Scream Factory recently announced a June 18th release date for their Blu-ray/DVD Collector's Edition of The Howling and we now have the official list of bonus features that will be included:

"It’s time to unleash the beast within and join the pack as SCREAM FACTORY™ is proud to present the ferocious 1981 classic THE HOWLING Collector’s Edition on Blu-ray™ and DVD June 18, 2013. Directed by legendary filmmaker Joe Dante (Gremlins) and written by John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless, this massive cult hit is based on the popular novel by Gary Brandner. The all-star cast includes Dee Wallace (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Cujo), Patrick MacNee (The Avengers, A View to a Kill), Dennis Dugan (Happy Gilmore), Christopher Stone (Cujo), Belinda Balaski (Piranha), Kevin McCarthy (Innerspace), John Carradine (The Twilight Zone), Slim Pickens (Dr. Strangelove), Elisabeth Brooks (Deep Space) and Robert Picardo (Star Trek: Voyager). Brimming with edge-of-your-seat suspense and awesome make-up effects courtesy of Rob Bottin (The Thing), this riveting werewolf tale sinks its teeth into your deepest fears and never lets go!

For the first time ever on Blu-ray, this definitive collector’s edition home entertainment release of THE HOWLING features anamorphic widescreen movie presentation and is packed with a bounty of special bonus content, a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art and more! THE HOWLING Collector’s Edition Blu-ray has a suggested retail price of $29.93 and $19.93 for the DVD."



  • Audio Commentary with Author Gary Brandner
  • Deleted Scenes with Optional Audio Commentary from Director Joe Dante
  • Horror's Hallowed Grounds- A look at the film's locations with host Sean Clark
  • Interview with Stop-Motion Animator Dave Allen
  • New Interviews with screenwriter Terence Winkless, Executive Producer Steven A. Lane and editor Mark Goldblatt

Extras carried over from prior MGM DVD release

  • Audio Commentary With Director Joe Dante And Actors Dee Wallace, Christopher Stone and Robert Picardo
  • Unleashing the Beast: The Making Of The Howling Multi-part Documentary
  • Outtakes
  • Making Of A Monster: Inside The Howling Documentary
  • Photo Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailers