The 2021 CG animated sequel “The Addams Family 2“ is coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 18th, 2022 via MGM distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, according to retail sources.
The film, directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon and co-directed by Laura Brousseau & Kevin Pavlovic, features the voice talents of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Javon ‘Wanna’ Walton, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, Snoop Dogg, Bill Hader, and Wallace Shawn.
The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 lossless surround sound on a BD-50 disc. This release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with its DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can now find the Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon as well as at retailers Target and Walmart. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.
We’re Altogether Addams
Courage to be Kooky
The Addams Family Road Trip Checklist
EDITORIAL NOTE: Sadly, it seems that no 4K UHD Blu-ray release for this film is planned, at least stateside, despite the fact that it’s already available (to rent or own) digitally in 4K on services like Vudu or AppleTV (iTunes). It’s a shame what respect the 4K physical media format gets from studios these days, folks. Sure, this particular film didn’t do to well well with critics or audiences but that doesn’t mean it might not find an audience over on that format. They’ll never know except for the digital side for now and base a future release on how well that version sells overall. It’s honestly a pretty crummy business model to have with what it does to consumers’ wallets when a film is first released. A business model that seems to be designed to make the consumer first purchase a Blu-ray, already obsolete to them if they own a 4K display, and then like a year later convince them into buying the very same film they just bought on 4K physically when they could have bought it that way before for just like 5 dollars extra (on average). It’s really getting annoying more and more with each release that doesn’t get a 4K. Again, no offense to this film but I’m convinced the studio didn’t think it deserved that treatment. However, I’ll see tons of people on social media complain (rightfully so) that no 4K physical release is planned. Perhaps they are a niche audience, compared to the Blu-ray and even DVD audiences but the 4K audience that collects physical media still matters. Better yet: physical media matters. This shift to digital is starting to make me sick to my stomach.
Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film.
The 2019 animated film adaptation of “The Addams Family“ is coming to Blu-ray officially on January 21st, 2020 via Universal. The film, co-directed by Greg Tiernan & Conrad Vernon, features the voice talents of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, and Snoop Dogg. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD counterpart of the film and a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find the Blu-ray Disc listed to preorder already over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
Deleted and Extended Scenes
Welcome to the Family – In this combined Making of/Character Profiles, we hear from the filmmakers and stars of TheAddams Family about how the film came about, the animation process and insight into the characters.
Life of a Scene – From black & white storyboards and layouts to animation and lighting, follow along with filmmakers as they bring to life a scene from the movie.
Charades with Thing – There’s nothing quite like a game of Charades with your friends. But what happens when the person giving the clues isn’t exactly a person? What if he’s just… a hand? On talent day, stars of the film are invited to play Charades with Thing. Talent goes head-to-head, competing to see who can guess Thing’s clues. Graphics reveal the answers and keep score for each player.
Addams Family Throwback
“Haunted Heart” Lyric Video – performed by Christina Aguilera
“My Family” Lyric Video – performed by Migos, Karol G, Rock Mafia & Snoop Dogg
Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding the upcoming Blu-ray release of this film.
The 2019 Illumination animated sequel “The Secret Life of Pets 2” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on August 27th via Universal, according to multiple retail listings. The film, directed by Chris Renaud and Jonathan del Val, features the voice talents of Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford, Eric Stonestreet, Jenny Slate, Tiffany Haddish, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Bobby Moynihan, Hannibal Buress, and Nick Kroll. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio presented in HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specifications for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray included, the Blu-ray getting a DVD included, and both receiving a digital copy (digital code) of the film. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are available for pre-order over at Amazon and at retailer Best Buy. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are roughly detailed and listed below.
2 Mini-Movies – “Super Gidget” & “Minion Scouts”
Over 80 minutes of Original Content, Including Deleted Scenes & More!
Stay tuned for an update on the specific bonus materials when a press release drops from the studio (Universal). In the meantime, it is very much worth noting that there will be a 4K Steelbook release for the film exclusive to retailer Best Buy which is now available for pre-order (pictured below).
The 2018 film “Uncle Drew” starring Kyrie Irving is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on September 25th via Lionsgate. The film, directed by Charles Stone III, co-stars Mike Epps, J.B. Smoove, Lil Rel Howery, Shaquille O’Neal, Tiffany Haddish, Erica Ash, and Nick Kroll. It, at time of writing, carries a 65% rating over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs for the release on 4K UHD Blu-ray include full 2160p 4K video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision and HDR 10 forms of High Dynamic Range, and Dolby Atmos sound.
It’s available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon in both formats. It’s also worth noting that Amazon carries a listing for a special version of the Blu-ray release with a Hat – pictured on the listing. The Blu-ray will include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack”, with the 4K getting a Blu-ray included, the Blu-ray getting a DVD included, and both getting a Digital Copy of the film. Bonus materials set to be included on both versions of the release are listed below.
DEAR DREW Animated Short
7 Deleted Scenes
“Who is Uncle Drew? The Making of a Basketball Icon” Featurette