Universal Home Entertainment is putting the final touches to a new version of John Landis’ classic horror thriller An American Werewolf In London, bringing it to DVD and Blu-Ray Disc as the Full Moon Edition in September.
It’s a rainy night on the Welsh moors. Two American students on a walking tour of Europe trudge on to the next town, when suddenly the air is pierced by an unearthly howl…Three weeks later, one is dead, the other is in the hospital and the nightmare begins for “An American Werewolf in London.” David Naughton, Griffin Dunne and Jenny Agutter star in this contemporary story of the macabre which takes you from the Welsh moors to Picadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and the grounds of Windsor Castle.
The DVD version will arrive in an anamorphic widescreen presentation with Dolby Digital 5.1 audio and will include a number of new bonus materials also, suchas the feature-length Documentary ”Beware The moon”, in which, filmmaker Paul Davis guides us through a never-before-seen, in-depth look at the making of the film, with the help of director John Landis and make-up artist Rick Baker. Also new is I Walked With A Werewolf in which Make-up effects artist Rick Baker tells of his life-long love of the Wolfman, how he would go on to create the creature in An American Werewolf in London, and how he was able to pour his passion into the upcoming Wolfman feature.
The release will also include bonus materials found on previous releases such as the Featurettes ”Making an American Werewolf In London” and ”Casting Of The Hand”, as well as Interviews with John Landis and Rick Baker.
You will also find Outtakeson the release as well as Storyboards and a Photo Montage as well as a Commentary Track featuring cast members David Naughton and Griffin Dunne.
The Blu-Ray version, featuring a 1080p high definition transfer with DTS 5.1 HD Master Audio will also include a BD-Live feature which gives you access to additional content over the Internet.
“An American Werewolf In London” will arrive in stores on September 15 for $19.99 on DVD and $26.98 on Blu-Ray Disc.