Scream Factory’s ‘King Kong (1976)’ Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Detailed

Scream Factory have fully detailed the upcoming 1976 King Kong Collector’s Edition Blu-ray that is locked into a May 11th, 2021 release date.

This release marks the first time the 1976 remake of the classic of King Kong starring Jessica Lange, Charles Grodin and Jeff Bridges. Scream Factory is going all out by including the “original theatrical cut with a new restored theatrical stereo track and an extended TV broadcast cut with a new 2k scan of the additional TV footage from the internegative.”

Pre-order the King Kong Collector’s Edition Blu-ray at Amazon for a discounted price.

The two-disc set includes a bounty of bonus features, headlined by a series of all-new interviews, as outlined below:

DISC 1: Theatrical Cut
  • NEW Audio Commentary with film historian Ray Morton (author of KING KONG – THE HISTORY OF A MOVIE ICON)
  • NEW Audio interview with special makeup effects wizard Rick Baker
  • NEW Something’s Haywire – an interview with actor Jack O’Halloran
  • NEW On the Top of the World – an interview with assistant director David McGiffert and production manager Brian Frankish
  • NEW Maybe in their Wildest Dreams – an interview with sculptor Jack Varner
  • NEW There’s A Fog Bank Out There – an interview with second unit director William Kronick
  • NEW From Space to Apes – an interview with photographic effects assistant Barry Nolan
  • NEW When the Monkey Dies, Everybody Cries – an interview with production assistants Jeffrey Chernov and Scott Thaler
  • Audio: DTS-HD 5.1 and NEW restored theatrical DTS-HD 2.0 stereo track
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • TV Spots
  • Radio Spots
  • Still Galleries – posters, lobby cards, behind-the-scenes photos

DISC 2: Extended TV Broadcast Cut

  • NEW 2K scan of the additional TV footage from the internegative
  • KING KONG panel discussion from the Aero Theater (2016)

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