Posted Tue Aug 25, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
Two Blu-ray editions of the 1980s classic will be available this September.
In an early announcement to retailers, MVD will be releasing 'Forbidden Zone' on Blu-ray on September 29.
"Forbidden Zone, the Ultimate Edition is coming shortly to DVD and Blu-ray from my good friends at MVD Entertainment," says Elfman. "For the first time ever we include both the original black & white plus the new color version--all in sterling hi-def and state-of-the-art sound mix. There's a terrific booklet and loads of bonus features (including an utterly insane introduction by some idiot who looks a lot like me). I'm very proud of this best ever Forbidden Zone release! Officially Elfo-recommended!"
In the film sexy Frenchy falls into an insane underworld ruled by a horny little king and his jealous queen. Chicken-boy comes to the rescue, only to have his head cut off by the soul-singing Devil himself--played by Danny Elfman and the Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo. Frog butlers, topless princesses and rioting school kids sing and dance in unforgettable musical numbers by Danny Elfman, Cab Calloway, Josephine Baker and other greats. Forbidden Zone is truly a ground-breaking, fun-filled timeless classic!
Each release will feature 1080p video, lossless 5.1 audio, and supplements include: Audio commentary with director Richard Elfman and writer-actor Matthew Bright; "A Look into Forbidden Zone" featuring extensive behind the scenes documentary featuring interviews and archive footage, including scenes from Elfman's lost film "The Hercules Family"; Outtakes and Deleted Scenes; Original Theatrical Trailer; and a wild new video intro by Richard Elfman with teaser clip of upcoming Forbidden Zone 2.
You can find the latest specs for 'Forbidden Zone' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under September 29.
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