Hobo with a Shotgun, the 2011 film directed by Jason Eisener and based on the Grindhouse trailer of the same name will be released this July 5, 2011. A fake trailer made for an international contest to promote the release of Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s double feature Grindhouse started this project. The trailer won the contest and was shown during the Grindhouse film in some Canadian theatres. Filmed last year in Halifax last April, it made it’s debut at this years Sundance Film Festival.
Extras on the 2-disc DVD and Blu-ray will include a commentary with director Jason Eisener and Rutger Hauer, a second commentary with the director, producer, writer, and David Brunt from the original Hobo with a Shotgun, deleted scenes, an alternate ending, video blogs, featurettes (“More Blood, More Heart: The Making of Hobo with a Shotgun”, “HDNet: A Look at Hobo with a Shotgun”), a Faux Trailer Contest Winner, TV spots, trailers, and more.
More superhero love coming your way on Blu-ray this year. The Superman films are coming out this June with the Extended and Donner Cuts included. You can read all the details on the release by clicking HERE. Now if only Supergirl would come out next. I’m a completest so I have to get it too even if it isn’t that great.
Warner Home Video has announced a Blu-ray release of Superman: The Motion Picture Anthology for June 7th. The 8-disc release will include Superman The Movie, Superman The Movie: Expanded Edition, Superman II, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman III, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace and Superman Returns – all for the first time with DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio.
Captain America: The First Avenger is coming out this summer and is sure to be a great movie but back in 1990 Marvel released a Direct-to-Video Captain America movie. Starring Matt Salinger as Captain America, the movie follows Steve Rogers becoming Captain America during World War II to battle the Red Skull, being frozen in ice, and subsequently being revived to save the President of the United States from a crime family that dislikes his environmentalist polices. You can check out the original trailer for the movie on YouTube below.
The 1990 movie version of Captain America is coming up on Blu-ray in May, just in time for the theatrical release of Captain America: The First Avenger. The movie will be presented in a director’s cut with 30 additional minutes of footage. According to director Albert Pyun, it will be “more character-oriented and less super hero action.”
Another one of my favorite shows that was on the verge of being dropped has been renewed. Executive Producer Joel Wyman posted a tweet last night saying: “Fringe was picked up!!!! Thanks Fringedom!” This has since been verified online by Fox. So Fringe will be back for a 22-episode fourth season next year.
The first full length trailer for Paramount Pictures and Marvel Studios upcoming film Captain America: The First Avenger Trailer is now online. Check it out below: