Sept. 20th. That’s the date that one of the genres latest slasher icons returns.
CHROMESKULL: LAID TO REST 2 is the latest from madman director / FX artist Rob Hall. Love this dudes work and personally can’t wait to gawk at this one. Here’s all the info directly from the press release.
Thereâ€™s a saying among horror fans: You can’t keep a good slasher down! And for fans of the 2009 cult hit Laid To Rest, the wait is over! On September 20, ChromeSkull – the chrome face-plated, technologically saavy homicidal maniac – returns in ChromeSkull: Laid To Rest 2 on Blu-ray and DVD from Image Entertainment. Starring Brian Austin Green (Desperate Housewives), Johnathon Schaech (That Thing You Do, The Poker Club),LTR 1 alum Thomas Dekker (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Danielle Harris (Halloween), Owain Yeoman (The Mentalist) and Gail Oâ€™Grady (NYPD Blue, Hellcats), with Nick Principe returning as ChromeSkull, the sequel is once again directed by award-winning director Robert Hall (Laid To Rest, Fear Clinic, Lightning Bug). ChromeSkull: Laid To Rest 2 will be available in unrated DVD and Blu-ray versions, as well as a rated DVD. SRP is a razor-thin $27.97 for the unrated and rated DVDs, and a sheer $29.97 for the Blu-ray.
Following his triumphant premiere at the world famous Comic-Con show in San Diego last week, the maniac in the metal mask returns-and this time he’s not alone. After his gruesome encounter with the girl with no name, ChromeSkull has to rely on his assistant Preston, (Green) to take care of business. With a growing taste for bloodlust, Preston slashes his way from one gory mess to another. Not to be outdone, ChromeSkull resurges with a massacre of his own that is nothing short of jaw dropping insanity! – Dread Central.
Mimi Michaels (The Ugly Truth, Gamer), Christopher Allen Nelson (Sin City, Star Trek) and Angelina Armani (Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star) also star in the bloodiest sequel you’ll ever see. ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2 is directed by Robert Hall, who also co-wrote and executive produced, and produced by Chang Tseng and Kevin Bocarde. Brian Austin Green and Stephen Niver are co-producers.
Bonus features on ChromeSkull: Laid To Rest 2 Blu-ray and DVD include audio commentary with director Robert Hall, co-writer Kevin Bocarde, and star Brian Austin Green, A Cut Above: Creating ChromeSkull behind the scenes featurette, the Jump To A Kill function (available exclusively on the unrated Blu-ray and DVD) where viewers can jump directly to one of eight kills, deleted scenes, bloopers and the theatrical trailer.
CHROMESKULL will be availble anywhere here in the Akron/Canton area that you woud normally pick up your horror fare.