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Scream Factory Releasing Blu-Ray Steelbooks of John Carpenter Classics!



Looks like we’ll all be double dipping on some more Carpenter classics. Can you believe that Scream Factory turns five years old this year? To celebrate the occasion, the company are releasing three John Carpenter films on limited edition steelbooks on August 1st, which include Escape from New York, The Fog and They Live!

Scream Factory’s announcement today via Facebook:
It’s hard to believe at times, but our brand is now five years old…and what a ride it has been! Our gratitude and thanks go out to everyone of you who has supported our releases and continue to do so.

Naturally, we wanted to celebrate this milestone with something cool that would be true to our retro roots and would make a big splash. As you already know, we’ve been very successful with our John Carpenter films so we looked to some of our older releases of his for inspiration. We then remembered the question we posed sometime years ago to you about your thoughts on Steelbook packaging, and the response was extremely strong.

Escape from New York, The Fog and They Live are being reissued in a limited-edition Steelbook packaging. Only 10,000 of each are being produced and once they’re gone, they’re gone for good! The Blu-rays included inside will have the same content (but with different disc label art) that is currently available in their respective Collector Edition releases.

Each release is conceived by artist Nathanael Marsh (Carrie, The Thing deluxe piece). If you order directly from Scream Factory’s official website, your packaging will also include a 28.5” x 16.5”rolled lithograph of the illustration.

Check out some awesome artwork for each individual steelbook release below.

Escape from New York SteelbookThe Fog SteelbookThey Live Steelbook

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