Genius Products and The Weinstein Company today announced that their push into the Blu-ray Disc scene will include The Mist and 1408, both of which will ship on September 16.
The Mist, an adaptation of Stephen King’s tale of terror, will be packed onto two Blu-ray Discs containing the theatrical version of the film, a black-and-white version and a slew of bonus materials. The discs will presented in English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD and English 5.1 Dolby Digital with English CC and Spanish subtitles. The bonus materials will include:
- Commentary by Writer/Director Frank Darabont
- Deleted Scenes with optional commentary
- A Conversation With Stephen King and Frank Darabont
- The Making of The Mist
- A Look At the Creature FX
- The Horror Of It All: The Visual FX of The Mist
- Drew Struzan: An Appreciation Of An Artist
- Introduction to the black-and-white version
- Trailer Gallery.
The second Sept. 16-released Blu-ray Disc, 1408, is a paranormal thriller starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. The single-disc release will be presented in English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD and English 5.1 Dolby Digital with English CC and Spanish subtitles. Its special features will include:
- Commentary by Director Mikael Hafstrom and Writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski
- Two alternate endings
- Deleted scenes with optional commentary
- The Secrets of 1408
- Webisodes with John Cusack on 1408 and inside room 1408
- The theatrical trailer.