Here’s a lit­tle treat for the Wes Craven fans: one of his best and most orig­i­nal works is com­ing to U.S. blu-ray in August thanks to the efforts of Scream Factory. That mon­th will see the release of The People Under The Stairs, a mix­ture of fairy tale sto­ry con­cepts, urban movie themes and gen­uine Craven-style, fam­i­ly-themed hor­ror weird­ness. Better yet, it will be a full-fledged spe­cial edi­tion with plen­ty of extras. Read on for all the hor­ror house details, includ­ing a full run­down of extras and a pre­order link…






In Every Neighborhood There Is One House That Adults Whisper
About And Children Cross the Street to Avoid…

TPUTS-blu1Los Angeles, CA – Shout! Factory has announced the August 11 Blu-ray release of hor­ror mas­ter Wes Craven’s The People Under The Stairs (Collector’s Edition). The Scream Factory treat­ment of this much-loved film includes sev­er­al new bonus fea­tures.

This ter­ri­fy­ing jour­ney from the direc­tor of A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream takes you inside a dement­ed house. Trapped inside the for­ti­fied home owned by a mys­te­ri­ous cou­ple, a young boy is sud­den­ly thrust into a night­mare, quick­ly learn­ing the true nature of the house’s homi­ci­dal inhab­i­tants and the secret crea­tures hid­den deep with­in the house.

Starring Everett McGill (Twin Peaks, Dune), Wendy Robie (Twin Peaks), Brandon Adams (The Mighty Ducks), Ving Rhames (Piranha 3D, Mission Impossible), A.J. Langer (Escape From L.A.) and Sean Whalen (Rob Zombie’s Halloween II, Hatchet III), this “ambitious…very strange hor­ror movie” (Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide) will grab you when you least expect it… and nev­er let go.

The People Under The Stairs (Collector’s Edition) Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary with writer/director Wes Craven
  • TPUTS-blu2Audio Commentary with actors Brandon Adams, A.J. Langer, Sean Whalen, and Yan Birch
  • House Mother – an inter­view with actress Wendy Robie
  • What Lies Beneath – inter­views with spe­cial make-up effects Artists Greg Nicotero, Howard Berger and Robert Kurtzman
  • House of Horrors – an inter­view with direc­tor of pho­tog­ra­phy Sandi Sissel
  • Settling The Score – an inter­view with com­poser Don Peake
  • Behind-The-Scenes Footage
  • Vintage “Making of” Featurette
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Still Galleries (Original Storyboards and Official Stills)