Fans of superhero adaptations, take note: February of 2014 will find Shout! Factory reviving an overlooked from from the 90’s wave of superhero flicks on blu-ray. The Shadow is a mixture of crime fighting and mysticism drawn from a series of pulp novels that also spawned a successful radio show back in the day. Not only will Shout Factory’s upcoming blu-ray boast a new high-definition transfer, it will also feature a new set of extras featuring star Alec Baldwin and other key cast and crew members. Read on for all the chilling crime-fighter details…
Starring Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller,
Peter Boyle, Ian McKellen, Jonathan Winters and Tim Curry
COLLECTOR’S EDITION BLU-RAY™
Featuring New High Definition Transfer and All-New Interviews with
Alec Baldwin, Penelope Ann Miller and Filmmaker Russell Mulcahy
INVADES HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES EVERYWHERE
OWN IT ON FEBRUARY 25, 2014 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY
Who knows what evil lurks in the shadow of men? The Shadow knows! Adapted from the long-running classic radio program and Walter B. Gibson’s popular pulp fiction, legendary crime-fighting superhero The Shadow comes to life in the 1994 film adaptation THE SHADOW, starring Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) from visionary filmmaker Russell Mulcahy (Resident Evil: Extinction, Highlander). Brimming with non-stop action and suspense, this wildly entertaining cinematic adventure also stars John Lone (The Last Emperor), Penelope Ann Miller (Carlito’s Way), Peter Boyle (Everybody Loves Raymond), Ian McKellen (X-Men), Jonathan Winters (The Smurfs) and Tim Curry (The Rocky Horror Picture Show). On February 25, 2014, Shout! Factory will release THE SHADOW: COLLECTOR’S EDITION Blu-ray™, featuring new high definition transfer of this cult classic and all-new interviews with filmmaker Russell Mulcahy, Alec Baldwin, Penelope Ann Miller and more. A must-have for movie collectors and pop culture enthusiasts to complete their entertainment library, this definitive collector’s edition Blu-ray release of THE SHADOW is priced to own at $29.93 SRP.
Alec Baldwin stars with Penelope Ann Miller as the legendary crime-fighting superhero in “The wittiest action-adventure since Indiana Jones!” (NBC News). Donning his sweeping black cape and disguise, The Shadow takes on his most dangerous nemesis yet: the last descendant of the great Genghis Khan whose weapon of choice is an atomic bomb. With the fate of humanity hanging in the balance, they square off for a spectacular battle in a dazzling mixture of mind-blowing special effects, humor and a dose of the macabre that will hold you spellbound!
UNIVERSAL PICTURES presents A BREGMAN/BAER Production. A Film by RUSSELL MULCAHY
ALEC BALDWIN, JOHN LONE, PENELOPE ANN MILLER “THE SHADOW”
PETER BOYLE, IAN McKELLEN, JONATHAN WINTERS and TIM CURRY
Music by JERRY GOLDSMITH, Music Supervisor JELLYBEAN BENITEZ, Co-Executive Producer STAN WESTON,
Costume Designer BOB RINGWOOD, Edited by PETER HONESS, Production Designer JOSEPH NEMEC, III.
Director of Photography STEPHEN H. BURUM A.S.C., Executive Producers LOUIS A. STROLLER, ROLF DEYHLE,
Written by DAVID KOEPP, Produced by MARTIN BREGMAN, WILLI BÄR, MICHAEL S. BREGMAN
Directed by RUSSELL MULCAHY, A UNIVERSAL RELEASE
New interviews with Director Russell Mulcahy, Alec Baldwin, Penelope Ann Miller, Production Designer Joseph Nemec, III., Director Of Photography Stephen H. Burum and Writer David Koepp
1080p High-Definition Widescreen (1.85:1)/DTS Master Audio 5.1/1994/Color/108 minutes/Subtitles: English