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Millennium Entertainment has set John Tutorro’s Fading Gigolo for release on Blu-ray on 8/19.
Anchor Bay Entertainment has set Grave Halloween for release on DVD on 9/30.
EOne Entertainment has set Cuban Fury for Blu-ray and DVD on 7/29.
Well Go USA Entertainment has Swelter coming on Blu-ray and DVD on 8/12.
Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios have set Transformers Cybertron: The Complete Series for 7-disc DVD release on 8/5 (SRP $44.99).
Speaking of Transformers, are any of you guys fans of Michael Bay’s live action movies? Amazon.com is already taking pre-orders on an exclusive Blu-ray version of Transformers: Age of Extinction that includes a limited edition statue of Grimlock and Optimus Prime (they have it for $79.99). Here’s what it looks like…
And finally, here’s something cool: Actress Jamie Lee Curtis has recorded new interviews and audio commentary for the upcoming Halloween: The Complete Collection Blu-ray set! Here’s a photo of Curtis with Halloween H20 director Steve Miner (right) and moderator Sean Clark (center). Cool news indeed:
Finally, a quick heads-up: Barnes & Noble has kicked off their regular 50% Criterion Blu-rays and DVDs sale today online (it starts on 7/1 in stores). The sale runs until 7/28, so be sure to take advantage if you wish.
We’ll leave you today with a look at Kino Lorber’s The Great Train Robbery and Juggernaut (due 9/16 and 9/9 respectively) and Paramount’s regular BD version of Transformers: Age of Extinction (TBA)…
Back with more tomorrow. Stay tuned...
- Bill Hunt