Back in April, Kino Lorber announced that they would be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Rawhead Rex with a 4K restoration of the Clive Barker-penned film (based on his short story of the same name), and they've now revealed the Blu-ray / DVD cover art, full list of special features, and an October release date for the restoration:

Rawhead Rex will be released on Blu-ray and DVD by Kino Lorber on October 17th. Kino Lorber had previously announced a theatrical release of the 4K restoration, and while we don't have a complete list of screenings, the restored film will be shown at The Hexploitation Film Festival in Hamilton, Ontario on Friday, August 25th.

Below, we have the complete list of special features and a look at the cover art for the new Blu-ray / DVD release of Rawhead Rex:

From Kino Lorber: "Coming October 17th on DVD and Blu-ray!

RawHead Rex (1986) with optional English subtitles

Special Features:

• Brand New 4K Restoration - From the Original Camera Negative

• Audio Commentary with Director George Pavlou, moderated by Stephen Thrower, the Author of Nightmare USA: The Untold Story of the Exploitation Independents, Murderous Passions; The Delirious Cinema of Jesús Franco and Beyond Terror: The Films of Lucio Fulci

• Interview with Actor Heinrich von Bünau (Rawhead Rex)

• Interview with Actor Ronan Wilmot (Declan O'Brien)

• Interview with SFX/MU Crew Members Gerry Johnston (SFX Supervisor), Peter Mackenzie Litten (SFX Creature Effects), John Schoonraad (SFX Mould Maker) & Rosie Blackmore (Makeup Artist)

• Interview with Cameraman Sean Corcoran

• Interview with Stephen R. Bissette, co-creator of John Constantine, instructor at the Center for Cartoon Studies

• Booklet Essay by Film Historian Kat Ellinger

• Animated Behind-the-Scenes Image Gallery

• Limited Edition Slipcase of the New Poster Art by Sean Phillips

• Reversible Art

• 5.1 Surround Audio

• Original Theatrical Trailer"

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