Millennium Entertainment Releasing Frankenstein Created Woman On Blu-ray 1/28/14
A HAMMER CULT CLASSIC RESURRECTED!
FRANKENSTEIN CREATED WOMAN COMING TO BLU-RAY JANUARY 28th
Millennium Entertainment to Release Collector's Edition in 2014 - Available for the First Time in the US in Stunning HD!
Beverly Hills, CA-- (November 18, 2013) To kick-off the upcoming New Year, Millennium Entertainment is pleased to reveal their plans for a high-definition release of the cult classic 1967 Hammer Film, Frankenstein Created Woman on January 28th. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring horror icon Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg and Thorley Walters, Millennium's Collector's Edition of Frankenstein Created Woman marks the first time that US fans will be able to enjoy the film on Blu-ray here in the States.
Special features for the Collector's Edition Blu-Ray of Frankenstein Created Woman include a brand new documentary entitled "Hammer Glamour," an audio commentary featuring Derek Fowlds, Robert Morris and Jonathan Rigby, two World of Hammer episodes celebrating both the iconic character Frankenstein and the immortal Cushing who portrayed Dr. Frankenstein several times throughout his esteemed career, an animated stills gallery and exclusive collectible cards celebrating this timeless classic, perfect for any Hammer fan's collection.
In Frankenstein Created Woman, a tormented girl (Susan Denberg) drowns herself after her lover is framed for her father's murder and guillotined. Baron Frankenstein (Peter Cushing), experimenting with the transfer of souls, places her lover's soul into her body, bringing Christina back to life. With no memories of her past life, she becomes driven by a ghostly revenge and carries out a violent retribution on those responsible for both deaths.
-Commentary Featuring Derek Fowlds ("Johann"), Robert Morris ("Hans") and Jonathan Rigby (Hammer Historian)
-Frankenstein Created Woman Trailer
-World of Hammer Episode "The Curse of Frankenstein"
-World of Hammer Episode "Hammer Stars: Peter Cushing"
-Brand New Documentary: "Hammer Glamour"
-Animated Stills Gallery
-Includes Exclusive Collectable Cards!
ABOUT MILLENNIUM ENTERTAINMENT:
Formed in 2010 and led by CEO Bill Lee, Millennium Entertainment is a leading independent supplier that acquires and distributes feature films. The company most recently released the horror-comedy Hell Baby from "Reno 911" creators Thomas Lennon and Ben Garant featuring a stellar lineup of comedy stars including Rob Corddry, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Keegan Michael Key and Riki Lindhome; director Ariel Vromen's The Iceman, starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder and Chris Evans; and What Maisie Knew from directors Scott McGehee and David Siegel, starring Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgard, Steve Coogan and introducing Onata Aprile as Maisie. Up next the company will release the hallucinatory action-thriller Charlie Countryman starring Shia LaBeouf and Evan Rachel Wood and directed by award-winning commercial director Fredrik Bond in his directorial debut and John Turturro's Fading Gigolo which he wrote, stars and directs. The romantic comedy also stars Woody Allen, Vanessa Paradis, Sharon Stone and Sofia Vergara. Other releases include Academy Award-nominated director Lee Daniel's The Paperboy starring Nicole Kidman (who garnered both a Golden Globe and Screen Actor's Guild Award nominations for her role as a sultry, death-row groupie), Zac Efron, Matthew McConaughey, John Cusack and Macy Grey and Richard Linklater's critically acclaimed Bernie, starring Jack Black (for which he earned Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award nominations), Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey.
Originally founded in 1934, legendary British film studio Hammer has delivered a hugely successful run of films over the years including Dracula, Frankenstein Created Woman, One Million Years B.C. and The Vampire Lovers. Since 2008, the company has been part of Exclusive Media, which is reinvigorating this beloved global brand through investment across both traditional and new media.
Not in production since the 1980s, Hammer marked their return to features in 2010 with the release of the critically acclaimed Let Me In, an adaptation of the highly praised Swedish film LÃ¥t den rÃ¤tte komma in. The film was written and directed by Matt Reeves (Cloverfield) and stars Chloe Moretz (Kick-Ass) and Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Road).
In 2011, Hammer released Antti Jokinen's The Resident starring two-time Academy AwardÂ® winner Hilary Swank (Boys Don't Cry, Million Dollar Baby), Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hammer legend Sir Christopher Lee, as well as the critically lauded Wake Wood directed by David Keating and starring Aidan Gillen, Eva Birthistle and Timothy Spall.
February 2012 saw the theatrical release of Hammer's first ever feature ghost story The Woman In Black, directed by James Watkins, adapted by Jane Goldman from the book by Susan Hill, and starring Daniel Radcliffe. The film has taken over $130m worldwide making it one of the biggest indie horror films ever. The next instalment, The Woman in Black: Angel of Death, began filming in November, 2013 for a 13th February, 2015 release.
Hammer's next film release will be The Quiet Ones starring Jared Harris and Sam Claflin.
In addition to its upcoming films, Hammer recently diversified into live theatre, launching Hammer Theatre of Horror. Hammer's first theatre project was 'The Turn of the Screw' production, based on the classic ghost tale by Henry James, which ran at London's Almeida Theatre until March 2013 starring Anna Madeley and Gemma Jones.
Hammer also launched a book publishing imprint, Arrow Books, in Spring 2011 with Random House. Recent titles include Jeanette Winterson's 'The Daylight Gate', Sophie Hannah's 'The Orphan Choir' and Julie Myerson's 'The Quickening'.
In late 2012, Hammer also signed a deal with Paragon Entertainment to develop, build and operate a series of UK based 'Hammer House of Horror' visitor attractions.
For further information about Hammer and its parent company Exclusive Media, please visit www.hammerfilms.com and www.exclusivemedia.com.
ABOUT EXCLUSIVE MEDIA:
Exclusive Media is a vertically integrated global filmed entertainment company, founded in May 2008 with the backing of the strategic investment group Dasym Investment Strategies B.V. (formerly Cyrte Investments). Exclusive Media develops, finances, produces, markets and distributes prestige and talent driven commercial and documentary feature films on a global basis.
Exclusive Media is run by a five member Executive Board with Nigel Sinclair as Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Guy East as Co-Chairman, Simon Oakes as Vice Chairman and President of Hammer, Marc Schipper as Chief Operating Officer, and Ron Hohauser as Chief Financial Officer. Supporting the Executive Board in both the operational management and strategic expansion of the business is a strong team of highly skilled professionals who have a broad range of complementary experience.
Exclusive Media's development and production activities operate through three specialist labels: UK based Hammer for genre titles, Spitfire Pictures for documentary features and the flagship label Exclusive Media for all other feature film production. Exclusive Media also enjoys a co-development and co-production deal with Cross Creek Pictures.
Exclusive Media's international sales & distribution division maintains a strong marketing presence and represents the group's in-house productions plus its growing library of almost 900 titles including the recently acquired library from Icon Entertainment International. The company also actively acquires third party feature films to further strengthen its international distribution slate.
The company launched a US distribution company, Exclusive Releasing and holds a minority stake in Millennium Entertainment.