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His Dark Materials Second Season on Blu-ray in June

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The HBO original series “His Dark Materials: The Complete Second Season” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 29th via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The fantasy TV series features a cast of Dafne KeenAmir WilsonKit Connor, Ruth Wilson, Ariyon Bakare, Andrew Scott, Will Keen, Ruta Gedmintas, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound, on two BD-50 discs. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the second season. You can now find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with this release are listed below.

  • Noble Rogue: The Legend of Lee Scoresby (Exclusive to Blu-ray and DVD) his documentary will explore the DNA of Lee Scoresby’s character (Lin-Manuel Miranda) and the aspects of the cowboy, outlaw or rogue, who through bravery, loyalty, and rebelliousness are willing to stick up for the underdog and fight for justice.
  • Exploring His Dark Materials: Panserbjørne
  • Exploring His Dark Materials: Daemons
  • Exploring His Dark Materials: Portals & The Multiverse
  • Exploring His Dark Materials: Witches
  • His Dark Materials: Bringing Daemons and Bears to Life
  • His Dark Materials: Exploring Cittàgazze
  • His Dark Materials: Worlds Collide
  • The Powerful Mrs. Coulter
  • Lyra
  • The Subtle Knife

Below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the home video release of the second season of this TV series.

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HBO limited series The Undoing comes to Blu-ray in March

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The 2020 HBO limited series “The Undoing” is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 23rd, 2021, via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The limited series, created by David E. Kelley and directed by Susanne Bier, starred Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Edgar Ramirez, Noah Jupe, Lily Rabe, Noma Dumezweni, Sofie Gråbøl, Matilda De Angelis, Ismael Cruz Córdova, and Donald Sutherland. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound, spanning across two BD-50 discs for the 6 episodes. The release will come with a digital code (copy) of the limited series. You can now find the Blu-ray listed to preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.

  • Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant Introduce The Undoing
  • Creating The Undoing
  • The Undoing Revelations

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this limited series coming to home video.

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Lovecraft Country The Complete First Season on Blu-ray

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The HBO original TV series “Lovecraft Country: The Complete First Season” is coming to Blu-ray on February 16th via Warner. The show, created by Misha Green, is executive produced by J.J. Abrams and Jordan Peele. The cast for the first season of the show included Jurnee Smollett, Jonathan Majors, Aunjanue Ellis, Wunmi Mosaku, Abbey Lee, Jamie Chung, Jada Harris, Michael K. William, Courtney B. Vance, Jamie Neumann, Jordan Patrick Smith, and Tony Goldwyn. Tech specs for the Blu-ray, spanning across a 3-disc set, includes a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound. The Blu-ray can now be found listed for preorder over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Compendium of Horrors (NEW) 
  • Orithyia Blue and the Imagination of Diana Freeman (NEW) 
  • Crafting Lovecraft Country 
  • Exploring Lovecraft Country 
  • Lovecraft Country The Craft 

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

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Game of Thrones: The Complete Collection on 4K

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The hit TV series “Game of Thrones: The Complete Collection” will finally be coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on November 3rd, via HBO, according to retailers. The series, based on George R.R. Martin‘s book series, ran from 2011 through 2019. It had previously received 4K releases of the first and final seasons of the show, but now it will receive a box set release on the 4K UHD Blu-ray format, spanning across 33 discs, containing all eight seasons. The 4K box set will not include the Blu-ray Disc versions of the seasons, as previously the case, but will come with a digital code (copy) of all eight seasons. The tech specs for the 33-disc set include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range along with Dolby Atmos sound. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray set available for preorder over at Amazon as well as at online retailer Deep Discount, and at Best Buy. Speaking of which,  there will also be an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook set available over at retailer Best Buy (pictured below), which is now available for preorder.

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Some brief details regarding the bonus materials for both versions of the 4K box set can be found listed below.

  • MORE THAN 15 HOURS OF BONUS FEATURES INCLUDING:
    • Game of Thrones: Reunion Special: A two-part reunion show shot live in Belfast with the cast, both past and present, hosted by Conan O’Brien and available exclusively on these complete series collections. The reunion special is assembled in segments focused on Houses Lannister, Stark, & Targaryen and concludes with the key players all onstage for their final reflections on the years they shared in Westeros and Essos.
    • Game of Thrones: The Last Watch: A documentary by filmmaker Jeanie Finlay chronicling the making of the final season.
    • Conquest & Rebellion: An Animated History of Seven Kingdoms
    • Audio Commentaries, Deleted and Extended Scenes, Behind-the-scenes featurettes and much more from all 8 seasons!

HBO series “The Outsider” on Blu-ray in June

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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.

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HBO mini-series “Watchmen” on Blu-ray in June

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The 2019 TV mini-series (limited series) adaptation of Watchmen appears to be coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 2nd, via HBO, according to retailers. The show, based on the graphic novel of the same title, was adapted by Damon Lindelof and ran for a total of 9 episodes. The cast for the series included Regina KingYahya Abdul-Mateen IITom Mison, Sara Vickers, Jeremy Irons, Andrew Howard, Louis Gossett Jr., Jean Smart, and Tim Blake Nelson. Tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned hopefully very soon for an update. The Blu-ray is now listed for preorder over ar Amazon and Best Buy. The release will include a digital code (copy) of the series. You can find a list of bonus materials set to be included listed below.

  • Hooded Justice – Origins of a Masked Vigilante
  • Watchmen: Masked and Dangerous
  • Character Trailers – Blond Man, Looking Glass and Sister Night
  • Becoming Sister Night
  • Notes from the Watchmen graphic novel artist Dave Gibbons
  • Rorschach Featurette
  • Watchmen: Alternate History
  • It’s Raining Squids
  • Squid Shelter with Tim Blake Nelson
  • Andrij Parekh on Directing
  • Blond Man The Colossal King (The Adrian Veidt Story)
  • Sadiqua Bynum runs, jumps and falls for Sister Night o Anatomy of a Fight Scene
  • Watching The Watchmen Plus:
  • Watchmen: Unmasked (New)
  • 2019 New York Comic Con (New)

UPDATE: There will also be an exclusive Blu-ray Steelbook available for this which is now available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy (pictured below).

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“From the Earth to the Moon” arrives on Blu-ray July

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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.

HBO limited series “Sharp Objects” with Amy Adams on Blu-ray in November

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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 ClarksonChris MessinaEliza ScanlenMatt CravenHenry CzernyTaylor John SmithMadison 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

Best Buy getting Exclusive Steelbooks for “Westworld: Season 2” on 4K and Blu-ray

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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.

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“Westworld Season Two” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in December

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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.

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