Obscure H.P. Lovecraft adaptation The Resurrected comes to Blu-ray on September 12th from Scream Factory
Loyal fans of visionary writer/director Dan O’Bannon (The Return of the Living Dead, co-writer of Alien) know well the terrifying thriller from his 1991 cult classic The Resurrected, based on the story by The Strange Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft. The film stars John Terry (Zodiac, Full Metal Jacket), Jane Sibbett (Arrival II), Chris Sarandon (Fright Night), Laurie Briscoe (Breaking Point) and Robert Romanus (Fast Times at Ridgemont High). On September 12, 2017, Scream Factory Home Entertainment is proud to present The Resurrected on home entertainment shelves. Available for the first time on Blu-ray, this definitive release features new 2K transfer, interviews and revealing extras. This is wildly obscure and very cool little movie and it’s great to see it getting some love!
Synopsis: Death used to be the end. Now it’s just the beginning… Since the beginning of time, man has struggled with death. Now Charles Dexter Ward (Chris Sarandon), a wealthy scientist, may have found a way to beat it. Using an ancient diary and human remains, Ward begins a terrifying and bloody pursuit for immortality. By the time his wife Claire (Jane Sibbett) hires private investigator John March (John Terry) to halt the horrible experiments, it’s too late … the dead have been resurrected!
Special features include:
- NEW 2K transfer from the film’s vaulted interpositive film element
- NEW Claire’s Conundrum – an interview with actress Jane Sibbett
- NEW The Strange Case of Charles Dexter Ward – an interview with S.T. Joshi, author of I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H.P. Lovecraft
- Audio Commentary with producers Mark Borde and Kenneth Raich, screenwriter Brent V. Friedman, actor Richard Romanus and make-up effects artist Todd Masters
- The Resurrected Man – an interview with Chris Sarandon
- Abominations & Adaptations – an interview with screenwriter Brent Friedman
- Grotesque Melodies – an interview with composer Richard Band
- Lovecraftian Landscapes – an interview with production designer Brent Thomas
- Human Experiments – an interview with special effects artist Todd Masters
- Deleted and Extended Scenes from the workprint
- Home Video Trailer & Japanese Trailer
- Photo Gallery