January will find Scream Factory res­ur­rect­ing a film by William Friedkin when they release a spe­cial edi­tion of The Guardian. This 1990 effort was an entry into the “parental fears” sub­gen­re of hor­ror that was so pop­u­lar dur­ing that decade, telling the tale of a cou­ple hir­ing a nan­ny who brings an ancient super­nat­u­ral evil into their home. The disc will be packed with spe­cial fea­tures, includ­ing an inter­view with Friedkin him­self. Read on for all the nefar­i­ous nan­ny details, includ­ing cov­er art and a run­down of the spe­cial fea­tures…

 

Highly-Anticipated Supernatural Horror Cult Classic from the Director of The Exorcist

A Film by William Friedkin

THE GUARDIAN

Starring Jenny Seagrove, Dwier Brown and Carey Lowell

 

SPECIAL BLU-RAY™ DEBUTS ON HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES
JANUARY 19, 2016 FROM SCREAM FACTORY™

Guardian-bluWilliam Friedkin, the Academy Award® win­ning direc­tor of The Exorcist, deliv­ers a new kind of fairy tale for adults. A hand­some young cou­ple finds the per­fect live-in babysit­ter to look after their new­born child. It seems like a fairy tale, until ancient, super­nat­u­ral forces turn the cou­ples dream into a night­mare. On January 19, 2016, SCREAM FACTORY™ is proud to present THE GUARDIAN, arriv­ing for the first time on Blu-ray™.  A film by William Friedkin (The Exorcist, The Hunted), the super­nat­u­ral thriller stars Jenny Seagrove (Local Hero), Dwier Broan (Red Dragon) and Carey Lowell (License to Kill).

 

A must-have for loy­al fans, movie col­lec­tors and hor­ror-thriller enthu­si­asts to com­plete their home enter­tain­ment library, THE GUARDIAN Blu-ray™ is avail­able for pre-order now at:

 

https://www.shoutfactory.com/film/film-horror/the-guardian

 

http://www.amazon.com/Guardian-Blu-ray-Jenny-Seagrove/dp/B016NVSJ0C/ref=sr_1_4?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1449079290&sr=1–4&keywords=the+guardian

 

*** Avid fans and col­lec­tors please take note: those who order William Friedkin’s THE GUARDIAN Blu-ray™ direct­ly from ShoutFactory.com and get it shipped two weeks ear­ly.

 

THE GUARDIAN Blu-ray Edition

Special Features:

  • NEW- A Happy Coincidence — an inter­view with actor Dwier Brown
  • NEW From Strasberg to The Guardian — an inter­view with actor Gary Swanson
  • NEW A Mother’s Journey — an inter­view with actress Natalija Nogulich
  • NEW Scoring The Guardian — an inter­view with com­poser Jack Hues
  • NEW Tree Woman: The Effects of The Guardian — an inter­view with make­up effects artist Matthew Mungle
  • Return to the Genre — an inter­view with director/co-writer William Friedkin
  • The Nanny — an inter­view with actress Jenny Seagrove
  • Don’t Go Into the Woods – an inter­view with co-writer Stephen Volk
  • Still Gallery of Behind-the-Scenes pho­tos

Movie syn­op­sis:

In his first hor­ror film since The Exorcist, Oscar-win­ning direc­tor William Friedkin spins a ter­ri­fy­ing tale based on every parent’s worst fear. Jenny Seagrove por­trays the enchant­i­ng guardian who enters the home of new par­ents Phil (Dwier Brown) and Kate (Carey Lowell) pos­sess­ing impec­ca­ble ref­er­ences and an affin­i­ty for chil­dren. But as her true inten­tions are revealed, the bat­tle for the child’s soul begins in this chill­ing film based on Dan Greenburg’s pop­u­lar nov­el, The Nanny.

 

 

UNIVERSAL PICTURES presents A JOE WIZAN Production

A WILLIAM FRIEDKIN Film

THE GUARDIAN”

JENNY SEAGROVE DWIER BROWN CAREY LOWELL

Music by JACK HUES Co-pro­duc­ers TODD BLACK MICKEY BOROFSKY DAN GREENBURG

Production Designer GREGG FONSECA Director of Photography JOHN A. ALONZO, A.S.C.

Executive Producer DAVID SALVEN Based on “The Nanny” by DAN GREENBURG

Screenplay by STEPHEN VOLK and WILLIAM FRIEDKIN Produced by JOE WIZAN

Directed by WILLIAM FRIEDKIN

A UNIVERSAL RELEASE