UPDATE: ‘The Mist’ Planned for Blu-ray

UPDATE: The film has officially been announced, read on for details. While on the red carpet for the Saturn Awards last night, SpookyDan caught up with Frank Darabont, director of Dimension Films’ The Mist. He chatted briefly with the popular director who reveals that a Blu-ray edition of the film is in the works. “Yes, THE MIST is definitely coming to Blu-ray with the black and white version on it as well.” No other details were revealed. In the film a freak storm unleashes a species of blood-thirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole-up in a supermarket and fight for their lives. UPDATE from Blu-ray.com

Weinstein Company has announced that they are planning to bring the horror film ‘The Mist’ to Blu-ray on August 5th. Coming as a two-disc release, one disc will hold the theatrical release and the other will feature a “black-and-white” version of the film, both in 1080p VC-1 accompanied by a 5.1 TrueHD soundtrack. Extras have yet to be announced for this release, but they are expected to be similar to the previously released 2-disc DVD.

Source: Bloody-Disgusting, Blu-ray.com