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Guillermo del Toro Expands ‘Trollhunters’ Universe With ‘Tales of Arcadia’ Trilogy Series

Guillermo del Toro Expands ‘Trollhunters’ Universe With ‘Tales of Arcadia’ Trilogy Series

Guillermo del Toro is brining ‘Tales of Arcadia’ to Netflix.

Guillermo del Toro has announced that the world of Trollhunters will expand to become a trilogy of series called Tales of Arcadia.

On the surface, Arcadia appears to be a slice of timeless Americana, but it is no ordinary town.  It lies at the center of magical and mystical lines that will make it a nexus for many battles among otherworldly creatures including trolls, aliens and wizards.  DreamWorks Trollhunters, the first installment in the Tales of Arcadia trilogy, will be followed by two additional series 3 Below in 2018 and a final chapter Wizards set to debut in 2019.

Following Trollhunters, DreamWorks 3 Below will focus on two royal teenage aliens and their bodyguard who flee a surprise takeover of their home planet by an evil dictator and crash land in Arcadia. Now on the run from intergalactic bounty hunters, they struggle to blend in and adapt to the bizarre world of high school all the while attempting to repair their ship so they can return and defend their home planet.

DreamWorks Wizards brings together the three disparate worlds of trolls, aliens and wizards who have found themselves drawn to Arcadia. The final chapter of the Tales of Arcadia culminates in an apocalyptic battle for the control of magic that will ultimately determine the fate of these supernatural worlds that have now converged.

Premiering in 2016 to critical acclaim, Trollhunters introduced audiences to the seemingly quiet town of Arcadia and an ordinary kid who embarks on an extraordinary adventure in a hidden world right beneath his feet featuring the voices of Anton Yelchin, Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman, Steven Yeun, Anjelica Huston and more. The first season lead the Creative Arts Daytime Emmys with six wins, more than any other program, including writing for an animated program (Marc Guggenheim), directing (Rodrigo Blaas, del Toro), casting (Ania O’Hare, Mary Hildalgo) and a voice acting win for Grammer.

DreamWorks Trollhunters is created and executive produced by del Toro with Marc Guggenheim (Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow), Rodrigo Blaas (Alma) and Chad Hammes (Dragons: Race to the Edge) and Christina Steinberg (Rise of the Guardians) serving as executive producers.  Dan Hageman (The Lego Movie, Ninjago) and Kevin Hageman (The Lego Movie, Ninjago) serve as co-executive producers.

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THE NEW MUTANTS: First Trailer For Gloomy ‘X-Men’ Spin-off Revealed!

THE NEW MUTANTS: First Trailer For Gloomy ‘X-Men’ Spin-off Revealed!

There’s Something New to Fear. Kick off Friday the 13th with the official trailer for THE NEW MUTANTS. The film is directed by Josh Boone (The Fault in Our Stars) and stars a cast featuring Anya Taylor-Joy (Split, The Witch) as Magik, Game Of Thrones‘ Maisie Williams as Wolfsbane, Charlie Heaton as Cannonball, Henry Zaga as Sunspot, and Blu Hunt as Mirage.

THE NEW MUTANTS will hit theaters everywhere on April 13, 2018!

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Monsters Exist: A Review of ‘Kong: Skull Island’ On Blu-ray!

Monsters Exist: A Review of ‘Kong: Skull Island’ On Blu-ray!

Giant monster movies, or Kaiju films, are my bag! You put an enormous creature on the big screen and I’m probably going to eat it up. Hell, I’m still waiting for a proper sequel to Cloverfield. So you know that as soon as I heard there was a King Kong reboot heading our way it took a lot for my head not to explode. Sadly, when Kong: Skull Island hit theaters I was unable to make it out. Now, with Kong coming to bluray/digital I had a chance to sit down and take in the giant primate’s greatness! Join me as I take on Warner Bros newest release, Kong: Skull Island!

Kong opens in 1944, smack dab in the middle of World War 2. Two fighter pilots, on opposite sides of the conflict, crash land on a mysterious island. The two continue their fight on foot until their skirmish is broken up at the site of the title’s gigantic creature. Flash forward 30 years and we open on scientist Bill Randa (John Goodman) attempting to convince government officials of the existence of an unexplored island in the South Pacific. Under the guise of scientific geological exploration, Randa leads a military and research team (headed by Tom Hiddleston, Samuel Jackson, and Brie Larson) on a dangerous excursion through hidden land. As you can guess things go “not so according” to plan and the group must fight to escape the many inhabitants of “Skull Island”.

