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John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness 4K in January 2021

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The 1987 film Prince of Darkness is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on January 19th, 2021 via Scream Factory. The film, written & directed by John Carpenter, starred Donald PleasenceLisa BlountJameson Parker, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun, Susan Blanchard, Anne Marie Howard, Ann Yen, Ken Wright, Dirk Blocker, and Jessie Lawrence Ferguson. The release will come in the form of a “Collector’s Edition” as well as a “combo pack” — the latter meaning that it will come with its Blu-ray Disc counterpart.

Tech specs for the 4K release include a 2160p presentation in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of high dynamic range as well as Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

4K UHD Bonus Features
  • Audio Commentary with director John Carpenter and actor Peter Jason
  • Theatrical trailer
Blu-ray™ Bonus Features
  • Audio Commentary with John Carpenter and actor Peter Jason
  • Sympathy for The Devil –Interview with Writer/Director John Carpenter
  • Alice at the Apocalypse –interview with Alice Cooper
  • The Messenger – Interview with Actor & Special Visual Effects Supervisor Robert Grasmere
  • Hell On Earth – A look at the film’s score with Co-Composer Alan Howarth
  • Horror’s Hallowed Grounds with host Sean Clark
  • Alternate Opening from TV Version
  • Radio Spots
  • Still Gallery
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding this upcoming 4K release of the film.

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