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Details revealed for Scream Factory “MISERY” Blu-ray

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 | Blu-ray/DVD

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

In the midst of a Stephen King screen renaissance, Shout! Factory has revealed the complete content info for its Scream Factory Blu-ray of one of the best King adaptations, MISERY, which arrives in late November.

The Scream Factory Collector’s Edition of MISERY streets November 28, and includes a new 4K restoration from the original film elements, presented in 1.85:1 widescreen. The movie for which Kathy Bates won an Oscar as addled Annie Wilkes, who holds romance author Paul Sheldon (James Caan) captive in her remote home, will be accompanied by:

  • New interview with director Rob Reiner
  • New interview with special makeup effects artist Greg Nicotero
  • Audio commentary by Rob Reiner
  • Audio commentary by screenwriter William Goldman
  • “Misery Loves Company” featurette
  • “Marc Shaiman’s Musical MISERY Tour” featurette
  • “Diagnosing Annie Wilkes” featurette
  • “Advice for the Stalked” featurette
  • “Profile of a Stalker” featurette
  • “Celebrity Stalkers” featurette
  • “Anti-Stalking Laws” featurette
  • Trailers

Retail price is $34.93, but you can pre-order the Blu-ray from the Shout! website for $27.93 and get it two weeks early, along with a free 18x24-inch rolled poster featuring the new cover art.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.