RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, will release the documentary/horror series ELI ROTH’S HISTORY OF HORROR SEASON 1 on October 6, 2020 on DVD and Blu-ray. The series originally aired on AMC Networks in 2018 as part of the AMC Visionaries series.
The documentary is directed by Award-winning horror film director Eli Roth (Cabin Fever, The Green Inferno) and written by Kurt Sayenga (“Breakthrough”, “Origins: The Journey of Humankind”), and features interviews with the who’s who of horror movies and television, including Author Stephen King (“Creepshow”, “The Shining”), Quentin Tarantino (Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood, Kill Bill franchise), Greg Nicotero (“The Walking Dead”, “Watchmen”), Rob Zombie (House of 1000 Corpses, Guardians of the Galaxy, ), Linda Blair (The Exorcist), Slash (Guns N’ Roses), Robert Englund (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Tippi Hedren (The Birds, Marnie), Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense), Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings trilogy), and David Arquette (Scream franchise). RLJE Films will release ELI ROTH’S HISTORY OF HORROR SEASON 1 on DVD for an SRP of $34.97and Blu-ray for an SRP of $39.98.
Award-winning horror film director, writer, producer and actor Eli Roth brings together the masters of horror – the storytellers and stars who define the genre – to explore its biggest themes and reveal the inspirations and struggles behind its past and present. Each one-hour episode will take viewers on a chilling exploration of how horror has evolved through the years and examine the genre’s impact on society as well as delving into how horror maintains its fan base and why audiences are addicted to fear. Interviewees include Stephen King, Quentin Tarantino, Linda Blair and many others.
ELI ROTH’S HISTORY OF HORROR SEASON 1 DVD and Blu-ray includes over 2 hours of bonus features consisting of five featurettes and extended interviews with Stephen King, Edgar Wright, Quentin Tarantino, Diablo Cody, Roger Corman, John Landis and Joe Dante.