Posted Thu Jan 8, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST by Tom Landy
Snake Plissken will be back on Blu-ray sporting a brand new transfer in April.
In an early announcement to retailers, Scream Factory is prepping 'Escape from New York: Collector's Edition' for Blu-ray on April 21.
Kurt Russell ('Stargate') stars in a high-velocity sci-fi action-thriller from director John Carpenter (co-written by Nick Castle) that sets the screen ablaze with heart-stopping suspense, outrageous stunts and imaginative special effects. Bristling with riveting chases and hard-hitting fight sequences, Escape From New York is your passport to nonstop excitement!
In a world ravaged by crime, the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a prison which houses the world's most brutal inmates. And when the President of the United States (Donald Pleasence) crash lands inside, only one man can bring him back: Snake Plissken (Russell), a notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero who, in exchange for a full pardon, descends into the decayed city and wages a blistering war against the captors. But time is short: in 24 hours, an explosive charge planted inside Snake's body will end the mission - and his life - unless he succeeds!
Specs and supplements have yet to be revealed, but the release will feature a brand new HD transfer struck from a new 2K scan of an original interpositive.
You can find the latest specs for 'Escape from New York: Collector's Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under April 21.
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