Shout! Factory has announced, via social media, that it’s bringing the 1988 creature feature¬†The Brain to its Scream Factory line of horror blu-rays. The film was directed by Ed Hunt, written by Barry Pearson, and stars Tom Bresnahan, Cynthia Preston, David Gale, George Buza, and Christine Kossak.

While The Brain won’t be released until Monday, April 30th, it’s now available on preorder for just $19.99 (regular price is $24.99):

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Unfortunately, special bonus features were not listed as of yet, so stay tuned as that information becomes available!


Imagine a pulsating mass of gray matter, expanding in size and strength as it takes control of human minds and devours human bodies. It could never happen, right? Just watch Independent Thinking, starring Dr. Anthony Blakely (David Gale), a hot new TV program. But as the show’s ratings continue to soar, so does the suicide and murder rate among its viewers. What they don’t know is that Dr. Blake has teamed with an alien brain and plans to gain control of all humanity.


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