Posted Thu Nov 3, 2016 at 06:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
The Tall Man will terrorize Blu-ray in December.
In an early announcement to retailers, Well Go USA is working on 'Phantasm: Remastered' and 'Phantasm: Ravager' for Blu-ray on December 6.
'Phantasm: Remastered' - At a funeral, Mike (Michael Baldwin), watches as a tall mortician clad in black (Angus Scrimm) tosses the unburied coffin into a waiting hearse as if it were nothing. Seeking the truth behind this unusual sight, Mike breaks into the mortuary, where he comes face-to-face with the sinister Tall Man. After barely managing to escape with his life, Mike enlists the help of his brother, Jody (Bill Thornbury), and their friend Reggie (Reggie Bannister). Together they set out to uncover the secrets of the Tall Man and those who dwell in his hellish world.
'Phantasm' has been finally restored to its original glory by J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot and Coscarelli, with a stunning new 4K remaster and 5.1 surround sound mix from the original elements that ensures Phantasm will be around to scare the hell out of generations to come. Supplements will include:
- Audio Commentary with Director Don Coscarelli and cast members Michael Baldwin, Angus Scrimm, & Bill Thornbury
- Graveyard Cars
- Interviews from 1979 with Don Coscarelli and Angus Scrimm
- Deleted Scenes
'Phantasm: Ravager' - After battling with the Tall Man in Phantasm: Oblivion, a battered Reggie wanders through the desert in search of his missing friend, Mike. After recovering his 1971 Hemi ‘Cuda, Reggie is targeted by two of the Tall Man’s Sentinel Spheres and destroys them. He awakens suddenly to find himself sitting in a wheelchair pushed by none other than the elusive Mike! Although overjoyed by their reunion, Reggie is in this alternate dimension an aged and weary old patient in a psychiatric ward. And only he remembers their battled and bloodied past with the Tall Man. Reggie must travel between dimensions and discern what is reality in order to confront the mysteries at the heart of a decades-long struggle against evil. He is met with new and familiar faces along the way, and an epic showdown on the Tall Man’s home world awaits!
Specs have not been detailed yet, but supplements will include:
- Audio Commentary with Director David Hartman and Writer & Producer Don Coscarelli
- Behind the Scenes
- Deleted Scenes
- Giant Dwarf
- Escape from Dawn’s Cabin
- Cuda vs Sphere
- Phuntasm: Bloopers & Outtakes
Suggested list price for each Blu-ray is $29.98
You can find the latest specs for 'Phantasm: Remastered' and 'Phantasm: Ravager' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they are indexed under December 6.
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