Coming Soon to Blu-Ray and DVD: Chappie, The DUFF, Wild Tales, and More

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While we provide you with a list of available new releases Now Available to Own every Tuesday, Coming Soon to Blu-ray and DVD looks at all of the recent home video announcements. For the week of April 25, 2015 we have The DUFF, Chappie, Wild Tales, and more. Find out when they’ll be out and what special features movie fans can expect from them after the break.

Chappie Blu-Ray Box Cover Art

Available on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD June 16

Chappie (Neill Blomkamp) Rated R [120 min] – In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. Starring Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, Ninja and Yolandi Vi$$er

Special features include:

  • Alternate Ending
  • Extended Scene: “A Very Bad Man
  • Eight Featurettes:
    • Chappie: The Streetwise Professor” – An inside look at Chappie and casting Copley to play the robot and his performance via motion capture.
    • “Arms Race: The Weapons and Robots” – Get a deeper look at the real-world firepower tech and the design of the “Scout” robots & “Moose.”
    • “Bringing Chappie to Life: The Visual Effects” – The film’s VFX artists discuss the pre-production design process.
    • “From Tetra Vaal to Chappie:” – An in-depth exploration of the scriptwriting process, the early concept design work and other aspects of pre-production.
    • “Keep It Gangster”: – A behind-the-scenes look at the process of creating an authentic South African gangster world featuring interviews with NINJA and ¥O-LANDI VI$$ER.
    • “The Reality of Robotics:” – Discover present day robotics capabilities and next generation artificial intelligence, featuring an interview with Robotics Professor Wolfgang Fink.
    • Jozi: Real City and a Sci-Fi Setting” – Discover the history of the real world locations in the film and the role these setting played in the fictionalized version of Johannesburg.
    • “Rogue Robot: Deconstructing the Stunts & Special Effects” – A look at the film’s high-action stunt sequences.
    • “The Art of Chappie” Photo Gallery
  • We Are Tetravaal” featurette (Blu-ray and DVD exclusive featurette)

The DUFF Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Available on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on June 9

The DUFF (Ari Sandel) Rated PG-13 [101 min] – A high school senior instigates a social pecking order revolution after finding out that she has been labeled the DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier more popular friends. Starring Mae Whitman, Bella Thorne, Robbie Amell, Bianca Santos, Skyler Samuels, Ken Jeong, Nick Eversman, Allison Janney, and Romany Malco

Special features include:

  • “The DUFF Hits The Red Carpet” featurette
  • “Bringing the Book to Life” featurette
  • “Teen Comedies and The DUFF” featurette
  • “I Am the DUFF” featurette
  • The DUFF Files
  • Extended Gag Reel

White God Blu-ray Box Cover Art

Available on July 28

White God (Kornél Mundruczó) Rated R [121 min] – Thirteen-year-old Lili fights to protect her dog Hagen. She is devastated when her father eventually sets Hagen free on the streets. Still innocently believing love can conquer any difficulty, Lili sets out to find her dog and save him. Starring Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth, and Szabolcs Thuróczy

Special features included are:

  • Behind The Scenes of White God
  • Interview With Writer/Director Kornél Mundruczó
  • Interview With Animal Coordinator/Technical Advisor Teresa Ann Miller

Wild Tales  Blu-Ray Box Cover Art

Available on June 15.

Wild Tales (Damián Szifrón) Rated R [122 min] – A story about love deception, the return of the past, a tragedy, or even the violence contained in an everyday detail, appear themselves to push them towards the abyss, into the undeniable pleasure of losing control. Starring Liliana Ackerman, Luis Manuel Altamirano García, Alejandro Angelini, and Damián Benítez

Special features include:

  • New video interview with director Damián Szifron
  • Making of featurette
  • Original Trailer

Beyond the Reach Blu-Ray Box Cover Art

Available on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on June 16

Beyond the Reach (Jean-Baptiste Léonetti) Rated R [95 min] – A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert. Starring Michael Douglas, Jeremy Irvine, and Martin Palmer

Special features include:

  • The Making of Beyond the Reach
  • Six Wheeling: Inside and Outside the Ultimate Ride

Noragami Season 1 Blu-Ray Box Cover Art

Available in standard and Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo packs on July 7

Noragami (Kotaro Tamura) (Season 1) Unrated  [24 min] – A minor god seeking to gain widespread worship teams up with a human girl he saved to gain fame, recognition and at least one shrine dedicated to him. Starring Yuki Kaji, Aki Toyosaki, and Asami Imai

Special features include:

  • Episode Commentaries
  • Textless Opening Song ”Goya no Machiawase”
  • Textless Closing Song ”Heart Realize”
  • U.S. Trailer
  • Trailers

Inari Kon Kon Blu-Ray Box Cover Art

Available on Blu-ray/DVD combo pack on July 28

Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha (Morohe Yoshida) Unrated [24 min] – Fushimi Inari is a shy, not-so-bright middle school girl living in Kyoto’s Fushimi ward. She has a crush on her classmate Tanbabashi, but cannot express her feelings. One day, as thanks for helping a fox pup, the deity Ukanomitamanokami grants her the ability to change her form. Starring Natsuki Hanae, Sayuri Hara, and Satoshi Hino

Special features include:

  • Pub Fox Theater Episodes 1-9
  • Commercial Collection
  • Promotional Video
  • Textless Opening Song ”Kyo ni Koiiro”
  • Textless Opening Song ”SAVED.”
  • U.S. Trailer
  • Additional Trailers

Let Us Prey DVD Cover Art

Available on VOD and Digital HD Only on May 26

Let Us Prey (Brian O’Malley) Unrated [88 min] – Held in a remote police station, a mysterious stranger takes over the minds and souls of everyone inside. Starring Liam Cunningham, Pollyanna McIntosh, and Bryan Larkin

No special features included

And that’s it for this week. What are you looking forward to picking up when they release?

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