August 24, 2023

THE POOP SCOOP: Action Features & Sea Creatures

😺JOHN WICK: CHAPTERS 1-4 arrives October 17 on Blu-ray + DVD + Digital from Lionsgate.
In this stylish, electrifying action series, legendary hit man John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is forced back into the underground world of assassins, where he embarks on a ruthless quest for revenge and redemption. This complete collection of John Wick films features four art cards, along with seven pieces of interchangeable cover art. In John Wick, young thugs push John into a merciless rampage, while a blood oath sends him to Rome in John Wick: Chapter 2. John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum sees an army of assassins hoping to collect the $14 million bounty on John’s head, and in John Wick: Chapter 4, a powerful enemy with global alliances emerges, turning John’s old friends into new foes. Experience the entire action-packed saga when John Wick: Chapters 1-4  arrives on Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital October 17 from Lionsgate. John Wick: Chapter 4, the highest-grossing film in the franchise, serves as the bookend for this newest collection. 

🐟THE MEG 2: THE TRENCH on Premium Digital Ownership August 25 and 4K, Blu-ray & DVD October 24 from Warner Bros.
Back for seconds! Meg 2: The Trench” is the summer’s highly anticipated next chapter of the global blockbuster that returns to the big screen with Jason Statham once again headlining and now partnered with Wu Jing, star of five of the ten highest- grossing films in China. Our unstoppable heroes battle a frenzy of ferocious Megs, led by the biggest Meg ever, along with new, never- before-seen creatures in a monstrously-sized action thriller. Featuring jaw-dropping effects, edge-of-your-seat thrills and high-octane battles, “Meg 2: The Trench” is a summer joyride at its combustible best! Dive into uncharted waters when the larger-than-life thrill ride “Meg 2: The Trench” arrives for purchase Digitally at home on August 25. The film is directed by Ben Wheatley (“In the Earth,” “Free Fire”) and stars Jason Statham (“The Meg,” “Furious 7”, “The Fate of the Furious,” The “Transporter” films) and global action icon Wu Jing (“Tai Chi Master,” “Invisible Target,” “Legendary Assassin”) and is the sequel to the surprise 2018 summer blockbuster “The Meg”. The film will also be available to purchase on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD on October 24.

🐙RUBY GILLMAN, TEENAGE KRAKEN Available On Digital Aug. 29 and Blu-ray & DVD Sept. 26 from Universal.
Dive into the turbulent waters of high school with this heartwarming action comedy about a shy teenager who discovers that she’s part of a legendary royal lineage of mythical sea krakens and that her destiny, in the depths of the oceans, is bigger than she ever dreamed. Learning to be an all-powerful sea creature while hiding among humans is hard enough for Ruby, but to make matters worse, her super popular new bestie, Chelsea, is secretly a mermaid! Mermaids have been battling the Krakens for eons to rule the ocean, but Chelsea has come to land to finally put an end to that conflict. However, when Chelsea double-crosses her, Ruby will ultimately need to embrace who she is and GO BIG to protect those she loves most. Plunge into the action with the all-new coming-of-age aquatic adventure in DreamWorks Animation’s, RUBY GILLMAN, TEENAGE KRAKEN Collector’s Edition, which includes over an hour of bonus content filled with never-before-seen bonus features including deleted scenes, “Make Your Own Aquarium” how-to video, interviews with cast and crew, character drawing tutorials and more!  

😺CARLITO’S WAY Limited Edition 4K + Blu-ray Coming September 26th from Arrow Video.
Gangster Carlito Brigante (Al Pacino) is released early from prison into a New York City he does not know or understand. Disco is King. Cocaine is the new drug of choice. Mobsters are no longer playing by the same rules. All Carlito wants to do is to run his nightclub and save enough money to live happily with Gail (Penelope Ann Miller). Unfortunately, Carlito’s friends, enemies, and lawyer David Kleinfeld (Sean Penn) all have other plans. The packaging comes with a reversible sleeve and double-sided fold-out poster featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Obviously Creative; seven double-sided, postcard-sized lobby card reproductions; and an illustrated collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Barry Forshaw and original production notes. Additionally, this edition comes with hours of new & vintage bonus features.

🙀PREY Finally Coming to 4K, Blu-ray and Limited Edition SteelBook on October 3 from 20th Century Studios.
The epic Predator legacy continues with this action-thriller set in 1719 on the Great Plains with a band of Comanches. When Naru, a fierce and highly skilled young warrior, sets out to protect her people, the prey she stalks turns out to be a highly evolved alien predator — leading to a vicious and terrifying showdown. Nominated for six Emmys, including Outstanding Television Movie, the science-fiction film welcomes new viewers into the Predator story while entertaining long-time fans of the celebrated franchise. This long-awaited physical release of this popular entry in the franchise includes a full-length Comanche audio track and never-before-seen bonus content.

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