“Scorpion King: Book of Souls” with Zach McGowan comes to Blu-ray Disc October

The 2018 direct-to-video sequel Scorpion King: Book of Souls starring Zach McGowan is coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 23rd via Universal. The film, directed by Don Michael Paul, co-stars Pearl Thusi, Nathan Jones, Katy Louise Saunders, Mayling Ng, Howard Charles, Inge Beckmann and Peter Mensah. Tech specs include full 1080p HD video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and Digital Copy of the film included. It’s available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. No bonus materials are set to be included. It’s worth noting that The Scorpion King: 5-Movie Collection (including this new film) is coming to Blu-ray Disc on the very same day (October 23rd). Below, after the break, you can find the artwork for that set and official announcement for the release of the latest film.



“The Scorpion King: 5-Movie Collection”










Universal City, California, August 16, 2018 – Get ready for an all-new adrenaline-filled adventure in the next chapter of the beloved fan-favorite franchise, Scorpion King: Book of Souls, arriving on Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, Digital and On Demand on October 23, 2018 from Universal 1440 Entertainment, the original content production arm of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Filled with heart-pumping action sequences and intriguing new characters, the historical fantasy film stars Zach McGowan (Terminator Salvation, “Shameless”) as the legendary Scorpion King alongside Pearl Thusi (“Quantico”, Tremors 5: Bloodlines) as the Nubian Princess, Peter Mensah (Avatar, “True Blood”) as the evil warlord and Nathan Jones (Mad Max: Fury Road, Troy) as the noble guardian. Showcasing stunning visuals, Scorpion King: Book of Souls reaches new levels of adventure that will keep viewers mesmerized from start to finish.

The legendary Scorpion King returns for an epic adventure in the latest action-packed film in the franchise. In ancient Egypt, the evil warlord, Nebserek (Mensah), discovers a cursed sword that makes the one who wields it more powerful with every soul it strikes down. Determined to stop his power from growing, the Scorpion King (McGowan) joins forces with Tala (Thusi), the Nubian Princess; Amina, a mysterious woman with a magical and tragic secret; and her golem guardian (Jones) to find the one thing that can defeat Nebserek: the Book of Souls.

Scorpion King: The Complete Collection will also be available on Blu-Ray and DVD on October 23, 2018. From the producers of The Mummy comes this epic action-adventure collection, including all five films in the Scorpion King franchise. New and longtime fans can now enjoy the wonder of all five movies in one must-own collectible set including, The Scorpion King starring Dwayne Johnson, the prequel The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior with Michael Copon, The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption starring Victor Webster, The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power, and newest film Scorpion King 5: Book of Souls.

Scorpion King: Book of Souls will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital.

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Cast: Zach McGowan, Pearl Thusi, Nathan Jones, Katy Louise Saunders, Mayling Ng, Howard Charles, Inge

Beckmann and Peter Mensah
Casting By: Jeff Gerard DiGerolamo, Gillian Hawser, CDG, CSA
Music By: Frederik Wiedmann
Costume Designer: Neil McClean
Edited By: Vanick Moradian
Production Designer: Shane Bunce
Director of Photography: Hein De Vos
Line Producer: Greig Buckle
Co-Producers: Greg Holstein, Genevieve Hofmeyr, Marvin Saven
Executive Producers: Stephen Sommers, Sean Daniel, James Jacks, Kevin Misher Produced By: Mike Elliott
Written By: David Alton Hedges & Frank DeJohn
Directed By: Don Michael Paul


Street Date: October 23, 2018
Copyright: 2018 Universal Studios
Selection Number: 61196303 (US) / 63197456 (CDN)
Running Time: 1 hour, 41 minutes
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, suggestive content, and some partial nudity.
Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Latin American Spanish and French Digital Surround 5.1 Language/Subtitles: English SDH, Latin American Spanish and French


Street Date: October 23, 2018
Copyright: 2018 Universal Studios
Selection Number: 61196302 (US) / 63197455 (CDN)
Running Time: 1 hour, 41 minutes
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, suggestive content, and some partial nudity. Sound: English, Latin American Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1
Language/Subtitles: English SDH, Latin American Spanish and French

About Universal 1440 Entertainment LLC:

The Universal 1440 Entertainment banner develops and produces live-action and animated productions for

distribution in all media worldwide. Since its formation in 2005, the group has assembled an exceptional roster of animated family fare, including the Daytime Emmy®-winning Curious George television series for PBS Kids and Hulu; as well as the latest installment of the beloved The Land Before Time film series, The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave. The group also has successfully built upon some of Universal’s highly celebrated live- action, comedy and drama franchises, Jarhead, American Pie, Honey, Bring It On and the terrifying Chucky movies as well as the epic sci-fi adventure hit Tremors. Projects currently readying for release include the next chapter in the Death Race franchise, Death Race: Beyond Anarchy and the highly anticipated sequel to groundbreaking Tales from the Hood, Tales from the Hood 2. Universal 1440 Entertainment is a production entity of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (www.uphe.com).

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) is a unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). UFEG produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms, as well as consumer products, interactive gaming and live entertainment. The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango, DreamWorks Animation Film and Television and Awesomeness. UFEG is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.