Coming Soon to Blu-Ray and DVD: Big Hero 6, Starry Eyes, Beyond the Lights, 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 January 3, 2015, Big Hero 6, Starry Eyes, Beyond the Lights, and more will soon be in your reach. Find out their release dates and special features after the break.

Big Hero 6 Disney Movie Blu-Ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, “Big Hero 6” is an action-packed comedy adventure that introduces Baymax, a lovable, personal companion robot, who forms a special bond with robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo, Hiro turns to Baymax and his diverse group of friends — adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred — who transform into a band of unlikely heroes.

  • FEAST Theatrical Short
  • The Origin Story of “Big Hero 6”: Hiro’s Journey (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • Big Animator 6: The Characters Behind the Characters
  • Deleted Scenes (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • Big Hero Secrets (Easter Egg) (Blu-Ray Exclusive)
  • Gag Animations (Disney Movies Anywhere ONLY)
  • Beatmax (Disney Movies Anywhere ONLY)

Directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams, Big Hero 6 stars Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans, Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, T.J. Miller, Maya Rudolph, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, and Daniel Henney. This release will be available on Digital HD/ Disney Movies Anywhere February 3 and Blu-ray Combo Pack on February 24, 2015.

Beyond the Lights Blu-Ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: Beyond the Lights is the story of Noni, the music world’s latest superstar. But not all is what it seems, and the pressures of fame have Noni on the edge – until she meets Kaz Nicol, a young cop and aspiring politician who’s been assigned to her detail. Drawn to each other, Noni and Kaz fall fast and hard, despite the protests of those around them who urge them to put their career ambitions ahead of their romance. But it is ultimately Kaz’s love that gives Noni the courage to find her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be.

Special features includes:

  • Director’s Cut (Blu-ray Exclusive)
  • Audio Commentary by Gina Prince-Bythewood, Tami Reiker & Terilyn Shropshire (Blu-ray Exclusive)
  • Masterpiece Music Video (Blu-ray Exclusive)
  • Changing the Conversation (Blu-ray Exclusive)
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Escape to Mexico 2.0
  • Gary Theard: Boom Man
  • Theatrical Trailer

Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, Beyond the Lights stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker, Danny Glover, Minnie Driver, and Machine Gun Kelly. The release will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on February 24, 2015.

St. Vincent Blu-Ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy star in this comedy drama written and directed by Theodore Melfi. Murray plays Vincent, a misanthropic and curmudgeonly old man who becomes responsible for his neighbour Maggie (McCarthy)’s son Oliver (Jaeden Lieberher). Maggie, who has enough on her mind with starting her new job at the hospital while going through divorce proceedings from Oliver’s father, employs Vincent to take care of Oliver after school. Unbeknown to Maggie, Vincent is a heavy drinker and smoker and likes to hang around bars and racetracks in his spare time. But is there more to Vincent than meets the eye?

There are no special features currently listed for this release.

Directed by Theodore Melfi, St. Vincent stars Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O’Dowd, and Terrence Howard. The release will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on March 13, 2015.

Starry Eyes Blu-Ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: Determined to make it as an actress in Hollywood, Sarah Walker (Essoe) spends her days working a dead-end job, enduring petty friendships with other struggling artists and competing actors, and going on countless casting calls in hopes of catching her big break. After a series of strange auditions, Sarah lands the leading role in a film from a mysterious production company. But this opportunity comes with some bizarre conditions that will transform her both mentally and physically into something beautiful… and altogether terrifying.

Special features includes:

  • Commentary with writer-directors Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer and producer Travis Stevens
  • 10 deleted scenes
  • Music video by the film’s composer, Jonathan Snipes
  • Alex Essoe’s audition video
  • Behind-the-scenes photo gallery
  • Theatrical trailer

Directed by Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch, Starry Eyes stars Alex Essoe, Noah Segan, Pat Healy and Amanda Fuller. This release is set to debut on Blu-ray on February 3, 2015.

The Breakfast Club Blu-Ray Box Cover Art

Synopsis: They were five students with nothing in common, faced with spending a Saturday detention together in their high school library. At 7 a.m., they had nothing to say, but by 4 p.m. they had bared their souls to each other and become good friends. John Hughes creator of the critically acclaimed Sixteen Candles, wrote, directed and produced this hilarious and often touching comedy starring Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy. To the outside world they were simply the Jock, the Brain, the Criminal, the Princess and the Kook, but to each other, they would always be The Breakfast Club.

Special features includes:

  • Digitally Remastered and Fully Restored From 35mm Original Film Elements
  • Accepting the Facts: The Breakfast Club Trivia Track
  • Sincerely Yours
  • The Most Convenient Definitions: The Origins of The Brat Pack
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Feature Commentary with Anthony Michael Hall and Judd Nelson

Directed by John Hughes, The Breakfast Club stars Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald, and Ally Sheedy. The release will be available for Blu-ray on March 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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