Massive Aliens 30th Anniversary Blu-ray comes stacked with special features
The trailblazing “haunted house in space” sci-fi horror masterpiece that is Ridley Scott’s 1979 shocker Alien would have been a daunting act to follow for any filmmaker. But director James Cameron, hot off the success of his 1984 hit The Terminator, did just that, opting to not imitate the original for his sequel, 1986’s Aliens, but instead building upon it, deepening the mythology and taking the story in new, exciting directions.
Aliens is the ultimate monster war flick and it firmly locked the great Sigourney Weaver’s reputation as the greatest female ass-kicker in genre film history.
Today, 20th Century Fox announced plans to release the ultimate tribute to Aliens: a 30th Anniversary Limited-Edition Set that features both the Theatrical and Special Edition versions of the film on Blu-ray, as well as audio commentary, deleted and extended scenes and more. The set also includes collectible art cards, and a book featuring art from the Dark Horse Comics Aliens series with an all-new cover created exclusively for this 30th Anniversary Edition. The Blu-ray and Digital HD release will include an all-new, documentary titled “The Inspiration and Design of Aliens” which delves into the origins of the film.
Aliens: The 30th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray streets on September 13th. Pre-order it here.