Emmy® Award Winner Laura Dern Stars in The Tale Available for Digital Download 7/2
Award-winning writer and director Jennifer Fox delivers a film based on her own childhood in The Tale, available for Digital Download on July 2nd. Premiering to rave reviews at Sundance 2018, the HBO film, starring Laura Dern (HBO’s Big Little Lies), is “an immense, brave and genuinely earth-shaking self-portrait” (Indiewire).
Based on Fox’s own haunting and shocking story, The Tale follows Jennifer (Laura Dern) as she faces life-altering questions after a short story she wrote for school at age 13 forces her to re-examine her first sexual relationship. Puncturing the insidious workings of unchecked power, she lays bare the mechanisms of memory – refashioned over time by a growing girl in order to not only survive, but to prevail.
“A landmark advance in the field of cinematic memoir,” (Variety) The Tale also
stars Isabelle Nélisse, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Ritter, Frances Conroy, John Heard, with Common and Ellen Burstyn.
THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 8 on Blu-ray & DVD 8/21
Worlds collide as “All Out War” breaks out between the factions when AMC’s blockbuster hit series “The Walking Dead”: The Complete Eighth Season arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital August 21 from Lionsgate. The explosive eighth season bridges the stories between “The Walking Dead” and its spinoff, “Fear the Walking Dead,” leading to a thrilling battle for freedom paved with casualties and tragedy. “The Walking Dead”: The Complete Eighth Season features an all-star cast and fan favorites, including:
- Andrew Lincoln (Love Actually, Heartbreaker, TV’s “Strike Back”)
- Norman Reedus (The Boondock Saints, Triple 9, Blade II)
- Chandler Riggs (Get Low, Mercy)
- Melissa McBride (The Mist, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys)
- Lauren Cohen (All Eyez On Me, The Boy)
- Danai Gurira (Black Panther, All Eyez On Me)
- Lennie James (Snatch, Lockout, Colombiana)
- Alanna Masterson (TV’s “Mistresses” and “Grey’s Anatomy”)
- Josh McDermitt (TV’s “Twin Peaks” and “Mad Men”)
- Seth Gilliam (Starship Troopers, TV’s “Teen Wolf”)
- Christian Serratos (The Twlight Saga, Flight 7500)
- Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Watchmen, TV’s “The Good Wife” and “Grey’s Anatomy”)
- Khary Payton (TV’s “Young Justice” and “The Lion Guard”)
Together with the Hilltop and the Kingdom, Rick and the Alexandrians bring “All Out War” to Negan and his forces. The Saviors are larger, better equipped, and ruthless, but Rick and the unified communities are fighting for the promise of a brighter future. The battle lines are drawn as they launch into a kinetic, action-packed offensive.
Take home “The Walking Dead”: The Complete Eighth Season and go behind the scenes with three audio commentaries (on episodes 803, 804, and 816) and three featurettes exclusive to the home entertainment release, offering an in-depth look at the making of the gripping eighth season. The home entertainment release also includes six extended episodes not seen in the original broadcast. The Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $80.99 and $70.98, respectively.
BLU-RAY / DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
- Audio Commentaries
- Episode 803 Commentary: Executive Producer Scott Gimple and Writer Matt Negrete
- Episode 804 Commentary: Executive Producer Scott Gimple and Director Dan Liu
- Episode 816 Commentary: Executive Producer Scott Gimple and Writer Angela Kang
- “Carl Grimes: Leaving a Legacy” Featurette
- “In Memoriam” Featurette
- “The Price of War” Featurette
Jurassic World’s Opening Weekend Gets 1 Million AR Moviebills at Regal
On June 22, Regal moviegoers will be able to experience another MOVIEBILL, this time tailor-made for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Moviebill’s editorial team has been working in tandem with Universal to create an edition that celebrates the franchise and provides an unparalleled experience utilizing augmented reality (AR) technology that is paired with in-depth commentary. This new edition is exclusive to Regal moviegoers who attend the opening weekend of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, in theaters on June 22.
The Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Moviebill will feature exclusive interviews (in print and AR format) with star Bryce Dallas Howard and director J.A. Bayona, along with an AR welcome message from star Chris Pratt. The interactive centerfold activates a premium AR experience that allows fans to enter a “dino-lab” and bring to life an array of 3-D dinosaurs. The experience includes a sample of the dinosaurs that players can collect and battle in Jurassic World Alive, the location-based AR mobile game developed by Ludia, in partnership with Universal. The edition is packed with stories and film insights from cast and crew across 28 pages of collectible content and games.
Universal Pictures commissioned the cover art exclusively for Moviebill, which also includes other exclusive illustrations and images such as a never-before-seen image of filmmakers and the cast on set of the original Jurassic Park..
This ultimate guide will be available for free to Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ticket holders. The Regal mobile app will continue to host Moviebill’s image-recognition technology, which brings the AR content to life for more than 9 million users. The Jurassic World issue is released on the heels of the app’s initial launch for AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR, when 1 million copies were distributed within three days; the app has achieved close to 3 million scans to-date.
“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the most immersive Jurassic film to date. We can’t wait for fans to see what we’ve put together and be able to experience the magic of bringing dinosaurs back to life,” said James Andrew Felts and Matthew Shreder, co-founders of Moviebill.
Moviebill’s next edition will be for MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT in July.
