Darkness and The Nameless in April - Specs confirmed
Buena Vista Home Entertainment are listing the Region 1 DVD release of Darkness for 26th April 2005 priced at $29.99 SRP. This thriller teams Anna Paquin (X-MEN) with Lena Olin (Hollywood Homicide, Chocolat) and Iain Glen (Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Lara Croft: Tombraider) as a family whose life forever changes when they move into a new home with an ancient secret! Not long after Regina (Paquin) begins living in her family’s remote country estate, she learns that there’s something horribly disturbing about the old place. Even as her parents dismiss her concerns, strange things begin to happen whenever the lights go out. Soon Regina realizes that a series of escalating supernatural events will unleash the full evil that resides in their house!
Directed by Jaume Balagueró Darkness will be available in separate Theatrical (PG-13) and Unrated editions. The latter runs for an additional 14 minutes and is presented in 2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround audio. The Theatrical PG-13 edition will be presented in Full Screen. Bonus materials on both include “Darkness Illuminated: Behind-the-Scenes of Darkness;” and the original Theatrical Trailer and Teaser.
Arriving on the same day is more thrills from director Jaume Balagueró with The Nameless retailing at $29.99 SRP. This barebones release presents the film in 1.85:1 Letterbox (non-anamorphic) with Dolby Digital Surround audio (Spanish and English tracks) with English subtitles.