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THE DEAD NEXT DOOR rises to Blu-Ray on Sept 26th



Two and a half decades before "The Walking Dead" made zombies mainstream on cable television, 19-year-old writer/director J.R. Bookwalter ("Ozone," "Witchouse 2: Blood Coven") embarked on "The Dead Next Door," an ambitious horror feature pitting an elite team of Zombie Squad soldiers against hoards of the undead and the secretive religious cult hell-bent on protecting them. The film would ultimately take four years to complete with the help of a now-famous Hollywood director and more than 1,500 Northeast Ohio residents, who portrayed the multitudes of bloodthirsty ghouls.

For this collector's edition, brand-new 4:3 and 16:9 1080p HD masters have been painstakingly created from a 2K restoration using the original Super-8mm film elements. Also included is a 5.1 surround mix which restores the voices of the original cast members for the first time ever, vintage and newly-prepared bonus materials, audio commentaries, and several all-new extras not previously available. Collectible slipcover with all-new 2017 artwork included with first 1,000 units only!

This jam-packed special edition Blu-Ray contains:

2K Restored Feature in 4:3 Original Aspect Ratio (1.33:1)
2K Restored Feature in 16:9 Widescreen (1.78:1)
DTS HD-MA 5.1 Surround Original Cast Mix
DTS HD-MA 5.1 Surround Classic Dubbed Mix
Audio Commentary with producers J.R. Bookwalter, Jolie Jackunas and Scott P. Plummer
“Restoration of the Dead” Featurette (19 mins.)
Capitol Theatre Screening Q&A (12 mins.)
The Nightlight Screening Q&A (16 mins.)
Behind the Scenes Footage (19 mins.)
Deleted Scenes & Outtakes (7 mins.)
Storyboard Gallery (27 mins.)
Around The World Gallery (4 mins.)
Behind The Scenes Gallery (9 mins.)
Production Stills Gallery (6 mins.)
NEW! Rare 2001 Foreign DVD Audio Commentary with writer/director J.R. Bookwalter and makeup FX artist David Lange
NEW! Richards Returns: An Interview with actor Scott Spiegel (5 mins.)
NEW! 1999 Akron Location Tour with actor James L. Edwards (5 mins.)
2005 Audio Commentary with writer/director J.R. Bookwalter, actor Michael Todd and cinematographer Michael Tolochko, Jr.
20 Years in 15 Minutes (16 mins.)
Video Storyboards (8 mins.)
Video Preshoots (6 mins.)
Auditions (14 mins.)
Three Miles Out Music Video (3 mins.)
Trailers

THE DEAD NEXT DOOR is a must own for any zombie enthusiast. To order your copy of this MVD exclusive click here.


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