'Red Scorpion' Announced and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 12:00 PM PDT by

Joseph Zito's 1988 actioner starring Dolph Lundgren will explode on Blu-ray in June.

In an early announcement to retailers, Synapse Films has revealed 'Red Scorpion' will be hitting Blu-ray on March 13.

Lundgren stars as a Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the rebels.

The Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack will feature an all-new high-definition 2k digital restoration, a brand new DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Audio Commentary with Director Joseph Zito and Mondo Digital's Nathaniel Thompson; HATH NO FURY – DOLPH LUNDGREN AND THE ROAD TO RED SCORPION Featurette; ASSIGNMENT: AFRICA – Video Interview with Producer Jack Abramoff; SCORPION TALES – Video Interview with Make-Up Effects Artist Tom Savini; Rare Original On-Set Behind-the-Scenes Video Footage; Animated Still Gallery; Liner Notes on the Making of RED SCORPION by Jérémie Damoiseau; Theatrical Trailer and TV Spots; and a Reversible Cover Design.

Suggested list price is still undetermined at this time.

You can find the latest specs for 'Red Scorpion' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 13.

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Red Scorpion (Blu-ray)
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