John Carpenter’s horror classic “The Fog” is getting a newly restored 4-Disc 4K Collector’s Edition release in October

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Studio Canal have been hard at work, restoring four classic John Carpenter movies for release in glorious 4K Collector’s Editions.

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

We’ll be getting the movie on 4K and Blu-ray discs, a jam-packed disc of extras and a soundtrack CD, along with a booklet, art cards and a poster.

We’re waiting on confirmation of a steelbook release, but pre-orders for the Collector’s Edition are live now, and we’ll add more details and links as we get them.

Pre-order: Amazon UK | HMV | Zavvi

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In this 4 disc limited Collector’s Edition, John Carpenter’s classic 1980 horror THE FOG has been stunningly restored in 4K. This release is beautifully packaged with a stylish, newly commissioned illustration on the cover. It contains a UHD of the feature as well as a Blu-ray feature disc, extra features disc and the original soundtrack on CD. It also contains 5 artcards, a newly illustrated theatrical poster and booklet containing behind the scenes stills, articles and an essay from celebrated film journalist Kim Newman.

Antonio Bay, California has turned a hundred years old. As the residents of this small, quaint harbour town begin to celebrate, an eerie fog envelops the shore and from its midst emerge dripping, demonic spectres, victims of a century old shipwreck…seeking revenge.

Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, the FOG is a tense and ghoulish tale that confirms John Carpenter as a master of terror.

4 discs

  • (1 UHD, 1 Blu-ray feature, 1 Blu-ray extras, 1 CD Soundtrack)
  • 1 poster
  • 5 artcards
  • 48 page book

Extra Feaures:

  • Retribution: Uncovering John Carpenter’s THE FOG: New Making Of / Retro documentary: A brand new feature-length documentary featuring interviews with Cinematographer Dean Cundey, production designer/editor Tommy Lee Wallace, photographer Kim Gottleib-Walker, make-up effects artist Steve Johnson, Carpenter biographer John Muir, music historian Daniel Schweiger, visual effects historian Justin Humphreys and assistant Larry Franco
  • The Shape of The Thing to Come: John Carpenter Un-filmed: a brand new featurette looking at the John Carpenter films that never were
  • Easter Egg – surprise!
  • Intro by John Carpenter – an interview with director John Carpenter originally recorded for a French DVD release in 2003
  • Scene Analysis by John Carpenter – Director John Carpenter analyses key scenes from The Fog, in an interview from 2003
  • Fear on Film: Inside the Fog (1980) – A vintage featurette which includes an interview with John Carpenter
  • The Fog: Storyboard to Film – original storyboards
  • Outtakes
  • TV Spots
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • Photo gallery incl. Behind the Scenes
  • Audio Commentary with writer/director John Carpenter and writer/director Debra Hill
  • Horror’s Hallowed Grounds with Sean Clark – a fun tour of the film’s locations hosted by Sean Clark
  • Audio commentary with actors Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins and production designer Tommy Lee Wallace

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9 Responses

  1. Absolutely gobsmacked these releases look amazing.

  2. Going to need to sell some of my collection to raise some funds for these bad boys, unless they bring out cheaper steelbooks the same way Arrow do their big releases such as The Thing.

  3. Kevin Lewis Kevin Lewis says:

    Ian Vaughan fog, they live, escape … £120 quid gone 😂😭 they look good though!!

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