Here’s a lit­tle high-def news for fans of aquat­ic ter­ror: August will see the blu-ray debut for Leviathan on a new disc from Scream Factory.  This blend of sci-fi and ter­ror under the sea boasts a killer cast — Peter Weller, Richard Crenna and Hector Elizondo, to name a few — and boasts appro­pri­ate­ly slimy crea­ture FX from Stan Winston.  This blu-ray will also fea­ture some new inter­views with cast mem­bers and FX tech­ni­cians for the fans.  Read on for all the aquat­ic apoc­a­lypse details, includ­ing a pre-order link…

SCREAM FACTORY PRESENTS

A Film by George P. Cosmatos

LEVIATHAN

Starring Peter Weller, Richard Crenna, Amanda Pays, Daniel Stern, Ernie Hudson,

Michael Carmine, Lisa Eilbacher and Hector Elizondo

DELIVERING THE TRUE MEANING OF UNDERWATER TERROR,
COLLECTIBLE BLU-RAY™ RISES ON HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES AUGUST 19, 2014

 

Leviath-bluFive miles beneath the ocean sur­face, a crew of under­wa­ter min­ers stum­bled upon a haunt­ing secret. What they uncov­ered will strike ter­ror into our hearts! On August 19, 2014, the long-await­ed deep-sea sci-fi crea­ture thriller LEVIATHAN, a film by George P. Cosmatos (Rambo: First Blood Part II, Cobra) final­ly unleash­es on Blu-ray™ for the first time from SCREAM FACTORY™. Starring Peter Weller (Robocop), Richard Crenna (First Blood), Amanda Pays (Max Headroom), Daniel Stern (Home Alone), Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters), Michael Carmine (*Batteries Not Included), Lisa Eilbacher (Beverly Hills Cop) and Hector Elizondo (The Celestine Prophecy), LEVIATHAN fea­tures a solid script by vet­er­an screen­writ­ers David Peoples (Blade Runner) and Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The Fugitive) and amaz­ing crea­ture effects by Stan Winston (Aliens, Predator, Terminator 2, Jurassic Park). Packed with ter­ri­fy­ing sus­pense and crea­ture action, this defin­i­tive Blu-ray™ edi­tion is a must-have for sci-fi crea­ture thriller enthu­si­asts and movie col­lec­tors to com­plete their enter­tain­ment library. ($24.97 SRP)

 

Pre-order is avail­able now at:

http://www.shoutfactory.com/product/leviathan

http://www.amazon.com/Leviathan-Blu-ray-Peter-Weller/dp/B00JHH21C2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1401322273&sr=8–1&keywords=Leviathan+Blu-ray

 

On the dark and for­bid­ding ocean floor, the crew of a deep-sea mis­sion rig dis­cov­ers a sunken freighter that har­bors a dead­ly secret: a genet­ic exper­i­ment gone hor­ri­bly wrong. With a storm rag­ing on the sur­face and no hope of res­cue, the cap­tain and his team are pro­pelled into a spine-tin­gling bat­tle for sur­vival again­st the ulti­mate foe – a hideous mon­ster that can­not die…and lives to kill!

 

 

METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER and LUIGI & AURELIO DE LAURENTIIS Presents

A GORDON COMPANY PRODUCTION A GEORGE P. COSMATOS FILM “LEVIATHAN”

PETER WELLER, RICHARD CRENNA, AMANDA PAYS, DANIEL STERN, ERNIE HUDSON,

MICHAEL CARMINE, LISA EILBACHER and HECTOR ELIZONDO

Music by JERRY GOLDSMITH, Edited by ROBERTO SILVI and JOHN F. BURNETT, A.C.E.

Executive Producers LAWRENCE GORDON and CHARLES GORDON

Story by DAVID PEOPLES, Screenplay by DAVID PEOPLES and JEB STUART

Produced by LUIGI and AURELIO DE LAURENTIIS, Directed by GEORGE P. COSMATOS

 

LEVIATHAN Blu-ray™ Special Features:

New Interviews with actors Hector Elizondo, Ernie Hudson and crea­ture effects artists Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr.

Theatrical Trailer

 

1080p High-Definition Widescreen (2.35:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Stereo /1989/Color/98 minutes/R

 

Shout! Factory will con­tin­ue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home enter­tain­ment series in 2014 with speci­fic release dates, extras and key art.  Meanwhile, fans  are encour­aged to vis­it the Scream Factory main web­site (www.screamfactorydvd.com), fol­low them on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ScreamFactoryDVD) and Twitter (www.Twitter.com/@Scream_Factory) or to view exclu­sive video con­tent on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/ScreamFactoryTV/Home).