Let me start out by stating that this is not your run of the mill King Kong film. While there are brief moments of the “beauty and the beast” storyline seen in the origin story Kong films this is a mile a minute adrenaline rush. Honestly, this film closely resembles a Vietnam War film, which made the Southeast Asian country the perfect shooting location. This influence could even be seen in the film’s promotional art; one particular poster is a purposeful copy of classic war film, Apocalypse Now. Director, Jordan Vogt-Roberts places our characters in the trenches of an all-out battle between goliaths. That’s mainly where this film differs from the others before it. For example, while there are moments of terror in the Peter Jackson film, nothing compares to the “man vs beast” match ups we have in this latest incarnation.

This leads me to the visuals. This is, hands down, one of the most beautiful films I’ve ever seen. Each scene delivers a specific color pallet that draws the audience in. Not to spoil anything, but there is a particular scene that takes the color green and creates one of the craziest action sequences of all time. All of the color I wanted to see in Suicide Squad, can be seen in Kong! Along with the visuals, the music creates the perfect set piece for war. The mixture of Henry Jackman’s score and 60’s/70’s rock takes the audience through a range of emotions including hope and dread.

Now let’s talk the disc itself, and what everyone who has already seen the film is thinking about, EXTRAS! I’m here to tell you that this release does not disappoint. There are multiple making of/behind the scenes featurettes on the creation of Kong himself and shooting in Vietnam. There are also quick looks at Tom Hiddleston and Brie Larson in their perspective roles. The feature I wanted to talk about most is the Monarch Files 2.0. This is a feature that continues over from the 2014 Godzilla bluray. Monarch is, of course, the agency put in place to deal with these “massive unidentified terrestrial organisms”. There are multiple parts to these files and each part deals with a specific aspect of the island and its inhabitants. It truly reminds me of the ghost stories on the Thir13en Ghosts DVD (2001). If you want more on the lore of these films, here’s where you’re going to get it. Along with these features we have very informative Director’s Commentary and various Deleted Scenes.

This is, in no doubt, my favorite Kong film since the original 1933 classic. While the other films are enjoyable in their own way, this is the only movie to truly capture the size and power of colossal primate. As a matter of fact, Kong is much more than a giant ape, he’s a god. That’s what’s brought to the screen here. If you want a fun, giant monster movie then look no further than Kong: Skull Island.

About The Writer: 
Dylan Lyles – Staff Writer
The Phenomenal Dylan Lyles is an obsessive fan of cinema, pro wrestling, horror, vinyl, and comic books. Bursting from the womb in 1992, Dylan’s surrounded himself with all things geek culture. Earliest memories include Wrestlemania 11, ‘The Death of Superman,’ and Jason popping out of the water. You may see him sharing his opinion on just about everything on the internet or maybe even working the MonsterMania Con on the east coast. You love him and he loves you!
Twitter: @thedylanlyles

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SPECIES Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Set To Be Spawned By Scream Factory On July 11th!

SPECIES Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Set To Be Spawned By Scream Factory On July 11th!

Beauty can be deceiving. Loyal fans of the popular sci-fi terror classic SPECIES know well that evil lurks beneath the beauty go unnoticed, especially in the form of a seductive alien-human hybrid.  Directed by Roger Donaldson (The Bank Job, The Recruit) and produced by Frank Mancuso, Jr. (Stigmata, Friday the 13th Part II), SPECIES stars Ben Kingsley (Shutter Island), Michael Madsen (The Hateful Eight), Alfred Molina (Feud), Forest Whitaker (Arrival), Marg Helgenberger (CSI) and introducing Natasha Henstridge (The Whole Nine Yards). Charged with pulse-pounding suspense and thrills, the film features ingenious special effects from Richard Edlund (Star Wars).  On July 11, 2017, Scream Factory™ is proud to present SPECIES Collector’s Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray set. This definitive collector’s edition features new 4K scan of the film and contains insightful bonus content.  A must-have for movie collectors, sci-fi horror enthusiasts and loyal fans, SPECIES Collector’s Edition Blu-ray also includes a collectible slipcover featuring newly rendered artwork and a reversible cover wrap featuring original theatrical key art.

