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Scanners Trilogy in July

Anchor Bay UK have announced the Region 2 DVD release of the Scanners Trilogy for 18th July 2005. The hit sci-fi trilogy that began with David Cronenberg's shocking, controversial and literally explosive 1981 film, Scanners and concluded with Christian Duguay's two sequels, Scanners II: The New Order and Scanners III: The Takeover will be available separately or as part of a three-disc box set.

Scanners - Cameron Vale is living on the fringe of society, self-induced due to his telepathic ability to read other people's minds. Darryl Revok has the same condition and is the head of an underground association of so-called Scanners that want world domination. When Vale is taken to Dr Paul Ruth as a result of supposed insanity, he's enlisted into a program that will involve him in a battle against his fellow Scanners.

Features include:

  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • Stereo 2.0 plus optional 5.1 and DTS audio
  • Subtitles for the hard of hearing
  • "Inside Scan: Scanners" - an in-depth examination of Scanners by genre critic Alan Jones
  • "The Directors: The Films Of David Cronenberg" documentary
  • Biographies, film notes, stills and trailers

Scanners II: The New Order - In order to take over the city, corrupt police commander Forrester intends to use a telepathic breed of human, Scanners. To control the Scanners, Forrester enlists the help of evil scientist, Dr Morse, who wants to conduct mind control experiments on the Scanners with a new drug. Unfortunately the side effects render the Scanners incapable, so Forrester finds David Kellum, a good, rational Scanner who, unaware of his own powers, agrees to work with him.

Features include:
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • Stereo 2.0 plus optional 5.1 and DTS audio
  • Subtitles for the hard of hearing
  • "Inside Scan: The New Order" - an in-depth examination of Scanners II: The New Order by genre critic Alan Jones
  • Biographies, film notes, stills and trailers

Scanners III: The Takeover - A young, lovable Scanner with extraordinary telepathic powers transforms into a murderous megalomaniac after taking one of her father's experimental drugs. After taking over his pharmaceutical drugs company, the deranged Scanner runs amok on a killing spree and takes over a television company in her quest for world domination. Will her Scanner brother, fresh from a spell in Thai Monastery, have the power to stop her?

Features include:
  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • Stereo 2.0 plus optional 5.1 and DTS audio
  • Subtitles for the hard of hearing
  • "Inside Scan: The Takeover" - an in-depth examination of Scanners III: The Takeover by genre critic Alan Jones
  • Biographies, film notes, stills and trailers

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