Alright, this first bit of news comes from a pair of sources: Amazon.com and TheDigitalBits.com. Amazon is now taking pre-orders for Paramount’s DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Iron Man. There will be single-disc and two-disc special edition DVD releases (SRP $34.99 and $39.99), as well as a Blu-ray edition (SRP $39.99). The discs will street on 9/30 according to the retailer, confirming the Bits’ Rumor Mill report from a few weeks ago. Expect Marvel to make the official announcement about the Iron Man DVD release sometime during Comic-Con.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced the TV on DVD release of How I Met Your Mother: Season Three. The three-disc DVD collection includes all 20 episodes from season three plus bonus features including an unrated gag reel, Lily & Marshall’s honeymoon videos, Robin Sparkles music video, cast favorites featurette & select episode commentaries by the cast & show creators and more.
That ’70s Show, the series that launched the careers of Ashton Kutcher (What Happens in Vegas), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3), and Mila Kunis (Forgetting Sarah Marshall), will see an entire collection release this fall on October 14 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Dubbed “The Complete Series Stash Box,” all eight seasons on 32 discs will be housed in a retro record box. Not only will you get all 200 episodes in a nice collectible package but special to this release is a feature keepsake “Yearbook,” finale script signed by the cast and more.
Here is a look at the packaging:
Casino Royale is arriving to DVD in a new Collector’s Edition. But this isn’t the new-and-improved James Bond with Daniel Craig as the star. This is the 1967 Bond adventure with David Niven as the world famous secret agent. The DVD arrives on October 21 courtesy of MGM, to drum up publicity for the 22nd Bond picture, Quantum of Solace, which arrives in theaters on November 7. With appearances by Peter Sellers, Orson Welles, William Holden, and Woody Allen, fans of the Martini-drinking spy will enjoy listening to a commentary with James Bond historians Steven Jay Rubin and John Cork, 6 featurettes (The Making of Casino Royale, Bond, James Bond?, A 3 Ring Circus, More Directors, More Stars, The Big Climax, and It’s a Wrap!), a photo gallery, and the film’s theatrical trailer.
Just in time for Halloween, Sony Pictures delivers Zombie Strippers, starring Robert Englund and Jenna Jameson, on October 28. Available in rated and unrated editions and on Blu-ray, this instant cult classic. The two DVD versions come with a bonus digital copy of the film, two “making-of” featurettes, a commentary track with Director Jay Lee (The Slaughter), Jenna Jameson, Robert Englund and Joey Medina and deleted scenes. The Unrated DVD and the Blu-ray™ High-Def include exclusive, horrifying deleted scenes you have to see to believe. Features exclusive to the Blu-ray™ High-Def include the Titillation and Sass: Zombie Strippers Pop-Up Fact Track and a BD Live Enhancement which allows compatible Blu-ray players and Play Station 3 ™ to download exclusive content and previews.
To go along with the Halloween theme, Twentieth Century Fox will unleash Young Frankenstein on Blu-ray on October 7th. The disc comes with hours of brand new BD-exclusive bonus materials all presented in HD format. This includes picture-in-picture BonusView mode with all-new on-camera interviews with Brooks, Garr, Leachman and others, two new behind-the-scenes featurettes, over 25 minutes of never-before-seen deleted/extended scenes, on-screen trivia track, “The Brain Game” set-top game, interactive “Blucher Button” feature and an isolated score track. The Young Frankenstein Blu-ray Disc will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.98 U.S. / $49.98 Canada.