Yesterday at this year’s NYCC (New York Comic-Con) they announced that the animated TV series “Castlevania Season One“ is coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 4th via VIZ Media (distributed by Warner). The show can be seen on Netflix and has been renewed for a second season. There are several tweets floating around that show the cover art for the set. The tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed, nor fully have the bonus materials, so stay tuned for a full update on that. It is said that the release will include bonus materials such as storyboards and an art gallery. The title is now available for PRE-ORDER on Blu-ray over at Amazon.
The Stephen King produced and inspired TV series “Castle Rock: The Complete First Season” (as seen on Hulu) is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on January 8th, 2019 via Warner. Tech specs for the 4K release include HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range, with both it and the Blu-ray release getting DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. This show, created by Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason, is executive produced by J.J. Abrams, the cast for the first season features André Holland, Melanie Lynskey, Bill Skarsgård, Jane Levy, Sissy Spacek, Caleel Harris, Scott Glenn, Adam Rothenberg, and Terry O’Quinn. The 4K release will include the Blu-ray Discs of the first season as well, likely where the bonus materials are housed. Both releases will include a Digital Copy of the complete first season.
The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Blood on the Page (New Featurette)
- A Clockwork of Horror: Merging the styles of Stephen King & J.J. Abrams (New Featurette)
- Inside the Episode: Severance
- Inside the Episode: Habeas Corpus
- Inside the Episode Local Color
- Inside the Episode: The Box
- Inside the Episode: Harvest
- Inside the Episode: Filter
- Inside the Episode: The Queen
- Inside the Episode: Past Perfect
- Inside the Episode: Henry Dever
- Inside the Episode: Romans
It’s worth noting that this show has been picked up for a second season which is set to air sometime next year on Hulu. Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding the home video releases of this show in its first season.
The 2018 romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians“ starring Constance Wu and Henry Golding is coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 20th via Warner. The film, directed by Jon M. Chu, is based on the best-selling novel of the same title written by Kevin Kwan. The film has received much critical acclaim, in fact (at time of writing) it is “Certified Fresh” via a 92% rating on the tomatometer over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for an update. The title is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon and Best Buy. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and Digital Copy of the film included.
The 1978 Richard Donner directed film “Superman: The Movie“ starring Christopher Reeve is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on November 6th via Warner. The film co-starred Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Ned Beatty, Jackie Cooper, and Marlon Brando. Tech specs for the release include 2160p 4K video in the 2.4:1 aspect ratio with both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. It is said that this comes from a new 4K MASTER from the original film print.
It is also available to PRE-ORDER directly from Warner at their WBShop. This title had been rumored for months and it’s great to see it finally getting officially announced and a release date. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Audio Commentary by Pierre Spengler and Ilya Salkind (on both 4K and Blu-ray)
- The Making of Superman: The Movie 1978 TV Special
- Superman and the Mole-Men
- Theatrical Trailers
- TV Spot
The 1968 Stanley Kubrick directed film “2001: A Space Odyssey” is getting an Exclusive Steelbook release on the 4K UHD Blu-ray format October 30th via Warner at retailer Best Buy. The tech specs and bonus materials for this release will be identical to the standard 4K release, as previously detailed HERE. The Exclusive Steelbook for the 4K release is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Best Buy.
The 2018 DC animated film “Teen Titans Go! To The Movies“ is coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 30th via Warner. The film, directed by Aaron Horvath and Peter Rida Michail, features the voice talents of Greg Cipes (“Beast Boy”), Scott Menville (“Robin”), Khary Payton (“Cyborg”), Tara Strong (“Raven”), Hynden Walch (“Starfire”), Will Arnett (“Slade”), Kristen Bell (“Jade Wilson”), Eric Bauza (“Aquaman”), and Nicolas Cage (“Superman”).
Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and digital copy of the film included. You can now find the Blu-ray available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Lil Yachty Music Video: “Teen Titans GO! Rap”
- Sing-a-long with Silkie
- “DC Super Hero Girls: The Late Batsby” Mini-Movie
- Red Carpet Mayhem
- Teen Titans GO! To the Movies: WB Lot Shenanigans
- “Everything is Fake”: Exclusive song not in the movie
- “Teen Titans GO!: Translated”
- Storyboard Animatics:
- Time Cycles
- The Final Battle
Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this home video release of the film.
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 Clarkson, Chris Messina, Eliza Scanlen, Matt Craven, Henry Czerny, Taylor John Smith, Madison 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
The 2018 Gary Ross directed film “Ocean’s 8” starring Sandra Bullock is coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on September 11th via Warner. It’s very worth noting that the film co-stars Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, and Helena Bonham Carter.
Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include full 2160p 4K in both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. As far as for the Blu-ray Disc: it will receive full 1080p HD video and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray Disc, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and both getting a Digital Copy of the film included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc are available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon.
UPDATE: Audio specified for Blu-ray. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- A Heist in Heels
- Ocean’s Team 3.0
- Reimagining the Met Gala
- Deleted Scenes
Below, after the break, you can find the cover artwork for the Blu-ray Disc release of the film as well as the official announcement for the releases.