Acorn TV, Sundance Now and UMC have unveiled the details of their upcoming DVD and Blu-Ray releases including an Agathie Christie adaptation, accalimed crime proceduarals, twisty dramas and more. Get all the details on this packed lineup below:
A HOUSE DIVIDED: SEASON 2
Street Date: 9/15/20
The return of the hit UMC original series about the saga of the wealthy Sanders family follows the clan as they deal with the ongoing consequences of their matriarch’s death, the mistress’ scheme to take her place, and new power struggles for dominance of the family business. Demetria McKinney (Motherland, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne), Lawrence Hilton Jacobs (The Jacksons: An American Dream, Welcome Back Kotter), Paula Jai Parker (Ray Donovan, True Blood), Brad James (Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse) and Art Evans (Die Hard 2, Fright Night) star in the popular series. LisaRaye McCoy and Parker McKenna Posey join the cast, bringing a new level of scandalous secrets and juicy storylines to the latest season.
Street Date: 9/22/20
Estranged Swedish identical twins Siri and Helena (Josefin Asplund in a dual role, Vikings, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) have always had a complex relationship. When Helena receives an invitation to visit Siri at an exclusive residential sanatorium in the breathtaking and picturesque Alps, she is reluctant but figures it will be a nice break from her monotonous life. Despite the peacefulness of the clinic, Helena refuses Siri’s plea for help in taking care of some business and to swap places for a few days but ends up waking up to find Siri gone. Soon she realizes that Siri isn’t coming back, and that the clinic is far from a place of recovery; it’s a facility for studying psychopaths. The series also stars Matthew Modine (Stranger Things, The Dark Knight Rises) as a manipulative doctor.
AGATHA CHRISTIE’S DEATH ON THE NILE
Street Date: 9/29/20 (Also available on Blu-Ray)
Adaptation of the beloved Agatha Christie mystery with David Suchet (His Dark Materials), Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins Returns, The Devil Wears Prada), and James Fox (Sherlock Holmes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). A wealthy American heiress honeymooning on a Nile cruise ship is stalked by a former friend, whose boyfriend she had stolen before making him her new husband.
BALTHAZAR: SERIES 2
Street Date: 10/6/20
Akin to American forensic favorites such as Castle, The Mentalist, and Bones, this acclaimed procedural follows the suave, smart, and somewhat strange, Raphaël Balthazar (Tomer Sisley, Messiah, We’re The Millers) who can make the dead speak like no one else to solve the city’s most disturbing crimes. But there’s one case that continues to haunt him—the murder of his wife over a decade ago.
Street Date: 10/6/20
Erica (Ashley A. Williams) and Eric Cross (fitness guru Jeff Logan) are two siblings on a quest to save the women in their neighborhood from a sex trafficking ring that’s taken over Dr. Erica’s hospital emergency room and shaken up the streets ran by “The Heights” kingpin, Eric. Haunted by their past, the twins set down a path of their unique brand of vigilante justice. Also starring Darrin Dewitt Henson (Soul Food), Jasmine Burke (Star, Saints & Sinners), and Tremayne Norris (Games People Play).
Street Date: 10/13/20
Five very modern mothers juggle the big issues of love, family, careers, infidelity…and murder. When their lives collide following a series of shocking events, they will learn that life can get a whole lot more complicated, more outrageous—and a whole lot more fun—than they ever imagined. This twisty series boasts an “excellent cast” (Decider) featuring Tess Haubrich (Treadstone), Mandy McElhinney (Love Child), Jessica Tovey (Wonderland), Shalom Brune-Franklin (The Heart Guy), Daniel MacPherson (Strike Back), and Don Hany (East West 101), with guest star Golden Globe® nominee Melissa George (In Treatment, The Good Wife).
HIDDEN: SERIES 2
Street Date: 10/27/20
Detectives Cadi John (Sian Reese-Williams, Line of Duty) and Owen Vaughan (Sion Alun Davies, Requiem) investigate the brutal murder of a former schoolteacher, but a group of local teenagers knows more about what happened than they are letting on in this compelling Welsh drama
MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES: COMPLETE COLLECTION
Street Date: 11/3/20 (Also available on Blu-Ray)
To the dismay of Detective Inspector Jack Robinson (Nathan Page, The Secret Life of Us), glamorous amateur detective Phryne Fisher’s (Essie Davis, The Babadook) investigations take her through back alleys, jazz clubs, and shady neighborhoods. Ignoring the dangers all around her, she glides through life determined to enjoy every moment. But beneath her devil-may-care attitude, Phryne hides ghosts from the past that continue to haunt her. The Complete Collection includes Series 1-3, acclaimed film Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears, and an exclusive Miss Fisher magnetic doll set.
CRAIG ROSS JR.’S MONOGAMY: SEASON 1
Street Date: 11/3/20
Four troubled couples sign up for an experiment called “swap therapy” in order to determine if their relationships are worth saving or if they should walk away from their spouses for good and move on to someone new. Starring Brian White (Ray Donovan, Ambitions), Jill Marie Jones (Girlfriends), Vanessa Simmons (Growing Up Hip Hop), Darius McCrary (Star, Family Matters), Wesley Jonathan (What I Like About You, The Soul Man), Blue Kimble (Tyler Perry’s Ruthless, P-Valley), Chrystee Pharris (Passions), and Caryn Ward Ross (The Game).
Street Date: 11/10/20
Rosalie Douglas (Julie Graham, Queens of Mystery) lives in a fog of heartache and denial. She has just lost her son and her marriage to Luke (Neil Morrissey, The Good Karma Hospital) is falling apart. The lives of the Douglas family are changed forever when they encounter Jed (Nico Mirallegro). A spark of hope for the future is rekindled within the household. But underneath, a deadly and morally corrupt triangle is taking shape…
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