Shout! Factory has released the 2003 remake of Willard to its Scream Factory line of horror blu-rays. The film was directed by Glen Morgan, written by Morgan & Stephen Gilbert, and stars Crispin Glover, R. Lee Ermey, and Laura Harring.
Scream Factory’s Willard blu-ray is now available for just $23.99 (regular price is $29.99).
For years, Willard Stiles (Crispin Glover) has been trapped in a dead-end job with no friends and no future. Willard’s life seems hopeless until he makes an eerie discovery: he shares a powerful bond with the rats that dwell in his basement. Now a guy who has been trampled in the rat race his entire life is suddenly ready to tear up the competition… beginning with his boss.
- New 2K Scan of the original film elements
- New Audio Commentary with writer/director Glen Morgan & director of photography Robert McLachlan
- New Audio Commentary with animal trainers Mark Harden & David Allsberry of Animals for Hollywood
- New “The Road to Willard” interview with writer/director Glen Morgan
- New “Destination Willard” interview with director of photography Robert McLachlan
- New “The Rat Trainer’s Notebook” behind-the-scenes footage from Animals for Hollywood
- Audio Commentary with writer/director Glen Morgan, producer James Wong, actors Crispin Glover & R. Lee Ermey
- “The Year of the Rat” a documentary on the making of Willard
- “Rat People: Friends or Foes?” a Real Rat documentary
- Deleted/Alternate Scenes with optional commentary
- Music Video BEN by Crispin Hellion Glover with optional commentary
- Behind-the-Scenes footage and interviews from the electronic press kit
- Theatrical Trailer
- TV Spots
- Editor’s Note: This article was originally posted on 1/18/2019 when the special bonus features were first announced, and then updated on 2/26/2019 to reflect the product’s release and to include the high definition trailer.