Coming Soon to Blu-Ray and DVD: Star Wars The Force Awakens, The Revenant, and More

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 March 5, 2016 we have Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Revenant, and more. Find out when they’ll be out and what special features movie fans can expect below.

Star Wars The Force Awakens Blu-ray Box Cover ArtAvailable April 5 on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (J.J. Abrams) Rated PG-13 [135 min] – Three decades after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, a new threat arises. The First Order attempts to rule the galaxy and only a ragtag group of heroes can stop them, along with the help of the Resistance. Starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, and Peter Mayhew

Special features include:

  • Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey – For the first time, discover the complete story behind the making of The Force Awakens, revealed through in-depth footage and exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers in this feature documentary.
  • The Story Awakens: The Table Read – Cast members familiar and new reflect on the memorable day they all first came together to read the movie’s script.
  • Building BB-8 – See how the filmmakers brought the newest droid to the screen, creating an instant fan favorite in the Star Wars universe.
  • Crafting Creatures – Watch movie magic as the filmmakers bring a cast of new creatures to life.
  • Blueprint of a Battle: The Snow Fight – Go deeper into the epic, climactic lightsaber battle between Rey and Kylo Ren.
  • John Williams: The Seventh Symphony – The legendary composer shares personal insights of his work on Star Wars and The Force Awakens.
  • ILM: The Visual Magic of The Force – An insider’s look into the remarkable digital artistry of the movie’s visual effects.
  • Force For Change – Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. See how the Star Wars: Force for Change initiative has united Star Wars fans all over the globe to help others.
  • Deleted Scenes

The Revenant Blu-Ray Box Cover ArtAvailable April 19 on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on March 22

The Revenant (Alejandro González Iñárritu) Rated R [2h 36min] – A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domhnall Gleeson

Special features include:

  • “A World Unseen” – A Documentary of The Revenant

Ip Man 3 Blu-ray Box Cover ArtAvailable April 19 on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on April 5

Ip Man 3 (Wilson Yip) Rated PG-13 [1h 45min] – When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand. Starring Donnie Yen, Lynn Hung, Jin Zhan, and Mike Tyson

Special features include:

  • Making of Featurette
  • Interview with Donnie Yen & Mike Tyson
  • Behind the Scenes

The Lady in the Van Blu-ray Box Cover ArtAvailable April 19 on Blu-ray and DVD

The Lady in the Van (Nicholas Hytner) Rated PG-13 [1h 44min] – A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that’s parked in his driveway. Starring Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, and Jim Broadbent

Special features include:

  • Playing The Lady: Maggie Smith as Miss Shepherd
  • Deleted Scenes
  • The Making of The Lady in the Van
  • The Visual Effects
  • Audio Commentary with Director Nicholas Hytner

Synchronicity Blu-ray Box Cover ArtAvailable May 17 on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD Download

Synchronicity (Jacob Gentry) Rated R [1h 41min] – A physicist who invents a time machine must travel back to the past to uncover the truth about his creation and the woman who is trying to steal it. Starring Chad McKnight, Brianne Davis, and AJ Bowen

Special features include:

  • Audio Commentary With Writer/Director Jacob Gentry
  • Interview With Actor Chad McKnight
  • Interview With Actress Brianne Davis
  • Interview With Writer/Director Jacob Gentry
  • SYNCHRONICITY Music Video – “Time Travel”
  • Theatrical Trailer

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

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

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