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John Connor [DVD News 09.10.21] scifi horror

Scream Factory has detailed its upcoming Collector's Edition of Wes Craven's Deadly Friend (1986), starring Kristy Swanson, Anne Ramsey, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey, and Richard Marcus.

The release is available for purchase now and will be released on October 12.

From director Wes Craven (A Nightmare On Elm Street) comes a terrifying tale of technology gone haywire! Lonely teenage genius Paul (Matthew Labyorteaux, Barbarians At The Gate), a specialist in brain research, has two best friends: his remarkable robot... and the beautiful girl next door (Kristy Swanson, Buffy The Vampire Slayer).

When tragedy strikes both of his friends, he desperately tries to save them by pushing technology beyond its mortal limits into a terrifying new realm. Like a modern-day Dr. Frankenstein, Paul discovers too late that he has created a rampaging monster! "Deadly Friend is a witty ghoul story.. [it] deliberately teeters on the edge of spoof" (The New York Times).

Special Features and Technical Specs:
NEW Hey Sam, Nice Shot – an interview with actress Kristy Swanson
NEW Written in Blood – an interview with screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin
NEW Robots, Ramsey and Revenge – an interview with special makeup effects artist Lance Anderson
NEW Samantha's Symphony – an interview with composer Charles Bernstein
Theatrical Trailer (in English, Spanish and German)
TV Spots
Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

Check out the old retro trailer below:

Recommended Release: Deadly Friend

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