Shout! Factory Acquires Roger Corman Film Library Rights for DVD and Blu-ray

Posted Thu Jan 14, 2010 at 11:00 AM PST by

In collaboration with New Horizons Picture Corporation, Shout! Factory has secured a multiyear deal to bring a collection of Roger Corman Cult Classics to DVD and Blu-ray.

The first film on the slate to receive the high-definition treatment under the new brand will be the previously reported Joe Dante directed horror film 'Piranha,' hitting Blu-ray on April 6.

Shout! Factory is also working on the musical comedy 'Rock 'N' Roll High School' for Blu-ray sometime in 2010, although an exact release date is still pending.

Specs and supplements still haven't been revealed yet, but list price for the Blu-rays is expected to be $27.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Piranha' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under April 6, while 'Rock 'N' Roll High School' is listed under PENDING.

Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Piranha (Blu-ray)
Rock 'N' Roll High School (Blu-ray)
Tags: Disc Announcements, Shout! Factory (all tags)