Opening Credits: DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants premieres on Netflix July 13
Get ready for a world of pranks, super villains, and your favorite underwear-wielding superhero in the Netflix original series DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants premiering July 13. George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two best buds who share a love of comic books and practical jokes – and a strong dislike for their cranky, fun-hating school principal, Mr. Krupp. When their over-the-top pranks get out of hand, the boys unleash their creative superpowers by transforming Krupp into the bumbling, briefs-baring superhero, Captain Underpants! The future of Jerome Horwitz Elementary is always in jeopardy, and it’s up to two prank-loving fourth graders and one goofy caped crusader to save it. What could possibly go wrong?
From Peabody Award and Emmy-winning executive producer Peter Hastings, the series is based on the epic novels by Dav Pilkey that have sold more than 70 million copies worldwide. Pilkey himself has praised the show saying “I binge-watched all of the episodes in one afternoon…I couldn’t help myself. Peter Hastings has totally captured the craziness and heart of the Captain Underpants multiverse and I hope everybody will love the show as much as I do. Kids have been asking for more Captain Underpants books for years, and to me it feels like we are getting brand-new books— except they’re animated!”
DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants stars both established and emerging voice talent including Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings, “Stranger Things“, The Goonies) as the series’ narrator, Nat Faxon (“Ben and Kate”, “Married”) as Captain Underpants/Mr. Krupp, as well as young actors Jay Gragnani and Ramone Hamilton who voice best pals, George Beard and Harold Hutchins. The lively cast comes together to bring Pilkey’s classic, fun-filled creation to life. Below is a link to both opening credits and artwork for the release.
DREAMWORKS THE EPIC TALES OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS
From Executive Producer Peter Hastings
Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings, “Stranger Things”) as The Narrator
Nat Faxon (“Ben and Kate”, “Married”) as Captain Underpants/Mr. Krupp
Jay Gragnani (“Bubble Guppies”) as George Beard
Ramone Hamilton (“Will & Grace”) as Harold Hutchins
David Koechner (Anchorman) as Mr. Meaner
Tress MacNeille (“The Simpsons”, “VeggieTales in the House”) as Ms. Hurd
Laraine Newman (“DreamWorks Trollhunters”)as Ms. Tara Ribble
Stephen Root (“Barry”, “King of the Hill”) as Mr. Morty Fyde
Jorge Diaz (“Elena of Avalor”) as Melvin Sneedly
Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers) as Melvin’s mom
Erica Lutrell (“Salvation”, “Steven Universe”) as Erica Wang
Dayci Brookshire (“Home Adventures with Tip & Oh”) as Jessica Gordon
Evan Kishiyama (“Mickey and the Roadster Racers”) as Steve “Gooch” Yamaguchi
Lionsgate Announce: Power Rangers Ninja Steel: The Complete Season arrives to DVD and Digital August 14
Celebrate the 25-year-old global pop-culture phenomenon and morph into action with “Power Rangers Ninja Steel: The Complete Season,” arriving on DVD and Digital August 14 from Lionsgate. The 3-DVD set will include a printed excerpt from Boom! Studios’ 25th-Anniversary Artist Tribute Book, and will feature all-new box art exclusive to the home entertainment release by illustrator and comic artist George Caltsoudas (TV’s “Batman: The Animated Series” and the graphic novel “Star Trek: Boldly Go”). The “Power Rangers Ninja Steel: The Complete Season” DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.
Deep in space, Galvanax is the reigning champion of the most popular intergalactic game show in the universe, “Galaxy Warriors,” in which monsters battle to prove who is the mightiest warrior.
Galvanax is determined to become invincible by controlling the mythical Ninja Nexus Prism, which
contains six supernatural Ninja Power Stars. The only thing standing in his way is a new team of
heroic teenage Power Rangers who possess it. The evil Galvanax sends his warrior contestants down to Earth to steal the Ninja Power Stars, where each epic battle against the Power Rangers is broadcast throughout the universe. Together, the Power Rangers must master their arsenal of Ninja Power Stars, Zords, and Megazords — each made of legendary Ninja Steel — in order to stop this evil threat and save Earth from destruction.
William Shewfelt as Brody Romero, the Red Ninja Steel Ranger
Nico Greetham as Calvin Maxwell, the Yellow Ninja Steel Ranger
Zoe Robins as Hayley Foster, the White Ninja Steel Ranger
Peter Sudarso as Preston Tien, the Blue Ninja Steel Ranger
Chrysti Anne as Sarah Thompson, the Pink Ninja Steel Ranger
Jordi Webber as Aiden Romero/Levi Weston, the Gold Ninja Steel Ranger
GAME OF THRONES Cast Autographed Stamps to be Auctioned for Charity
King of Waltz, ANDRÉ RIEU: ‘AMORE, MY TRIBUTE TO LOVE’ in Select Theaters For One Night Only 8/28
Shout! Factory TV Presents Summer of Fear Lineup Launching July 1
- 1 Emmy® Award Winner Laura Dern Stars in The Tale Available for Digital Download 7/2
- 2 THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 8 on Blu-ray & DVD 8/21
- 3 Jurassic World’s Opening Weekend Gets 1 Million AR Moviebills at Regal
- 4 Opening Credits: DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants premieres on Netflix July 13
- 5 Lionsgate Announce: Power Rangers Ninja Steel: The Complete Season arrives to DVD and Digital August 14
- 6 GAME OF THRONES Cast Autographed Stamps to be Auctioned for Charity
- 7 King of Waltz, ANDRÉ RIEU: ‘AMORE, MY TRIBUTE TO LOVE’ in Select Theaters For One Night Only 8/28
- 8 Shout! Factory TV Presents Summer of Fear Lineup Launching July 1
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