At a loss for what to watch this week? From new TV, we've got you covered.
New on DVD and Blu-ray
• A Rogue Idea – Hear how ILM's John Knoll came up with the movie's concept – and why it's the right film to launch the Star Wars stand-alone films.
• Jyn: The Rebel – Get to know Rogue One's defiant, resourceful survivor, and hear what it was like for Felicity Jones to bring her to life onscreen.
• Cassian: The Spy – Diego Luna shares insights into his complex, driven character, who becomes a hero through selflessness, perseverance and passion.
• K-2SO: The Droid – Explore the development of this reprogrammed Imperial droid, from initial pitch and character design through Alan Tudyk's performance.
• Baze & Chirrut: Guardians of the Whills – Go deeper into the relationship between these two very different characters, with Chinese superstars Jiang Wen and Donnie Yen.
• Bodhi & Saw: The Pilot & The Revolutionary – Forest Whitaker and Riz Ahmed reflect on Saw Gerrera, the broken Rebel leader, and Bodhi Rook, the Imperial pilot who defects.
• The Empire – Meet a dangerous new Imperial adversary...and cross paths once more with the most iconic villain of all time.
• Visions of Hope: The Look of "Rogue One" – The filmmakers describe the challenges and thrills of developing a bold new look for the movie that can fit within the world of the original trilogy.
• The Princess & The Governor – See what it took to bring the vibrant young princess of Star Wars: A New Hope – as well as one of her most memorable foes – back to the screen.
• Epilogue: The Story Continues – Filmmakers and cast celebrate Rogue One's premiere and look forward into the future, to the Star Wars stories yet to be told.
• Rogue Connections – Uncover Easter eggs and film facts hidden throughout the movie that connect • Rogue One to the Star Wars universe.
"We Don't Belong Here"
Catherine Keener plays the matriarch of a dysfunctional family, pushed to her tipping point by the disappearance of her son, in this drama/thriller debuting on digital and DVD on April 4. The film -- previously called "The Greens Are Gone" -- co-stars Riley Keough, Annie Starke, Cary Elwes, Maya Rudolph, Molly Shannon, Kaitlyn Dever, and Anton Yelchin in his final film role.
Here's an exclusive clip featuring Molly Shannon and Kaitlyn Dever:"Office Christmas Party"
When an overbearing CEO (Jennifer Aniston) decides to close her hard-partying brother's (T.J. Miller) failing branch, he and his co-workers (Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, Kate McKinnon) decide to throw an epic office party to land a big shot client and save everyone's jobs. Watch a new unrated cut of what happens on Blu-ray this April 4. Blu-ray bonus content includes commentary by directors Josh Gordon and Will Speck, outtakes, deleted and extended scenes, and the featurette "Throwing an Office Christmas Party." The DVD includes the theatrical version of the film.
"The Good Wife - The Complete Series"
You can watch "The Good Fight" now on CBS All Access, but if you want to own all seven seasons of the amazing original series, you can pick up this 42-disc DVD set.
New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital
M. Night Shyamalan is back in a big way in this mind-bending thriller starring James McAvoy as a pretty messed-up dude with 23 personalities. The blockbuster is available on Digital HD on April 4, and on Blu-ray DVD, and On Demand on April 18. The Blu-ray and DVD will include an alternate ending, deleted scenes, and several behind-the-scenes featurettes, including "The Making of Split," "The Many Faces of James McAvoy," and "The Filmmaker's Eye."
In this biodrama arriving on Digital HD April 4, Michael Keaton plays Ray Croc, the ruthless salesman who turned two brothers's fast food eatery into the biggest restaurant franchise in the world. The film co-stars Nick Offerman, Patrick Wilson, Linda Cardellini, BJ Novak, and Laura Dern, and you can watch it on DVD and Blu-ray April 18. Special features, available on digital and disc, include the featurettes "The Story Behind the Story," "Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc," "The McDonald Brothers," "The Production Design," "Building McDonald's: Time Lapse Video," and a pres conference with the filmmakers and cast.
