Posted Tue Feb 21, 2012 at 08:00 AM PST by Tom Landy
All three films in the horror franchise launched by Guillermo Del Toro will be bundled together on Blu-ray in May.
In an early announcement to retailers, Lionsgate is working on 'Mimic: 3-Film Set' for Blu-ray on May 1.
Directed by Oscar® nominee Guillermo Del Toro (Best Writing, Original Screenplay, 'Pan's Labyrinth,' 2006), this cut transforms 'Mimic' into a film that Del Toro fans and newcomers alike will embrace as the definitive version. The film stars Academy Award® winner* Mira Sorvino ('Mighty Aphrodite') and Academy Award® nominee* Josh Brolin ('No Country for Old Men') along with Jeremy Northam (Showtime's "The Tudors").
This all new cut of the film, featuring seven minutes of restored footage, introduces subtle character moments that transform Mimic into a film that Del Toro fans and newcomers alike will embrace as the definitive version.
The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Introduction and Audio Commentary from Director Guillermo del Toro; Reclaiming Mimic- Featurette with Del Toro discussing his vision for the film and how he completed the new version; A Leap in Evolution: The Creatures of Mimic- Featurette looking at the creatures in Mimic; Back into the Tunnels: Shooting Mimic - Behind the scenes featurette; Deleted/Alternate Scenes; Outtakes; Gag Reel; Storyboard Animatics; and Theatrical Trailer.
'Mimic 2' - Four years ago, a group of scientists successfully stopped a plague that threatened to overrun the population of New York City. Though all of the "Judas" bugs were thought to be dead, those that survived have undergone another terrible transformation and are once again threatening human life. The disc includes a couple of featurettes and deleted scenes.
'Mimic 3: The Sentinel' - When residents of an apartment complex begin to disappear, the unthinkable happens - the mutant Judas bugs are again stalking their prey. Left nearly helpless, a man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister and their best friend have no choice but to exterminate their insect enemies. The disc includes audio commentary with the writer/director, a behind-the-scenes featurette and cat auditions.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Mimic: 3-Film Set' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 1.
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