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The Nevers Season 1 Part 1 comes to Blu-ray in October

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The HBO original series The Nevers: Season 1 Part 1 is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 5th via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The show, created by Joss Whedon, stars Laura Donnelly, Ann Skelly, Olivia Williams, James Norton, Tom Riley, Rochelle Neil, Eleanor Tomlinson, Amy Manson, Pip Torrens, Denis O’Hare, Zackary Momoh, Elizabeth Berrington, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Anna Devlin, Viola Prettejohn, Ella Smith, Nick Frost, and Ben Chaplin. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound, spanning across a 2-disc set. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the first season, part one. You can find the Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with this release are listed below.

  • A Touch of Power: The Themes Behind The Nevers (Blu-ray/DVD only)
  • Accustomed to the Impossible: The Making of The Nevers (Blu-ray/DVD only)
  • Introducing The Nevers ( Featurette )
  • A New Age of Power ( Featurette )
  • Character Portrait:Amalia True ( Featurette )
  • Character Portrait:Penance Adair ( Featurette )
  • Character Portrait:Mary Brighton ( Featurette )
  • Character Portrait: Annie Bonfire ( Featurette )
  • Creating The Nevers: A Night at the Opera ( Featurette )
  • Creating The Nevers: A Charitable Event ( Featurette )
  • Creating The Nevers: Walking on Water ( Featurette )
  • Character Portrait: Detective Frank Mundi ( Featurette )
  • Character Portrait: Augie Bidlow & Hugo Swann ( Featurette )
  • Villains of The Nevers ( Featurette )
  • Creating The Nevers: Confrontation and Translation ( Featurette )
  • Creating The Nevers: Shock and Awe ( Featurette )
  • Creating The Nevers: Telling Time ( Featurette )
  • The Craft: Editor, Lisa Lassek ( Featurette )
  • The Craft: VFX Supervisor, Johnny Han ( Featurette )
  • The Craft: Director, Zetna Fuentes ( Featurette )

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the home video release of the first season, part one of this TV series.

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Superman & Lois series First Season on Blu-ray in October

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The TV series Superman & Lois: The Complete First Season is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 19th via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The TV series, as seen over on The CW network, stars Tyler Hoechlin, Elizabeth Tulloch, Alex Garfin, Jordan Elsass, Erik Valdez, Inde Navarrette, Wolé Parks, and Adam Rayner.

The tech specs for the Blu-ray release of the first season of the show include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.20:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound, spanning across a 3 disc set. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the first season of the show. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below, featuring extended one-hour episodes.

  • Superman: Alien Spirit
  • Superman and Lois Legacy of Hope
  • Never Alone: Heroes and Allies
  • DC FanDome Panel: Superman & Lois
15 ONE-HOUR EXTENDED EPISODES
  1. Pilot
  2. Heritage
  3. The Perks of Not Being a Wallflower
  4. Haywire
  5. The Best of Smallville
  6. Broken Trust
  7. Man of Steel
  8. Holding the Wrench
  9. Loyal Subjekts
  10. O Mother, Where Art Thou?
  11. A Brief Reminiscence In-Between Cataclysmic Events
  12. Through the Valley of Death
  13. Fail Safe
  14. The Eradicator
  15. Last Sons of Krypton
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement about the home video release of the first season of this TV series.

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The Haunting of Bly Manor on Blu-ray in October

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The 2020 TV series The Haunting of Bly Manor is coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 12th via Paramount Home Entertainment. The TV series, as seen streaming on Netflix and created by Mike Flanagan, starred Victoria Pedretti, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Amelia Eve, T’Nia Miller, Rahul Kohli, Tahirah Sharif, Amelie Bea Smith, Kate Siegel, and Henry Thomas.

The tech specs for the Blu-ray set have not yet been detailed but you can expect 1080p HD video in the 2.00:1 aspect ratio with likely a lossless 5.1 surround sound mix, spanning across a 3-disc set (as the artwork’s spine indicates). However, stay tuned for an update on tech specs for this release. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with this release are listed below.

  • Go behind the scenes with EXCLUSIVE special features including:
    • Home for the Haunted: The Ghosts of Bly Manor – Featurette
    • Welcome to Bly Manor – Featurette
    • Audio Commentary by Director/Creator Mike Flanagan
    • Audio Commentary by Director Liam Gavin
    • Audio Commentary by Director Axelle Carolyn

It’s also worth noting that there will be The Haunting: 2-Series Collection set on Blu-ray Disc available on the same day (October 12th) which combines the first season of the series (technically) “The Haunting of Hill House” with the latter (second) season. That Blu-ray is also now available for preorder over at Amazon. That set can be found pictured below.

UPDATE: This title has been officially announced by the studio (Paramount) and you can find the full details below, after the break.

