'Phantom of the Paradise' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 08:00 AM PST by

Brian De Palma's 1974 cult comedy will rock Blu-ray next summer.

In an early announcement to retailers, Shout Factory is preparing 'Phantom of the Paradise' for Blu-ray sometime in the summer of 2014.

Brian De Palma's glam rock version of the famous Phantom of the Opera story stars singer-songwriter Paul Williams as Swan, a music business tycoon who steals the work of talented composer Winslow Leach (William Finley), along with his girlfriend Phoenix (Jessica Harper). Leach plans to get revenge, but his plans soon go horribly wrong and he ends up with a terrible facial disfigurement. Assuming a mask to hide his injuries and his identity, Leach's next move is to sign a pact with a Swan to write a rock opera version of 'Faust'.

No other details have been revealed for this release.

You can find the latest specs for 'Phantom of the Paradise' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under PENDING.

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Phantom of the Paradise (Blu-ray)
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