Avid fans and collectors please take not: Order from ShoutFactory.com and get a FREE 18″ X 24″ poster featuring our brand new artwork, available while supplies last! Also get it shipped Two Weeks early!

When a beautiful human-alien hybrid (Henstridge) escapes from observation, scientist Xavier Fitch (Kingsley) dispatches a crew of experts to find her before she is able to fulfill her horrific purpose: to mate with unsuspecting men and produce offspring that could destroy mankind. As her deadly biological clock ticks rapidly, Fitch and his team are hurled into a desperate battle in which the fate of humanity itself hangs in the balance!

SPECIES Collector’s Edition Bonus Content:

Disc One:

  • NEW 4K scan of the film’s inter-positive
  • Audio Commentary with Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen and director Roger Donaldson
  • Audio Commentary with director Roger Donaldson, make-up effects creator Steve Johnson, visual effects supervisor Richard Edlund and producer Frank Mancuso Jr.

Disc Two:

  • NEW Afterbirth: The Evolution of SPECIES featuring interviews with director Roger Donaldson, cinematographer Andzej Bartkowiak, production designer John Muto, composer Christopher Young, creature designer Steve Johnson, chrysalis supervisor Billy Bryan and “Sil” creature supervisor Norman Cabrera
  • From Sil To Eve – an interview with actress Natasha Henstridge
  • Engineering Life
  • HR Giger At Work
  • The Making Of Species: The Origin, The Concept, The Discovery
  • Designing A Hybrid
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Alternate Ending
  • Photo Galleries (Production Design, Creature Designs, Film Stills, Behind the Scenes photos, posters and lobby cards)

Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series in 2017 with specific release dates, extras and key art.  Meanwhile, fans  are encouraged to visit the Scream Factory main website (www.screamfactorydvd.com), follow them on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ScreamFactoryDVD) and Twitter (www.Twitter.com/@Scream_Factory) or to view exclusive video content on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/ScreamFactoryTV/Home

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ALIEN DAY Returns On April 26th! Special Fan-Focused Activities Announced!

ALIEN DAY Returns On April 26th! Special Fan-Focused Activities Announced!

Alien Day returns on April 26, a nod to planet LV-426 from the iconic ALIEN films, as the countdown continues for the highly anticipated new chapter in Ridley Scott’s groundbreaking ALIEN sci-fi thriller, ALIEN: COVENANT, releasing in theaters worldwide beginning May 10. Cast members from ALIEN: COVENANT will join fan-focused festivities including a live streaming event, an interactive trivia challenge, worldwide screenings, all-new product launches, special reveals and more.

*  ALIEN DAY livestreaming event at Fox Studios in Los Angeles: Beginning at 10 a.m. PDT on all ALIEN social channels and on the newly launched ALIEN Universe Hub (www.AlienUniverse.com), fans can interact with the cast via a question and answer session as well as view multiple behind-the-scenes segments highlighting the making of ALIEN: COVENANT.

*  Global One-Night Screening Event – Screenings of Ridley Scott’s original 1979 ALIEN starring Sigourney Weaver and his 2012 follow-up PROMETHEUS will be held across the globe on ALIEN DAY.  At participating RPX Regal Cinema U.S. theaters and worldwide partners, fans can watch these sci-fi thrillers and be treated with exclusive content from ALIEN: COVENANT and a one-of-a-kind commemorative item. Participating locations will be listed on www.AlienUniverse.com.

*  The “MU/TH/UR of all ALIEN Trivia Challenges”: Returning for only 24 hours on www.AlienUniverse.com, Fox will unveil a new quiz every 4 hours and 26 minutes. Fans will answer a series of rapid-fire questions for a chance to win a VIP trip to Ridley Scott’s upcoming Imprint Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood and incredible prizes.

*  Fan Art Contest: Submissions for a Fan Art Contest are now open at AlienUniverse.com.  The chosen artwork will be transformed into a limited edition t-shirt premium available with the purchase of the ALIEN: COVENANT Blu-Ray and 4K Ultra HD, exclusively at Wal-Mart stores and Walmart.com. Pre Order will start on May 19.

Fans can own the complete ALIEN Universe on Blu-ray featuring four limited-edition Mondo ALIEN movie poster cards. Available exclusively at Wal-Mart and Walmart.com on April 18.

