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Stephen King Classics ‘It,’ ‘Salem’s Lot’ and ‘Cat’s Eye’ To Hit Blu-ray On September 20th!

STEPHEN KING'S IT, Tim Curry, 1990

Horror fans are sure to rejoice when a terrifying trio of Stephen King’s screen adaptations — “Salem’s Lot,” “Stephen King’s Cat’s Eye” and “Stephen King’s It” (a best-seller on DVD and one of King’s most popular TV miniseries) – debuts with allnew 2016 high definition masters on Blu-ray from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, just in time for a haunting Halloween on September 20.

The three films based on the best-selling author’s novels and short stories are among his most popular and feature a variety of film and TV stars, including Drew Barrymore, Tim Curry, James Mason, Richard Masur, Annette O’Toole, John Ritter, David Soul, Richard Thomas and James Woods, among others. Each title will be available to own on Blu-ray for $14.97 SRP.

Stephen King is the author of more than 50 books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. In addition to these new Blu-ray titles, some of his most noted works include Carrie, The Shining, Pet Sematary, The Dead Zone, Misery, The Green Mile, The Stand, and The Shawshank Redemption. Recent work includes End of WatchThe Bazaar of Bad DreamsFinders KeepersMr. Mercedes, Doctor Sleep, and Under the Dome. King’s books have been translated into 33 different languages and have been published in over 35 different countries. The recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, King lives in Maine and Florida with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.The author’s 11.22.63, produced by J.J. Abrams and starring James Franco, is currently available on Blu-ray™ from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

About the Films:

“Salem’s Lot” (1979)
Sinister events bring together a writer (David Soul) fascinated with an old hilltop house; a suave antiques dealer (James Mason) whose expertise goes beyond bric-a-brac; and the dealer’s mysterious, pale-skinned “partner” (Reggie Nalder) in

Salem’s Lot” — a blood-curdling shocker based on King’s novel and directed by Tobe Hooper (Poltergeist).

Special Features:

  • All-new Feature-Length Audio Commentary by Director Tobe Hooper
  • International Theatrical Trailer

“Stephen King’s Cat’s Eye” (1985)
A wandering supernatural feline’s adventures provide the linking story for “Stephen King‘s Cat’s Eye” — a dead-on ‘thrillogy’ scripted by King and directed by Lewis Teague (Cujo). The staff at Quitters Inc. promises to help nicotine fiend Dick Morrison (James Woods) kick the habit. Next, a luckless gambler (Robert Hays) is forced into a bet involving a stroll around a building – on the five-inch ledge encircling the 30th floor. Finally, our wayfarer kitty rescues a schoolgirl (Drew Barrymore) from a vile, doll-sized troll.

Special Features:

  • Feature-Length Commentary by Director Lewis Teague
  • Theatrical Trailer

“Stephen King’s It” (1990)
October 1957: “It” awakens and the small town of Darry, Maine will never be the same.  Stephen King brings to life every childhood fear and phobia as seven children face an unthinkable horror which appears in various forms, including “Pennywise” (Tim Curry), a clown who lives, hunts and kills from the towns sewers.  Years later, the surviving adults who are brave enough return to stop the new killing spree, this time for good.

Special Features:

  • Commentary by Director Tommy Lee Wallace and Actors Dennis Christopher, Tim Reid, John Ritter and Richard Thomas