May 7, 2024

THE POOP SCOOP: Monsters & Mayhem Edition

🐵GODZILLA X KONG: THE NEW EMPIRE on Digital May 14, and 4K, Blu-ray & DVD June 11 from Warner Bros. Discovery.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire pits the almighty Kong and the fearsome Godzilla against a colossal undiscovered threat hidden within our world, challenging their very existence – and our own.  The epic new film delves further into the histories of these Titans, their origins, and the mysteries of Skull Island and beyond, while uncovering the mythic battle that helped forge these extraordinary beings and tied them to humanity forever. Additionally, a 5-film collection celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Monsterverse will be available on 4K UHD disc this summer.  The 6-disc collector’s edition will include Godzilla (2014), Kong: Skull Island (2017), Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) and Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire (2024), along with a disc of special features including the new “Directors of the Monsterverse” featurette with Monsterverse directors Gareth Edwards, Jordan Vogt-Roberts, Michael Doughtery and Adam Wingard.


😺ANGEL HAS FALLEN Coming to 4K + Blu-ray SteelBook July 2 from Lionsgate.
Morgan Freeman and Gerard Butler star in the political action-thriller Angel Has Fallen, arriving on SteelBook July 2 from Lionsgate. The third installment of the Has Fallen film series following Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen, the film follows a Secret Service agent as he races against time to clear his name after being framed for an assassination attempt on the President of the United States (Freeman). Angel Has Fallen will only be available at Walmart on 4K + Blu-ray SteelBook. When there is an assassination attempt on U.S. President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman), his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the president. Desperate to uncover the truth, Banning turns to unlikely allies to help clear his name, keep his family from harm, and save the country from imminent danger. 

😺ESCAPE PLAN Trilogy Coming to Blu-ray + DVD SteelBook July 2 from Lionsgate.
The Escape Plan franchise stars Oscar nominee Sylvester Stallone as Ray Breslin, one of the world’s foremost security analysts who helps design the most protected and fortified prisons – and finds their security flaws by breaking out of them.  With a supporting cast that includes Dave Bautista, Jim Caviezel, Vincent D’Onofrio, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, and action icon Arnold Schwarzenegger, these high-octane action-thrillers are full of explosive fights, high-tech intrigue, and edge-of-your-seat escapes. Follow Ray Breslin, an expert at infiltrating and breaking out of prisons, when the Escape Plan Triple Feature surrenders exclusively at Walmart on Blu-ray + DVD + Digital SteelBook.

😺Cult Classic, THE GUYVER starring Mark Hamill Arriving on 4K, Blu-ray & DVD on June 25 from Unearth Films.
On June 25th, Unearthed Films brings the Sci-Fi/Fantasy classic The Guyver, starring Mark Hamill, to Limited Collector’s Edition 4K UHD and Collector’s Edition Blu-ray for the first time. Each edition features a new 4K restoration packed with bonus materials. When college student Sean Barker (Jack Armstrong) finds the Guyver, an alien device that transforms him into a cyborg fighting machine, he inadvertently makes himself a target of the evil Chronos Corporation, who will stop at nothing to get the Guvyer back, including kidnapping Sean’s girlfriend Mizuki (Vivian Wu). Sean’s only hope is a mysterious CIA agent named Max Reed (Mark Hamill). Together they fight to save Mizuki, keep the Guyver out of Chronos’ hands and stop their ultimate goal of world domination. Directed by Screaming Mad George (Freaked) and Steve Wang (Drive) and produced by Brian Yuzna (Re-Animator, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids) The Guyver is an epic superhero action adventure that you won’t soon forget. The 4K UHD + Blu-ray + CD Soundtrack Limited Collector’s Edition includes new commentary with co-directors Screaming Mad George and Steve Wang, a new interview with producer Brian Yuzna and co-director Screaming Mad George, outtakes with commentary by co-directors Screaming Mad George and Steve Wang, a new gag reel, a new production and artwork gallery, an alternate title sequence, trailers, and The Guyver soundtrack, composed by Matthew Morse.

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