Fans should stay tuned for product announcements, limited edition releases and exciting unveils to take place in the weeks ahead and through the theatrical premiere of ALIEN: COVENANT. Among the key licensees joining the ALIEN DAY celebration: Dark Horse Comics, Audible, Titan, NECA, Hallmark, PPW Toys, Cool Props, Funko and more.

Fox Consumer Products is also partnering with multiple retailers including BoxLunch, FYE/TWE, Books-A-Million, and Spencer’s Gifts, which will showcase exclusive ALIEN franchise merchandise, celebrating the day with in-store activations, and social media sweepstakes.

And look out for a special ALIEN DAY broadcast message from Madame Tussauds with further details of a terrifying arrival at one of their iconic locations this summer.

For more information on all ALIEN DAY activities, go to www.AlienUniverse.com. Fans can also join the #ALIENDAY conversation on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

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Netflix Unveils First Look At Duncan Jones’ Futuristic Thriller ‘Mute’

Netflix Unveils First Look At Duncan Jones’ Futuristic Thriller ‘Mute’

Netflix has unveiled the First Look at the highly-anticipated futuristic thriller Mute.  Enter the captivating world of visionary filmmaker Duncan Jones, featuring Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux and newcomer Seyneb Saleh.

Duncan Jones, the creative mind behind the cult-hit Moon and Source Code, returns to his creative roots with this original and gripping story set in an immersive universe.

Synopsis:
Set in the near-future, Leo (Alexander Skarsgård) is a bartender living in the pulsing city of Berlin.  Because of a childhood accident, Leo lost the ability to speak and the only good thing in his life is his beautiful girlfriend Naadirah (Seyneb Saleh). When she vanishes without a trace, Leo’s search for her takes him deep into the city’s seedy underbelly.  A pair of wise-cracking American surgeons (Paul Rudd and Justin Theroux) are the only recurring clue and Leo is forced to take on this teeming underworld in order to find his love.

The Netflix original film is directed by Duncan Jones and written by Jones and Michael Robert Johnson.  Stuart Fenegan serves as producer and Charles J.D. Schissel and Trevor Beattie serve as executive producers. The film will launch in all territories where Netflix is available in 2017.

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GHOST IN THE SHELL: Limited Steelbook Packaging With Exclusive Mondo Artwork Arriving March 14, 2017!

GHOST IN THE SHELL: Limited Steelbook Packaging With Exclusive Mondo Artwork Arriving March 14, 2017!

‘Ghost In The Shell’ Steelbook

The groundbreaking anime film Ghost in the Shell arrives on Blu-ray + Digital HD with limited-edition Mondo key art in collectible Steelbook packaging from Anchor Bay Entertainment on March 14, 2017. The groundbreaking anime celebrated the 25thanniversary of the original Manga in 2014. Directed by legendary anime director Mamoru Oshii, Ghost in the Shell questions human existence in the fast-paced world of the information age, this award-winning, cyber-tech thriller has established itself as one of the leading Japanese animation films of all time.

A female cybernetic government agent, Major Motoko Kusanagi, and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of “The Puppet Master,” a mysterious and threatening computer virus capable of infiltrating human hosts. Together, with her fellow agents from Section 9, they embark on a high-tech race against time to capture the omnipresent entity.  Ghost in the Shell took the world by storm in the mid-90’s, exhibiting a new dimension of anime with unprecedented, mesmerizing cinematic expression. Seamlessly merging traditional animation with the latest computer graphic imagery, this stunning sci-fi spectacle challenged the boundaries of mainstream animation with detailed artistic expression and a uniquely intelligent story line. Veteran director Mamoru Oshii skillfully creates the ultimate anime experience in this futuristic masterpiece based on the groundbreaking comic book by Masamune Shirow.

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Season 1 and Season 2 previously only available on DVD will be arriving on Blu-ray for the first time on February 21, 2017. Ghost in the Shell  will be available on Blu-ray  from Anchor Bay Entertainment on March 14, 2017 for the suggested retail price of $34.99.

To learn more about the film, please visit www.anchorbayentertainment.com.

ABOUT ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT
Anchor Bay Entertainment, a Lionsgate company, is a leading independent home entertainment company that acquires and releases a wide array of theatrical and home entertainment content, including STARZ Original series, children’s programming, fitness (Anchor Bay Fitness), sports and specialty films on Blu-ray™ and DVD formats. The company has long-term distribution agreements in place for select programming with The Weinstein Company, AMC Networks and RADiUS, among others.

