Those who appreciate the various macabre and/or fantastical works of author, artist, and auteur Clive Barker are having a happy Halloween, thanks to horror imprint Scream Factory releasing the “Director’s Cut” of his 1990 film, Nightbreed. And it looks like they’re going to have a terrifyingly terrific Christmas as well.
Scream Factory announced today that on Dec. 16, it will release a collector’s edition Blu-ray of Barker’s third—and so far final—film as director, 1995’s Lord of Illusions. The 2-disc set will include both the theatrical version of the film and a director’s cut, a commentary from Barker, deleted scenes, previously unseen on-set footage, a photo gallery, and a new interview with storyboard artist Martin Mercer. Barker-heads who order the title from ShoutFactory.com will receive an exclusive 18″x24″ poster featuring the Blu-ray’s newly commissioned artwork, while supplies last.
Adapted by Barker from his own short story The Last Illusion, the film stars Scott Bakula as a private detective who winds up investigating some very strange stuff indeed. You can check out the red band trailer for Lord of Illusions—which costars Famke Janssen, Kevin J. O’Connor, and Daniel Von Bargen—below. And stay tuned for much, much more about, and from, Barker in the lead up to Halloween itself.