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The Stand 2020 TV adaptation on Blu-ray in October

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The 2020 TV series adaptation of Stephen King‘s The Stand is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 5th, via CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. The TV series, as seen on Paramount Plus (formerly CBS All Access), starred James Marsden, Odessa Young, Alexander Skarsgård, Amber Heard, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Brad William Henke, Henry Zaga, Ezra Miller, Greg Kinnear, and Whoopi Goldberg.

UPDATE: The tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound, spanning across what seems to be a 3-disc set. Stay tuned for an update, as I’ve asked CBS for more info in regards to those specifics.

The 2020 TV series Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon. You can find a list of bonus materials set to be included with the release listed below.

  • AN APOCALYPTIC EPIC: ADAPTING THE STAND – Go inside the creative process of bringing all facets of King’s beloved epic to life on screen.
  • GAG REEL

It’s also worth noting that there will be The Stand: The Definitive 2-Series Collection 2-pack set on Blu-ray available on October 5th as well, and now available for preorder over at Amazon (pictured below). That will include both the 1994 TV series adaptation and the 2020 TV series adaptation together.

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Further below, after the break, you can find a brief announcement from CBS Home Entertainment about these two releases.

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1991 film Drop Dead Fred comes to Blu-ray in September

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The 1991 film Drop Dead Fred is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 28th via Severin Films, distributed by MVD Entertainment Group. The film, directed by Ate de Jong, starred Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason, Tim Matheson, and Carrie Fisher. The tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio from a new 2K scan (as quoted below) and Stereo sound, likely in a lossless format.

“… now scanned in 2K with all-new Special Features for the first time ever in America.”

You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. A rather extensive set of bonus materials set to be included with this release of the film are listed below.

  • Booklet With New Text Interview With Actress Phoebe Cates
  • Audio Commentary With Director Ate De Jong
  • A Conversation With Director Ate De Jong And Producer Paul Webster
  • Imaginary Friends – Interviews With Co-Writers / Executive Producers Anthony Fingleton & Carlos Davis
  • The Mega Beast Speaks Out – Interview With Actress Marsha Mason
  • Drop Dead Look – Interview With Director Of Photography Peter Deming
  • Mischief Makers – Interviews With Visual FX Artists Doug Beswick, Peter Kuran, Kevin Kutchaver, Paul Gentry And Makeup FX Artist Christopher Johnson
  • I’m Your Fella, Annabella – Interview With Actor Tim Matheson
  • Memories Of Snot Face – Interview With Actress Ashley Peldon
  • Deleted Scenes And Outtakes
  • Theatrical Trailer

2021 film Habit with Bella Thorne on Blu-ray in August

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The 2021 film Habit starring Bella Thorne is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on August 24th, via Lionsgate. The film, directed & co-written by Janell Shirtcliff, co-stars Gavin Rossdale, Libby Mintz, Andreja Pejic, Hana Mae Lee, Ione Skye, Aarón Díaz, Jamie Hince, Alison Mosshart, Hayley Marie Norman, Paris Jackson, and Josie Ho. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. You can find the Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon. The only extra that is set to be included with this release will be the Theatrical Trailer.

Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the full announcement about the home video release.

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2020 film Stay Out of the Attic on Blu-ray in August

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The 2020 film Stay Out of the Attic is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on August 17th via RLJE Films. The film, also known as “Stay Out of the F**king Attic” was directed by Jerren Lauder, includes a cast of Ryan Francis, Morgan Alexandria, Bryce Fernelius, and Michael Flynn. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. Only one extra will be included on this release, a “Behind-the-Scenes Photo Gallery.”

Below, after the break, you can find the 4K trailer for the film.

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2021 film In the Heights on 4K and Blu-ray in August

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The 2021 film “In the Heights” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on August 31st, via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The film, produced by and based on a musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Jon M. Chu, stars Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV, Stephanie Beatriz, Dascha Polanco, and Jimmy Smits. The film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes with a 95% rating, at the time of writing.

UPDATE #1: The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HDR10+ forms of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K UHD Blu-ray release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will include its Blu-ray Disc counterpart. Both releases will include a digital code (copy) of the film.

UPDATE #2: You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray both available for preorder over at Amazon.

The bonus materials set to be included with both the 4K and Blu-ray physical releases are listed below.

  • Paciencia y Fe: Making in the Heights
  • Paciencia y Fe: When You’re Home
  • Paciencia y Fe: Hundreds of Stories
  • Paciencia y Fe: Alza La Bandera/Raise the Flag
  • Paciencia y Fe: Wepa!
  • Paciencia y Fe: That Music in the Air
  • Paciencia y Fe: Who Keeps our Legacies
  • In the Heights Sing-a-long
  • 96,000 Sing-a-long

Below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the full details regarding the home video releases of this film.

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