Posted Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 06:00 AM PST by Tom Landy
The provocative film will make its Blu-ray debut in April.
In an early announcement to retailers, Scream Factory will be releasing 'Class of 1984' on Blu-ray on April 14.
In Class of 1984, Andy Norris (Slaughterhouse Five's Perry King), an idealistic and naive music teacher who has moved into the Lincoln High community with his pregnant wife Diane. Appalled by the crime-infested school, Norris soon crosses sabers with its teenage kingpin, the shrewd and sadistic Peter Stegman (The White Shadow's Timothy Van Patten). With Norris setting his sights on reforming Stegman, the young miscreant declares war on his teacher, and the duo sets a fateful showdown into motion on the night of an important school orchestra performance.
Directed and co-written by Mark L. Lester (Class of 1999, Commando, Firestarter), Class of 1984, with its vision of a decaying, violence-plagued inner city school, is one of the most provocative cult movies of the early 1980s. With an original story and screenplay co-written by genre veteran Tom Holland (Fright Night, Child’s Play, Psycho II, The Beast Within), the film is also notable for its Alice Cooper theme song ‘I Am The Future,” as well as its memorable cast, which includes Lisa Langlois (Deadly Eyes, The Nest), Roddy McDowall, Stefan Arngrim (Fear No Evil) and Michael J. Fox in an early role.
Specs haven't been revealed yet, but supplements include: New interviews with director Mark Lester, composer Lalo Schifrin, actors Perry King, Lisa Langlois and Erin Noble; New career retrospective interview with Perry King; Audio Commentary with director Mark Lester; Blood and Blackboards – featuring interviews with director Mark Lester, actors Perry King and Merrie Lynn Ross; Poster & Still Gallery; and Original Theatrical Trailer & TV Spots.
You can find the latest specs for 'Class of 1984' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under April 14.
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