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Parks and Recreation Complete Series on Blu-ray in June

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The popular TV series “Parks and Recreation: The Complete Series” is officially coming to Blu-ray as a set including all 7 seasons on June 15th, via Universal MOD. This release will be a MOD (manufacture on demand) title, meaning that you’ll have to purchase it from online retailers. The set’s tech specs include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound, spanning across 20 BD-50 (50 gigabytes) discs for all 125 episodes. The show, created by Greg DanielsMichael Schur, starred Amy PoehlerJim O’HeirNick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Aziz Ansari, Rashida Jones, Retta, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, and Chris Pratt. You can now find the Blu-ray set available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on this set are briefly listed below.

  • Behind the Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • Audio Commentaries
  • “Pratt on Parks”
  • Deleted Scenes
  • And More!

First 4 Seasons of The Office are coming to Blu-ray in June

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The first four seasons of the popular United States TV series “The Office” will be finally getting released on Blu-ray Disc, as individual seasons, on June 15th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment MOD. These will be manufacture on demand (MOD) titles, which mainly means that you’ll have to order them from online retailers. They had previously only been available via “The Complete Series” Blu-ray set released last year.

The show, a U.S. adaptation by Greg Daniels of the popular U.K. series (of the same title), first aired on NBC in 2005. The U.S. version, in its first four seasons, starred Steve CarellJenna FischerJohn Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, Leslie David Baker, Brian Baumgartner, Kate Flannery, Angela Kinsey, Paul Lieberstein, Oscar Nuñez, Phyllis Smith, Mindy Kaling, BJ Novak, and Melora Hardin.

The tech specs include 1080p HD video in the original 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio for each season, with 2.0 stereo for the first season, and 5.1 surround sound for seasons 2 through 4. You can find each of the early seasons of the show on Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon via the following links: Season One, Season Two, Season Three, and Season Four.

The bonus materials set to be included with each of the individual seasons of the show can be found listed below (according to TVShowsOnDVD‘s Facebook post).

“The Office” Season One Blu-ray Extras:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • “Pilot” Commentary with Steve Carell, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson and BJ Novak, Greg Daniels and Ken Kwapis
  • “Diversity Day” Commentary with Steve Carell, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, BJ Novak, and Greg Daniels
  • “The Alliance” Commentary with John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, Jenna Fischer, BJ Novak, Greg Daniels, Larry Wilmore, Paul Liberstein, Mindy Kaling, and Michael Schur
  • “Basketball” Commentary with Steve Carell, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, BJ Novak, and Greg Daniels

“The Office” Season Two Blu-ray Extras:

  • Fake PSAs
  • Audio Commentary on select episodes
  • Michael’s “The Faces of Scranton” Movie
  • 10 Webisodes
  • Deleted Scenes 

“The Office” Season Three Blu-ray Extras:

  • 5 Supersized Episodes
  • Over 3 Hours of Deleted Scenes

“The Office” Season Four Blu-ray Extras:

  • Deleted Scenes for all episodes
  • Audio Commentary on select episodes
  • Featurette “Writer’s Block”
  • Michael’s Complete Ad for Dunder Mifflin
  • And more…

Lastly, it’s also worth noting that all of the other seasons will also be getting Blu-ray re-releases as well.

Original 1932 Scarface film comes to Blu-ray

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The classic 1932 original Scarface film produced by Howard Hughes is finally coming to Blu-ray Disc – as an individual release – on November 19th via Universal MOD. The film, co-directed by Howard HawksRichard Rosson, starred Paul MuniAnn DvorakKaren Morley, Osgood Perkins, C. Henry Gordon, George Raft, Vince Barnett, and Boris Karloff. This isn’t the first time this film has been available, as it was released (exclusively) as part of the “Scarface” 1983 4K UHD Blu-ray Limited Edition box set earlier this year. However, as mentioned, this will be the first time the film will be available on the Blu-ray format as an individual release. Speaking of which, this will be a MOD (manufacture on demand) Blu-ray title for Universal – as noted. This means that it will only be available online via Amazon and others. The tech specs for the release include 1080p HD Black & White video in the 1.37:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD 2.0 Master Audio Mono sound. You can find the Blu-ray now available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • Introduction by TCM Host and Film Historian Robert Osborne
  • Alternate Ending