Posted Fri Sep 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
Ash will return to Blu-ray just in time for Halloween.
As previously reported, Scream Factory is working on 'Army of Darkness: Collector's Edition' for Blu-ray, and now the date is set for October 27.
Forced to lead a makeshift Dark Ages army against the demonic Deadites, who possess all the deadly magic of hell, the shotgun-toting, chainsaw-armed, reluctant 20th century time traveler Ash must save the living from the dead, rescue his medieval girlfriend and get back to his own time.
The 3-Disc Set will feature the Theatrical, Director's, and International Cuts of the film (with a brand new 4K scan of the international inter-positive) with 1080p video, lossless 5.1 audio, and the release will be packed with supplements including: NEW Medieval Times: The Making Of "Army Of Darkness" featuring interviews with star & co-producer Bruce Campbell, actors Marcus Gilbert, Ted Raimi, Timothy Quill, Richard Grove, Bill Moseley, Patricia Tallman and Angela Featherstone, director of photography Bill Pope, editor Bob Murawski, production designer Anthony Tremblay, composer Joseph Lo Duca, costume designer Ida Gearon, special make-up effects artists Howard Berger, Tony Gardner, Robert Kurtzman and Greg Nicotero, "Pit Bitch" performer and effects artist William Bryan, mechanical effects artist Gary Jones, first assistant director John Cameron, visual effects supervisor William Mesa, and stunt coordinator Christopher Doyle (96 min.); Original Ending; Original Opening and Deleted Scenes With Optional Commentary by Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell; Theatrical Trailers, TV Spots, and Home Video Promo; Director's Cut Commentary with director Sam Raimi, actor Bruce Campbell and co-writer Ivan Raimi; NEW Additional Behind-The-Scenes Footage From KNB Effects (55 min.); Vintage Creating The Deadites Featurette (21 min.); Vintage "Making Of" Featurette; Extended Interview Clips with Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell and Robert Tapert; Television Version With Additional Footage (90 min., Standard Definition (1.33:1), DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0); NEW Still Galleries With Rare Behind-The-Scenes Photos from production designer Anthony Tremblay, visual effects supervisor William Mesa, and special make-up effects artists Tony Gardner and KNB EFX, Inc. (Over 200 Stills); NEW Still Gallery Of Props And Rare Photos from the collection of super fan Dennis Carter Jr.; NEW Storyboards for Deleted or Alternate Scenes; and Vintage The Men Behind The Army Featurette (19 min.).
A must-have for loyal fans, movie collectors, pop culture enthusiasts and fans of Bruce Campbell to complete their entertainment library, ARMY OF DARKNESS Collector’s Edition also contains a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork and a reversible cover wrap featuring original theatrical key art.
You can find the latest specs for 'Army of Darkness: Collector's Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under October 27.
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