By MICHAEL GINGOLD
The despicable minions of hell return in GATE II, the sequel to the supernatural horror hit that’s now coming from Shout! Factory as a Scream Factory Blu-ray. The complete specs have been revealed, and you can see ’em after the jump along with the cover art.
The GATE II Blu-ray arrives February 27, sporting a new 2K scan of the interpositive presented in 1.85:1 widescreen. Director Tibor Takacs, screenwriter Michael Nankin and star Louis Tripp reunited for the follow-up, as the now teenaged Terry discovers that the powers beyond the gate can make wishes come true, but also release terror onto our world. The special features are:
- NEW “Return to the Nightmare—A Look Back at GATE II,” featuring interviews with director Tibor Takacs, screenwriter Michael Nankin and special visual effects creator Randall William Cook
- NEW “From the Depths”: An interview with makeup effects artist Craig Reardon
- Theatrical trailer
- Video promo and video store contest promo
- Still gallery
Retail price is $29.99, but you can pre-order it at the Shout! Factory website for $23.99 and have it shipped two weeks early.