Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has teamed with Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas to celebrate the Blu-ray and digital release of Deadpool 2: Super Duper Cut.
The promotion includes a specialty room package, themed food and beverages, an all-day “Deadpool 2 Super Duper Pool Party” and a free exclusive movie screening at The Scene Pool Deck.
Deadpool 2: Super Duper Cut is available now on digital and comes out on Blu-ray Aug. 21.
The pool party takes place Aug. 18 and includes a live DJ, movie trivia, costumes, giveaways and more beginning around noon. Themed food and drinks include Deadpool 2 pizza adorned with pepperoni and olives to resemble the classic character. A free screening of Deadpool 2: Super Duper Cut takes place at 8 p.m. The parties are free and open to the public. Guests must be 21 and over to attend.
The hotel’s Heart Bar will feature Deadpool’s favorite cocktail – The Sea Breeze. Café Hollywood will offer a specialty fruity cocktail, garnished with a chocolate strawberry, decorated to resemble Deadpool’s mask as well as a Deadpool-inspired milkshake. Both food specials are available through the end of August.
The “Deadpool Hotel & Pool Package” includes two free passes for the FlowRider attraction at The Scene Pool Deck and a $25 pool credit that can be used towards food and drink. Packages can be booked at caesars.com using code: IMPOL. For more information, visit planethollywoodresort.com.
Fox is hosting a “Deadpool and Friends’ Believe in Your Selfie Museum,” a limited run photo op pop-up, in New York City’s West Village to celebrate the home entertainment release of the Deadpool 2 Super Duper $@%!#& Cut.
The title comes out on digital (including Movies Anywhere) Aug. 7 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD Aug. 21.
Nine distinct photo ops give fans the chance to take selfies recalling some of the Deadpool’s favorite things — from unicorns and rainbows to his X-Force members. Fans can dive into Colossus’s foam pit and see what they would look like with a pair of freakishly small toddler legs.
The pop-up, taking place Aug. 8-9 from noon to 8 p.m. and Aug. 10-11 from noon to 9 p.m., is located at 356 W. 12th Street.
Admission is free but limited. Guests (ages 18 and up) must register for an appointment in advance at https://dp2museum.eventbrite.com. There will be a standby line on-site (admission not guaranteed). Standby guests will be accommodated on a first come, first serve basis as space allows.
The Deadpool 2 Super Duper $@%!#& Cut includes 15 minutes of extra footage.
Television series seasons from “The X-Files,” “The Gifted,” “9-1-1” and “The Resident” are coming out on Blu-ray and DVD this fall from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
The next chapter of The X-Files: Season 11 is due Sept. 18 on Blu-ray and DVD. The 10-episode installment of the series features David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson returning as FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully investigating unsolved cases rife with government conspiracies, unexplainable mysteries and alien cover-ups. Mulder and Scully’s pursuit of the truth continues with a search for their long-lost son. Blu-ray special features include the featurettes “Solve for X: Constructing Season 11” and “Implanted Memories: 25 Years of The X-Files.” Special features on both the Blu-ray and DVD releases include a gag reel, “Conversation on the Fox Lot,” “The Scully Effect,” “Green Production,” commentary on “Kitten” and commentary on “My Struggle IV.”
Season one of the procedural drama “9-1-1” comes out on disc Sept. 25. It explores the high-pressure experiences of police officers, paramedics and firefighters and stars Angela Bassett, Peter Krause and Connie Britton.
The Gifted Season 1 hits disc Sept. 25. The series tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family seeks help from an underground network of mutants. Set within the “X-Men” universe, the series stars Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Natalie Alyn Lind and Percy Hynes White.
The Resident Season 1, due Oct. 2 on disc, stars Matt Czuchry (“The Good Wife”) in a medical drama that focuses on the final years of a young doctor’s training.
The sports film The Miracle Season, starring Helen Hunt, will come out on DVD and digital July 31 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and LD Entertainment.
Based on the true story, the film follows the Iowa City West High School girls’ volleyball team as they struggle to compete after the tragic death of their star player, Caroline “Line” Found. They are assisted by a tough-love coach (Hunt) and Caroline’s iron-willed father (William Hurt).
