‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,’ ‘Chicago’ and More Debut on Home Entertainment



Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Action, Adventure, Drama)

The legacy continues with Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” debuting on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD Tuesday, Feb. 7. The movie is also now available on Digital and streaming on Disney+.

In “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and the mighty Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba) fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers in the wake of the death of their beloved King T’Challa. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett K. Ross (Martin Freeman) if they are to forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.

The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and Digital releases feature exclusive bonus content “Black Panther” fans won’t want to miss, including four deleted scenes, a two-and-a-half-minute gag reel and an audio commentary by esteemed filmmakers Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole and Autumn Durald Arkapaw. Viewers can also go behind the scenes of the making of the five-time Academy Award-nominated film with the “Envisioning Two Worlds” featurette, and explore what legacy ultimately means in Wakanda and how it will resonate with MCU viewers for years to come in “Passing the Mantle.”

Collectors will find two limited-edition SteelBook designs exclusively at Best Buy as well. Artist Dorothea Taylor designed one SteelBook that highlights the Wakanda warriors and Orlando Arocena recreated the vibrant world of Talokan for the other. Additionally, Walmart will offer an exclusive 4K Ultra HD edition of the film with custom artwork and a limited-edition Black Panther enamel pin.

Chicago (Comedy, Crime, Musical)

Winner of six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, director Rob Marshall’s musical sensation “Chicago” celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with a new, limited-edition Blu-ray SteelBook, arriving Tuesday, Feb. 7, from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Originally released wide on Jan. 24, 2003, “Chicago” was nominated for 13 Academy Awards and won not only Best Picture, but also Best Supporting Actress for Catherine Zeta-Jones, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing and Best Sound.

A thrilling adaptation of the Broadway musical, the film boasts sensational performances from Zeta-Jones, Renée Zellweger, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, John C. Reilly, Christine Baranski and more.  Filled with electrifying musical numbers, wildly entertaining satire and plenty of razzle dazzle, “Chicago” remains a must-see cinematic spectacle.

The limited-edition Blu-ray SteelBook includes access to a Digital copy of the film and boasts more than 3 hours of legacy bonus content, including commentary with director Rob Marshall and screenwriter Bill Condon, an extensive look at the film with cast and crew interviews and 13 extended musical performances. Viewers can watch rehearsals for “Cell Block Tango” and “We Both Reached for the Gun,” learn how the Broadway musical was adapted for the screen in “Bringing ‘Chicago’ to Life” and much, much more.


Fear the Walking Dead: The Complete Seventh Season (Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi)

The follow-up to the world’s most in-demand TV series, “The Walking Dead,” “Fear the Walking Dead: The Complete Seventh Season” is now available on Blu-ray and DVD from Lionsgate.

Teddy (John Glover) brought about his vision of “The End” when he detonated nuclear warheads across the Texas landscape, but it will be up to the survivors to decide what “The Beginning” will look like. In this world devoid of light and hope, where the outside air is just as deadly as the walkers they face, the ones who lived will find out who they really are and what they’re really made of. Some will rise to the occasion. Others will find a new purpose. Still, others will redefine themselves — even if it comes at a terrible cost to those they once considered family.

Three audio commentaries are included on the release: one on Episode 701 and one on Episode 716 with executive producers and co-showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, and one on Episode 703 with actress Jenna Elfman and writers Nick Bernardone and Jacob Pinion.

Mickey & Minnie 10 Classic Shorts — Volume 1 (Animation, Comedy, Short)

Celebrate 100 magical years of Disney with Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Mickey & Minnie 10 Classic Shorts – Volume 1,” available now on Digital and for purchase on Blu-ray and DVD Tuesday, Feb. 7.

The collectible compilation of 10 animated shorts features all-new introductions from Mickey and Minnie for each classic cartoon. Included is the iconic “Steamboat Willie,” the first cartoon with synchronized sound, in which the character of Mickey Mouse was first introduced as a deckhand on a riverboat commanded by the tyrannical Captain Pete. Also included is “Brave Little Tailor,” featuring Mickey as a medieval tailor given a daunting task. In “Mickey’s Delayed Date,” the tardy mouse relies on his faithful pup Pluto to get him to a dance with Minnie. “Hawaiian Holiday” finds Mickey and his pals vacationing on a beautiful island. Then along with friends, Mickey and Minnie glide through a romantic date on a frozen river in “On Ice.”

Five more delightful stories that have entertained generations of children and adults alike are also featured in this legacy collection, part of the planned releases coming in 2023 to celebrate Disney’s 100th anniversary.