The 1998 film “John Carpenter’s Vampires“ is getting a “Collector’s Edition” Blu-ray Disc release on September 24th via Scream Factory. The film, directed by John Carpenter, starred James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Thomas Ian Griffith, Maximilian Schell, and Tim Guinee. The tech specs for the release have not yet been fully detailed but you can expect full 1080p HD video in the original 2.35:1 aspect ratio with lossless (DTS-HD Master Audio) sound, likely in both 2.0 Stereo and 5.1 surround configurations – although not yet confirmed. The Collector’s Edition Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release have just been detailed today and are listed below.
- NEW Time to Kill Some Vampires – an interview with composer/director John Carpenter, producer Sandy King Carpenter and cinematographer Garry B. Kibbe
- NEW Jack the Slayer – an interview with actor James Woods
- NEW The First Vampire – an interview with actor Thomas Ian Griffith
- NEW Raising the Stakes – an interview with special effects artist Greg Nicotero
- NEW Padre – an interview with actor Tim Guinee
- Audio Commentary by composer/director John Carpenter
- Isolated Score
- Vintage Making of featurette
- Theatrical Trailer
- TV Spots
- Still Gallery
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release of the film.