In any case, here’s what the package branding for these Hanna-Barbera Diamond Collection DVD titles will look like (you can see The Flintstones thusly re-branded above left)...
Meanwhile, Universal Studios will release Philippe Falardeau’s boxing biopic Chuck on Blu-ray and DVD on 8/15. The film depicts the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner in his 1975 bout with Muhammad Ali, which was part of the real-life inspiration for Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky.
Lionsgate and Starz have announced Black Sails: The Complete Fourth Season for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 8/29.
Severin Films has set Joe D’Amato’s Beyond the Darkness for release on Blu-ray and DVD on 7/25. The first 2500 copies will also include Gobin’s newly-remastered CD soundtrack for the film.
Well Go USA is bringing With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story back to digital and DVD on 7/18.
BrinkVision has announced the Don’t Look in the Basement Collection for Blu-ray release on 7/11, including the original 1973 cult classic Don’t Look in the Basement and its sequel Don’t Look in the Basement 2. Extras will include audio commentary by Tony Brownrigg (son of the late S.F. Brownrigg) on both films, as well as a featurette.
Virgil Films will release the documentary Facing Darkness on DVD and digital on 7/25.
And here’s a nice surprise: VCI Entertainment has revealed that they’re working on Norman Z. McLeod’s Topper (1937) for release on Blu-ray on 10/31. The film stars Cary Grant.
That’s all for now. Stay tuned...
- Bill Hunt