GHOST IN THE SHELL Blu-ray™ + Digital HD
Street Date: March 14, 2017
Pre-book: February 8, 2017
Catalog #: BD64909
UPC: 013132649092
Run Time: 82 Minutes
Rating: Not Rated
SRP: $34.99
Format: English: Dolby 5.1 DTS-HD
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1:78:1g
Audio: Subtitles: English, Japanese

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Director James Gunn Reveals ‘Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Teaser Poster!

Director James Gunn Reveals ‘Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Teaser Poster!

‘Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ has an official teaser poster! The new artwork was revealed this morning by director James Gunn via his Facebook page.

The highly anticipated sequel stars Chris Pratt as Star-Lord; Zoe Saldana as Gamora; Dave Bautista (SPECTRE, The Man with the Iron Fists) as Drax; Karen Gillan (Oculus) as Nebula; Vin Diesel (xXx, Furious 7) as the voice of Groot; Bradley Cooper (Joy, American Sniper) as the voice of Rocket; Michael Rooker (Slither, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer) as Yondu; and Sean Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy, “Gilmore Girls”) as Kraglin.

Other new cast members include Pom Klementieff as Mantis, Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby, Everest), Chris Sullivan (“The Knick,” The Drop) and child actor Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight, Furious 7) as Ego.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is in theaters May 5, 2017.

Check out the poster below and weigh in with your thoughts!

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Blu-ray Review: Arrow Video Unleashes ‘Return of the Killer Tomatoes’

Blu-ray Review: Arrow Video Unleashes ‘Return of the Killer Tomatoes’

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After returning from an extended vacation, Steve Johnson takes a look at Arrow Video’s release of “Return of the Killer Tomatoes.” This cult classic stars Anthony Starke, a young George Clooney and the always fabulous John Astin.

How about a quick synopsis before we dive headlong into beautiful mullets and the battle against the red menace.

THE VEGETABLES OF DOOM! The killer tomatoes are back! But this time around, they will have to contend with late ’80s George Clooney and his wicked mullet! Is it a fruit? Is it a vegetable? Nope, it’s “Return of the Killer Tomatoes!” Ten years on from the Great Tomato War, mankind lives in fear of another uprising by the waxy red menace. Meanwhile, Professor Gangreen – played with gusto by the great John Astin from “The Addams Family” – sets out to pursue his evil ends by creating a burgeoning army of tomato militia men (who, somewhat conveniently, look just like regular men). Following the 1978 cult classic “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes,” “Return of the Killer Tomatoes” is armed with a healthy sense of ridiculousness and expands upon a franchise comprised of four films, two TV series and a video game. So what are you waiting for? Make “Return of the Killer Tomatoes” one of your five-a-day now!

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REVIEW: Well guys, I returned from an extended vacation and immediately waded back into the pool that is Arrow Video. Speaking of returning, this time around I am taking a look at Arrow Video’s release of “Return of the Killer Tomatoes.” The Killer Tomato series is one I’m not sure I had much experience with … let me explain. Have you ever had a movie you swear you saw but, upon watching it, have no recollection? That sums up my experience with this film. Maybe I told my friends I saw it to keep my cult/horror cred unquestioned. Maybe I’m losing my mind. I don’t know … anyway, back to the movie.

I love this movie. It’s campy. It’s fun. What else do I need to say to convince you? OK then, I’ll continue. Gomez Addams himself, John Astin, is awesome as the diabolical Professor Gangreen. The good professor figures out how to convert tomatoes into guys straight out of a Rambo movie. How can that not get your attention? Well, he also creates the perfect woman, Tara, played by the extremely sexy Karen Waldron. Once Tara meets our two heroes Chad and Matt (Anthony Starke and George Clooney) all hell breaks loose. Did I mention George Clooney’s mullet? Yeah … it’s awesome and so is his performance. That guy was meant for the stardom he achieved.

OK, I’m going to get a bit serious for a second. In some aspects, this film was well ahead of its time. Yes, you read that correctly. The inclusion of self-referential humor and a ridiculous product placement gag was a blast. Yes children of the ‘90s, “Wayne’s World” was not the first film to include blatant product placement. Writer-director John De Bello cleverly wrapped a smart film in a devilishly fun exterior. I encourage everyone reading this to check it out. Grab a beer, some popcorn and toss this one in your Blu-ray player. I don’t think you will be disappointed.

