John Carpenter’s Vampires is a 1998 American independentwestern film directed and scored by the iconic horror and starring James Woods. It was adapted from the novel of the same name by John Steakley.
For those in the UK looking to rewatch or maybe catch it for the first the time will be happy to know the Blu-ray release is finally coming sometime in January of 2017. Powerhouse Films/Indicator will release Vampires on Blu-ray in the UK with the following special features and cover art (pictured below).
• Original stereo audio/Alternative 5.1 surround soundtrack
• Audio commentary with director John Carpenter
• Behind the scenes (1999, 6 mins): ‘making of’ documentary, featuring interviews with cast and crew, including John Carpenter, James Woods and Sheryl Lee
• Cast & Crew Interviews (1999, 9 mins)
• B-roll footage (1999, 9 mins)
• Original theatrical trailer
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Kim Newman
• Limited Dual Format Edition of 5,000 copies/UK Blu-ray premiere
• More extras TBC
Jack Crow (Woods) will avenge his parents’ murders very soon, so stay tuned tofor the precise release date.