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

 

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