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Full details revealed for Scream Factory “NIGHT OF THE CREEPS” Blu-ray

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

Fred Dekker’s cult-classic sci-fi/horror film is coming in a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray set, fully loaded with special features. Read on for the complete details, plus the cover art.

Shout! Factory releases the double-disc edition of NIGHT OF THE CREEPS May 28 on the Scream Factory label. Starring Jason Lively, Jill Whitlow, Steve Marshall as college students confronting space slugs that turn humans into zombies, and Tom Atkins as the detective (“Thrill me!”) helping them out, the movie will be presented in its theatrical release version and Dekker’s director’s cut, accompanied by the following:

DISC ONE (Theatrical Version)

  • “Thrill Me!: The Making of NIGHT OF THE CREEPS”: a five-part documentary on the making of the film featuring interviews with writer/director Fred Dekker, actors Tom Atkins, Jason Lively, Steve Marshall and Jill Whitlow, producer Charles Gordon, special makeup effects creator David B. Miller, special makeup effects artists Howard Berger and Robert Kurtzman and more
  • “Tom Atkins: Man of Action”: a look at the actor’s career
  • “Deleted scenes
  • Theatrical trailer

DISC TWO (Director’s Cut)

  • Audio commentary by writer/director Fred Dekker
  • Audio commentary by actors Tom Atkins, Jason Lively, Steve Marshall and Jill Whitlow
  • NEW “Horror’s Hallowed Grounds”: a look at the film’s locations today with host Sean Clark, director Fred Dekker and actor Jason Lively
  • NEW “Real Good Plan”: an interview with actor Jason Lively
  • NEW “The Bradster”: an interview with actor Alan Kayser
  • NEW “I Vote For That One”: an interview with actor Ken Heron
  • NEW “Worst Coroner Ever”: an interview with actor Vic Polizos
  • NEW “Answering the Door”: an interview with actress Suzanne Snyder
  • NEW “Final Cut” an interview with editor Michael N. Knue

Retail price is $29.99, and it can be pre-ordered at the Shout! website for $23.99. There’s also a Deluxe Limited Edition that comes with an exclusive NECA action figure of Atkins, plus a slipcover and rolled poster featuring newly commissioned cover art. That one can be pre-ordered for $69.99 here.

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.