And Synapse Films is releasing Demons and Demons 2 on 4K Ultra HD on 10/19, remastered from the original camera negatives. Each will include Dolby Vision HDR and the discs are absolutely loaded with extras that will be familiar to those who already own the previous Blu-ray editions.
While we’re talking 4K, we have word from multiple retail sources now that Lionsgate will be releasing Russell Mulcahy’s Highlander (1986) on 4K Ultra HD on 9/14. The cover artwork isn’t available yet, but you can pre-order the title here on Amazon now. (The listing is incomplete and suggests standard Blu-ray, but we have reason to believe it’s actually the 4K UHD SKU. It should be updated soon.)
Also, Universal will be releasing Brian De Palma’s Carlito’s Way (1993) on 4K Ultra HD on 10/12. Best Buy stores will have an exclusive Steelbook version.
In standard Blu-ray news today, CBS Home Entertainment is releasing Star Trek: Discovery – Seasons 1-3 on Blu-ray in a single package on 11/12. You can see the cover artwork below.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has set DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: The Complete Sixth Season for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 11/9. All 15 episodes will be included, along with a gag reel, deleted scenes, and 4 featurettes.
And WBHE will also release Snowpiercer: The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray and DVD that same day, including all 10 episodes with 6 behind-the-scenes featurettes.
On a completely different note: Our friends at La-La Land Records have just released a brand new Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan – Limited Edition 2-CD soundtrack set that’s limited to 10,000 units. From the press release:
“Considered to be one of James Horner’s finest scores, this deluxe reissue showcases this masterwork sounding better-than-ever and expanded with previously unreleased alternate tracks. Disc One features the score presentation, while Disc Two presents the re-mastered 1982 Original Soundtrack Album and additional music.
“Produced by Neil S. Bulk and Mike Matessino, and re-mixed and mastered by Mike Matessino, this special 2-CD release is limited to 10000 units and features art design by Jim Titus. Disc One, and the additional score tracks on Disc Two, have been re-edited and remixed in hi-res from newly discovered 1st generation analog 3-track stereo tapes. The original soundtrack album has been newly remixed from digital-to-analog 3-track stereo tapes made in 1982.
“The exclusive, in-depth liner notes by writer and musical director/conductor Deniz Cordell feature new comments from Sara Horner, Nicholas Meyer, producer Robert Sallin, former Paramount Music President Joel Sill, and longtime Horner collaborators Jim Henrikson and J.A.C. Redford.”
This release is now shipping and can be ordered by clicking here or on the cover artwork below...
All right, we’ll leave you with a look at the cover artwork for a few of the titles mentioned above, along with the new Criterion 4K titles, all of which are now available for pre-order on Amazon by clicking on the covers...
That’s all for now. Stay tuned!