Meanwhile, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced Eli Roth’s Death Wish for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 6/5, with Digital and 4K UHD Digital due on 5/22. There is no physical 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray currently planned. Extras on the Blu-ray will include audio commentary with Eli Roth & Roger Birnbaum, deleted scenes with optional commentary, Mancow Morning Show and Sway in the Morning extended scenes, the Vengeance and Vision: Directing Death Wish featurette, and the grindhouse trailer.
Fox has also announced a Deadpool: 2-Year Anniversary Edition Blu-ray and Steelbook re-release (for 4/24) that includes all the previous BD extras along with “all-new collectible packaging and an assortment of limited edition party favors that includes stickers, car decals, temporary tattoos, and a set of paper dolls that will allow fans to bring even their most depraved Wade Wilson fantasies to life.” If you purchase the title at Walmart or Best Buy, you’ll also get Fandango Movie Money good for the purchase of tickets to see Deadpool 2 in May.
In other release news, Kino Lorber has announced that The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection Vol. 2 (1966-1968) will join their Studio Collection line-up on Blu-ray on 6/26, including 20 more shorts in chronological order (21-40), audio commentaries for selected shorts by historians, the TV version of Pink Outs, and 2 featurettes (From Page to Screen: In the Pink and From Page to Screen: The Pink Blueprint). You can see the cover artwork below.
HBO has set their limited series Mosaic for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 7/10. The 6-part series stars Sharon Stone, Garrett Hedlund, Beau Bridges, and Paul Reubens. Both the Blu-ray and DVD will include the 2-part Heart of Homicide featurette.
Paramount has set a Jackass: Complete Movie and TV Collection for release on DVD only on 5/29, set to include Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 2.5, Jackass 3, Jackass 3.5, Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa, Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa .5, and the complete Jackass: Classic Television Collection.
Sony Pictures and Unified Pictures will release the horror film The Rake on DVD and Digital on 6/5.
The Cohen Film Collection will release Claude Berri’s The Two of Us on Blu-ray and DVD on 5/29 in honor of its 50th anniversary, mastered from a new 4K restoration.
RLJ Entertainment has set I Kill Giants for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 5/22.
And Lionsgate will release I Can Only Imagine on Blu-ray on 6/12, with the Digital release due on 6/5. Also coming from the studio is Tyler Perry’s Acrimony on Blu-ray on 6/26 (with Digital set for 6/12), and the western The Escape of Prisoner 614 on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on 6/26.
We’ll leave you with a look at the cover artwork for a few of the titles mentioned above. Click on the covers to pre-order each on Amazon, if available...
- Bill Hunt