Blu-ray News Roundup: 'Supernatural,' 'Species,' and More

Posted Wed May 31, 2017 at 05:00 AM PDT by
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New titles from Scream Factory, Warner Bros., and more are among the latest Blu-ray announcements.

New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from Scream Factory, Warner Bros., and Garagehouse Pictures.

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

As previously reported, Shout Factory is set to release Jan Egleson's A Shock to the System starring Michael Caine, Elizabeth McGovern, and Peter Riegert on July 4. Newly announced supplements will include:

-NEW Audio Commentary With Director Jan Egleson
-Interview With Jan Egleson
-Alternate Ending
-Still Gallery
-Theatrical Trailer

In addition, the company has also revealed new details for its upcoming Scream Factory releases. The lineup will include...

Roger Donaldson's Species: Collector's Edition starring Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen, and Ben Kingsley on July 11. The Blu-ray will feature a new 4K scan of the interpositive and newly announced supplements will include:

-Audio Commentary with Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen and director Roger Donaldson
-Audio Commentary with director Roger Donaldson, make-up effects creator Steve Johnson, visual effects supervisor Richard Edlund and producer Frank Mancuso Jr.
-NEW Afterbirth: The Evolution of SPECIES featuring interviews with director Roger Donaldson, cinematographer Andzej Bartkowiak, production designer John Muto, composer -Christopher Young, creature designer Steve Johnson, chrysalis supervisor Billy Bryan and "Sil" creature supervisor Norman Cabrera
-From Sil To Eve – an interview with actress Natasha Henstridge
-Engineering Life
-HR Giger At Work
-Designing A Hybrid
-The Making Of Species: The Origin, The Concept, The Discovery
-Theatrical Trailer
-Alternate Ending
-Photo Galleries (Production Design, Creature Designs, Film Stills, Behind the Scenes photos, posters and lobby cards)

Lee Philips' The Spell starring Lee Grant, Susan Myers, and Lelia Goldoni on September 5. The disc will feature a new HD transfer. No other details have been announced yet.

Dan O'Bannon's The Resurrected starring John Terry, Jane Sibbett, and Chris Sarandon on September 12. No other details have been announced at this time.

Elio Petri's A Quiet Place in the Country starring Franco Nero, Vanessa Redgrave, and Georges Géret on September 19. The disc will feature a new HD transfer. No other details have been revealed yet.

Ken Wheat and Jim Wheat's After Midnight starring Judie Aronson, Marg Helgenberger, and Marc McClure on September 26. The disc will feature a new HD transfer. No other details have been announced yet.



Meanwhile, Warner Bros. will bring Supernatural: The Complete Twelfth Season starring Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Jim Beaver, Ty Olsson, and Mark Sheppard to Blu-ray on September 5. The disc will feature:

-The Winchester Mythology: Mary Winchester
-The Winchester Mythology: Clash of the British Men of Letters
-The Winchester Mythology: The Hunters Life
-Supernatural 2016 Comic-Con Panel
-Audio Commentaries
-Deleted Scenes
-Gag Reel


Finally, Garagehouse Pictures has announced three upcoming Blu-ray releases. The lineup will include:

Chris Robinson's The Intruder starring Mickey Rooney, Yvonne DeCarlo, Ted Cassidy, and George De Vries.

Andy Milligan's Monstrosity starring Hal Borske, Carrie Anita, and Michael Lunsford.

Andy Mulligan's The Weirdo starring Steve Burington, Jessica Straus, and Naomi Sherwood.

No other details have been announced at this time.

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

Tags: Scream Factory, Warner Bros., Garagehouse Pictures (all tags)