‘H.P. Lovecraft’s The Deep Ones’ Due on DVD, Digital and On Demand June 15

H.P. Lovecraft’s The Deep Ones will be available on DVD, digital, on demand and available to rent at Redbox kiosks from Distribution Solutions.

In the horror film, a married couple rents a beachside cottage only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and strange occurrences. They soon discover themselves in the grips of a mysterious cult and their ancient sea god.

Winner of Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best FX at the Anatomy Crime & Horror International Film Festival, and winner of Best Film at the Arizona Underground Film Festival, H.P. Lovecraft’s The Deep Ones is written and directed by Chad Ferrin (Parasites, Someone’s Knocking at the Door) and stars Gina La Piana (Stay With Me, Ali G Indahouse, Our Bnb Life), Johann Urb (“Arrow,” Resident Evil: Retribution, “Californication”), Robert Miano (Fast & Furious, Donnie Brasco, Get Done), and Jackie Debatin (“The Office,” “Kroll Show,” “According to Jim”).

Distribution Solutions is a division of Alliance Entertainment.

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‘Monster Hunter,’ ‘Horizon Line’ Top New Disc, Digital Releases Available Feb. 16

Monster Hunter, from Sony Pictures, and Universal Pictures’ Horizon Line top the slate of new releases available for home viewing beginning Feb. 16.

Also newly available for home audiences are several season sets of popular TV series, including “Lovecraft Country” and “Harley Quinn,” both from Warner Bros. — as well as several PBS programs.

Monster Hunter becomes available for digital sellthrough on Feb. 16, ahead of its March 2 release on Blu-ray Disc, DVD and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray.

The film, based on the video game franchise, stars Milla Jovovich as Capt. Artemis, whose unit is caught in a sandstorm that transports them to a world ruled by dangerous and powerful monsters. As they fight to survive, they encounter the mysterious Hunter (Tony Jaa), whose unique skills allow him to stay one step ahead of the powerful creatures. Also in the cast are Tip “T.I.” Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta, Josh Helman, Jin Au-Yeung and Ron Perlman.

Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, Monster Hunter earned $11.1 million at the domestic box office.

Home video extras include deleted scenes and the featurettes “The Monster Hunters: Cast and Characters,” “Monstrous Arsenal: Weaponry in the Film” and “For the Players: From Game to Screen.”

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The thriller Horizon Line is being released Feb. 16 on Blu-ray Disc and DVD. The film was released earlier through digital retailers. Horizon Line follows a former couple, Sara (Allison Williams) and Jackson (Alexander Dreymon), as they board a single-engine plane for a quick flight to their friend’s wedding on a tropical island. When their pilot suffers a fatal heart attack, the two find themselves in a predicament, since neither knows how to fly, or land, a plane. Making things worse is an approaching storm.

Also out Feb. 16 are Lovecraft Country: The Complete First Season, on Blu-ray Disc, DVD and digital, and Harley Quinn: The Second Season, on DVD and digital. Warner Archive is making available a bundle of the first two “Harley Quinn” seasons on Blu-ray Disc.

“Lovecraft Country” is a drama series developed by Misha Green, based on Matt Ruff’s 2016 novel of the same name. It follows a young Black man who travels across the United States in the pre-Civil Rights movement 1950s in search of his father. He and his companions touch down in a small town fictionalized by famed horror writer H.P. Lovecraft as the setting for many of his dark stories. The series premiered in August 2020 on HBO.

“Harley Quinn” is an adult animated series based on the DC Comics character of the same name created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm. The second season premiered in April 2020; a third season was greenlit last September and is bound for HBO Max.

Also available beginning Feb. 16 on DVD and through digital retailers are four new releases from PBS Distribution: American Masters: Laura Ingalls Wilder — Prairie to Page; Nova: Saving Notre Dame; Miss Scarlet & the Duke (Masterpiece Mystery); and Masterpiece: The Long Song.

A complete list of new disc and digital releases, compiled each week by the Media Play News market research team, can be found here.

1980s Horror Film ‘The Unnamable’ Coming to Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 23 From Unearthed Films and MVD

The Unnamable, a 1980s horror film based on the H.P. Lovecraft story, will come out on Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 23 from Unearthed Films and MVD Entertainment Group.

The film follows college students who retreat to an early 18th century mansion for a weekend of lust and are stalked by a female demon who delights in tearing the limbs off her human victims to carry out a centuries-old family curse.

Special features include:

  • A video interview with actors Charles Klausmeyer and Mark Kinsey Stephenson;
  • A video interview with actor Eben Ham;
  • A video interview with actor Laura Albert;
  • A video interview with actor Mark Parra;
  • Video interviews with R. Christopher Biggs, special makeup effects artist, and makeup artist Camille Calvet;
  • And audio commentary with Charles Klausmeyer, Mark Stephenson, Laura Albert, Eben Ham, Camille Calvet and R. Christopher Biggs.

 

The first 2,000 Blu-ray units ordered come with a limited edition slipsleeve.

The film has been restored in 4K scan and color corrected from the original negative.

View the trailer here.