparing The Last Kingdom: Season One starring Alexander Dreymon, David Dawson, Ian Hart, and Adrian Bower for Blu-ray on October 10. Supplements will include:
- Creating the World of The Last Kingdom
- The Making of The Last Kingdom
- The Stunts of The Last Kingdom
In addition, the studio is prepping Malcolm D Lee's Girls Trip starring Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, and Regina Hall for Blu-ray. Supplements and a release date have not been announced yet.
Blue Underground is set to release Dick Maas' The Lift starring Huub Stapel, Willeke van Ammelrooy, Josine van Dalsum, and Liz Snoyink on October 10. The Blu-ray will feature a new 2K remaster and supplements will include:
- Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Dick Maas and Editor Hans van Dongen
- Going Up – Interview with Star Huub Stapel
- Long Distance – Short Film by Dick Maas
- Dutch Trailer
- U.S. Trailer
- Poster & Still Gallery
- Collectable Booklet with new essay by writer and filmmaker Chris Alexander (First Pressing Only!)
In addition, the label will also release Dick Maas' Down (The Shaft) starring Naomi Watts, James Marshall, Eric Thal, Michael Ironside, and Edward Herrmann on October 10. The Blu-ray will feature a new 2K remaster and supplements will include:
- Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Dick Maas and Stunt Coordinator Willem de Beukelaer
- The Making of Down
- Theatrical Trailer
- Teaser Trailers
- Poster & Still Gallery
- Collectable Booklet with new essay by author Michael Gingold (First Pressing Only!)
- Behind-the-Scenes Footage (2.5 hours)
Oscilloscope Pictures is set to release Ceyda Torun's documentary Kedi on November 14. No other details have been announced.
Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk's An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is now up for pre-order. Supplements and a release date have not been revealed.
Finally, Shout Factory is bringing Rob Reiner's Misery starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, and Richard Farnsworth to Blu-ray in a new Collector's Edition on November 28. Extras are in progress and a full list of supplements will be announced at a later date. With that said, the disc is set to include a new interview with director Rob Reiner and will feature a new 4K master.
You can find the latest specs for all of the titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule.
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