Scream Factory Updates THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW Collector Edition Blu-Ray Release Date Details

Scream Factory had to delay the Blu-ray release for the Collector Edition of Wes Craven‘s The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988). The new release date will be February 23, 2016. This news was announced on Scream Factory’s Facebook page. Special features will be announced in early January 2016. The Serpent and the Rainbow starred Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson, and Zakes Mokae.


From Scream Factory:

Sorry guys but we need to delay our Collector’s Edition release of THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW for one more month. It’s new street date is 2/23/16.

We want to present this in the best way possible (since it is, sadly, the last Wes Craven film we have planned) and a little extra time was needed in order to do so. We hope you understand and we appreciate your patience.

Specs & extras will be announced in early January. Pre-order now @

The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)

Directed by Wes Craven


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Official Synopsis: In 1985, after a successful research in Amazonas, Dr. Dennis Alan from Harvard is invited by the president of a Boston pharmaceutics industry, Andrew Cassedy, to travel to Haiti to investigate the case of a man named Christophe that died in 1978 and has apparently returned to life. Andrew wants samples of the voodoo drug that was used in Christophe to be tested with the intention of producing a powerful anesthetic. Dr. Alan travels to meet Dr. Marielle Duchamp that is treating Christophe and arrives in Haiti in a period of revolution. Soon Alan is threatened by the chief of the feared Tonton Macuse Dargent Peytraud, who is a torturer and powerful witch. Alan learns that death is not the end in the beginning of his journey to hell.
Cast: Bill Pullman, Michael Gough, William Newman, Zakes Mokae, Francis Guinan, Paul Winfield, Dey Young, Paul Guilfoyle, ElĂ­as Gastavo, Evencio Mosquera…
Genres: Horror, Fantasy

Source: official Facebook page