Scream Factory has announced the special John Carpenter Village of the Damned Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release date for April 12, 2016. Village of the Damned (1995) is a remake of the original Village of the Damned (1960) directed by Wolf Rilla. Enjoy the cover art below along with the official announcement. Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley, and Linda Kozlowski star in Village of the Damned.
From Scream Factory: "We have another classic Carpenter film to add to our already robust collection of the master’s work: 1995’s VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED will be coming to Blu-ray in the U.S. & North America for the first time on April 12th! The film stars Christopher Reeve (Superman), Kirstie Alley (Cheers), Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Linda Kozlowski (Crocodile Dundee), Michael Pare (Eddie and the Cruisers) and Meredith Salenger (Dream a Little Dream).
Extras are still in progress and will be announced in full at a later date but…we can confirm some now that should please many: New interviews with John Carpenter and his wife Producer Sandy King Carpenter and a brand-new segment of "Horror’s Hallowed Grounds" (with its host Sean Clark) are already shot and completed!
With this official street date announce also comes the reveal of our newly-designed key art which was illustrated by one of our veteran creative forces Nathan Thomas Milliner (Day of the Dead, Dolls, The Burning, Halloween III). If you order directly through athttps://www.shoutfactory.com/film/film-horror/village-of-the-damned-collector-s-editionyou’ll also receive this on a FREE limited-edition 18" x 24" poster with purchase (and while supplies last).
Purists take note: The original theatrical key art will be on the reverse wrap as always on all (well, most) of our Collector Edition releases."
Directed by John Carpenter
Official Synopsis: An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids are not human or humane.
Cast: George 'Buck' Flower, Peter Jason, Michael Paré, Michael Paré, John Carpenter, Meredith Salenger, Ed Corbett, Mark Hamill, Christopher Reeve, Thomas…
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
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