Posted Thu Feb 25, 2016 at 12:00 PM PST by Tom Landy
The truly terrifying and darkly comedic tale starring Adam Scott, Toni Collette, and David Koechner will arrive on Blu-ray.
In an early announcement to retailers, Universal will be releasing 'Krampus' on Blu-ray on April 26.
When his dysfunctional family clashes over the holidays, young Max (Emjay Anthony) is disillusioned and turns his back on Christmas. Little does he know, this lack of festive spirit has unleashed the wrath of Krampus: a demonic force of ancient evil intent on punishing non-believers. All hell breaks loose as beloved holiday icons take on a monstrous life of their own, laying siege to the fractured family's home and forcing them to fight for each other if they hope to survive.
The Blu-ray combo pack will feature 1080p video, a lossless 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Feature Commentary With Director/Co-Writer Michael Dougherty and Co-Writers Todd Casey & Zach Shields; Krampus and His Minions – In this exclusive feature see how Krampus and his twisted underlings gave the visual-effects superstars at Peter Jackson's New Zealand-based Weta Workshop some creative and technical challenges. Viewers will have an insider look at how Krampus and his evil minions were created and executed; Practical Danger – Stunt Coordinator Rodney Cook walks viewers through how the film's thrilling stunts were done live on set while facing challenges with the creatures, children and set design; Inside the Snowglobe: Production Design – Filming almost entirely on sound stages in the middle of summer in New Zealand, the art department and special effects team had to pull out all of their tricks to create sets that were realistic, ready for stunts and practical effects, all while creating the look of a winter wonderland; Behind the Scenes at Weta Workshop: Krampus – Go behind-the-scenes at the world famous Weta Workshop to see how they brought the amazing Krampus creatures to life; Dougherty's Vision – In this featurette Director Michael Dougherty, along with the film's cast and crew, reveal how his approach informed the tone, pacing, humor and performances of Krampus; The Naughty Ones: Meet The Cast – At the center of this crazed story, filled with horrifying creatures and massive set pieces, are some of the funniest and most talented actors working today. This piece shines a light on the cast of Krampus as they share their experiences making this movie; Alternate Ending; Deleted Scenes; Extended Scenes; Gag Reel; and Galleries – Still Images from the set.
You can find the latest specs for 'Krampus' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under April 26.
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