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Full details revealed for “TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE” Scream Factory Blu-ray

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | News


The feature film based on the cult TV show is headed for hi-def disc with a batch of special features.

Shout! Factory releases TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE MOVIE on Collector’s Edition Blu-ray August 25 on the Scream Factory label. Directed by John Harrison, it features a trio of terror tales scripted by George A. Romero and Michael McDowell (BEETLEJUICE), including adaptations of short stories by Stephen King and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring a living mummy and gargoyle and an especially vicious cat. The movie will be presented in 1080p 1.85:1 widescreen, with the following extras:

  • New audio commentary by co-producer David R. Kappes
  • New TALES BEHIND THE DARKSIDE: THE MAKING OF FOUR GHOULISH FABLES, a six-chapter, feature-length documentary featuring director John Harrison, producer Mitchell Galin, director of photography Robert Draper, production designer Ruth Ammon, special make-up & creature effects artists Robert Kurtzman, Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger, creature performer Michael Deak, actors James Remar and Rae Dawn Chong and editor Harry B. Miller
  • Audio commentary by director John Harrison and co-screenwriter George A. Romero
  • Theatrical trailer
  • TV spots
  • Radio spots
  • Stills gallery
  • Behind-the-scenes gallery
  • Behind-the-scenes footage compilation

Retail price is $29.99; orders placed at Shout! Factory’s website will include an exclusive 18 x 24” rolled poster of the new cover art.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.