Scream Factory announced the release date and bonus features for their upcoming Blu-ray/DVD Collector's Edition of The Howling. We also have details on two other upcoming Scream Factory titles, Dead Souls and Ninja III: The Domination.

"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."

***Avid fans and collectors please take note: those who order THE HOWLING Collector’s Edition from will receive the exclusive 18”x24” poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork! Only 350 THE HOWLING posters will be printed, so these are only available while supplies last.***

***Special Note - Preliminary confirmed bonus content. Much more are currently in development. A final list will be announced at a later date.

  • 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
  • Deleted Scenes And Outtakes
  • Making Of A Monster: Inside The Howling Documentary
  • Horror’s Hallowed Grounds – A Look At The Film’s Locations
  • Photo Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailers

NINJA III: THE DOMINATION: Aerobic instructor Christie Ryder (Lucinda Dickey – Breakin’, Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo) becomes possessed by the spirit of an evil ninja when she comes to his aid after being shot down. Dominated by the killer’s vicious and relentless rage, she sets out to brutally attack his enemies. Her boyfriend, confused by Christie’s changing personality and afraid that he might be her next victim, enlists the aid of Yamada (Shô Kosugi – Enter the Ninja, Revenge of the Ninja), the quintessential martial arts hero. In a life-threatening exorcism and ultimate fight to the death, Yamada proves that he is Christie’s only chance for survival. For only a ninja can kill another ninja! [Editor's Note: Release date is set for June 11th as a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack]

Dead Souls: This summer, there’s no safe place to hide for the squeamish individuals. The enthralling paranormal terror, infused with harrowing small town family secrets and ancient evils from Michael Laimo’s celebrated novel Dead Souls, leaps from the pages to the screen. On June 25, 2013, SCREAM FACTORY™ will unleash the contemporary supernatural suspense thriller DEAD SOULS UNRATED EDITION on Blu-ray™ and DVD. Packed with insightful bonus content, the unrated version of DEAD SOULS includes seven minutes of footage not seen in it’s run on Chiller TV. This additional footage was featured in the film’s theatrical run. A must-have for horror movie enthusiasts, collectors and fans of mysteries and suspense, the Blu-ray has a suggested retail price of $19.97 and $14.93 for the DVD. Pre-order is available now on or