FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 24, 2011
A legendary horror franchise that
redefined a genre
returns to scare a new generation...
ANCHOR BAY FILMS “BAYS” AT THE MOON
ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD
A New Moon Rises October 18th
CA – Get ready to run with the pack again, as Anchor Bay Entertainment
unleashes The Howling Reborn October 18th on Blu-ray™ and DVD.
An all-new, original chapter directed by Joe Nimziki, the much anticipated
Anchor Bay Films release stars Lindsey Shaw (“Pretty Little Liars,” “10 Things
I Hate About You”), Landon Liboiron (Fox’s upcoming series “Terra Nova,”
“Degrassi: The Next Generation”) and Ivana Milicevic (Casino Royale, Vanilla Sky). Described within industry circles as “Twilight with bite,” The
Howling Reborn deftly combines romance, action and thrills that will
have audiences worldwide embracing their inner lycanthrope! SRP is $26.98 for
the DVD, and $29.99 for the Blu-ray™. Pre-book is September 21st.
Anchor Bay SVP
of Marketing Jennifer Roberts stated:
“We couldn’t be more thrilled with the picture, and are excited to get “The Howling: Reborn” out as quickly as
possible for this Halloween. We truly believe this picture will re-launch the
franchise and lead to even bigger and better new chapters ahead.”
The creatures for The
Howling Reborn were brought to life by 2010 Academy-Award® nominee
Adrian Morot (300, Night at the Museum 2),
and the score produced by award-winning composer Klaus Badelt (Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean).
On the eve of his high school
graduation, Will Kidman (Liboiron)
finally looks up from his books to catch the eye of the girl he’s longed for
the last four years –the mysterious Eliana Wynter (Shaw). He’s always been the shy kid, flying under the radar, but
when he discovers a dark secret from his past— that he is heir to a powerful
line of werewolves -- he finds he has a choice to make between succumbing to
his primal nature, or turning against his own, and maintaining his humanity. In
order to fight the destiny of his legacy, and save Eliana – as well as himself
– he must battle not only his growing blood lust but an army of fearsome beasts
bent on killing him, Eliana...and then, us all.
Bonus features on The Howling Reborn
Blu-ray™ and DVD will include filmmakers’ commentary and a behind-the-scenes
The Howling began enthralling fans more
than 30 years ago, with the 1977 publication of Gary Brandner’s best-selling
novel and the 1981 film adaptation written by Academy Award®
nominated screenwriter John Sayles (Lone
Star, The Spiderwick Chronicles) and directed by Joe Dante (Gremlins,
InnerSpace). The film’s success ushered in a new era of screen werewolves,
as well as the six “Howling” sequels that followed.
Anchor Bay Films
Anchor Bay Films is unique in that it
offers the creative community a fully integrated distribution capability on all
platforms and an international solution extending beyond the U.S. Anchor
Bay Films is a division of Anchor Bay Entertainment and is on the ground
providing quality distribution with operations in the U.S., United Kingdom,
Canada and Australia, as well as distribution capabilities in other key territories.
The company focuses on a platform release strategy for its films with an eye
toward maximizing their potential across all ancillary distribution platforms.
The company recently released the critically acclaimed comedy City Island starring Andy Garcia and Solitary Man starring Michael Douglas, Kill the Irishman starring Ray
Stevenson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Val Kilmer, Christopher Walken, as well as
Sundance Audience Award Winner happythankyoumoreplease
starring Josh Radnor, Malin Akerman, Kate Mara, Zoe Kazan and Tony Hale. Upcoming releases include, Meet Monica Velour with Kim Cattrall
and Toronto International Film Festival award-winner Beautiful Boy with Maria Bello and Michael Sheen. Anchor Bay
Entertainment is a subsidiary of Starz Media, LLC (www.starzmedia.com) which is a
controlled subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty
Starz tracking stock group.
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