Start thinking of that brick wall to keep the psychic children out of your head, because Scream Factory has announced an April 12th release date for their Collector's Edition Blu-ray of John Carpenter's Village of the Damned remake, featuring new cover art and special features.

Although Scream Factory has yet to reveal the official list of bonus features for their Village of the Damned Collector's Edition Blu-ray, they have confirmed that the special release will include new interviews with John Carpenter and Sandy King Carpenter, as well as a fresh installment of Sean Clark's Horror’s Hallowed Grounds.

Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates. In the meantime, we have official details from Scream Factory, as well as a look at the new cover art by Nathan Thomas Milliner.

From Scream Factory: "We have another classic Carpenter film to add to our already robust collection of the master’s work: 1995’s VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED will be coming to Blu-ray in the U.S. & North America for the first time on April 12th! The film stars Christopher Reeve (Superman), Kirstie Alley (Cheers), Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Linda Kozlowski (Crocodile Dundee), Michael Pare (Eddie and the Cruisers) and Meredith Salenger (Dream a Little Dream).

Extras are still in progress and will be announced in full at a later date but…we can confirm some now that should please many: New interviews with John Carpenter and his wife Producer Sandy King Carpenter and a brand-new segment of “Horror’s Hallowed Grounds” (with its host Sean Clark) are already shot and completed!

With this official street date announce also comes the reveal of our newly-designed key art which was illustrated by one of our veteran creative forces Nathan Thomas Milliner (Day of the Dead, Dolls, The Burning, Halloween III). If you order directly through at’ll also receive this on a FREE limited-edition 18” x 24” poster with purchase (and while supplies last).

Purists take note: The original theatrical key art will be on the reverse wrap as always on all (well, most) of our Collector Edition releases."

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