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Romero’s LAND OF THE DEAD And Snyder’s DAWN OF THE DEAD On Collector’s Edition Scream Factory Blu-rays This Halloween!

This Halloween, get ready for a double dose of zombie apocalypse mayhem and trips to hell! On October 31, 2017, Scream Factory™ is proud to present DAWN OF THE DEAD Collector’s Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray  and George A. Romero’s LAND OF THE DEAD Collector’s Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray.  These two definitive collector’s editions boast new 2K transfer, revealing extras and new interviews with cast and crew. A must-have for movie collectors, horror enthusiasts and loyal fans,  DAWN OF THE DEAD Collector’s Edition and LAND OF THE DEAD Collector’s Edition are available for pre-order now at ShoutFactory.com.

PRESENTS

Based on a Screenplay by George A. Romero and Directed by Zack Snyder

DAWN OF THE DEAD COLLECTOR’S EDITION

Starring Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber and Mekhi Phifer

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George A. Romero’s

LAND OF THE DEAD COLLECTOR’S EDITION

Starring Simon Baker, Dennis Hopper, Asia Argento, Robert Joy and John Leguizamo

EACH COLLECTOR’S EDITION CONTAINS UNRATED CUT AND THEATRICAL VERSION

BRING HOME THESE TWO DEFINITIVE SCREAM FACTORY™ RELEASES

ON OCTOBER 31, 2017

Avid fans and collectors please take note: Order from ShoutFactory.com and get a FREE 18″ X 24″ poster featuring our brand new artwork, available while supplies last! Also get it shipped Two Weeks early!

DAWN OF THE DEAD Collector’s Edition

Heart-pounding action and bone-chilling thrills power this edgy and frightening remake of George A. Romero’s apocalyptic horror classic, Dawn Of The Dead! From visionary filmmaker Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen), this pulse-pounding jolt-a-thon stars Ving Rhames (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), Sarah Polley (Splice), Jake Weber (Wendigo), Mekhi Phifer (Divergent) and Ty Burrell (Modern Family).

The world is in danger when a mysterious virus turns people into mindless, flesh-eating zombies. In a mall in the heartland, a handful of survivors wage a desperate, last-stand battle to stay alive … and human!

DAWN OF THE DEAD Collector’s Edition Blu-ray bonus features:

DISC ONE – Theatrical Version:

  • NEW HD master derived from the digital intermediate archival negative
  • NEW Take A Chance on Me – an interview with actor Ty Burrell
  • NEW Gunn for Hire – an interview with writer James Gunn
  • NEW Punk, Rock & Zombie – an interview with actor Jake Weber
  • NEW Killing Time at the Mall: The Special Effects of Dawn of the Dead – an interview with special makeup effects artists David Anderson and Heather Langenkamp Anderson
  • Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by director Zach Snyder and producer Eric Newman
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery

DISC TWO – Unrated Version:

  • NEW HD master derived from the digital intermediate archival negative with HD inserts
  • Audio Commentary with director Zach Snyder and producer Eric Newman
  • Splitting Headaches: Anatomy of Exploding Heads
  • Attack of the Living Dead
  • Raising the Dead
  • Andy’s Lost Tape
  • Special Report: Zombie Invasion
  • Undead and Loving It: A Mockumentary
  • Drawing the Dead featurette
  • Storyboard Comparisons
  • Hidden Easter Egg

UNIVERSAL PICTURES presents A STRIKE ENTERTAINMENT/NEW AMSTERDAM ENTERTAINMENT Production “DAWN OF THE DEAD”

SARAH POLLEY VING RHAMES JAKE WEBER and MEKHI PHIFER

Music by TYLER BATES Music Supervisor G. MARQ ROSWELL Editor NIVEN HOWIE Production Designer ANDREW NESKOROMNY

Director of Photography MATTHEW F. LEONETTI ASC Executive Producers THOMAS A. BLISS DENNIS E. JONES ARMYAN BERNSTEIN

Produced by RICHARD P. RUBINSTEIN MARC ABRAHAM ERIC NEWMAN Based on A Screenplay by GEORGE A. ROMERO Screenplay by JAMES GUNN

Directed by ZACK SNYDER

George A. Romero’s LAND OF THE DEAD Collector’s Edition

In a harrowing vision of a post-apocalyptic world, zombies have turned all but a few fortified cities into desolate wasteland. Behind city walls, pockets of humanity cling to survival in a brutal society built by a handful of enterprising, ruthless opportunists like Kaufman (Dennis Hopper), who insulate themselves in high-rise towers and employ a band of mercenaries led by Riley (Simon Baker) to scavenge the countryside for food and other necessities, while the poor fend for themselves. When the previously mindless, slow-moving zombies begin to evolve into cunning, crafty killers and organize for a final catastrophic attack, a group of hardened mercenaries is called into action to protect the living from an army of the dead, even as they battle a rogue mercenary (John Leguizamo) who threatens the existence of their safe haven.

LAND OF THE DEAD Collector’s Edition Blu-ray bonus features:

DISC ONE: Theatrical Cut

  • NEW 2K Scan of the interpositive
  • NEW Cholo’s Reckoning – an interview with actor John Leguizamo
  • NEW Charlie’s Story – an interview with actor Robert Joy
  • NEW The Pillsbury Factor – an interview with actor Pedro Miguel Arce
  • NEW Four of the Apocalypse – an interview with actors Eugene Clark, Jennifer Baxter, Boyd Banks and Jasmin Geljo
  • Dream of the Dead: The director’s cut with optional commentary by director Roy Frumkes
  • Deleted footage from Dream of the Dead
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer

DISC TWO: Uncut Version

  • NEW 2K Scan of the interpositive with HD inserts
  • NEW Audio Commentary with zombie performers Matt Blazi, Glena Chao, Michael Felsher and Rob Mayr
  • Audio Commentary with writer/director George A. Romero, producer Peter Grunwald and editor Michael Doherty
  • Undead Again: The Making of Land of the Dead
  • Bringing The Dead To Life
  • Scenes of Carnage
  • Zombie Effects: From Green Screen to Finished Scene
  • Scream Test – CGI test
  • Bringing the Storyboards to Life
  • A Day with the Living Dead hosted by John Leguizamo
  • When Shaun Met George

UNIVERSAL PICTURES and ATMOSPHERE ENTERTAINMENT present A MARK CANTON-BERNIE GOLDMAN and ROMERO-GRUNWALD Production

In association with WILD BUNCH and RANGER KIM

GEORGE A. ROMERO’S “LAND OF THE DEAD” SIMON BAKER DENNIS HOPPER ASIA ARGENTO ROBERT JOY and JOHN LEGUIZAMO

Casting by MARCI LIROFF Music by REINHOLD HEIL and JOHNNY KLIMEK Costume Designer ALEX KAVANAGH

Editor MICHAEL DOHERTY Production Designer ARV GREWAL Director of Photography MIROSLAW BASZAK

Executive Producers STEVE BARNETT DENNIS E. JONES RYAN KAVANAUGH

Produced by MARK CANTON PETER GRUNWALD BERNIE GOLDMANN Written and Directed by GEORGE A. ROMERO

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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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