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 biographical drama “On the Basis of Sex“ starring Felicity Jones is coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 26th, via Universal – according to an early alert to a retailer. This movie is based on the real-life story of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This was directed by Mimi Leder and features a supporting cast that includes Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Sam Waterston, Kathy Bates, Cailee Spaeny, and Stephen Root.
Tech specs and bonus materials for the Blu-ray have not yet been detailed. The title still has yet to be officially announced by the studio (Universal) for home video release, so stay tuned for confirmation and further details. It is also known that the release will include a Digital Copy of the film. You can find the Blu-ray available to pre-order now over at Amazon, Best Buy (where the release date is shown), and Walmart.
The 1999 Mike Judge written & directed film “Office Space“ starring Ron Livingston is getting a “20th Anniversary“ Blu-ray Disc release on January 8th, 2019 via Fox. This comedy co-starred Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu, Diedrich Bader, Stephen Root, and Gary Cole. The tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not been detailed, so I can’t say if it will feature a new video transfer or any new extras – as of now. Stay tuned for any further updates. As of now get to see the cover art via the pre-order listing for the Blu-ray over at Amazon. It is known (via the art) that this will include a Digital Copy of the film.
Warner Brothers officially plans to bring the 2018 comedy “Life of the Party” starring Melissa McCarthy to Blu-ray Disc on August 7th. The film, co-written and directed by Ben Falcone, co-stars Gillian Jacobs, Debby Ryan, Adria Arjona, Julie Bowen, Maya Rudolph, Stephen Root, Chris Parnell, Molly Gordon, and Jimmy O. Yang . The Blu-ray will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and Digital Copy of the film included. A PRE-ORDER listing for this release can be found over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the Blu-ray Disc are listed below.
- “80s Party”
- “Mom Sandwich”
- “Bill Hate-O-Rama”
- Gag Reel
- Deleted Scenes