Today, Scream Factory announced an excellent title for one of their upcoming Blu-ray Special Editions – KING KONG 1976! This film has never been on Blu-ray in North America before. The film stars Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange with the Kong suit designed and worn by makeup effects maestro Rick Baker. Get more details on the release below.
NEW TITLE ANNOUNCEMENT
Finally!! 1976’s big-budget remake of KING KONG stomps its way onto Blu-ray in North America for the first time! Here are the early details we have at current time to share:
• National street date for North America (Region A) is May 11th.
• This will be presented as a 2-Disc Collector’s Edition and will come guaranteed with a slipcover in its first three months of release.
• The newly commissioned artwork pictured comes to us from artist Hugh Fleming. This art will be front-facing, and the reverse side of the wrap will feature the original theatrical artwork. \
• Extras will be announced on a later date. However, we can confirm already that we will be presenting both the original theatrical feature film AND the extended TV version!
Pre-orders on our site begin today which includes the Blu-ray plus a rolled 18” x 24” poster of the new art. The poster is exclusive to us and will be made at a limited-run of 500 pieces: https://bit.ly/3aP8dkW