New Release Blu-ray Announcements
The Hunger Games (August 18)
- "The World is Watching: Making of The Hunger Games" - an eight-part documentary covering the "making of" the film in all aspects from the pre-production process all the way through the theatrical release and fan reactions
- "Game Maker: Suzanne Collins and The Hunger Games Phenomenom" featurette
- "Letters from the Rose Garden" featurette - insights from Donald Sutherland on the development of his role as President Snow
- "Controlling the Games" featurette - stories and concepts behind creating the control center
- "A Conversation with Gary Ross and Elvis Mitchell"
- Propaganda Film (in its entirety)
- Marketing Archive
- "Preparing for The Games: A Director's Process"
The Avengers (September 25)
- Audio Commentary by Joss Whedon
- Marvel One-Shot: Item 47
- Disney's Second Screen
- Gag Reel
- Deleted Scenes: Alternate Opening, Maria Hill Interrogation, Extended Scene - Loki & Barton Strategize, Steve Rogers - Man Out of Time, Nick Fury and World Security Council, Extended, Viaduct Fight - Raw Footage, Fury & Hill Discuss the World Security Council, Extended Scene - Banner and Security Guard, Alternate Ending - Maria Hill Interrogation
- Featurettes: A Visual Journey, Assembling the Ultimate Team
- Soundgarden Music Video - "Live to Rise"
Catalog Release Blu-ray Announcements
Also announced, but without cover art: Death Wish II, Death Wish 3, Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (All on August 14), The Great Mouse Detective: Special Edition (September 18).
DVD Only Release Announcements
Heads up: Amazon has launched a new Movies On Demand initiative to print movies never on wide release DVD to order. They currently have access to some 2,000 titles from the catalogs of Disney, Sony, Warner Brothers, Lionsgate, Universal, Fox, and MGM. Several of these studios have had their own equivalent services in the past, Amazon is just make the process as painless as possible. Check out the Never On DVD Storefront to start browsing. [via Slashfilm]