Shout Factory has come out with an announcement that it will soon be releasing its Roger Corman Cult Classic “Death Race 2000”. This movie will hit your local stores on the 22nd of June. This movie that was released in 1975 has been directed by Paul Bartel and has in its lead roles Sylvester Stallone and David Carradine.
The movie is based in the year 2000 and features a deadly race wherein participants will vie to kill their opponent drivers as well as take out pedestrians. So, now I hope you will always watch out while you are planning to cross any roads.
Specials on the disc will feature:
- New World trailers
- Original theatrical trailer with commentary by filmmaker John Landis, courtesy of trailersfromhell.com
- Original theatrical trailer
- David on Death Race: A brief look back from star David Carradine recorded in 2008
- Start Your Engine!: How the world of Death Race 2000 came to life, interview with original story creator Ib Melchior
- Leonard Maltin interviews Roger Corman about Death Race 2000
- Ready to Wear: In-depth interview costume designer Jane Ruhm on her inventive work for this film and other Roger Corman classics
- Killer Score: An all-new interview with composer Paul Chihara on the creation of the film’s eclectic score, which was also his first feature film composition.
- Audio commentaries:
- Roger Corman and Mary Woronov
- Assistant director Lewis Teague and editor Tina Hirsch
- Playing the Game: Looking Back at “Death Race 2000”
- Designing Dystopia!: A detailed look at the film’s futuristic landscapes and now-classic race cars with co-art director B.B. Neel, car designer James Powers and car constructor Dean Jeffries.
- Collectible 12-page booklet