Slither slithers onto Blu-ray in August

Before James Gunn was given the keys to the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, he just trying to guard a little town from crawling creepers. Slither was Gunn’s directorial debut after his tenure at Troma and writing several scripts. He properly cast it with Nathan Fillion, Michael Rooker and Elizabeth Banks along with their squishy co-stars. The film is now getting the Scream Factory treatment with dozens of bonus features on Slither: Collector’s Edition. Here is the press release from Scream Factory:


“A wickedly fun horror flick!” – David Germain, Associated Press
“The most entertaining horror movie in years” Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
 
Slither
 
Cult Favorite Makes Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Debut August 1st, 2017 from Scream Factory
 

From James Gunn, co-writer and director of Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, comes Slither, the deliciously demented story of an unnamed evil wreaking havoc on a small town.
 
Making its Blu-ray debut as a deluxe Collector’s Edition Blu-ray on  August 1st, 2017 from Scream Factory, this delightfully disgusting creature feature comes jam-packed with bonus features, including a new audio commentary with director James Gunn, actor Nathan Fillion and actor Michael Rooker, a new interview “The Genesis of Slither” with writer and director James Gunn, a new interview with actor Gregg Henry, audio commentary with James Gunn and Nathan Fillion, deleted and extended scenes with optional commentary by James Gunn, Slithery Set Tour with actor Nathan Fillion, and much, much more! Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com
 
The sleepy town of Wheelsy could be any small town in America — somewhat quaint and gentle, peopled with friendly folks who mind their own business. But just beneath the surface charm, something unnamed and evil has arrived…and is growing. Intent on devouring all life on Earth, this dark and slimy entity is infecting anyone in its path. Now it’s up to the local sheriff, Bill Pardy (Nathan Fillion, Firefly, Castle), and his team to stop the spread of rampant devastation – and shocking mutilation – before it’s too late. This outrageously funny horror film also stars Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead), Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games, Pitch Perfect) and Gregg Henry (Body Double, Jason Bourne).
 
Slither Bonus Features:
·         NEW Audio Commentary with writer/director James Gunn and actors Nathan Fillion and Michael Rooker
·         NEW The Genesis of SLITHER – an interview with writer/director James Gunn
·         NEW The Other MacReady – an interview with actor Gregg Henry
·         Audio commentary with James Gunn and Nathan Fillion
·         Deleted and extended scenes with optional commentary by James Gunn
·         Visual Effects: Step by Step
·         Slithery Set Tour with actor Nathan Fillion
·         The Sick Minds and Slimy Days of SLITHER
·         Brewing the Blood – How to Make Blood
·         Bringing SLITHER’s Creatures to Life
·         Lloyd Kaufman’s Video Diary
·         Gag Reel
·         Who is Bill Pardy? featurette
·         Theatrical Trailer

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