August 14, 2018
The Tall Man returns in horror icon Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead and Phantasm IV: Oblivion debuting on Blu-ray Disc Sept. 18 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
In the third in the series, 15 years after the original horror classic, writer/director Don Coscarelli reunites brothers Mike (A. Michael Baldwin) and Jody (Bill Thornbury) to help their friend Reggie (Reggie Bannister) destroy the Tall Man (Angus Scrimm) once and for all. Gloria Lynne Henry (Phantasm Ravager) and John Chandler (The Outlaw Josey Wales) co-star. Bonus material includes audio commentary with Baldwin and Scrimm; the featurette “Phantasm III: Behind-the-Scenes”; a deleted scene; and the trailer.
In Phantasm IV, Mike (Baldwin) has once again escaped from the Tall Man (Scrimm) who had begun to transform him. Leaving Reggie (Bannister) and his brother Jody (Thornbury), he travels through various dimensions and time in order to discover more about his nemesis and find out what really happened the night his brother died. Bonus materials include audio commentary with Coscarelli, Bannister and Scrimm; the featurette “Phantasm IV: Behind-The-Scenes”; and the trailer.
Coscarelli’s memoir True Indie: Life and Death in Filmmaking is due from St. Martin’s Press Oct. 2.