It was announced last week that Lionsgate Home Entertainment would release the UK horror film, The Descent (review), on DVD December 26th- but not details were revealed. Today the full specs were announced for the film, which will also see a Blu-Ray release the same day. The Descent is Neil Marshall¹s hotly anticipated follow up to his 2002 hit Dog Soldiers. Directed by Marshall from his own script, the film tells the story of an all female caving expedition that goes terrifyingly wrong. Set in a cave system deep in the Appalachian Mountains.Davis DVD reports: Lionsgate Home Entertainment will release The Descent on December 26th. Available in separate anamorphic widescreen and fullscreen 99-min. uncut editions, director Neil Marshall’s bloody great horror film arrives with both Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 tracks. Bonus materials will include an audio commentary with Marshall and crew, a second commentary with Marshall and cast, deleted & extended scenes, outtakes, “Making of ‘The Descent’” documentary, “DesEnding” Interview with Director Neil Marshall, Storyboard and Scene Comparisons, still gallery, bios and trailers. The 98-min. domestic cut will be available in fullscreen-only. Retail is $28.98.
The Blu-ray Disc edition, due day-and-date, will also feature new and exclusive picture-in-picture interactive commentaries, 6.1 PCM audio and HD trailers. Retail for this is $39.99.