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Universal has officially set Machete Kills for Blu-ray Combo and DVD release on 1/21/14. Extras will include deleted and extended scenes and the Making Machete Kills featurette.
Anchor Bay and The Weinstein Company will release Fruitvale Station on Blu-ray Combo, DVD and digital on 1/14. Extras will include Q&A with the cast and filmmakers and the Fruitvale Station: The Story of Oscar Grant featurette.
Lionsgate has set Grace Unplugged for Blu-ray Combo, DVD and digital release on 1/28, followed by The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete on DVD and digital on 2/4/14.
Warner has set BD singles of East of Eden, Giant and Rebel without a Cause (sans the current BD Book packaging) for release on 3/11 (SRP $19.98 each).
MGM will release A Chorus Line on Blu-ray on 1/14/14.
Meanwhile, Adult Swim and Warner have set The Venture Bros: Season Five for Blu-ray and DVD release on 3/4. The set will include all 8 episodes, plus 2 bonus episodes (A Very Venture Halloween and From the Ladle to the Grave: The Shallow Gravy Story). I absolutely love, love, love the Hardy Boys/Tom Swift-inspired cover art – you can see it below (and larger above).
Viz Media and Warner have set the GoHands anime series K: The Complete Series for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 2/25 (SRP $69.99 and $44.82).
CBS will release Joanie Loves Chachi: The Complete Series and Laverne & Shirley: The Seventh Season on DVD only on 2/4/14.
One Village Entertainment has set The Last Letter for DVD and digital release on 12/17.
Level 33 Entertainment will release Zombie Hamlet on DVD on 12/31 (SRP $14.99).
And Image Entertainment is releasing the 2-disc Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy documentary on Blu-ray on 1/21 (SRP $29.98).
Finally, we have a few details on the extras you’ll find on HBO’s Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season Blu-ray, due on 2/18/14 ($79.98). Look for 12 audio commentaries with the cast and crew, 3 featurettes (Creating the Battle of Blackwater Bay, Game of Thrones: Inner Circle and The Religions of Westeros), Character Profiles and (exclusive to BD) interactive In-Episode Guides, Histories & Lore, War of the Five Kings and Hidden Dragon Eggs.
Here’s a look at the Blu-ray Disc cover artwork for Riddick (due 1/14), The Venture Bros: Season Five, Game of Thrones: Season Three, Machete Kills, The Jungle Book (2/11) and Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy...
Back tomorrow. Stay tuned!
- Bill Hunt