Special features include the featurette “Star Player,” promotional trailers and a photo gallery.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has set a May 22 release date for Red Sparrow, a suspense-driven spy drama starring Jennifer Lawrence.
The film will be released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray Disc, and DVD.
As of April 15, Red Sparrow has earned $46.5 million in U.S. theaters.
Lawrence portrays Dominika, a former ballerina forced to enter Sparrow School, a secret government program that thrusts her into a treacherous espionage game between Russia and the CIA. She emerges trained as a lethal agent, but is trapped in a world she desperately wants to escape.
The film was directed by Francis Lawrence (Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Mockingjay Parts 1 & 2) and features a supporting cast that includes Joel Edgerton, Jeremy Irons, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mary-Louise Parker, Charlotte Rampling and Joely Richardson. Bonus material takes viewers inside the making of the film, exploring source material with the author, cast and director commentary, deleted scenes and more.
All three disc releases comes with director commentary and deleted scenes (with optional commentary by director Lawrence). The 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Disc also include the following:
Maze Runner: The Death Cure, the final installment in the series based on the books, will be released on digital and Movies Anywhere April 10 and 4K Ultra HD Disc, Blu-ray Disc and DVD April 24 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
The film earned $57.4 million at the box office.
Fans who purchase Maze Runner: The Death Cure on disc will get an exclusive 24-page prequel origins comic book written by screenwriter T.S. Nowlin. The trilogy boxed set, also due April 24 on Blu-ray and DVD, includes the three films in the series and the exclusive comic book. The Blu-ray trilogy will include an exclusive bandana chosen by fans.
In the conclusion to the “Maze Runner” saga, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final mission. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all.
Release special features include:
Four featurettes, “The Final Run,” “Dystopia,” “Allies Reunited,” “A Look Back” and “Going Out on Top” (Blu-ray and digital only);
Deleted and extended scenes with optional audio commentary by Wes Ball, T.S. Nowlin and Joe Hartwick Jr. (Blu-ray and digital only);
A gag reel (Blu-ray and digital only);
Visual effects with optional commentary (Blu-ray and digital only);
Audio commentary by Wes Ball, T.S. Nowlin and Joe Hartwick Jr. (on DVD, Blu-ray, UHD, and digital, but not boxed set); and
Picture gallery of more than 300 images (Blu-ray and digital).
Twentieth Century Fox in March will release two season sets of acclaimed FX TV series on DVD only.
Season 8 of “Archer” will be issued on disc on March 20, followed a week later, on March 27, by season five of “The Americans.”’
The eighth season of “Archer,” known as Archer: Dreamland, consists of eight episodes, with a total run time of 173 minutes. The animated series revolves around secret agent Archer, who in season eight — the first to air on FX sister channel FXX — is cast as a sleuth in 1940s Los Angeles searching for his partner’s killer. The DVD set includes audio commentary on the episodes “No Good Deed,” “Ladyfingers” and “Auflosung” by Amber Nash, Lucky Yates and Casey Willis.
“The Americans” DVD set consists of 13 episodes that aired on FX from March 7 to May 30, 2017 — a total of 585 minutes of programming. The series, set in Cold War America during the early 1980s, stars Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys as two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple living in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., with their two children. The DVD set includes deleted scenes, a gag reel and previews.
Video and Audio Center held a gala opening party Jan. 25 for its new flagship showcase store in the Westfield Century City mall. Video and Audio Center has been introducing new technologies for more than 34 years, and its new store is a new retail concept focused on the customer experience, with towering wall displays and interactive product exhibits.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has set release dates for Ferdinand, the 3D computer-animated comedy-drama adventure movie from the creators of Ice Age and Rio.
The film, based on Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson’s children’s book The Story of Ferdinand, will be available digitally on Feb. 27 through Movies Anywhere and is set for release on DVD, Blu-ray Disc and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc on March 13.
Ferdinand, which grossed just under $80 million in U.S. theaters, was released theatrically in mid-December 2017. It was produced by Blue Sky Studios, Davis Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Animation.
The film is centered around the title character, a giant bull who is torn from his home after being mistaken for a dangerous beast. He bands together with a team of misfit friends in his quest to return home.