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Warner Bros. sets Tomb Raider (2018) for release on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on 6/12

April 30, 2018 - 2:04 pm   |   by
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All right, the big news today is that Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has set Tomb Raider (2018) for release on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on 6/12, with the Digital release expected on 5/29. The 4K disc will feature both Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio, and the film was finished as a 4K Digital Intermediate. Extras will include 4 featurettes (Tomb Raider: Uncovered, Croft Training, Breaking Down the Rapids, and Lara Croft: Evolution of an Icon). We’ve updated the 4K Ultra HD Release List here at The Bits accordingly. You can see the cover artwork to the left and also below. We’ll add the Blu-ray 3D cover artwork as soon as we have it.

By the way, we’ve also updated the 4K Ultra HD Release List with new information from retail and industry sources, which suggest that Avengers: Infinity War will be an August release. Also, Disney MAY be planning to release Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron on 4K with it. Paramount is releasing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on 7/17. Universal is working on Deer Hunter for July. Warner appears to be prepping The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions to follow the original film to 4K late this year. And finally, Sony may be prepping Panic Room for release on BD and 4K this year. As always, we caution you to consider all of this information Rumor Mill-worthy until the studios make official announcements.

One last 4K note: We expect to have our hands on Paramount’s Braveheart and Gladiator, along with Warner’s The Matrix, on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray by the end of the week or early next. Rest assured, we’ll get in-depth reviews up here at The Bits as soon as they come in. [Read on here...]

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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...

Tomb Raider 2018 (Blu-ray Disc) Tomb Raider (2018) (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray) The Pink Panther Cartoon Collection: Volume 2 (Blu-ray Disc)

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