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Old 03-31-2010, 03:45 AM   #68
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Death Race 2000 Blu has been detailed!:

"Shout! Factory has released the edition details for Death Race 2000 , which will come out on Blu-ray on June 22. This movie, the biggest box office hit for a Roger Corman production, is set in a world where the biggest entertainment is the three-day Transcontinental Death Race, whose winner is the driver who racks up the most points by killing innocent bystanders. The Blu-ray has been transferred from the interpositive film element.

Special features include:
Audio commentaries:
Roger Corman and Mary Woronov
Assistant director Lewis Teague and editor Tina Hirsch
David on Death Race: A brief look back from star David Carradine recorded in 2008
Playing the Game: Looking Back at "Death Race 2000"
Ready to Wear: In-depth interview costume designer Jane Ruhm on her inventive work for this film and other Roger Corman classics
Designing Dystopia!: A detailed look at the film's futuristic landscapes and now-classic race cars with co-art director B.B. Neel, car designer James Powers and car constructor Dean Jeffries.
Start Your Engine!: How the world of Death Race 2000 came to life, interview with original story creator Ib Melchior
Killer Score: An all-new interview with composer Paul Chihara on the creation of the film's eclectic score, which was also his first feature film composition.
Leonard Maltin interviews Roger Corman about Death Race 2000
Original theatrical trailer
Original theatrical trailer with commentary by filmmaker John Landis, courtesy of
Collectible 12-page booklet
New World trailers

Following the release of Death Race 2000, upcoming titles on Blu-ray are Piranha, Starcrash and Battle Beyond the Stars."
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