‘Vanilla Sky’ Due on Blu-ray Nov. 16 in ‘Paramount Presents’ Line for 20th Anniversary

Director Cameron Crowe’s Vanilla Sky will arrive on Blu-ray as part of the “Paramount Presents” line on Nov. 16 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Starring Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz and Cameron Diaz and written for the screen and directed by Crowe, the film was newly remastered from a new 4K film transfer under his Crowe’s supervision.

Originally released on Dec. 14, 2001, Vanilla Sky follows a self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate (Cruise) who finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident.

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The Blu-ray includes a new “Filmmaker Focus” with Crowe, access to a digital copy of the film, and extensive legacy bonus content.

The release features collectible packaging with a foldout image of the film’s theatrical poster and an interior spread with key movie moments.

‘Very Bad Things’ Headed for Blu-ray Disc Release

Shout! Factory has set a Jan. 28 release date for it’s special-edition Blu-ray of the 1998 black comedy Very Bad Things, a party-gone-bad classic starring Cameron Diaz, John Favreau, and Christian Slater, and written and directed by Peter Berg.

Extras will include a new audio commentary with film critics Witney Seibold and William Bibbiani, an interview with actors Jeremy Piven and Daniel Stern, the theatrical trailer, and a stills gallery.

The film follows Kyle Fisher (Favreau), who has one last night to celebrate life as a single man before marrying Laura (Diaz). He sets out to Las Vegas with four of his best buddies, but their drug-and-alcohol-fueled bachelor party goes bust when their “stripper” cashes in her chips during a deranged sexual escapade. The friends decide to bury the evidence, which leads to a series of misadventures.

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Very Bad Things grossed almost $10 million at the domestic box office, and just over $11 million internationally.

 

Sony Re-releasing ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Movies on Blu-ray

Sony Pictures will release new Blu-ray editions of 2000’s Charlie’s Angels and 2003’s Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle Oct. 22. Both films will include a preview of the Charlie’s Angels reboot film due in theaters Nov. 15.

The films, based on the 1976-81 “Charlie’s Angels” TV series, star Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu as a crime-fighting trio who are masters of disguise, espionage and martial arts.

The first Charlie’s Angels film will be released as a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray combo pack for the first time. The 4K disc will include the film’s trailer and an extended clip from the 2019 film. The regular Blu-ray in the combo pack will include archival extras: commentary with director McG and cinematographer Russell Carpenter, six featurettes, bloopers, deleted scenes and music videos. The combo pack will also include a digital copy.

Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle arrives on standard Blu-ray for the first time and will include a digital copy, the preview of the 2019 film, and archival extras including telestrator commentary with McG, a writer’s commentary, an Angel-Vision trivia track, a music video, theatrical trailer, a “Full Throttle Jukebox,” and several making-of featurettes.