Coming Soon to Blu-Ray and DVD: Fury, Nightcrawler, The Wire, Dear White People, and More

Coming Soon to Blu-Ray and DVD

We’ve got another full week of home video release announcements to share with you Coming Soon to Blu-ray and DVD. While we help provide you with a list of releases every Tuesday that are Now Available to Own, Coming Soon looks at all of the pre-order announcements soon. For the week of December 6, 2014, Fury, Nightcrawler, The Wire, Dear White People, and more will soon be in your reach. Find out their release dates and special features after the break.

Alexander and Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: Disney’s heartwarming comedy will have your entire family laughing out loud. Based on the best-selling book, it follows the exploits of Alexander as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life and wonders if bad things only happen to him.  But he discovers he’s not alone when his dad (Steve Carell), mom (Jennifer Garner) and family live through their own terrible – and hilarious – day. It will tickle everyone’s funny bone, and warm their hearts as they discover how even on rotten days, families can grow closer.

  • Alexander…In Real Life (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • Walkabout: A Video Diary (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • And The Delightful, Magnificent, Very Good Bloopers (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • Snappy Crocs & Punch Roos: The Australian Outback Party
  • “Hurricane” by the Vamps – Music Video

Directed by Miguel Arteta (Youth in Revolt), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day stars Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, Ed Oxenbould, Bella Thorne, and Dylan Minnette. This film will be released on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, and On-Demand and February 10, 2015.

The Two Faces of January

Synopsis: Intrigue begins at the Parthenon when wealthy American tourists Chester MacFarland and his young wife Collete meet American expat Rydal, a scammer working as a tour guide. Instead of becoming his latest marks, the two befriend him, but a murder at the couple’s hotel puts all three on the run together and creates a precarious bond between them as the trio’s allegiance is put to the test. 

  • Behind-the-Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer

Directed by Hossein Amini, The Two Faces of January stars Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen, Oscar Isaac, and Daisy Bevan. This film will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on January 13, 2015.

Dear White People Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: A hilarious and thought-provoking satire about race relations, Dear White Peopleis the story of an eclectic group of black students trying to navigate a predominantly white Ivy League school. Dealing with the college’s traditions and cliques is hard enough. But after a sequence of events including a controversial student election, an out-of-control party and the arrival of a reality TV producer, once-quiet Winchester University becomes a hotbed of conflict.

  • “The Making of Dear White People” featurette
  • “Get Your Life” Music Video (Extended Version) by Caught a Ghost
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Racism Insurance Skits
  • The More You Know About Black People (a PSA Web Series)
  • DVRS App: Black Friends When You Need Them
  • LEAKED: Banned Winchester U Diversity
  • Audio Commentaries

Directed by Justin Simien, Dear White People stars Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Teyonah Parris, Brandon Bell, Kyle Gallner, and Dennis Haysbert. This film will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on February 3, 2015.

The Judge Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: In “The Judge,” Downey stars as big city lawyer Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town’s judge (Duvall), is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before.    

  • Commentary by David Dobkin (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • Inside The Judge (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • Deleted Scenes (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • Deleted Scenes With Optional Commentary by David Dobkin (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • Getting Deep With Dax Shepard

Directed by David Dobkin, The Judge stars Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, and Balthazar Getty. This film will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on January 27, 2015.

Dracula Untold Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis:  Witness the origin story of one of legend’s most captivating figures in the action-adventure, Dracula Untold. The year is 1462 and Transylvania has enjoyed a prolonged period of peace under the just and fair rule of the battle-weary Vlad III (Luke Evans), the prince of Wallachia. But when Sultan Mehmed II (Dominic Cooper) demands 1,000 of Wallachia’s boys – including Vlad’s own son – become child soldiers in his army, Vlad must enter into a Faustian bargain to save his family and his people. He gains the strength of 100 men, the speed of a falling star, and the power to crush his enemies. In exchange, he’s inflicted with an insatiable thirst for human blood that could force him into a life of darkness and destroy all that he holds dear.

  • Feature Commentary with Director Gary Shore and Production Designer François Audouy
  • Luke Evans: Creating a Legend
  • Alternate Opening with Optional Commentary by Shore and Audouy
  • Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Shore and Audouy
  • Day in the Life – Luke Evans
  • Dracula Retold
  • Slaying 1000
  • The Land of Dracula

Directed by Gary Shore, Dracula Untold stars Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Samantha Barks, and Sarah Gadon. This film will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on February 3, 2015.

The Guest Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

  • Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Director Adam Wingard and Writer Simon Barrett
  • Q&A with Dan Stevens
  • Feature Commentary with Director Adam Wingard and Writer Simon Barrett

Directed by Adam Wingard, The Guest stars Dan Stevens, Sheila Kelley, and Maika Monroe. This film will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on January 6, 2015.

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: Once happily married, Conor (McAvoy) and Eleanor (Chastain) suddenly find themselves as strangers longing to understand each other in the wake of tragedy. The film explores the couple’s story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

Special features have yet to be announced.

Directed by Ned Benson, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby stars Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Ryan Eggold, and Bill Hader. This film will be released on Blu-ray on February 3, 2015.

Nigtcrawler Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars. Aided by Nina (Rene Russo), a veteran of the blood-sport that is local TV news, Lou blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

Special features have yet to be announced.

Directed by Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, and Riz Ahmed. This film will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on February 10, 2015.

Fury Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

  • Featurettes
    • Director’s Combat Journal
    • Armoured Warriors
    • Taming The Beast
  • Deleted Scenes

Directed by David Ayer, Fury stars Brad Pitt, Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, and Scott Eastwood. This film will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on January 27, 2015.

The Wire Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: From the corruption of City Hall to the battered streets of Baltimore, The Wire: The Complete Series is an urban epic that critics have declared the greatest dramatic series ever. Own a piece of the street… get plugged into The Wire.

Special features have yet to be announced.

starring Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn, Wendell Pierce, and Idris Elba. The release date has yet to be announced, but expect it some time in the summer of 2015.

Nurse Jackie Season 6 Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: Jackie realizes that sobriety is the ultimate cover for getting high, and now she’s saving lives at work, taking care of her kids and her boyfriend loves the new her. She’s got everyone fooled, but what goes up must come down.

  • “Deceit, Descent, Destruction: Jackie’s Fall” featurette
  • “Growing Up Peyton” featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Audio Commentaries with Cast and Crew

Created by Liz Brixius, Evan Dunsky, and Linda Wallem, Nurse Jackie stars Edie Falco, Peter Facinelli, Paul Schulze, Dominic Fumusa, Merritt Wever, Anna Deavere Smith, Adam Ferrera, Ruby Jerins, Morris Chestnut, and Betty Gilpin. The sixth seaosn of this series will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on February 10, 2015.

And that’s it for this week. What are you looking forward to owning?

Stay tuned for more Blu-Ray and DVD announcements every Saturday.


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