March will find Shout! Factory bringing yet another cult favorite into the blu-ray realm with their release of Timerider.  This production from ex-Monkee Michael Nesmith blends science fiction and the western in its own interesting way and boasts a killer cast of familiar character faces like Fred Ward, Ed Lauter, L.Q. Jones, Peter Coyote and Richard Masur.  The disc will include a fresh high-definition transfer as well as a fistful of supplemental features.  Read on for all the “sci-fi goes sagebrush” details…

TIMERIDER

The Adventure of Lyle Swann


Starring BELINDA BAUER,  PETER COYOTE,  L.Q. JONES,  ED LAUTER,

RICHARD MASUR, TRACEY WALTER, and FRED WARD as Lyle Swann

available FOR THE FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY™
Charging Onto Home Entertainment Shelves Everywhere
March 19, 2013 FROM SHOUT FACTORY

Overview
Lyle Swann (Fred Ward) is a champion off-road racer who accidentally gets zapped into a  time-travel experiment and sent 100 years into the past! When a gang of brutal bandits steals his motorcycle, Swann must outsmart the local cowboys and submit to the desires of a beautiful outlaw woman (Belinda Bauer). Armed with only his wits and a map from an Exxon station, will Lyle Swann survive the Wild West and get back to his future?

Peter Coyote, L.Q. Jones, Ed Lauter and Richard Masur co-star in this cult film co-written and directed by William Dear (Harry and the Hendersons, Angels in the Outfield) and produced, co-written and scored by Michael Nesmith (Repo Man, Elephant Parts).

Pre-order is available now on Amazon.com

http://www.amazon.com/Timerider-Adventure-Lyle-Swann-Blu-ray/dp/B00AJXO446/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1360002319&sr=8-1&keywords=TIMERIDER

Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary with Director William Dear
  • Interviews with Producer Michael Nesmith and William Dear
  • Storyboard Gallery

MICHAEL NESMITH Presents

“TIMERIDER”

Starring BELINDA BAUER  PETER COYOTE  L.Q. JONES  ED LAUTER

RICHARD MASUR  TRACEY WALTER and FRED WARD as Lyle Swann

Music Composed by MICHAEL NESMITH

Written by WILLIAM DEAR & MICHAEL NESMITH

Produced by HARRY GITTES

1080p High-Definition Widescreen (1.85:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Stereo/1982/Color/PG/93 mins.