Christophe Gans’ Understated Masterpiece BROTHERHOOD OF THE WOLF Debuts on Blu-ray

Back in 2001 French director Christophe Gans (Silent Hill) made a visual masterpiece of a film titled Brotherhood Of The Wolf, based on the entirely true legend of the Beast of Gévaudan. Starring Samuel Le Bihan (Frontier(s)), Mark Dacascos (John Wick: Chapter 3) and the always amazing Vincent Cassel (Black Swan).

This film boasts stunning cinematography, masterclass acting, a great story and incredible martial arts. It made such an impression on me that I have never forgotten it. I consider it a tragically underrated film and one that deserves contention in every werewolf movie debate.

Brotherhood Of The Wolf is finally getting a Blu-ray release thanks to the fantastic folks over at Scream Factory! I cannot wait to dive back into this film.

When a mysterious beast ravages the countryside, two unlikely heroes are called in to fight the evil in the cult favorite horror fantasy Brotherhood of the Wolf. And now, their battle against dark, unspeakable terror is even more gripping with a daring extended version of the film that showcases more of the breathtaking martial arts action and hours of in-depth bonus features.  

Directed by Christophe Gans (Silent Hill) and featuring an all-star cast including Vincent Cassel and Monica Bellucci, this highly entertaining epic makes its Blu-ray debut July 27, 2021 from Scream Factory. The two-disc set features the director’s cut of the film, as well as the behind the scenes featurettes The Making of “Brotherhood of the Wolf” and The Guts of the Beast, deleted scenes with intro from director Christophe Gans, and more! Fans can pre-order their copies now by visiting

In a rural province of France, a mysterious creature is laying waste to the countryside, savagely killing scores of women and children. Unseen, possessed of enormous strength and a human intelligence, the beast has eluded capture for years. King Louis sends in a renowned scientist and his Iroquois blood brother, an unconventional team whose combined methods and capabilities may bring the beast down. But the true nature of the beast is not what anyone could have anticipated.

Bonus Features:

•        The Guts of the Beast – a look at the creation of the film from the fight scenes to the digital effects

•        The Making of “Brotherhood of the Wolf” – a look behind the scenes

•        The Legend – a look at the historical facts behind the legend of the Gévaudan Beast

•        Deleted Scenes with introduction by director Christophe Gans

•        Theatrical Trailers

I’m adding this one to my collection and you should as well! If you have any thoughts and would like to continue the conversation, you can leave a comment below or on our Facebook page, Twitter, or Instagram. You can now find Dread Central on Google News or you can carry on the vibe with me personally on Twitter @psychobillychef!



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