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1990 Sam Raimi film Darkman on 4K in February

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The 1990 film adaptation of “Darkman” directed by Sam Raimi is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on February 20th, 2024 via Scream Factory (Shout! Studios).  The film starred Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake, Nelson Mashita, Dan Hicks, and Ted Raimi.  The tech specs for the release have not yet been fully detailed but you can expect a 2160p 4K video presentation in the original 1.85:1 aspect ratio.  Bonus materials for this release are currently in production and will be announced at a later point.  It’s most certainly worth noting that there will be a standard “Collector’s Edition” as well as a limited edition SteelBook release (pictured below).  You can find both available for preorder directly from ShoutFactory.com‘s store.

UPDATE:  You can now find the standard 4K UHD Blu-ray and 4K UHD Blu-ray limited edition SteelBook both available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy.

“Evil Dead 2” starring Bruce Campbell is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray in December

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The 1987 Sam Raimi directed film Evil Dead 2 starring Bruce Campbell is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on December 11th via Lionsgate. The film co-starred Sarah BerryDan HicksKassie Wesley DePaivaDenise BixlerRichard DomeierJohn Peakes, and Ted Raimi. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and Digital Copy of the film included. UPDATE: This 4K release is now available to pre-order over at Amazon.

Bonus materials set to be included on this releases are listed below, which includes a NEW featurette exclusively on the 4K disc.

4K ULTRA HD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • NEW “Bloody and Groovy, Baby!” – A Tribute to Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead 2 Featurette
  • Audio Commentary with writer-director Sam Raimi, actor Bruce Campbell, co-writer Scott Spiegel, and special make-up effects artist Greg Nicotero

BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Audio Commentary with writer-director Sam Raimi, actor Bruce Campbell, co-writer Scott Spiegel, and special make-up effects artist Greg Nicotero
  • “Swallowed Souls: The Making of Evil Dead 2” Featurette
  • “Cabin Fever – A ‘Fly on the Wall’ Look Behind-the-Scenes of Evil Dead 2” Featurette
  • “Road to Wadesboro: Revisiting the Shooting Location with Filmmaker Tony Elwood” Featurette
  • Evil Dead 2: Behind-the-Screams” Featurette
  • “The Gore The Merrier” Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Galleries

Further below, after the break, you can find the full official announcement for this release.

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