Rejoice, fellow horror fans! Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn is hitting Blu-ray again, and even though the flick is available in 100’s of forms, we can assure you this is THE package you’ve been waiting for.
This 25th “Anniversary Edition” will offer up an all-new, 90-minute, HD, multi-part documentary titled Swallowed Souls: The Making of Evil Dead 2 (divided into the following sections: Dead by Dawn, The Chosen One, Madman Sam, Dead Effects, Re-Animated, Method to Madness and Rosebud). In addition to that we’re getting 2 all-new featurettes (Road to Wadesboro: Revisiting the Shooting Location of Evil Dead 2 and Cabin Fever), and an Artifacts of the Dead stills gallery. All of this stuff being BRAND SPANKIN’ NEW!!!!
Then there are some groovy carryovers and other vintage stuff: the existing audio commentary with writer/director Sam Raimi, actor Bruce Campbell, co-writer Scott Spiegel, and special makeup effects artist Greg Nicotero, two featurettes (The Gore the Merrier and Evil Dead 2: Behind the Screams) previously included in the Anchor Bay release, as well as the theatrical trailer in HD.
Even more exciting? The brand new 1080p transfer is gonna knock you out! Look for a full review really soon. In the interim check out an exclusive clip from the new bonus features below.
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