Fans of ‘70s and ‘80s hor­ror should clear out their sched­ule for the end of July because Scream Factory has just announced that July 30th will be the release date for their spe­cial edi­tions of The Fog and The Incredible Melting Man.  The for­mer is an under­rat­ed clas­sic from John Carpenter with an all-star cast while the lat­ter is an infa­mous dri­ve-in favorite with mem­o­rably slimy spe­cial effects by Rick Baker.  Read on for the eerie ear­ly info on both releas­es, includ­ing pre-order links for each title…

SCREAM FACTORY™ PRESENTS

A Film by John Carpenter

THE FOG

Starring Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, 

Tom Atkins, John Houseman, Hal Holbrook

COLLECTOR’S EDITION BLU-RAY™ and DVD

Also Available on the Same Day

THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN BLU-RAY™

ROLLING IN AND OOZING EVERYWHERE

ON JULY 30, 2013 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY

PRE-ORDER THESE DEFINITIVE SCREAM FACTORY COLLECTIONS TODAY! 

This sum­mer, blood-cur­dling ter­ror awaits loy­al fans and movie col­lec­tors as SCREAM FACTORY™ is proud to present the icon­ic 1980 super­nat­u­ral thriller THE FOG Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ and DVD on July 30, 2013. Directed by leg­endary film­mak­er John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing), this spooky and atmos­pher­ic tale of a Northern California coastal town under siege by dead souls back for revenge is high­ly regard­ed by both fans and crit­ics as one of the true clas­sics of the hor­ror gen­re. Boasting an all-star cast that includes Adrienne Barbeau (Creepshow), Jamie Lee Curtis (True Lies), Janet Leigh (Psycho), Tom Atkins (Halloween III), John Houseman (The Paper Chase), and Hal Holbrook (Lincoln), THE FOG is a nail-bit­ing ghost sto­ry expe­ri­ence that you will nev­er for­get!

For the first time on Blu-ray, this defin­i­tive collector’s edi­tion home enter­tain­ment release of THE FOG fea­tures a new trans­fer of the film super­vised by Oscar®-nominated cin­e­matog­ra­pher Dean Cundey (Jurassic Park, Back to the Future). Presented in anamor­phic widescreen, THE FOG Collector’s Edition is packed with bonus con­tent, a col­lectible cov­er fea­tur­ing new­ly ren­dered retro-style art­work and a reversible wrap with orig­i­nal the­atri­cal key art! THE FOG Collector’s Edition Blu-ray has a sug­gest­ed retail price of $29.93 and $19.93 for the DVD.

***Avid fans and col­lec­tors please take note: those who order THE FOG Collector’s Edition from ScreamfactoryDVD.com will receive the exclu­sive 18”x24” poster fea­tur­ing the new­ly com­mis­sioned art­work! Only 500 posters will be print­ed, so the­se are only avail­able while sup­plies last.***

Also adding to SCREAM FACTORY™’s killer sum­mer slate, SCREAM FACTORY invites col­lec­tors to dive into 70s gooey cult clas­sic THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN, debut­ing on Blu-ray for the first time on July 30, 2013. Featuring “excel­lent make­up effects” (Leonard Maltin) from six-time Best Makeup Oscar® win­ner Rick Baker (An American Werewolf In London, Ed Wood, Men In Black) and writ­ten and direct­ed by William Sachs (Galaxina, Exterminator 2), The Incredible Melting Man deliv­ers the gelati­nous goods while human­iz­ing a char­ac­ter rapid­ly los­ing his human­i­ty. In short: it’s bloody good! The Blu-ray is priced to own at $19.97 SRP.

Fans and col­lec­tors can pre-order the­se must-have SCREAM FACTORY™ col­lec­tions now!

