Upcoming DVD Releases

COMING ON 1/11/2022:
* Cobra Kai – Season 3 (Sony)
$30.99 SRP DVD

—–After the fallout from the school brawl, Daniel and Johnny team up to mend the tension between their students. Daniel travels to Japan to promote his failing dealership business and reunites with old friends, while Johnny helps Miguel recover after he wakes from his coma. With Daniel and Johnny otherwise occupied, the students of Cobra Kai grow stronger and more violent under their sensei John Kreese. Cast: Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler, Xolo Mariduena, Tanner Buchanan, Elisabeth Shue, Mary Mouser, Jacob Bertrand, Nichole Brown, Gianni Decenzo, Owen Morgan, Hannah Kepple, Martin Kove, Griffin Santopietro, Vanessa Rubio. 2-disc set.
COMING ON 2/1/2022:
* The Batman – The Complete Series (Warner)
$69.99 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: Digital Copy, The Dark Dynasty Continues (New Featurette) – Explore the relationship between The Batman and his allies as he evolves from mysterious vigilante to the World’s Greatest Detective, Joining Forces: The Batman’s Legendary Team-Ups (Featurette) – How the series’ producers adapted the DC “Team-Up-Tales” approach from the comic books to the screen, The Batman Junior Detective Challenge (Quiz) – Alfred tests your detective skills with The Batman: The Complete Series challenge, The Batman Junior Detective Exam: Level 2 (Quiz) – Pass The Batman test of knowledge with the level 2 exam, Building Batman (Featurette) – Detective Ellen Yin investigates The Batman’s true identity, Gotham PD Case Files (Featurette) – Highly confidential profiles of The Batman’s most dastardly foes, New Look…New Direction…New Knight (Featurette) – Go behind the scenes to explore the development of The Batman television series, The Batman: Season 3 Unmasked (Featurette) – Supervising Producer Duane Capizzi talks about the animated series, The Batman: Season 4 Unmasked (Featurette) – A behind the scenes look into the making of Season 4
—–The early years of the Caped Crusader get a closer examination as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings the fully-remastered The Batman: The Complete Series to Blu-ray for the very first time. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the six-time Emmy Award-winning series premiered on September 11, 2004 on Kids’ WB before eventually shifting to Cartoon Network for subsequent seasons. The Batman: The Complete Series follows 20-something-year-old Bruce Wayne’s early adventures as he balances his daytime persona as a bachelor billionaire with his nighttime guise as a caped crimefighter. Along the way, Batman is joined by allies Robin and Batgirl as they combat Gotham City’s Rogues’ Gallery, including updated versions of his familiar foes as well as a bevy of rarely seen villains like Killer Moth and The Everywhere Man. Join one of the most complex and intriguing characters in comic book history for action-packed super heroic adventures that test the limits of this legendary character’s extraordinary physical prowess and super-sleuthing skills. Rino Romano (Spider-Man Unlimited, Curious George) heads the cast as the voice of Bruce Wayne/Batman. Romano is joined by Evan Sabara (The Polar Express) as Dick Grayson/Robin, Danielle Judovits (Naruto: Shippûden) as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl, Kevin Michael Richardson (The Simpsons, American Dad!) as the Joker, Ming-Na Wen (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Book of Boba Fett) as Detective Ellen Yin, Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) as The Penguin, Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption, Dexter: New Blood) as Mr. Freeze, Alastair Duncan (Batman: The Long Halloween) as Alfred, Gina Gershon (Face/Off, Showgirls) as Catwoman, Jason Marsden (Transformers: Rescue Bots, Young Justice) as Firefly, Steve Harris (The Practice) as Detective Ethan Bennett/Clayface, Mitch Pileggi (The X-Files) as Commissioner James Gordon, and Adam West (Batman) as Mayor Grange. Stars of cinema and primetime television populate the voice cast, which featured Louis Gossett Jr. (Lucius Fox), Mark Hamill (Tony Zucco), Chris Pratt (Jake), Dana Delany (Lois Lane), Ron Perlman (Killer Croc), George Newbern (Superman), Brooke Shields (Julie), Robert Englund (The Riddler), Brandon Routh (Everywhere Man), Peter MacNicol (Dr. Kirk Langstrom), Frank Gorshin (Hugo Strange), Diedrich Bader (Captain Slash), Patrick Warburton (Cash Tankinson), Jerry O’Connell (Nightwing), Dorian Harewood (Martian Manhunter), Billie Hayes (Georgia), Wallace Langham (Basil Karlo), Gwendoline Yeo (Mercy Graves), Edward James Olmos (Chief Angel Rojas), Christopher Gorham (William Mallery), Xander Berkeley (Paul), James Remar (Black Mask), John Larroquette (Mirror Master), Patton Oswalt (Cosmo Krank), Fred Willard (Instructor), Robert Patrick (Hawkman), Dermot Mulroney (Green Lantern), Keone Young (Hideo Katsu), Ian Abercrombie (Ewan), Dave Foley (Francis Grey), Miguel Ferrer (Sinestro), Henry Gibson (Bagley), Edie McClurg (Mrs. Brown), David Faustino (David), Kevin Grevioux (Solomon Grundy) and Glenn Shadix (Artie Brown). In addition, the series featured a who’s who of popular actors destined for the voice actor hall of fame, including Phil LaMarr, Hynden Walch, Kevin Conroy, Jeff Bennett, Daran Norris, Lex Lang, Dan Castellaneta, Grey Griffin, Charlie Schlatter, Will Friedle, Townsend Coleman, Kath Soucie, Peter Jessop, Rob Paulsen, Maurice LaMarche, Jim Meskimen, Jim Cummings, Jennifer Hale, John DiMaggio, Cathy Cavadini, Bumper Robinson, Dee Bradley Baker, Carlos Alazraqui and Patrick Seitz. 6-disc set.
NOTE: this “Complete Series” title has been announced for Blu-ray Disc only, and not for DVD format. And it has never been previously been released in DVD format, either. However, all five seasons were released on DVD as season sets between 2006 and 2008
COMING ON 2/8/2022:
* Stargirl – The Complete 2nd Season (Warner)
DVD; Blu-ray

