Mill Creek Entertainment let it be known this past week that they are primed for the post-Labor Period with not one, but two waves of priced-to-own DVD and Blu-ray collectibles.
The big news — or should we say, “the biggest news” — is the Oct. 4 release of Miami Vice: The Complete Series as both 20-disc Blu-ray and 20-disc DVD collections.
All 112 episodes of Miami Vice (running from the fall of 1984 trough May of 1989), teaming Don Johnson as detective James "Sonny" Crockett with Philip Michael Thomas as detective Ricardo Tubbs, are included is this prized collection.
But that’s not all that Mill Creek Entertainment has lined up for delivery to retail on Oct. 4. They’ve also got 16-disc Blu-ray and DVD sets prepped for David Hasselhoff’s Knight Rider: The Complete Series and a 15-disc DVD collection of the sci-fi thriller, Sliders: The Complete Series.
Not done yet!!! Oct. 4 is also the street date for Dinotopia: The Complete Series — which will be available as both 4-disc DVD and double-disc Blu-ray SKUs. Included in the collection is the Dinotopia: The Mini-Series Event from 2002 and the subsequent 13-episode television series, Dinotopia: The TV Series.
Shifting back to Sept. 6, Mill Creek Entertainment has its next double-feature Blu-ray Set to be released on July 19 is the first group in what appears to be a continuing trend of providing classic sci-fi and horror films on Blu-ray at affordable price point. This first pair of Blu-ray releases on July 19 are being launched under the William Castle Double Feature promotional banner (included are 13 Ghosts and 13 Frightened Girls and Homicidal and Mr. Sardonicus).
The Sept. 6 pair will be released as Hammer Films Double Features, and include the double feature of The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958, directed by Terence Fisher and starring Peter Cushing) and The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb (1964, directed by Michael Carreras), and the double-feature of The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960, directed by Terence Fisher and starring Christopher Lee) and The Gorgon (1964, Terence Fisher also directs and Christopher Lee is teamed with Peter Cushing).
Also tabbed for release as DVD product offerings on Sept. 6 are: Coach: Season One and Coach: Season Two (both are double-disc collections), Friday Night Lights: Season One (a four-disc set) and Friday Night Lights: Season Two (three discs) and Necessary Roughness: The Complete Series (a six-disc collection).
For more information on these priced-to-own DVD and Blu-ray selections from Mill Creek Entertainment please visit their website at: millcreekent.com.