As 2010 draws to a close, Lionsgate is busy polishing up its DVD and Blu-ray slate for 2011 with the release of two new terrors as well as an old classic which there can be only one of!
Virus X – February 1st
This February the terror is real as Virus X makes its DVD, Digital Download and On Demand debut from Lionsgate. An Official Selection of the 2010 Shriekfest and the Eerie Horror Fest 2010, the film stars Domiziano Arcangeli (The Brides of Sodom) and Sybil Danning (Halloween). This sci-fi DVD debut also contains two production featurettes.
For a group of medical scientists, time is not on their side when they are exposed to a hyper-mutant form of the H1N1 virus while in their lab. The team has only three days left to live with no hope of seeing the outside world again. But while they are trapped and fear for their lives, a deceitful head doctor is monitoring their every move. Suspicions arise, and the detained doctors must uncover the harrowing truth behind their deadly situation.
Pricing: DVD – $26.98
Highlander: 25th Anniversary Blu-ray Collection – February 1st
A legendary movie and TV franchise. Millions of fans worldwide. Now, twenty-five years after its original release, audiences can relive the beginning of this epic immortal journey as Lionsgate releases the Highlander: 25th Anniversary Collection on Blu-ray. Both sci-fi epics — Highlander and Highlander 2 — explode on 1080p High Definition Blu-ray packed with special features including deleted scenes from each film plus audio commentaries, featurettes and more. These treasured films are now available together for the first time on Blu-ray Disc.
Highlander – One of the most beloved sci-fi action-adventure series in film and TV history, Highlander is an epic tale of immortality starring Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery. When Scottish clansman Connor MacLeod (Lambert) discovers his true identity as part of a legion of immortals, he sets off on a journey that spans continents and centuries before finally landing him in modern-day New York City. MacLeod is unfortunately set to face other immortals in a showdown where only one can survive. Featuring music by the legendary band Queen, Highlander is a modern classic and “the movie that started it all” (Movies for Guys).
Highlander 2 – It’s 2024, and MacLeod and Ramirez are back to save planet Earth. Ozone depletion, time travel and corporate greed are at the core of all the thrilling twists and turns in this stylish action sequel. Featuring state-of-the-art special effects and digital remastering, it’s Highlander like you’ve never seen or heard before.
Pricing: Blu-ray Disc (2-film Set) – $29.99
Siren – March 22nd
Seduction can be murder. Feel the fear as Lionsgate debuts Siren on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand this spring. What’s meant to be a relaxing weekend on the coast turns deadly for a group of friends when they attempt to rescue a young temptress waving to them for help. Called “an exotic tale of lust and revenge” (Maxim.com), Siren stars Eoin Macken (Showtime’s “The Tudors”), Anna Skellern (The Descent: Part 2), Tereza Srbova (Inkheart) and Anthony Jabre (film debut). The Siren DVD includes never-before-seen deleted scenes.
In desperate need of a weekend away from the busy city, a group of friends escape to the coast in search of relaxation. Instead, they find themselves in grave danger after one of them spots a sultry young woman in need of help on one of the islands off the coast. The friends don’t know it, but they are risking their very lives for this seductive stranger.
Pricing: DVD – $26.98
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