Look! Up ahead! It’s a maniacal killer! No…it’s a zombie hoarde! Wait………it’s both!!! Blue Underground is proud to announce the restoration of the two cult classics Zombie and Maniac. The films have been restored and released in 4K Ultra High Definition along with Dolby Vision HDR and a new Dolby Atmos audio mix. The two films also boast multiple DVDs with hours of bonus content that is sure to make any horror fan shriek with delight (eek!). Zombie and Maniac creep out of the crypt and into high def May 26th!

 

 

Synopsis: A New York reporter (Ian McCulloch) follows a woman (Tisa Farrow) to an island where a doctor (Richard Johnson) faces an epidemic of the undead.

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Disc 1 (4K UHD Blu-ray) Feature Film + Extras:
* Audio Commentary #1 with Troy Howarth, Author of Splintered Visions: Lucio Fulci and His Films
* Audio Commentary #2 with Star Ian McCulloch and Diabolik Magazine Editor Jason J. Slater
* When The Earth Spits Out The Dead – Interview with Stephen Thrower, Author of Beyond Terror: The Films of Lucio Fulci
* Theatrical Trailers
* TV Spots
* Radio Spots
* Poster & Still Gallery
* Guillermo del Toro Intro
Disc 2 (Blu-ray) Extras:
* Zombie Wasteland – Interviews with Stars Ian McCulloch, Richard Johnson & Al Cliver, and Actor/Stuntman Ottaviano Dell’Acqua
* Flesh Eaters on Film – Interview with Co-Producer Fabrizio De Angelis
* Deadtime Stories – Interviews with Co-Writers Elisa Briganti and (Uncredited) Dardano Sacchetti
* World of the Dead – Interviews with Cinematographer Sergio Salvati and Production & Costume Designer Walter Patriarca
* Zombi Italiano – Interviews with Special Make-Up Effects Artists Gianetto De Rossi & Maurizio Trani and Special Effects Artist Gino De Rossi
* Notes on a Headstone – Interview with Composer Fabio Frizzi
* All in the Family – Interview with Antonella Fulci
* Zombie Lover – Award-Winning Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro talks about one of his favorite films

 

Zombies aren’t the only thing on the manical menu for Blue Underground. Maniac has also received a full restoration in 4K Ultra HD!

Synopsis: Frank Zito (Joe Spinell) is a deeply disturbed man, haunted by the traumas of unspeakable childhood abuse. And when these horrific memories begin to scream inside his mind, Frank prowls the seedy streets of New York City to stalk and slaughter innocent young women. Now Frank has begun a relationship with a beautiful photographer (Caroline Munro), yet his vile compulsions remain.

SPECIAL FEATURES:

Disc 1 (4K UHD Blu-ray) Feature Film + Extras:
* Audio Commentary #1 with Producer/Director William Lustig and Producer Andrew Garroni
* Audio Commentary #2 with Producer/Director William Lustig, Special Make-Up Effects Artist Tom Savini, Editor Lorenzo Marinelli, and Joe Spinell’s Assistant Luke Walter
* Theatrical Trailers
* TV Spots
* Radio Spots
Disc 2 (Blu-ray) Extras:
* MANIAC Outtakes
* Returning to the Scene of the Crime with William Lustig
* Anna and the Killer – Interview with Star Caroline Munro
* The Death Dealer – Interview with Special Make-Up Effects Artist Tom Savini
* Dark Notes – Interview with Composer Jay Chattaway
* Maniac Men – Interview with Songwriters Michael Sembello and Dennis Matkosky
* The Joe Spinell Story
* Mr. Robbie: Maniac 2 Promo Reel
* MANIAC Publicity
* MANIAC Controversy

Both films will unleash on the masses May 26th, 2020. The DVD can be preordered on Blue Underground’s website. Since we are all social distancing we have some extra time on our hands… and what better way to spend it than by filling our days with a maniac murder and an undead mass with a serious case of the human munchies.