Posted Tue Dec 20, 2016 at 08:00 AM PST by Tom Landy
The supplements have now been finalized for both sequels available in stores this January.
As previously reported, Scream Factory is preparing 'Poltergeist II: Collector's Edition' and 'Poltergeist III: Collector's Edition' for Blu-ray on January 24.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side - The Freeling family settles into a new home following the annihilation of their former residence by terrifying visitors from the netherworld. But the spirits of the dead are still hell-bent on luring the family's clairvoyant daughter Carol Anne to "the other side"!
'Poltergeist II' supplements include: NEW Audio Commentary with writer/producer Michael Grais; NEW Audio Commentary with Poltergeist II webmaster David Furtney; NEW Robbie's Return – an interview with Oliver Robins; NEW The Spirit World – an interview with special effects designers Richard Edlund, Steve Johnson and Screaming Mad George; NEW Ghosts of Giger – a look at the contributions of artist H.R. Giger featuring rare photos and illustrations and an interviews with Giger's friend and agent Les Barany and special effects designer Steve Johnson, Richard Edlund and Screaming Mad George; Vintage Featurettes: They're Back: The Making of Poltergeist II, Monster Shop and Ghostmakers: The Magic of Poltergeist II; Theatrical Trailer; TV Spots; and Still Galleries (behind-the-scenes photos, stills, posters and script pages).
Poltergeist III - They're back...again! And they're still looking for Carol Anne, who has been sent by her parents to live in a Chicago high rise with her aunt, uncle and cousin. Now Carol Anne must face demons more frightening than ever before, as they move from invading homes to taking over an entire skyscraper.
'Poltergeist III' will include: NEW Audio Commentary with director Gary Sherman; NEW Audio Commentary with Poltergeist III webmaster David Furtney; NEW High Spirits – an interview with screenwriter Brian Taggert; NEW Reflections – an interview with actress Nancy Allen; NEW Mirror Images – an interview with Special Effects Creator John Caglione, Jr.; Alternate Ending (subtitled); Theatrical Trailer; TV Spots; and Still Galleries (behind-the-scenes photos, stills, posters and script pages).
Each release will feature a new 2K transfer; new slipcovers (guaranteed for three months after its original release date); and newly-commissioned front-facing artwork from artist Justin Osbourn (Lifeforce, The Fog, Child's Play). The reverse side of the wraps will showcase the original theatrical poster art.
You can find the latest specs for 'Poltergeist II: Collector's Edition' and 'Poltergeist III: Collector's Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they are indexed under January 24.
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