1999 version of “House on Haunted Hill” Collector’s Edition on Blu-ray in October

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The 1999 remake of the horror film House on Haunted Hill is getting a “Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray Disc release from Scream Factory on October 9th. The film, directed by William Malone, featured a cast of Geoffrey RushFamke JanssenTaye DiggsPeter GallagherChris KattanAli LarterBridgette Wilson-SamprasMax PerlichLisa Loeb, and Jeffrey Combs. Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release has a PRE-ORDER listing over at Amazon. This new release of the film boasts a brand new 2K scan of the film as you’ll see highlighted a bit below in regards to bonus materials set to be included on the release.

  • NEW 2K scan from the original film elements
  • NEW interview with director William Malone
  • NEW interview with composer Don Davis
  • NEW Interview with visual effects supervisor Robert Skotak
  • Never-Before-Seen storyboards, concept art and behind-the-scenes photos courtesy of visual effects producer Paul Taglianetti
  • Audio Commentary with director William Malone
  • A Tale of Two Houses – vintage featurette
  • Behind the Visual FX – vintage featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Movie Stills and Poster Gallery

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

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2003 sequel “Beyond Re-Animator” with Jeffrey Combs on Blu-ray July

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The 2003 Brian Yuzna directed sequel “Beyond Re-Animator” starring Jeffrey Combs is coming to Blu-ray Disc in a limited editionCollector’s Series” release on July 24th from Vestron Video (via Lionsgate). For those who don’t know, this is the third film in the “Re-Animator” series of films based on a character created by H.P. Lovecraft. Tech specs for the release include restored full 1080p HD video in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and remastered DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The title is available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below:

BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Audio Commentary with Director Brian Yuzna
  • NEW – Isolated Score Selections & Audio Interview with Composer Xavier Capellas
  • NEW – “Beyond & Back” – An Interview with Director Brian Yuzna
  • NEW – “Death Row Sideshow” – An Interview with Actor Jeffrey Combs
  • NEW – “Six Shots By Midnight” – An Interview with S. T. Joshi, author of I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H.P. Lovecraft
  • NEW – Production Art Gallery by Illustrator Richard Raaphorst
  • Still Gallery
  • Vintage EPK Featurette
  • “Dr. Reanimator – Move Your Dead Bones” Music Video
  • Theatrical Trailer

Official details regarding the release from Vestron Video can be found below.

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