FURNACE, the latest flick from writer/director (and genre vet fave) William Butler will be released in an UNRATED cut on DVD on February 12th of 2008! FURNACE stars Michael Pare (BLOODRAYNE), Danny Trejo (ROB ZOMBIE’S HALLOWEEN) and Tom Seizmore (TRUE ROMANCE). Horror fans recognize filmmaker Butler both in front of the camera (LEATHERFACE: TEXAS CHAINSAW 3, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD 1990, GHOULIES 2) as well as behind it (MADHOUSE). He also penned RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD 4 & 5. Check out the DVD cover and press release below!
Gruesome deaths and horrifying secrets unravel from the flames as Genius Products releases Melee Entertainment and Swirl Films’ heart pounding supernatural thriller Furnace on DVD February 12, 2008. Featuring an all-star cast that includes Michael Paré (BloodRayne Eddie and the Cruisers), Tom Sizemore (Black Hawk Down, Saving Private Ryan), Danny Trejo (Rob Zombie’s Halloween, Grindhouse, The Devil’s Rejects,), and multi-platinum hip hop recording artists Ja Rule (The Fast and The Furious, Assault on Precinct 13) and Paul Wall.
Directed by William Butler (Madhouse), Furnace is packed with haunting suspense and intense fight scenes that will leave you hanging on the edge of your seat! The DVD includes blazing hot special features such as seven shocking alternate scenes and in-depth interviews with Danny Trejo, Ja Rule and Tom Sizemore.
"What I like most about Furnace is that it is my kind of horror film, I’m into horror films where things could be real like exorcisms and ghosts. There is also a great cast so it was a film I definitely wanted to be involved with,” said Ja Rule.
SYNOPSIS – Welcome to the ultimate death sentence. While investigating bizarre suicides inside a maximum-security prison, Detective Michael Turner (Michael Paré) uncovers a nightmare more threatening than the hardened criminals serving time. Behind the walls lies a supernatural force hell-bent on revenge. And as the body count rises so does the terror…