Posted Tue May 19, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
Two highly stylized horror thrillers will arrive on Blu-ray in July.
In an early announcement to retailers, Shout Factory will be releasing 'Dark Summer' and 'Alien Outpost' on Blu-ray on July 7.
'Dark Summer' - A claustrophobic modern ghost story, Dark Summer follows Daniel Williamson, a 17 year old under house arrest for the summer after cyberstalking a classmate. With his mother away on business, a horrifying incident occurs and Williamson soon experiences strange supernatural occurrences--which become increasingly more sinister and terrifying, with twists that will leave audiences reeling. Starring Peter Stormare (Fargo), Maestro Harrell (The Wire), Keir Gilchrist (It Follows, United States of Tara), Stella Maeve (The Runaways) and Grace Phipps (Fright Night), Dark Summer is a highly original twist on the supernatural summer season terror.
Specs haven't been revealed yet, but supplements include: Audio Commentary with director Paul Solet; Atmosphere and Style Featurette; Director Paul Solet Featurette; The Art of Dark Summer Featurette; The Music of Dark Summer Featurette; A Conversation with Peter Stormare Featurette; The Kids - Cast interviews; and Theatrical Trailer.
Set in 2021, Alien Outpost is the story of the aftermath of the First Earth War , in which an invading race of aliens known as the Heavies are narrowly defeated. But thousands of the aliens were left behind, and a new war on terror now rages. In the wake of the war, a series of remote operating bases are created to defend the planet, with the deadliest being base Three Seven, positioned in the most hostile place on Earth.
A documentary film crew is sent to record daily life in Outpost Three Seven, where the men, led by hardened commander Captain Spears (Rick Ravanello, Dark Haul), are under constant enemy fire. When a member of the crew disappears during a Heavy ambush, the unit launches a raid deep into enemy territory to rescue him… only to make a terrifying discovery.
Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements include: Audio Commentary By Director/Co-Writer Jabbar Raisani And Director Of Photography/Co-Writer Blake Clifton; Interviews With Cast And Crew; Deleted Scenes; and Theatrical Trailer.
You can find the latest specs for 'Dark Summer' and 'Alien Outpost' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they are indexed under July 7.
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