'Howl' Blu-ray Announced

Posted Tue Nov 9, 2010 at 10:00 AM PST by

James Franco stars as Beat Generation poet Allen Ginsberg on Blu-ray this January.

Oscilloscope Pictures says 'Howl' co-starring David Strathairn and John Hamm is coming to high-definition on January 4.

Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, 'Howl' premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and had a limited theatrical run a few months ago.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will include: James Franco and directors commentary, Holy! Holy! Holy! Making of Howl, Original interviews with Ginsberg's friends and collaborators, Never-before-seen performance by Ginsberg in 1995 at NYC's Knitting Factory, and Audio feature: James Franco reads Howl, with Blu-ray exclusive Allen Ginsberg reads Sunflower Sutra and Pull My Daisy: never-before-seen footage from a performance in 1995 at the Knitting Factory in New York, and Q&A with filmmakers moderated by John Cameron Mitchell.

Suggested list price for the Blu-rays is $34.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Howl' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under January 4.

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Howl (Blu-ray)
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