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Iconic DePalma Film CARRIE Presented In Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Set from Scream Factory!

CarrieIn 1976, Carrie, the absolutely spellbinding horror movie” (Roger Ebert) directed by Brian DePalma (Scarface, The Untouchables, Dressed to Kill) and based on the best-selling Stephen King novel, premiered in theaters, forever changing the landscape of horror films, and launching much of its outstanding cast into stardom. On October 11, 2016, the SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment brand celebrates the 40th anniversary of the film with a 2-disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release which includes a brand new 4K scan of the film and nearly 3 hours of bonus material.

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PRESENTS

CARRIE

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THE 40th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ICONIC FILM TO BE CELEBRATED

WITH A 2-DISC COLLECTOR’S EDITION BLU-RAY™ SET

ARRIVING OCTOBER 11, 2016

The first film adaptation of a Stephen King book, Carrie was a box office hit, garnering Academy Award® nominations for the up and coming star Sissy Spacek (Coal Miner’s Daughter), and film veteran Piper Laurie (The Hustler), a rare accomplishment for the horror genre at the time. Featuring the first major film roles for John Travolta, who was then starring in TV’s Welcome Back Kotter, Nancy Allen (RoboCop) and William Katt (The Greatest American Hero), Carrie was also the big screen debut for Amy Irving (Yentl), P.J. Soles (Halloween) and Betty Buckley (Eight Is Enough).

At the center of the film’s terror is Carrie (Spacek), a high school loner with no confidence, no friends… and no idea about the extent of her secret powers of telekinesis. But when her psychotic mother and sadistic classmates finally go too far, the once-shy teen becomes an unrestrained, vengeance-seeking powerhouse who, with the help of her ‘special gift,’ causes all hell to break loose in a famed cinematic frenzy of blood, fire and brimstone.

Over the last 40 years the ultimate revenge fantasy has become one of the all-time great horror classics, andCarrie is now, finally, offered as a definitive, two-disc Collector’s Edition Blu-ray.

Special features:

  • NEW 4K Scan Of The Original Negative

·         NEW interviews with writer Laurence D. Cohen, editor Paul Hirsch, actors Piper Laurie, P.J. Soles, Nancy Allen, Betty Buckley, William Katt, Edie McClurg, casting director Harriet B. Helberg and director of photography Mario Tosi

·         NEW Horror’s Hallowed Grounds – Revisiting The Film’s Original Locations

·         Acting Carrie – Interviews With Actors Sissy Spacek, Amy Irving, Betty Buckley, Nancy Allen, William Katt, Piper Laurie, Priscilla Pointer and P.J. Soles And Art Director Jack Fisk And Director Brian De Palma

·         Visualizing Carrie – Interviews With Brian De Palma, Jack Fisk, Lawrence D. Cohen, Paul Hirsch

·         A Look At “Carrie: The Musical”

  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Carrie Franchise Trailer Gallery

·         TV Spots

·         Radio Spots

·         Still Gallery – Rare Behind-The-Scenes Photos

·         Stephen King And The Evolution Of Carrie Text Gallery

*** SHOUT FACTORY.COM SITE EXCLUSIVE OFFER***

Fans of the film will want to take note of two exclusive offers on the release—which are only available atwww.shoutfactory.com while supplies last.

STANDARD OFFER

–          Receive the Collector’s Edition Blu-ray with slipcover

–          Receive a limited-edition 18” x 24” poster of the newly-designed art from artist Nat Marsh

–          Product will be shipped two weeks earlier than National Street date of October 11th

Pre-order @ https://www.shoutfactory.com/film/film-horror/carrie-collector-s-edition

DELUXE OFFER (Limited to 2,000 orders only – pictured below)

–          Receive the Collector’s Edition Blu-ray with slipcover

–          Receive a limited-edition 18” x 24” poster of the newly-designed art from Nat Marsh

–          Product will be shipped three weeks earlier than National Street date of October 11th  

–          Receive a second slipcover—made exclusively for this promotion and newly-designed from artist Joel Robinson

–          Receive a second 18” x 24” poster of the newly designed art from Joel Robinson   

Pre-order @ https://www.shoutfactory.com/film/film-horror/carrie-deluxe-limited-edition

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Writer/Reviewer, lifelong obsessive film nerd. As eager to educate in the world of film as I am to learn. An avid lover of horror, schlock and trash, Brandon hosts the Cult Cinema Cavalcade podcast on the Creative Zombie Studios Network (www.cultcinemacavalcade.com) You can also find more essays on his blog Naptown Nerd (naptownnerd.blogspot.com).

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