Hammer in the Blu...Ray

Hot off the heels of Universal's announcement of Frankenstein and Dracula getting the restored Blu-Ray treatment Hammer Horror quickly announced it will be collaborating with a few studio's. Anolis Entertainment and Pinewood (Germany) to name a few will be collaborating to bring 30 movies in the Hammer Horror collection to Blu-Ray

Hammer is in talks with US distributors Warner Bros and 20th Century Fox and Paramount.


Dracula Prince of Darkness is slated to be the first film to get restored. With the UK getting it in March and a US date following

In addition to this title, Hammer also expects to roll out a few more titles before year's end, including The Reptile, Plague of the Zombies, The Devil Rides Out, Rasputin the Mad Monk and The Mummy's Shroud. Other titles slated to arrive at a later date include the following:

The Curse of Frankenstein
Dracula
The Mummy
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell
Frankenstein Created Woman

The Vengeance of SheThis restoration will also include unearthed footage and restored deleted footage, including a more graphic, gory version of Dracula formally deemed "too erotic" by censors of the era. Hammer will also be searching for lost scenes from The Curse of Frankenstein and The Mummy, not to mention several other titles in their collection.


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