'Galaxy of Terror' & 'Forbidden World' Blu-ray Announced

Posted Mon May 10, 2010 at 06:00 AM PDT by

A pair of Roger Corman Classics will be invading high-definition in July!

Shout Factory has officially announced 'Galaxy of Terror' and 'Forbidden World' will be receiving the high-definition treatment on July 20.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but 'Galaxy of Terror' will include: Commentary with Cast and Crew; New Worlds: producer Roger Corman, screenwriter Marc Siegler and director Bruce D. Clark discuss the origins of the film; The Crew Of The Quest: Actors Robert Englund, Sid Haig, Taaffe O'Connell and Grace Zabriskie discuss their experiences as crew members of the U.S.S. Quest; Planet of Horrors: A detailed look into the creation of the film's memorable sets and alien landscapes; Future King: Memories of co-production designer (and future visionary filmmaker) James Cameron from members of the cast and crew; Old School: A journey into the complicated mechanical and makeup effects with artists Allan A. Apone, Douglas J. White, Alec Gillis and others; Launch Sequence: Co-editor R.J. Kizer walks us through postproduction and a profile on composer Barry Schrader; Theatrical trailers; Extensive photo galleries including posters, production sketches and designs; Theatrical trailer with commentary from writer/director Joel Olsen, courtesy of Trailersfromhell.com; and the original screenplay.

'Forbidden World' will be a 2-disc Special Edition that will include: Interview with producer Roger Corman; Interviews with cast and crew including director Allan Holzman, composer Susan Justin and actor Jesse Vint; A look at the special effects of Forbidden World with John Carl Buechler, Robert Skotak, Tony Randal and R. Christopher Biggs; Poster and still Gallery; Original theatrical trailer; Additional New World trailers.

The second disc will be a DVD with the never-before-seen, unrated Director’s Cut (4:3 - Full Frame) featuring an audio commentary with director Allan Holzman.

Suggested list price for each Blu-ray is $26.97.

You can find the latest specs for 'Galaxy of Terror' & 'Forbidden World' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they're indexed under July 20.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Galaxy of Terror (Blu-ray)
Forbidden World (Blu-ray)
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