Today Synapse Films announced that they will be releasing the 1991 cult classic Popcorn on blu-ray and DVD in 2014. Right now there is no solid release date but the release window is said to be sometime around Halloween.
This release will sport a a brand-new 2K restoration of the film, taken directly from original vault materials. Supplementary materials from Michael Felsher’s Red Shirt Pictures will round out the exciting package. While the line-up of bonus materials has not yet been finalized, it will feature a retrospective documentary on the making of and legacy of Popcorn along with more extra features currently in the planning stages.
Synapse Film’s President Don May Jr. commented about the release and revealed some fantastic news about some of the materials they will be working with, “We now have some amazing materials, including the original camera negative and 35mm Interpositive materials to go through, to make sure this release is the best it can be. We just got a palette of amazing stuff we have to sort through for extras, including never before seen behind-the-scenes photos, documents, vintage interview tapes and even an alternate, never used original movie poster design that I found in the bottom of a random box”.
Some exciting news for sure. As soon as we hear more and get some specs we will let you guys know.