Shout! Factory has released the Forbidden World Limited Edition Steelbook blu-ray to its Scream Factory line of horror home videos. The Steelbook is limited to just 5,000 copies and features incredible brand-new cover artwork by Laz Marquez:
What’s more, the first 1,500 orders placed through Shout! Factory will receive an exclusive limited edition 28.5” x 16.5” rolled lithograph of the new cover art.
Roger Corman’s 1982 sci-fi/horror movie was directed by Allan Holzman & written by Jim Wynorski, R.J. Robertson, and Tim Curnen. Forbidden World stars Jesse Vint, Dawn Dunlap, June Chadwick, Linden Chiles, and Fox Harris. Recently departed effects legend John Carl Buechler did the special effects.
While the Forbidden World Limited Edition Scream Factory Steelbook blu-ray won’t be released until Tuesday, August 13th, it’s now available on preorder for just $24.99:
The seed is planted… the nightmare grows.
On planet Xarbia, an experimental life form known as “Subject 20” has been created by an elite group of scientists in hopes of preventing a major galactic food crisis. However, instead of prolonging life, Subject 20 is destroying it, and the organism poses a double threat because it constantly changes its genetic structure. Mike Colby, a bounty hunter, is called in to investigate. Suspecting that the scientists are keeping something from him, Colby soon discovers why…
- New 4K scan of original film elements (Theatrical Cut)
- New 2K scan of the only existing film print (Director’s Cut)
- “The Making Of Forbidden World” – interviews with director/editor Allan Holzman, special visual effects artist/production designer Robert Skotak, actor Jesse Vint, composer Susan Justin, and more…
- Interview with producer Roger Corman
- Interview with special effects artist John Carl Buechler
- Audio commentary by director Allan Holzman (Director’s Cut)
- Theatrical Trailer
- Photo Galleries