Tobe Hooper’s “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2” getting a bumper limited edition release in November
UPDATE – Arrow have announced that this release is now being postponed until November 11th. Existing pre-orders should still stand, so worry not!
Tobe Hooper’s bonkers horror sequel, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, is heading to Blu-ray on November 11th, in a loaded 3-disc, numbered limited edition, complete with a 100 page collectors book and world home video premier of two of Hooper’s early works.
Read on for the pre-order link, special features details, and artwork (click to enlarge):
Pre-order: Amazon UK
3-DISC LIMITED EDITION SET FEATURES :
- High Definition digital transfers of three Tobe Hooper films
- Original uncompressed audio tracks for all films
- Limited Edition Packaging, newly illustrated by Justin Erickson
- Individually Numbered #/10,000 Certificate
- Exclusive Limited Edition Extras
DISC 1 THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2
- High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation from a digital transfer supervised by Director of Photography Richard Kooris
- Optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
- Audio commentary with director and co-writer Tobe Hooper, moderated by David Gregory
- Audio commentary with stars Bill Moseley, Caroline Williams and special-effects legend Tom Savini, moderated by Michael Felsher
- It Runs in the Family A 6 part documentary looking at the genesis, making-of and enduring appeal of Hooper s film. With interviews including star Bill Johnson, co-writer L. M. Kit Carson, Richard Kooris, Bill Moseley, Caroline Williams, Tom Savini, Production Designer Cary White and more!
- Alternate Opening sequence with different musical score
- Deleted scenes
- Still Feelin’ the Buzz – Interview with horror expert Stephen Thrower, author of Nightmare USA
- Original Trailer
DISC 2 [BLU-RAY] & DISC 3 [DVD] TOBE HOOPER S EARLY WORKS LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE
- High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition (DVD) presentation of two of Tobe Hooper s early works, available on home video for the first time in the world
- The Heisters (1964) Tobe Hooper s early short film restored in HD from original elements [10 mins]
- Eggshells (1969) Tobe Hooper s debut feature restored in HD from original elements [90 mins]
- Audio Commentary on Eggshells by Tobe Hooper
- In Conversation with Tobe Hooper – the legendary horror director speaks about his career from Eggshells to Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2.
- Trailer Reel of all the major works by Tobe Hooper
100-PAGE BOOK – LIMITED EDITION EXCLUSIVE
- Exclusive perfect-bound book covering everything you wanted to know about Tobe Hooper, chainsaws and more! Featuring new writing on the director’s early works by Brad Stevens, an investigation of Tobe Hooper’s three-picture Cannon deal by Calum Waddell, new writing on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 by John Kenneth Muir, a look at the film’s long battle with the BBFC and an exclusive interview with Hooper by Stefan Jaworzyn, author of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Companion, rounded off with an appraisal of the highs and lows of the Texas Chainsaw franchise by Joel Harley, all illustrated with archive stills.