January 16, 2019
Shout! Factory’s horror imprint, Scream Factory, will release the four-disc The Poison Ivy Collection on Blu-ray Feb. 12.
The set includes the theatrically released erotic thriller Poison Ivy (1992) and its direct-to-video sequels Poison Ivy II: Lily (1996), Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997) and Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008), all making their Blu-ray debuts. The set includes the rated and unrated versions of each film.
Poison Ivy stars Drew Barrymore as a teenager named Ivy who befriends introverted teen Sylvie (Sara Gilbert) and seduces her father (Tom Skerritt). Poison Ivy 2 features Alyssa Milano as a college student named Lily, who finds Ivy’s diaries and is inspired to pursue a life of uninhibited sexual risk-taking. In The New Seduction, Ivy’s sister, Violet (Jaime Pressly), seeks revenge on the family the betrayed her mother. In Secret Society, a college freshman (Miriam McDonald) is invited to join an exclusive campus sisterhood, whose cold-blooded ambition causes the group to seduce, blackmail or do away with anyone that gets in their way.
The set includes a new commentary on the theatrical version of the first film with co-writer/director Katt Shea, plus trailers for each film.
According to Shout! Factory’s press release, the unrated versions of the first three films were created by inserting standard-definition footage into the HD rated version.