1999 film The Haunting on Blu-ray in October
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The 1999 film “The Haunting“ is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 20th via Paramount Presents. This release will be spine number 10 in the Paramount Presents line. The film, based on the novel by Shirley Jackson & directed by Jan de Bont, starred Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson, and Lili Taylor. The movie has received a new 4K transfer that was supervised by the director (as seen quoted below), however, tech specs for the release have not yet been fully detailed.
“The limited-edition Paramount Presents Blu-ray Disc™ is presented in collectible packaging that includes a foldout image of the film’s theatrical poster, and an interior spread with key movie moments. Newly remastered from a 4K film transfer supervised by Jan de Bont, THE HAUNTING Blu-ray also includes a new Filmmaker Focus with the director, access to a Digital copy of the film, as well as a the previously released vintage behind-the-scenes featurette hosted by Catherine Zeta-Jones, and original trailers.”
Above, you can see the full package art and disc for this release. Stay tuned for an update on the tech specs. It is known that the release will come with a digital copy of the film, something new to the Paramount Presents titles. You can now find the Blu-ray is available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Filmmaker Focus: Director Jan de Bont on The Haunting
- Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
- Theatrical Teaser
- Theatrical Trailer
Further below, after the break, you can find the full info regarding this upcoming release of the film.
Chilling Adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s Terrifying Novel Arrives on Blu-ray™ October 20, 2020
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HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Director Jan de Bont’s (Speed) terrifying thriller THE HAUNTING arrives on Blu-ray as part of the Paramount Presents line on October 20, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
Widely regarded as one of the finest and most frightening ghost stories ever written, Shirley Jackson’s “The Haunting of Hill House” serves up sinister source material for this edge-of-your-seat thriller starring Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lili Taylor, Owen Wilson and Bruce Dern.
The limited-edition Paramount Presents Blu-ray Disc™ is presented in collectible packaging that includes a foldout image of the film’s theatrical poster, and an interior spread with key movie moments. Newly remastered from a 4K film transfer supervised by Jan de Bont, THE HAUNTING Blu-ray also includes a new Filmmaker Focus with the director, access to a Digital copy of the film, as well as a the previously released vintage behind-the-scenes featurette hosted by Catherine Zeta-Jones, and original trailers.
– Filmmaker Focus: Director Jan de Bont on The Haunting
– Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
– Theatrical Teaser
– Theatrical Trailer
For over a century, the foreboding Hill House mansion has sat abandoned…or so it seemed. Intrigued by its past, Dr. Marrow lures three subjects to the site for an experiment. But, from the moment of their arrival, as night descends, the study goes horrifyingly awry, and Hill House unleashes its supernatural wrath on the unsuspecting subjects.
About Paramount Presents
This collectible line spans celebrated classics to film-lover favorites, each from the studio’s renowned library. Every Paramount Presents release features never-before-seen bonus content and exclusive collectible packaging. Additional titles available in the Paramount Presents collection on Blu-ray include: Fatal Attraction, King Creole, To Catch a Thief, Flashdance, Days of Thunder, Pretty In Pink, Airplane!, Ghost, and Roman Holiday.
Also inspired by Shirley Jackson’s novel, the critically acclaimed television series “The Haunting of Hill House” is currently available on Blu-ray and DVD. “The Haunting of Hill House” is an Amblin Television, FlanaganFilm and Paramount Television production.
About Paramount Home Entertainment
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Paramount Presents: THE HAUNTING
Street Date: October 20, 2020
U.S. Rating: PG-13 for intense horror sequences