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This set includes both High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations of the film. While the transfer isn’t one of Arrow’s best, the Blu-ray looks fantastic and is more than adequate considering the source material. The audio on the disc is presented in its original stereo format, but you do get uncompressed PCM on the Blu-ray. Is the sound going to blow you away? No, but what the hell do you expect from a Killer Tomatoes film?

Arrow is one of the best at including amazing special features on their releases and this one is no different. The guys over at Arrow kicked things off in the special features department by including a reversible sleeve featuring the original artwork and newly commissioned artwork by Matthew Griffin. I love the artwork and could see myself adding a print to my collection. An illustrated collector’s booklet featuring the thoughts of film critic James Oliver is also packaged inside and worth a look.

The two highlights of the special features are a new audio commentary with writer-director John de Bello and a new interview with star Anthony Starke. Both of these are highly informative and convey how much fun everyone was having during the filming of the movie. Completing the special features are the original theatrical trailer and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Make no bones about it, Arrow’s release of “Return of the Killer Tomatoes” is the definitive release of the film. If you are a fan of this series you need to pick this up. Hell, if you like watching campy movies and have never seen this, blind buy it. You will not regret it! — Steve Johnson, Staff Writer

About The Writer
Steve Johnson, affectionately known as “The Harmony Bad Boy,” is one of the original staff writers for Icon Vs. Icon. When he’s not doing manly things, grilling encased meats, or downing copious amounts of craft beer, Steve spends his time exploring the world of horror. His obsession with the genre began by seeing ‘The Evil Dead’ and ‘An American Werewolf in London’ at an inappropriate age. Thanks mom and dad; you created this monster.
Twitter: @dastomper

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Scream Factory To Release ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’ (Collector’s Edition) On Blu-ray In August

Scream Factory To Release ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’ (Collector’s Edition) On Blu-ray In August

invasion-of-the-bodysnatchers-2016The seed is planted…terror grows. On August 2, 2016, the terrifying sci-fi classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers will be presented like never before in a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray from Scream Factory. Featuring a new HD transfer, this release also comes packed with new bonus features, including interviews and audio commentary with cast and crew, and a limited-edition collectible slipcover with newly rendered artwork.

Under cover of darkness, while an unsuspecting city sleeps, an alien life form begins to sow the seeds of unspeakable terror. Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Veronica Cartwright and Jeff Goldblum star in this shocking, “first-rate suspense thriller” (Newsday).

One by one, the residents of San Francisco are becoming drone-like shadows of their former selves. As the phenomenon spreads, two Department of Health workers, Matthew (Sutherland) and Elizabeth (Adams), uncover the horrifying truth: Mysterious pods are cloning humans — and destroying the originals! The unworldly invasion grows stronger with each passing minute, hurling Matthew and Elizabeth into a desperate race to save not only their own lives, but the future of the entire human race.

Special Features:

  • NEW 2K scan of the interpositive
  • NEWStar-Crossed in The Invasion – an interview with actress Brooke Adams (9 minutes)
  • NEWLeading the Invasion – an interview with actor Art Hindle (25 minutes)
  • NEWRe-Creating The Invasion – an interview with writer W.D. Richter (16 minutes)
  • NEWScoring the Invasion an interview with composer Denny Zeitlin (15 minutes)
  • NEWAudio Commentary with author/film historian Steve Haberman
  • Audio Commentary by director Philip Kaufman
  • Re-Visitors From Outer Space, or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Pod  –including interviews with director Philip Kaufman, screenwriter W.D. Richter, director of photography Michael Chapman and actors Donald Sutherland and Veronica Cartwright (15 minutes)
  • Practical Magic: The Special Effects Pod (4 minutes)
  • The Man Behind The Scream: The Sound Effects Pod – an interview with Ben Burtt and sound editor Bonnie Koehler (12 minutes)
  • The Invasion Will Be Televised: The Cinematography Pod  (5 minutes)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Radio Spots
  • Photo Gallery
  • An episode of SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE, Time is Just A Place, based on Jack Finney’s short story. Directed by Jack Arnold.

Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series in 2016 with specific release dates, extras and key art.  Fans are encouraged to visit Shout! Factory’s website (www.ShoutFactory.com), follow the brand on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ScreamFactoryDVD) and Twitter (@Scream_Factory), and view exclusive video content on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/ScreamFactoryTV/Home).

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