THE FOG Collector’s Edition Blu-ray:

http://www.shoutfactory.com/?q=node/217406

http://www.amazon.com/The-Fog-Collectors-Edition-Blu-ray/dp/B00C7E3EFU/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1366643740&sr=8–1&keywords=the+fog+collector%27s+edition+blu+ray

THE FOG Collector’s Edition DVD:

http://www.shoutfactory.com/?q=node/217405

http://www.amazon.com/Fog-Collectors-Adrienne-Barbeau/dp/B00C7E3ELE/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1366643772&sr=1–1&keywords=the+fog+collector%27s+edition

THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN Blu-ray™

http://www.amazon.com/Incredible-Melting-Man-Blu-ray/dp/B00C7E3EDW/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1366643820&sr=1–1&keywords=the+incredible+melting+man

THE FOG Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ and DVD

A weath­er beat­en old fish­er­man tells an ancient tale of betray­al and death to fas­ci­nat­ed chil­dren as they hud­dle togeth­er by their camp­fire. As a piece of drift­wood in a child’s hands glows with spec­tral light an eerie fog envelops the bay and from it’s mid­st emerge drip­ping demon­ic vic­tims of a cen­tu­ry old ship­wreck… seek­ing revenge.

THE FOG Collector’s Edition bonus fea­tures

NEW SCREAM FACTORY EXTRAS: 

· New HD trans­fer of the film super­vised by Director of Photography Dean Cundey 

· Exclusive inter­view with Actress Jamie Lee Curtis dis­cussing The Fog and cov­er­ing her leg­endary ear­ly 80s “Scream Queen” career. 

· Audio com­men­tary fea­tur­ing Actress Adrienne Barbeau, Actor Tom Atkins and Production Designer Tommy Lee Wallace 

· Retrospective inter­view with Director of Photography Dean Cundey about his many leg­endary col­lab­o­ra­tions with John Carpenter

· Horror’s Hallowed Grounds – A Look At The Film’s Locations with host Sean Clark

Extras from the MGM pri­or release include: 

· Tales From The Mist: Inside The Fog Featurette

· Fear On Film: Inside The Fog Featurette

· The Fog: Storyboard To Film Featurette

· Outtakes

· Theatrical Trailers & TV Spots

· Photo Gallery and Storyboards

· Audio Commentary With Writer/Director John Carpenter And Writer/Producer Debra Hill


THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN Blu-ray™

SYNOPSIS:

He was once the hero… now he’s the hunt­ed!

Colonel Steve West has just returned from an incred­i­ble his­to­ry-mak­ing flight to Saturn when he is hos­pi­tal­ized with an ail­ment that baf­fles the entire med­ical com­mu­ni­ty. His flesh is melt­ing and to stay alive he must con­sume human flesh and blood. The infect­ed Colonel West escapes from the doc­tors’ super­vi­sion and hides in the sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ty where he begins to hunt for human flesh. Who can stop the Incredible Melting Man?

1080p High-Definition Widescreen (1.78:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Mono/1977/Color/84 min­utes

MAX J. ROSENBERG Presents

A ROSENBERG-GELFMAN Production

THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN”

Starring ALEX REBAR  MICHAEL ALLREDGE

Music by ARLON OBER

Produced by SAMUEL W. GELFMAN

Written and Directed by WILLIAM SACHS

An AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL Release

THE INCREDIBLE MELTING MAN Special Features

• Special note – Bonus Features for this Blu-ray are in devel­op­ment and a final list will be announced at a lat­er date.

Further under­scor­ing its posi­tion as a lead­ing cura­tor and home enter­tain­ment provider of many mem­o­rable cult movie clas­sics, Shout! Factory launched SCREAM FACTORY™, a new home enter­tain­ment series cre­at­ed to cel­e­brate some of the most enthralling hor­ror and sci-fi films with mas­sive cult fol­low­ings in cin­e­mat­ic his­to­ry. Shout! Factory will con­tin­ue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home enter­tain­ment series in 2013 with speci­fic release dates, extras and key art for the rest of the title line­up. Meanwhile, fans will are encour­aged to fol­low us and click the “Like” tab on the offi­cial SCREAM FACTORY FACEBOOK page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scream-Factory/103961936407493) for up-to-the-min­ute updates;  SCREAM FACTORY board on PINTEREST http://pinterest.com/shoutfactory/scream-factory/. Learn more at ScreamFactoryDVD.com.