Schlock-Wire: DAY OF THE DEAD Rises Again On Special Edition From Scream Factory In September

Here is some great news for George Romero fans – and fans of zombie cinema in general: September will see the release of a new special edition blu-ray/DVD combo for Day Of The Dead from Scream Factory.  This deluxe set will include a new high-definition transfer of this beloved cult favorite plus a new feature-length documentary about the film from Red Shirt Pictures.  Read on for all the delectable dead-yet-alive details, including more info on the special features…

Scream Factory Presents

George A. Romero’s


Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray™ + DVD Combo Pack

Featuring Third Chapter of Romero’s Dead Series

Debuts September 17, 2013 from Shout! Factory

“The zombies in Day of the Dead are marvels of special effects…” – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

Fans of Romero’s Dead series will rejoice on September 17, 2013, when the much-loved horror classic Day of the Dead makes its Blu-ray debut in a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack from Scream Factory. Featuring an all-new HD transfer of the film, this must-have collector’s edition contains a brand new interview with George A. Romero as well as a bevy of insightful bonus features, including a new documentary World’s End: The Legacy of “Day of the Dead, new  audio commentaries, behind the scenes footage and more!

In this the third film in the continuing saga of the undead from writer/director George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead, Survival of the Dead), a small group of scientists and soldiers have taken refuge in an underground missile silo where they struggle to control the flesh-eating horror that walks the earth above. But will the final battle for the future of the human race be fought among the living or have they forever unleashed the hunger of the dead? Lori Cardille, Joe Pilato and Richard Liberty star in this controversial classic with groundbreaking gore effects by Tom Savini.

Day of the Dead Bonus Features:

  • New High Definition Transfer
  • New Documentary – World’s End: The Legacy of “Day of the Dead
  • NEW! UNDERGROUND: A Look into the DAY OF THE DEAD mines
  • Audio Commentary with writer/director George A. Romero, Special Make-up Effects artist Tom Savini, Production Designer Cletus Anderson and actress Lori Cardille
  • Audio Commentary with filmmaker Roger Avary
  • Behind-The-Scenes Footage from Special Make-up Effects Creator Tom Savini’s archives
  • Photo Galleries
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • And more…




Production Design by CLETUS ANDERSON Music by JOHN HARRISON Director of Photography MICHAEL GORNICK

Makeup Special Effects TOM SAVINI Co-Producer DAVID BALL Executive Producer SALAH M. HASSANEIN

Produced by RICHARD P. RUBINSTEIN Written and Directed by GEORGE A. ROMERO

Blu-ray features 1080p High-Definition Widescreen (1.78:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Stereo/1985/ 101 minutes/Unrated/Subtitles: English

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 ( for up-to-the-minute updates or visit .

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