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Supergirl, Gotham, Boss Baby, Prison Break, Zookeeper’s Wife, Valerian, Last Jedi & more

May 24, 2017 - 3:52 pm   |   by
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Before we get started today, we’ve updated our recent review of Lionsgate’s Ex Machina in 4K Ultra HD format to include more accurate information about the film’s DI resolution, which is full 4K. Special thanks to Bits reader Ryan F. for the heads-up on the info from American Cinematographer magazine.

Also, our own Russell Hammond has updated the Release Dates & Artwork section for this week with all the latest Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD cover artwork and Amazon.com pre-order links. As always, whenever you order literally anything from Amazon after clicking to them through any of our links, you’re helping to support our work here at the site and we truly do appreciate it. [Read on here…]

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Now then... 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has just set officially The Boss Baby for release on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on 7/25, with the Digital HD release expected on 7/4. Extras will include deleted scenes, The Boss Baby and Tim’s Treasure Hunt Through Time mini adventure, and 6 featurettes (The Forever Puppy Infomercial, BabyCorp and You, Babies vs. Puppies: Who Do YOU Love?, The Boss Baby’s Undercover Team, Cookies are for Closers: Inside BabyCorp, and The Great Sibling Competition).

Fox has also set the Prison Break: Event Series for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 6/27. Extras will include audio commentary, deleted scenes, and multiple featurettes.

Universal has officially announced The Zookeeper’s Wife for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 7/4, with the Digital HD release expected on 6/20.

Based on now street-dated retail listings, it appears that Paramount has set its new live action remake of Ghost in the Shell for Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD release on 7/25.

HBO has announced the digital release of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks on 5/29. The company has also set Big Little Lies for Blu-ray and DVD release on 8/1.

Warner has just announced a bunch of its TV titles for release on Blu-ray and DVD, starting with Gotham: The Complete Third Season on 8/29. You’ll get all 22 episodes, plus deleted scenes and 4 featurettes (Gotham: 2016 Comic-Con Panel, Madness Rising: the New Villains of Gotham, The Dark Within the Dark: The Court of Owls, and Ben McKenzie Directorial Debut).

Warner has also announced Supergirl: The Complete Second Season for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 8/22, featuring all 22 episodes, Supergirl Lives audio commentary (featuring Andrew Kreisberg and Kevin Smith), Did You Know facts, and 4 featurettes (Supergirl: 2016 Comic-Con Panel, Supergirl: Alien Fight Night, Aliens Among Us, and A Conversation with Andrew Kreisberg and Kevin Smith).

Not done yet. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Second Season is due on Blu-ray and DVD release on 8/15. Warner also has Blindspot: The Complete Second Season coming on both formats on 8/8. The studio has set The Originals: The Complete Fourth Season for wide DVD release on 8/29, with the Blu-ray due from The Warner Archive that same day. Lucifer: The Complete Second Season will street on DVD on 8/22, with the Blu-ray available from The Warner Archive. And the studio has set Riverdale: The Complete First Season for on DVD release on 8/15, as we mentioned the other day, and once again the Blu-ray will be available for purchase from The Warner Archive. You can see the cover artwork for some of these titles above left and below.

Meanwhile, CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution are releasing Billions: Season Two, Bull: Season One, and NCIS: New Orleans: The Third Season on DVD on 8/15.

Lionsgate has set Their Finest for Blu-ray and DVD on 7/11, with the Digital HD due on 6/30.

And Candy Factory Films has set Wichita for release on DVD and Digital HD on 6/20.

Also today, in other news from around the Internet, there are a couple of great video clips you might be interested in today. The first if the final trailer for Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, which is due in theaters on 7/21. You can see that here...

Finally, tomorrow marks the official 40th anniversary of Star Wars, so Vanity Fair magazine has posted some great new cover photos of the cast from Star Wars: The Last Jedi over the past few days. Just as cool, there’s a great new behind-the-scenes video showing photographer Annie Leibovitz taking those photos on the set of the film. You can see that here...

Now then... as tomorrow is the real Star Wars Day, we’re going to be posting a newly-updated look back at the film’s original release from our own Michael Coate. So be sure to check back for that.

Here’s that cover artwork we promised. Click on the covers to pre-order the titles on Amazon, if available...

Supergirl: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray Disc) Gotham: The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray Disc) Big Little Lies (Blu-ray Disc)

The Stendhal Syndrome: Limited Edition (Blu-ray Disc) DC's Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray Disc) Blindspot: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray Disc)

That’s all for now. Have a great weekend and we’ll see you back here on Monday!

- Bill Hunt

 

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