Earlier this week, we heard that the fourth and fifth films in the Halloween series will be released this year on Blu Ray by Anchor Bay. Today, Shout Factory announced the launch of a new horror film label, Scream Factory, which will debut this September with a special edition release of Halloween 2, and the Blu Ray premiere of Halloween 3: Season of the Witch, the last film in the series to see release in the HD format.
These will be followed by Terror Train, They Live, The Funhouse, Deadly Blessing, Phantasm II, The Island, and Death Valley.
SHOUT! FACTORY UNVEILS
NEW HOME ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCT LINE
SCREAM FACTORY ™ BEGINNING FALL 2012
Brand Launches With a Powerful Slate of Fan-Favorite Horror & Sci-Fi Cult Films Including Halloween II,Halloween III, Terror Train, They Live, The Funhouse, Deadly Blessing, Phantasm II, The Island and Death Valley
Further underscoring its position as a leading curator and home entertainment provider of many memorable cult movie classics, Shout! Factory is proud to announce the launch of SCREAM FACTORY™, a new home entertainment series created to celebrate some of the most enthralling horror and sci-fi films with massive cult followings in cinematic history.
Debuting this September, SCREAM FACTORY™ boasts a scary slate of fan-favorite thrillers from the 1980s, many of which have never been available on Blu-ray™ before. Titles include HALLOWEEN II and TERROR TRAIN, (both starring “Scream Queen” Jamie Lee Curtis); the 30th Anniversary release of HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH; THEY LIVE from director John Carpenter (The Thing); Peter Benchley’s THE ISLAND starring Michael Caine, THE FUNHOUSE from director Tobe Hooper (Poltergeist); the nightmarish PHANTASM II; and the much-anticipated DVD debuts of DEADLY BLESSING, directed by Wes Craven (Scream) and featuring Sharon Stone in an early role, and DEATH VALLEY starring Peter Billingsley (A Christmas Story). Each title will be presented in anamorphic widescreen, and most will be released in a “Collector’s Edition” packed with new bonus content, archival materials, a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art and more!
On September 18, 2012, fans will rejoice as Shout! Factory unleashes HALLOWEEN II Collector’s Edition andHALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH 30th Anniversary Special Collector’s Edition on Blu-ray and DVD. These two formidable titles inaugurate the SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series and are now available to preorder atShoutFactory.com and Amazon.com.