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Full specs/contents announced for “ALLIGATOR” Scream Factory 4K/Blu-ray

Thursday, January 6, 2022 | Blu-ray/DVD, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

One of the most-awaited hi-def horror discs is going to be jam-packed with extras.

Shout! Factory releases director Lewis Teague and scripter John Sayles’ animal-attack classic ALLIGATOR in a Collector’s Edition 4K UHD/Blu-ray combo pack February 22 on the Scream Factory label. The three-disc set features a new 1.85:1 4K scan from the original camera negative on both the 4K UHD and the first Blu-ray; special features are:

DISC ONE (4K UHD: Theatrical Version

  • Audio Commentary With Director Lewis Teague And Actor Robert Forster

DISC TWO (Blu-ray: Theatrical Version):

  • NEW Everybody In The Pool: An Interview With Actress Robin Riker
  • NEW Wild In The Streets: An Interview With Director Lewis Teague
  • NEW It Walks Among Us: An Interview With Screenwriter John Sayles
  • NEW Luck Of The Gator: An Interview With Special Makeup Effects Artist Robert Short
  • NEW Gator Guts, The Great River, And Bob: An Interview With Production Assistant, Now Famous Actor/Director/Producer, Bryan Cranston
  • Audio Commentary With Director Lewis Teague And Actor Robert Forster
  • Alligator Author: An Interview With Screenwriter John Sayles
  • Additional Scenes From The TV Version
  • Teaser Trailer (NEW 2K Scan)
  • Theatrical Trailer (NEW 2K Scan)
  • Trailers From Hell: Filmmaker Karyn Kusama (JENNIFER’S BODY) On ALLIGATOR
  • TV Spots (NEW 2K Scan)
  • ALLIGATOR Game Television Commercial
  • NEW Newspaper Ad Still Gallery By Drive-In Asylum
  • Still Gallery (Movie Stills, Movie Posters, Lobby Cards, And Behind-The-Scenes Photos)

DISC THREE (Blu-ray: Television Version)

  • The Extended TV Version In HD For The First Time (NEW 4K Scan From The Original Camera Negative With Additional Footage Scanned From An Internegative)

Retail price is $39.98; the set can be pre-ordered from the Shout! website for $35.99, with an exclusive 18 x 24-inch rolled poster of the new artwork while supplies last.

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.