John Carpenter’s classic sci-fi horror satire “They Live” is getting a newly restored 3-Disc 4K Zavvi exclusive Steelbook release in October

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Studio Canal and Zavvi are teaming up to bring us a set of newly restored 4K John Carpenter steelbooks.

One of the movies we’ll be getting will be this new release of They Live, featuring stunning artwork by acclaimed fan favourite Matt Ferguson.

The contents are slightly different to the Collector’s Edition. While we won’t be getting the soundtrack CD or in-box extras, we’ll still be getting the movie on 4K and Blu-ray discs, and a jam-packed disc of extras. The artwork – again by Matt Ferguson – will be different, though no less impressive.

Pre-orders will be live from around 6pm UK time Friday September 14th, so ignore the ‘sold out’ button until then.

Pre-order: Zavvi

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WWF wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper plays John Nada, a homeless, unemployed construction worker who discovers a pair of sunglasses that when worn, suddenly reveal a world run by capitalist, yuppie aliens intent on keeping the human race sedate and brainwashed with subliminal messages fed through advertising and the media. Luckily for us all Nada is a man of action and so begins the fight-back (including perhaps the longest fistfight in cinema’s history) to save humankind.

Extra Features:

  • Subversion: Exposing John Carpenter’s THEY LIVE – A brand new feature-length documentary featuring interviews with Associate producer Sandy King, cinematographer Gary Kibbe, actor Peter Jason, actor Robert Grasmere, composer Alan Howarth, stunt coordinator/Ghoul Jeff Imada, author Jonathan Letham, music historian Daniel Schweiger, Blumhouse editor Rebekah McKendry, and visual effects historian Justin Humphreys
  • Original EPK: The Making of They Live (1988)
  • John Carpenter profile – vintage profile of the director
  • Meg Foster profile – vintage profile of the actress
  • Roddy Piper profile – vintage profile of the actor
  • Audio Commentary with John Carpenter & Roddy Piper
  • Independent Thoughts with John Carpenter – a 2012 interview with director John Carpenter
  • Woman of Mystery: Interview with Meg Foster – a 2012 interview with actress Meg Foster
  • Man vs Aliens: Interview with Keith David – a 2012 interview with actor Keith David
  • Fake commercials in the film 2.34 mins
  • TV spots
  • Photo gallery

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6 Responses

  1. Perfect! Just what I have been hoping for. I want steelbooks for these new John Carpenters 4K remasters as they will tie in better with the rest of my collection and take up less shelf space. So happy 🙂

  2. Andy Davies Andy Davies says:

    Thats my wallet empty for October and November as want both editions for all 4 movies well prince of darkness 4k only if the blu is not special.

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