Universal Pictures’ The Secret Garden tops the slate of new digital releases available Sept. 22, while new disc releases on that same date include Lionsgate’s The Secret: Dare to Dream, Paramount’s Most Wanted and Universal’s Beckman.
Also out Sept. 22: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray editions of Stanley Kubrick’s classic war 1987 film Full Metal Jacket, from Warner Bros., and the 2014 jazz drama Whiplash, from Sony Pictures, along with Blu-ray Disc editions of The Masque of the Red Death and The Vincent Price Collection, both from Shout! Factory.
STX Films’ The Secret Garden is based on the 1911 fantasy novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Set in England in 1947, the film follows a young orphan girl (Dixie Egerickx) who, after being sent to live with her uncle (Colin Firth), discovers a magical garden on the grounds of his estate. The cast also includes Julie Walters, Isis Davis and Amir Wilson. The film will be released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on Oct. 6.
The Secret: Dare to Dream, available on Blu-ray Disc and DVD a week after its digital release, is a drama based on the 2006 self-help book The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. The film stars Katie Holmes and Josh Lucas and was directed by Andy Tennant, from a screenplay by he wrote with Bekah Brunstetter and Rick Parks.
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Most Wanted, available Sept. 22 on Blu-ray Disc and through digital retailers, is based on a true story about an investigative journalist (Josh Hartnett) who unravels a twisted entrapment case in which Daniel (Antoine Olivier Pilon) is forced into a dangerous drug deal against his will and is sentenced to 100 years in a Thai prison. The journalist must track down the shady undercover cops benefiting off the conspiracy, while also fighting for Daniel’s freedom.
And Beckman, a revenge thriller consumers can buy or rent on DVD or through digital retailers, focus on a gun for hire, Aaron Beckman (David A.R. White) who decides to give up his life of crime when his soul cries out for healing, peace, forgiveness and grace. However, his journey toward salvation is cut short when his daughter is kidnapped by a deranged cult leader, and he resorts to his old ways to seek revenge.
A complete list of new disc and digital releases, compiled each week by the Media Play News market research team, can be found here.