EXTRAS: Digital Copy (Blu-ray only)
—–DC’s Stargirl follows Courtney Whitmore, a bright high school student who’s taken on the legacy of the legendary Starman to become leader of a new generation of superheroes – the Justice Society of America. In season two, Courtney, her stepfather and her JSA friends take on two of DC’s most frightening adversaries: the dark entity known as Eclipso, and the powerful immortal known as The Shade. Brec Bassinger, Yvette Monreal, Anjelika Washington, Cameron Gellman, Trae Romano, Jake Austin Walker, Hunter Sansone, Meg DeLacy, Neil Jackson, Christopher James Baker, Amy Smart, Luke Wilson, and more. 3-disc set in either format.
COMING ON 2/15/2022:
* Doctor Who – The Complete 13th Series: Flux (BBC/Warner)
$29.98 SRP DVD; $39.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–She’s back. The Thirteenth Doctor is returning for the thirteenth series, a six-part Event Serial. Since their last epic battle in Revolution of the Daleks, the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and Yaz (Mandip Gill) have been exploring the universe together…but with the Doctor now questioning everything about her past, she will undoubtedly be searching for answers. This adrenaline-fueled, universe-spanning series will also see an addition to the TARDIS with actor and comedian John Bishop (Accused) joining the cast as Dan Lewis. Dan will quickly learn there’s more to the Universe than he could ever believe. Jacob Anderson (Game of Thrones {“Grey Worm”}, Broadchurch) is also set to make his debut on Doctor Who as recurring character, Vinder. Jacob’s new role will see him join forces with the Doctor, Yaz, and Dan as the Doctor faces her biggest-ever adventure. Series 13 will introduce some terrifying new adversaries, and the return of truly iconic old enemies. Expect action, fun, scares, and extraordinary new worlds as the Doctor and her friends confront a deadly evil.
NOTE: this is an update to the announcement we posted in our Roundup two weeks ago (the street date has been pushed back a week, and the DVD version’s list price is now five dollars lesser than Amazon previous had shown); the attached cover art is not finalized yet, and could be subject to change

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