The 1998 TV mini-series “From the Earth to the Moon“ from executive producer Tom Hanks is slated to be coming to Blu-ray Disc on July 16th via HBO. This according to numerous listings on retailer sites. The mini-series featured Hanks as the host (narrator) and the included a cast of Nick Searcy, Lane Smith, David Andrews, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Chris Isaak, and Stephen Root. Tech specs for the 3-disc set include 1080p HD video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio that has been digitally remastered with a lossless surround mix – presumably DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound (although not yet confirmed). There’s also no word yet on the bonus materials (if any) set to be included aside from a digital copy of the series (as shown on the artwork pictured above). Stay tuned for any further updates on this upcoming release. You can find the Blu-ray now available to pre-order over at Amazon and Best Buy.
The 2018 limited series “Sharp Objects“ starring Amy Adams is coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 27th via HBO (Warner). This critically-acclaimed miniseries, created by Marti Noxon, co-stars Patricia Clarkson, Chris Messina, Eliza Scanlen, Matt Craven, Henry Czerny, Taylor John Smith, Madison Davenport, Miguel Sandoval, and Sophia Lillis. It’s also worth noting this is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes where, at time of writing, it carries a 93% rating.
“Sharp Objects“ is available for PRE-ORDER on Blu-ray over at Amazon. Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with the audio yet to be announced, spanning across a 2-disc set. The release will include a digital copy of the episodes in the miniseries. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Creating Wind Gap
- Inside The Mind Of Gillian Flynn
- Anatomy Of A Scene: Calhoun Day
- Character Pieces
Retailer Best Buy has unveiled two Exclusive Steelbook releases for “Westworld: Season Two – The Door” on both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc, set for a December 4th release from HBO (Warner). The release had previously been detailed earlier last month in a news post. Still no tech specs or info yet regarding bonus materials. Refer to that previous news post though for links to the standard (non-Steelbook) versions, which are available for pre-order. The PRE-ORDER listings for these Steelbook releases are now available over at Best Buy for the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc releases. Cover art, completely identical, for the Blu-ray Steelbook can be found below, after the break.
The HBO series “Westworld” is receiving home video release of its second season, according to an early alert to retailers. “Westworld: Season Two – The Door” is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on December 4th via HBO (Warner). Tech specs and bonus materials have not yet been detailed by the studio, that I have seen, so stay tuned for an update on that. They should be identical to the tech specs on the first season, you would think. Just speculating there, though. The title is available now for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon on both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc. Below, after below the break, you’ll find the cover art to the Blu-ray Disc version.