The 2020 original TV series “The Outsider” in “The Complete First Season” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 9th, via HBO (Warner). The series, based on the novel (of the same title) written by Stephen King, was executive produced & partially directed by Jason Bateman, and it includes a cast of Ben Mendelsohn, Bill Camp, Jeremy Bobb, Mare Winningham, Paddy Considine, Yul Vazquez, Julianne Nicholson, Marc Menchaca, and Cynthia Erivo. Tech specs for the release include 1080p HD video and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound, spanning across a 3-disc set. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the first season. You can’t yet find it available over at Amazon to preorder, but it is listed for preorder on Blu-ray now over at online retailers Deep Discount & HD Movie Source as well as retailers Target & Walmart. You can stay tuned for an update as to when it becomes listed over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on this upcoming Blu-ray are listed below.
EL CUCO. THE BABA YAGA. THE OUTSIDER – All New Featurette
Invitation to Set
Stephen King and The Outsider
Jason Bateman and The Outsider
Adapting The Outsider
Analyzing Holly Gibney
The Outsider: Inside Episodes 1-10
The full details about the upcoming home video release of this TV series can be found in further detail below, after the break.
The remaining films in the “Star Wars” film franchise – so far – are all coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on March 31st it seems, via Disney, according to retailer listings. There will first be a very lavish, expensive box set available (seemingly exclusive) at retailer Best Buy called “The Skywalker Saga” (pictured above) which is now available for preorder. That Skywalker Saga set will include Episodes 1-9 of the films, as well as two Blu-ray Disc counterparts for each film, filled with bonus materials – yet to be detailed. Stay tuned for further details regarding this release as it develops.
Now, as of today, there also are most certainly individual releases for Episodes 1-7 coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on March 31st as well as the film “Rogue One – A Star Wars Story” (2016). It’s certainly worth noting that these titles are now all listed over at retailer Best Buy, individually. So, as you’d expect I’ll be listing the films coming out in theatrical chronological order with direct links to the Best Buy preorder listings – not yet functional but currently placeholder pages. UPDATED: I am now adding Amazon preorder listings to this post as they are getting listed.
NOTE: The final film in the Skywalker Saga (“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”) has been announced officially, as you can read HERE in my previous news post regarding it. This story regarding the individual releases is still developing, so once again, stay tuned.
The 2019 computer-animated film “Spies in Disguise” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on March 10th, via Fox. The film, co-directed by Nick Bruno & Troy Quane, featured the voice talents Will Smith, Tom Holland, Reba McEntire, Rashida Jones, Masi Oka, Ben Mendelsohn, Karen Gillan, and DJ Khaled. At the time of writing, this carries a “Certified Fresh” rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the 4K include video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specs for the Blu-ray include video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting the Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each getting a digital code (copy) of the film included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon, but the Blu-ray Disc is not yet listed, so stay tuned for an update on that. The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.
Super Secret Spy Mode
Infiltrating Blue Sky Studios
The Top Secret Guide to Gadgets
“Then There Were Two” Music Video
“Freak of Nature” Music Video
Making the Soundtrack “Then There Were Two”
Making the Soundtrack “Freak of Nature”
Color Keys and Moment Paintings
Props and Gadgets Concept Art
*Available on Digital Only
It’s certainly worth noting that there will be an exclusive4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook (pictured below) available of this film over at retailer Best Buy, now available for preorder.
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming home video releases of this film.
The 2019 Marvel Studios film “Captain Marvel“ is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on June 11th, via Disney. The film, directed by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck, features a cast of Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law, and Annette Bening.
UPDATE: Tech specs for the 4K release include video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound.
The 4K release will come in the form of a “combo pack” getting a Blu-ray Disc and both versions will get a digital copy of the film. UPDATE: The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon, while the Blu-ray only has an Amazon placeholder page. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are both available for pre-order over at retailer Best Buy. Speaking of retailers, let’s discuss the exclusives coming out. Best Buy is getting an exclusive Steelbook for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release, now available for pre-order, and pictured below.
Target will be getting an exclusiveGallery Book package for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release, now available for pre-order, and pictured below.
UPDATE: Bonus materials set to be included on the release are now available and listed below after the break. Lastly, you can find the promotional video announcing these releases.
The 2018 film “Robin Hood” starring Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 19th, via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Otto Bathurst, co-stars Ben Mendelsohn, Eve Hewson, Jamie Dornan, and Tim Minchin.
Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include 2160p video presented in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision and HDR10+ forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video presented in the 2.40:1 aspect and Dolby Atmos sound, as well. Both release will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and each getting a Digital Copy of the film included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc are both available now to pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the two releases of the film are listed below.
“Outlaws and Auteurs: Reshaping Robin Hood” (7-Part Documentary)
Further below, after the break, you can find more information about the releases via the official announcement.
UPDATE: Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray will include full 2160p in the 2.4:1 aspect ratio with both HDR (HDR10) and Dolby Vision video with Dolby Atmos and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The Blu-ray Disc will include identical tech specs, just is in a 1080p resolution.
Bonus materials, on both releases, total over 90 minutes in six featurettes:
Game Changer: Cracking the Code
Effects for a Brave New World
Level Up: Sound for the Future
High Score: Endgame
Ernie & Tye’s Excellent Adventure
The ’80’s: You’re the Inspiration
A Digital Copy of the film is included as well as “Easter Eggs” according to the back cover art (pictured below).