The wait is over! Scream Factory for the win yet again! The gang from Shout Factory is currently at the Horrorhound Weekend in Indianapolis and as promised, they’ve made a big announcement of 6 (!) titles we can expect from them in 2013, most of which are making their Blu-Ray debuts. Special features from the original DVD releases will be carted over along with all new special features being created specifically for these Blu-Ray releases. Here’s what the “Factory” has in store for us next year!
– THE FOG (1980): John Carpenter’s seaside ghostly revenge flick with Adrienne Barbeau and Jamie Lee Curtis. New extras are in the works! First time on Blu-ray
– THE BURNING (1981): Summer Camp. Garden shears. Tom Savini effects. Need we say more? First time on Blu-ray
– THE HOWLING (1981): Joe Dante’s ultimate werewolf pic with superb Rob Bottin effects. First time on Blu-ray.
– LIFEFORCE (1985): Tobe Hooper’s space vampires and light-show extravaganza finally gets its first ever anamorphic widescreen presentation! First time on Blu-ray.
– NIGHT OF THE COMET (1984): Shopping and zombies highlight this post-Doomsday cult classic. First time on Blu-ray.
– DAY OF THE DEAD (1985): George Romero’s splattery undead classic gets a new collector’s edition with new extras.
More details on all of these frightfests will be revealed next year. Have a great weekend!