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Full details, plus art: “GATE II” opens up on Scream Factory Blu-ray

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

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.

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.