My Two Cents: Blu-ray/DVD News Catch-up – Universal to restore 15 silent films, plus Olive's July Slate & more http://t.co/ic656p7DFE
In other announcement news today, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has set Pompeii for Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and digital release on 5/20. Extras on the BD and DVD will include filmmaker commentary and 2 featurettes (The Assembly and The Volcanic Eruption). The Blu-ray will add 20 deleted and alternate scenes and 4 more exclusive featurettes (The Gladiators, The Journey, The Costume Shop, and Pompeii: Buried in Time).
Lionsgate has set In Secret for DVD and digital release on 5/20.
And finally, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has set McG’s 3 Days to Kill, starring Kevin Costner, for Blu-ray and DVD release on 5/20 as well. Extras on the Blu-ray will include a 122-minute extended cut (vs. the 117-minute theatrical cut on DVD), 3 featurettes (The Making of 3 Days To Kill, McG’s Method, and Covert Operation), and the theatrical trailer.
Here’s a look at the Blu-ray cover artwork for Sony’s Pompeii, Fox’s 3 Days to Kill, and Criterion’s Scanners, Pickpocket, Insomnia, and The Big Chill (I’ve included art for The Essential Jacques Demy above)...
- Bill Hunt