We’ve got another full week of home video release announcements to share with you Coming Soon to Blu-ray and DVD. While we provide you with a list of releases Now Available to Own every Tuesday, Coming Soon looks at all of the pre-order announcements. For the week of February 28, 2015, Into the Woods, The Imitation Game, The Voices, Taken 3, and more have been given release dates. Find out when they’ll be out and what special features they’ll have after the break.
Into the Woods (Rob Marshall) Rated PG [124 min] – A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. Starring Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine, James Corden, and Emily Blunt
- Never-Before-Seen Sondheim Original Song: “She’ll Be Back” – Meryl Streep performs a compelling new song that sheds a little more light on the Witch’s relationship with Rapunzel. This never-before- seen composition was penned especially for this movie by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, and is seen here exclusively on Blu-ray and EHV. With introduction by Director Rob Marshall.
- There’s Something About The Woods – Journey into this mysterious forest to discover how this compelling, new musical was made. Meet Director Rob Marshall and his award-winning team of artists and craftspeople, see how the woods were brought to life…and what they represent to the story…and to all of us. –
- The Cast As Good As Gold – Emily Blunt. Anna Kendrick. Chris Pine. James Corden. Johnny Depp. Meryl Streep. Meet the remarkable cast of this musical movie, and hear of their affinity for this Broadway classic.
- Deeper Into The Woods – Journey even further into the development of the film in these 4 segments
- From Stage To Screen
- Magic of the Woods
- Designing the Woods
- The Costumes of the Woods
- Filmmaker Commentary – Film commentary with Director Rob Marshall and Producer John DeLuca.
- Music & Lyrics – Get direct access to the musical song segments from the film, with optional sing-along lyrics.
- 5 Golden Eggs (Easter Eggs)
This release will be made available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, Digital HD, and Disney Movies Anywhere on March 24, 2015.
The Imitation Game (Morten Tyldum) Rated PG-13 [114 min] – English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing, helps crack the Enigma code during World War II. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Mark Strong
- Special Commentary
- The Making of The Imitation Game
- Q&A Highlights
- Deleted scenes
The Academy Award-winning film arrives on Blu-ray/Digital HD on March 31s, 2015 courtesy of The Weinstein Company and Anchor Bay Home Entertainment.
The Voices (2014) (Marjane Satrapi) Rated R [103 min] – A dark comedy about a likeable guy pursuing his office crush with the help of his evil talking pets – but things turn sinister when she stands him up for a date. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Gemma Arterton, and Anna Kendrick
- “The Voices: From Fridge to Frame” featurette
- “The Voices of Ryan Reynolds” featurette
- “VFX: The Making of Bosco & Mr. Whiskers” featurette
- VFX Comparison Showreel
- Deleted Scenes
- Extended Scenes
- Cast & Costume Sketch Gallery
This film arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), and Digital HD April 7, 2015 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (Tom Harper) Rated PG-13 [98 min] – 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house’s darkest inhabitant. Starring Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine, Phoebe Fox, and Leanne Best
- The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death: Chilling Locations
- Pulling Back the Veil: The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (Blu-ray Only)
- Deleted Scene
- Theatrical Trailer
This film hits Blu-ray and DVD on April 14, 2015.
The Boy Next Door (Rob Cohen) Rated R [91 min] – A newly divorced woman falls for a younger man who has recently moved in across the street from her, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Guzman, Kristin Chenoweth, and John Corbett
- Deleted Scenes
- The Making of The Boy Next Door
This release will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on April 28, 2015.
Taken 3 (Olivier Megaton) Rated PG-13 [109 min] – Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name. Starring Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace, and Famke Janssen
- The Unrated Cut (Blu-ray Only)
- Deleted Scene – “Flashback Malankov”
- Sam’s Bunker A.K.A. The Rabbit Hole
- Taken to L.A.
- A Taken Legacy
This film will see its way into stores on Blu-ray and DVD on April 21, 2015.
Pretty Little Liars (Season 5) (I. Marlene King) [60 min] – Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend. Starring Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, Shay Mitchell, and Sasha Pieterse
- Good Girls, Bad Lies: The Stronger PLLs– new featurette
- Pretty Little Liars: The Guys Are Back! – new featurette
- Celebrating a Pretty 100th – featurette
- Christmas in Rosewood: Designing the Ice Ball – featurette
- We Love You to DeAth – Fan Appreciation Episode
- Deleted Scenes
The fifth season of Pretty Little Liars will be available on DVD on June 2, 2015.
Ghost Whisperer (The Complete Series) (John Gray) [60 min] – A newlywed with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass on to the other side. Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, and Camryn Manheim
No special features listed
12 Monkeys (Season 1) (Travis Fickett and Terry Matalas) [42 min] – 12 Monkeys follows the journey of a time traveler, Cole, from the post-apocalyptic future. Using a dangerous and untested method of time travel, Cole arrives in the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate 93.6% of the human race. Will Cole be able to save the fate of mankind or is mankind bound by fate? Taking place in the ravaged future of 2043 and the present day (2015), 12 Monkeys explores themes of destiny, fate, love and the possibility of second chances. Starring Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, and Noah Bean
Special features have not been listed.
This first season will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on May 25, 2015.
The UK branch of Universal Studios has revealed that it plans to bring to Blu-ray 12 Monkeys: Season One. The three-disc set is scheduled to arrive on the market on May 25.
Two and a Half Men (Season 12) (Lee Aronsohn and Chuck Lorre) [22 min] – A hedonistic jingle writer’s free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house. Starring Jon Cryer, Ashton Kutcher, and Angus T. Jones
- Gag Reel
The twelfth and final season of Two and a Half Men will be available on DVD on June 16, 2015.
ON DVD JUNE 16, 2015
Rizzoli and Isles (Season 5) (Janet Tamaro) [60 min] – Detective Jane Rizzoli and Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston. Starring Angie Harmon, Sasha Alexander, and Jordan Bridges
- Stepping Through the Stunt: The Burden of Proof Bridge Sequence featurette
- Gag Reel
- Deleted scenes
Season 5 of Rizzoli and Isles will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on DVD June 2, 2015.
Halt and Catch Fire (Season 1) (Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers) [60 min] – Set in the early 1980s, series dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be challenged by greed and ego while charting the changing culture in Texas’ Silicon Prairie. Starring Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, and Mackenzie Davis
- Inside Episodes
- Re-Making The 80s
- Rise Of The Digital Cowboys
- Setting The Fire: Research And Technology
The 3-disc set will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on May 5, 2015.
And that’s it for this week. What are you looking forward to owning?
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