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Release date and bonus features for Swamp Thing Blu-ray/DVD

05.29.2013by: Ryan Miller

The good folks over at Scream Factory have announced that they will be releasing Wes Craven's SWAMP THING on a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack on August 6th — just in time to finish out the summer! We've also got the official list of bonus features which includes some pretty cool stuff like audio commentary and interviews.

Deep in Florida's darkest everglades, a brilliant scientist, Dr. Alec Holland (Ray Wise), and a sexy government agent, Alice Cable (Adrienne Barneau), have developed a secret formula that could end world hunger and change civilisation forever. Little do they know, however, that their arch nemesis, Arcane (Louis Jourdan), is plotting to steal the serum for his own selfish schemes. Looting the lab and kidnaping Cable, Arcane douses Holland with the chemicals and leaves him for dead in the swamp. Mutated by his own formula, Holland becomes "Swamp Thing"-a half plant superhero who will stop at nothing to rescue the beautiful Cable and defeat the evil Arcane...even if it costs him his life!

Due to legal issues they were only able to present the 91 minute U.S. cut of the film (the same version MGM has released on DVD since ’05) and not the 93 minute “unrated” international version as they had originally hoped for.

Bonus Features:
— New Audio commentary with writer/director Wes Craven
— New Interviews with actress Adrienne Barbeau, Makeup Effects artist Bill Munn, co-creator Len Wein and actor Reggie Batts
— Theatrical Trailer
— Photo Galleries

You can pre-order your copy right HERE.

Extra Tidbit: Will you be adding SWAMP THING to your collection?
Source: Scream Factory



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