"Salt and Fire"
Werner Herzog directed this thriller, based on the story "Aral" by Tom Bissell, about a mysterious hostage-taking where the leader of a small scientific delegation is deliberately stranded with two blind boys in an area of gigantic salt flats. The film, shot in Bolivia, stars Michael Shannon, Veronica Ferres, and Gael García Bernal. It's available on VOD and iTunes April 4.
This powerful story -- independently filmed over two years -- follows a Houston community facing an addiction epidemic, watching them come together to create a youth addiction recovery support system. The documentary will be available on digital platforms like iTunes, Amazon, and VUDU on April 4.
"The Get Down" Part 2 (Netflix Original)The first six episodes of Baz Luhrmann's musical drama series -- set in 1970s Bronx, following the rise of hip-hop and disco through the eyes of a group of teens -- were released back in August. The next batch of six episodes arrive this Friday, April 7.
"Win It All" (Netflix Original)This comedy just had its world premiere at SXSW in early March, and it's ready for streaming on Netflix on April 7. Here's the Netflix synopsis: "After losing $50,000 that wasn't his, gambling addict Eddie (Jake Johnson) starts to rebuild his life. But an unwelcome surprise pushes him toward his old ways." The movie co-stars Joe Lo Truglio, Keegan-Michael Key, Aislinn Derbez, and Josè Antonio Garcia.
"Chewing Gum" Season 2 (Netflix Original)
This British sitcom follows religious virgin shop assistant Tracey (Michaela Coel), who wants to have sex and learn more about the world. Binge Season 1, then continue the quirky (and filthy) fun with Season 2 on April 4.
"Louis C.K. 2017" (Netflix Original)
"Louie" may be on extended hiatus, but Louis C.K. is still hard at work, and you can watch his all-new standup special April 4.
TV Worth Watching
"Prison Break" Season 5 (Tuesday on FOX at 9 p.m.)
They're baaaaaack! The "Prison Break" revival -- or let's just call it Season 5 -- premieres April 4 on Fox. It has been seven years since Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller) was presumed dead, but clues suggest that he might still be alive. His brother Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell) reunites with Sara Tancredi (Sarah Wayne Callies) to help track down the truth, leading Lincoln to Yemen, as Sucre (Amaury Nolasco), T-Bag (Robert Knepper), and C-Note (Rockmond Dunbar) are pulled back into the action to engineer the series' biggest escape ever.
"Dimension 404" Season 1 (Hulu Original)
Hulu appears to be aiming for its own "Black Mirror"/"Twilight Zone" hybrid with this sci-fi drama anthology starring Lea Michele, Joel McHale, Sarah Hyland, Patton Oswalt, Megan Mullally, Constance Wu, and Tom Noonan -- among others -- and narrated by the great Mark Hamill. Each episode is meant to be its own self-contained TV film. Here's the synopsis from Hulu: "In the darkest depths of cyberspace, there is another world. A lost dimension, home to wonders unseen, terrors unspeakable, and stories unlike any ever told. 'Dimension 404' is a science fiction anthology that explores the wonders – and terrors – of our digital age. From outrageous horror comedy to mind-bending action adventure, each episode tells a weird and wild sci-fi tale where the twist ending... is just the beginning."
"American Playboy" Season 1 (Amazon Original)
Also this week, Amazon is premiering this original unscripted series chronicling the life of Hugh Hefner, and the history behind the making of the Playboy brand. Watch the story begin April 7.
"The Son" (Saturday on AMC at 9 p.m.)
Pierce Brosnan stars in this new AMC original scripted drama, based on the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize nominated novel by Philipp Meyer. The drama follows the transformation of Eli McCullough (Brosnan) from good-natured innocent to calculating killer. The series consists of 10 one-hour episodes, starting with a two-hour premiere of back-to-back episodes on April 8, airing on both AMC and SundanceTV.
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