The Evil Dead Trilogy, directed by Sam Raimi and starring Bruce Campbell, just might be the most re-released series in history. Now, after a 2007 Blu-ray release, Dead By Dawn is getting released again for it’s 25th Anniversary.
Early reports list the following as the special features included in this release, many of them All-New!
* All-new – Audio commentary with cast/crew
* All-new – Swallowed Souls: The Making of Evil Dead II documentary
* All-new – Road to Wadesboro: The Location of Evil Dead II featurette
* All-new – Cabin Fever: Behind the Scenes of Evil Dead II” featurette
* All-new – Evil Dead II interactive archive, featuring production stills, marketing materials, production stills, and early effects tests
* Vintage featurettes and behind-the-scenes footage
* TV spots and trailers
Lionsgate recently released a press release, addressing an issue that many fans had with the previous Blu-ray release, stating that the 25th Anniversary Blu-ray will have “a thrilling new High-Definition 1080p transfer.” Recently Michael Felsher told Fangoria Magazine that “Lionsgate is aware of how dissatisfied people were with the transfer on the previous Evil Dead II Blu-ray, and are taking steps to solve that issue for the new edition.”
The 25th Anniversary Edition of Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn is expected to street on November 15th and is available for pre-order at amazon.com.