Oh that’s right, you guys know you’ve been waiting to get this bad boy on DVD. What’s there to not like about it? You’ve got Bruce Campbell, Robert Z’dar, Tom-freaking-Atkins and some crazy killings that left dents in your childhood memory. Today details were released on Synapse’s upcoming DVD, which hits retailers next year.
Synapse Films gave Fangoria a peek at the cover art and the full disc specs for its new edition of MANIAC COP, William Lustig’s original 1988 chiller starring Bruce Campbell and Tom Atkins as a young police officer and a lieutenant who take on a superhuman killer (Robert Z’Dar) garbed in the blue uniform.
The disc sports a new 16×9-enhanced high-definition 1.85:1 transfer remastered from old vault materials, with new DTS 6.1 and Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround audio tracks along with the original 2.0 Surround sound. Supplements include:
• Audio commentary by Campbell, producer/writer Larry Cohen and others
• New featurette with Z’Dar
• Additional scenes filmed for Japanese TV broadcast
• Theatrical trailer
• TV spots
“Other surprises” are also promised, and the disc will retail for $24.95.