Wes Craven’s Deadly Friend arrives on Blu-ray in October

After the horrifying success of A Nightmare on Elm Street, Wes Craven found a new way to get inside the minds of teenagers. Best Friend had a kid get a computer hard drive inserted into their brain. Little did Wes Craven know that in the future, teenagers will wish their Smartphones could be inserted into their brains. But is it a good idea? The movie is finally coming to Blu-ray thanks to the fine folks at Shout! Factory. Deadly Friend: Collector’ Edition arrives on October 12 to heighten your Spooky Season fun. Here’s the press release from Scream Factory:

SCREAM FACTORY PRESENTS 
DEADLY FRIEND COLLECTOR’S EDITION 
HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ‘80s CULT CLASSIC
FROM LEGENDARY HORROR MASTER WES CRAVEN
MAKES BLU-RAY™ DEBUT OCTOBER 12, 2021
FROM SCREAM FACTORY™

From Director Wes Craven (A Nightmare On Elm StreetScream) comes a terrifying tale of technology gone haywire!  

A lonely teenage genius, a specialist in brain research, has two best friends: his remarkable robot and a beautiful girl next door. When tragedy strikes both of his friends, he desperately tries to save them by pushing technology beyond its mortal limits into a terrifying new realm. Like a modern-day Dr. Frankenstein, Paul discovers too late that he has created a rampaging monster! 

Directed by West Craven and featuring an all-star cast including Matthew Labyorteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, and Anne Twomey, this entertaining sci-fi, horror cult classic makes its Blu-ray debut in a Collector’s Edition on October 12, 2021 from Scream Factory. 

DEADLY FRIEND Collector’s Edition features new 2K scan, new interviews with Kristy Swanson, screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin, special makeup effects artist Lance Anderson, and more. Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting ShoutFactory.com

 DEADLY FRIEND Collector’s Edition Bonus Features·      
NEW 2K scan of the interpositive·      
NEW Hey Sam, Nice Shot – an interview with actress Kristy Swanson·      
NEW Written in Blood – an interview with screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin·      
NEW Robots, Ramsey and Revenge – an interview with special makeup effects artist Lance Anderson·      
NEW Samantha’s Symphony – an interview with composer Charles Bernstein·      
Theatrical Trailer (in English, Spanish and German)·     
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