It's another Anchor Bay UK Evil Dead DVD reissue, but this time the DVD will include a great bonus disc for all you Bruce Campbell lovers (and God knows there's lots of us out there!) in the form of Josh Becker's film Running Time featuring the big chin himself.
Sam Raimi's 1981 classic The Evil Dead was one of the first horror films to be labelled as a 'video nasty' in the UK, and now August 22nd will see this film reissued by Anchor Bay UK as part of an extras-packed, two-disc Book of the Dead Special Edition DVD, comprising the original The Evil Dead, plus a bonus disc featuring Josh Becker's film Running Time, starring Bruce Campbell
The discs come packaged in a limited edition facsimile of the Book of the Dead from the original movie, sculpted and illustrated by Tom Sullivan, the man responsible for the film's special effects.
The two-disc THE EVIL DEAD – BOOK OF THE DEAD SPECIAL EDITION (cert. 18) will be released on DVD (£19.99) by Anchor Bay UK on 22nd August 2005.
Special features include:
Disc One Widescreen presentation (1.85:1 enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs)
2.0 Dolby Surround plus optional Dolby 5.1 Surround and DTS
Audio commentary by writer-director Sam Raimi and producer Robert Tapert
Additional audio commentary by star Bruce Campbell
Biographies of Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell and Robert Tapert
"Fanalysis" – a 26-minute documentary by Bruce Campbell
"Discovering The Evil Dead" featurette
Outtakes and deleted scenes
Poster and stills gallery.
Disc Two Full length bonus feature Running Time starring Bruce Campbell
Audio commentary by writer-producer-director Josh Becker and star Bruce Campbell
Dolby 2.0 Surround, optional 5.1 Surround and DTS
English subtitles for the hard of hearing
Trailer and scene selection.