Shout! Factory Announces Blu-ray Slate for Pride Month
April 18, 2019
Shout! Factory is preparing to release the Blu-ray debuts of Boom!, Jeffrey, Can’t Stop the Music and To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar.
May 28 sees the Blu-ray release of To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar, starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo, Stockard Channing, Blythe Danner, Arliss Howard and Chris Penn. Extras inclue deleted scenes, trailers and TV spots, and the new retrospective “Easy Rider in Dresses: A Look Back at the Making of To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar” featuring actor Leguizamo, Director Beeban Kidron and screenwriter Douglas Carter Beane.
Also due May 28 is the Blu-ray of Boom!, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and Noel Coward. Extras include vintage photo galleries, the original theatrical trailer, a new commentary with filmmaker John Waters, and the new featurette “The Sound of a Bomb: Contextualizing Boom!” with film critic/author Alonso Duralde.
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Arriving June 11 is the Blu-ray for Jeffrey, starring Steven Weber, Patrick Stewart, Michael T. Weiss, Bryan Batt and Sigourney Weaver. Extras include the original theatrical trailer, a still gallery, a new commentary with Weber and Duralde, and new interviews with Weber and producer Mark Balsam.
Also releasing June 11 is the Blu-ray of the 1980 musical Can’t Stop the Music, starring the Village People, Valerie Perrine, Steve Guttenberg and Paul Sand. Extras include image galleries, original trailers and TV spots, a new interview with the Village People’s Randy Jones, and a new commentary with The Fabulous Allan Carr producer/director Jeffrey Schwarz and comedy writer Bruce Vilanch.