Scream Factory To Release ‘Poltergeist II’ & ‘Poltergeist III’ Collector’s Editions!

Scream Factory is absolutely amazing! Finally, Poltergeist II – The Other Side along with Poltergeist III are receiving a makeover that is well deserved! Along with a 2K transfer, each film is loaded with amazing extras including interviews, new commentaries, and Poltergeist III even comes with an alternate ending. Scream Factory has set out to give fans the discs they deserve, and would you look at that artwork? Stunning! Both films are considered to be “collectors edition” and will give their previous DVD / Blu-Ray releases a run for their money. Fans of the series can relive the suspenseful saga of Carol Anne and the Freeling Family with these wonderful follow-up films to the supernatural hit Poltergeist. 

A full list of goodies is listed below! Both films will be available for purchase beginning January 31st!

 

Poltergeist II – The Other Side

Synopsis:

In this thrilling follow-up to the smash hit Poltergeist, the Freeling family (JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Heather O’Rourke, Oliver Robins) settles into a new home following the annihilation of their former residence by terrifying visitors from the netherworld. But the spirits of the dead are still hell-bent on luring the family’s clairvoyant daughter Carol Anne to “the other side.” This chilling sequel, directed by Brian Gibson (Breaking Glass) also stars Will Sampson (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest), Julian Beck (The Cotton Club) and Zelda Rubinstein (Anguish) returns as Tangina.

Bonus Features

  • NEW 2K Scan Of The Interpositive
  • NEW Audio Commentary With Writer/Producer Michael Grais
  • NEW Audio Commentary With Poltergeist II Webmaster David Furtney
  • NEW Robbie’s Return – An Interview With Oliver Robins
  • NEW The Spirit World – An Interview With Special Effects Designers Richard Edlund, Steve Johnson And Screaming Mad George
  • NEW Ghosts Of Giger – A Look At The Contributions Of Artist H.R. Giger Featuring Rare Photos And Illustrations And An Interview With Giger’s Friend And Agent Les Barany And Special Effects Designer Steve Johnson, Richard Edlund And Screaming Mad George
  • Vintage Featurettes: They’re Back: The Making Of Poltergeist II, Monster Shop And Ghostmakers: The Magic Of Poltergeist II
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Still Galleries (Behind-The-Scenes Photos, Stills, Posters And Script Pages)

Poltergeist III

Synopsis:

They are back….again! And they’re looking for Carol Ann in this riveting finale to the POLTERGEIST trilogy. Sent by her parents to live in a Chicago highrise with her aunt (Nancy Allen, Carrie) and uncle (Tom Skeritt, Alien), Carol Ann discovers she must now face demons more frightening than ever before. Led by the Reverend Kane (now played by Nathan Davis), the spirits have moved from invading homes to taking over an entire skyscraper. They are lurking behind every mirror… waiting. Fortunately, Tangina (Zelda Rubinstein) returns to battle these malevolent forces.

Bonus Features

  • NEW 2K Scan Of The Interpositive
  • NEW Audio Commentary With Director Gary Sherman
  • NEW Audio Commentary With Poltergeist III Webmaster David Furtney
  • NEW High Spirits – An Interview With Screenwriter Brian Taggert
  • NEW Reflections – An Interview With Actress Nancy Allen
  • NEW Mirror Images – An Interview With Special Effects Creator John Caglione, Jr.
  • Alternate Ending
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Still Galleries (Behind-The-Scenes Photos, Stills, Posters And Script Pages)

 

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