Exciting news! Elvira, Mistress of the Dark is being released on a limited-edition Blu-Ray on April 24th by Cinespectral Films! It’s in all-restored high-def, and there will be just 3,000 copies, so you’ll need to motor for this one. Press release gives two dates, 4/24 and 4/14 for the release, so I’d check back if I were you. You can preorder here now; it’s exclusive to Movie2Shop.
Here’s all the special features that’ll be on the Blu-Ray:
• Exclusive introduction to the main-feature by director James Signorelli
• 2012 Audio Commentary directed by Sam Irvin with stars Cassandra Peterson, Edie McClurg and John Paragon;
• All-new exclusive 2016 Audio Commentary with director James Signorelli, produced and hosted by Fangoria Editor Emeritus Tony Timpone*
• All-new exclusive 2016 Audio Commentary with elviramistressofthedark.com webmaster Patterson Lundquist
• Too Macabre – The Making of Elvira, Mistress of the Dark: A brand-new feature-length documentary (100 mins) with Cassandra Peterson and actors W. Morgan Sheppard, Daniel Greene, Susan Kellermann, Kurt Fuller, Ira Heiden, Kris Kamm, stand-in Susan McNabb, and writer/actor John Paragon. On the production side, the doc highlights director James Signorelli, producer Eric Gardner, writer Sam Egan, public relations specialist Tony Angellotti, FX team members Steve LaPorte, Mark Bryan Wilson, and Yancy Calzada, as well as visual effects illustrator Larry Nikolai. Together, the 17 craftspeople interviewed share their memories on the making of the movie, as well as providing hilarious anecdotes.*
• Recipe for Terror – The Creation of the Pot Monster: Featurette starring the film’s special effects team, who discuss the development of the film’s memorable monster, from its early draft stage to its remarkable final design.*
• 2012 archive interview with Cassandra Peterson
• 3 never-before released behind-the-scenes clips from 1987:
• Mark Pierson on the Macabre Mobile
• Set-Tour with producer Eric Gardner
• Eric Gardner on preproduction of Elvira, MOTD
• Bally Pinball Video Tours: Elvira and the Party Monsters and Scared Stiff
• Exclusive HD remastered versions of the original theatrical Trailer & Teaser, as well as HD reconstructed US Trailer 2, Teaser 2, US TV Spot, German & French Trailer
• 7 never-before-seen original storyboard sequences
• Original US Press-Kit
• Original Script
• International Promotional Materials and Stills Gallery
And a note about the packaging you’ll want to keep in mind:
“The 3-disc mediabook packaging is available with a choice of three variant front-cover designs: the original theatrical artwork, the promotional press-kit artwork, and an all-new commissioned retro-inspired piece by German horror director Andreas Marschall. Special metal foil printing on all three artworks is also present and each numbered set is certified by a holographic sticker. Each variant is limited to just 1,000 units.
The bilingual 60-page bound-in fully illustrated booklet features English texts by Sam Irvin and Patterson Lundquist, along with never-before-seen production stills and dazzling international artwork. This material will only be featured as part of the exclusive edition.”
Order it now!