The 2015 stop-motion animated film “The Little Prince” is coming to Blu-ray Disc, for the very first time in North America, on February 9th via Paramount. The film, directed by Mark Osborne, featured a voice cast that included the talents of Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, Bud Cort, Benicio Del Toro, James Franco, Ricky Gervais, Paul Giamatti, Riley Osborne, Albert Brooks, and Mackenzie Foy. The tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed but you can expect the studio [Paramount] to very likely officially announce this title next week. Stay tuned for an update regarding the tech specs and bonus materials. It is known, from the art (pictured above) that the release will come with a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray listed to preorder over at Amazon.
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The 2018 Sci-Fi film “Kin” written and directed by Jonathan Baker and Josh Baker is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on November 20th via Lionsgate. The film features a cast that includes Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor, Dennis Quaid, Zoë Kravitz, James Franco, Carrie Coon, Ian Matthews, Gavin Fox, and Michael B. Jordan. Tech specs for both releases include video in the 2.00:1 aspect ratio with DTS:X and Dolby Digital 2.0 (optimized for late night listening) sound. The 4K release will include both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range. The releases will both come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K release getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and both getting a Digital Copy of the film included.
You can PRE-ORDER both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray already over at Amazon. It also appears that there will be an Exclusive Steelbook Blu-ray release available at Best Buy for both the 4K and Blu-ray releases. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.
- Audio Commentary with co-directors Jonathan and Josh Baker and screenwriter Daniel Casey
- “Thicker Than Water: The Making of Kin” 8-Part Documentary
- “Enhanced Visual FX Breakdown” Featurette
- “Bag Man: Original Short” with optional audio commentary by co-directors Jonathan and Josh Baker
- 10 Deleted Scenes
- “Learned Behavior: Special Features at Work” hour-long round table discussion between Jonathan and Josh Baker and renowned filmmakers including 10 Cloverfield Lane director Dan Trachtenberg, Swiss Army Man directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, legendary special features producer Laurent Bouzereau (Jaws, Back to the Future, Ready Player One) and special features godfather Kevin Smith (Clerks, Chasing Amy, Tusk).
Further below, after the break, you can find the artwork for the Blu-ray Disc and the official announcement for these releases.