As News 4 This Morning likes to do every Tuesday, we're going to highlight the major releases hitting DVD and Blu-Ray this week.
“Jack the Giant Slayer” (PG-13, New Line Home Video) – A more action-styled spin on the classic fairy tale, “Jack and the Beanstalk,” as a young man breaks down the barrier between the human world and a land of giants. The movie, which will be released on Blu-Ray and DVD and stars Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci and Bill Nighy.
“Movie 43” (R, 20th Century Fox) – A notoriously raunchy collection of crude comedic shorts, this variety film features an all-star cast of different actors and directors for each short. Some of the on-camera talent include such names as Emma Stone, Richard Gere, Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman and Kate Winslet.
“Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness – Volume 1: Good Croc, Bad Croc) – This single-disc DVD release features six episodes of the TV spin-off of the popular Kung Fu Panda animated features. These stories feature the latest adventures—and misadventures—of Po and the Furious Five. Voice talent includes Mick Wingert, Fred Tatasciore and Lucy Liu.