Courtesy: MVD Entertainment Group
MVD Entertainment has a special treat coming in the new year for gamers everywhere.
The company recently announced it will re-issue the 1994 cinematic adaptation of the classic video game Double Dragon on Jan. 22 on a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack. The movie will be re-issued as part of MVD’s MVD Rewind Collection. Pre-orders are open now. A trailer for the movie is streaming online now here.
MVD’s forthcoming Double Dragon re-issue will feature a wide array of bonus content, such as the pilot episode of Double Dragon: The Animated Series, a new “making of” documentary and new featurette on the movie’s producer, Don Murphy.
The full list of the movie’s bonus content is noted below.
* High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) and Standard Definition DVD presentations of the main feature
* Audio: English 5.1 Stereo, English 2.0 Stereo, German 2.0 Stereo
* English, French and Spanish Subtitles
* NEW! “The Making of Double Dragon” (full length documentary featuring interviews with stars Scott Wolf and Marc Dacascos, writers Peter Gould & Michael Davis and producer Don Murphy)
* NEW! “Don Murphy: Portrait of a Producer” featurette
* Archival ”Making of” featurette
* Behind the Scenes featurette
* 1993 Double Dragon Animated Series Pilot Episode #101: “The Shadow Falls”
* Storyboard Gallery
* Press Photos, Marketing and Behind The Scenes Photo Galleries
* TV Spots
* VHS Home Video Trailer
* Original Theatrical Trailer
* Collectible Mini-Poster
* Reversible Sleeve Featuring Alternate Artwork
The story at the center of Double Dragon, follows two teenage brothers — Jimmy (Mark Dacascos — The Island of Dr. Moreau, Drive, Only The Strong) and Billy Lee (Scott Wolf — Party of Five, Night Shift, Perception) as the pair works to protect their half of a magical amulet from the evil tycoon Koga Shuko (Richard Patrick — Terminator 2, The X-Files, Wayne’s World). Shuko has the other half of the amulet, and wants the brothers’ half of the amulet so that he can have untold power. Billy and Jimmy are aided in their efforts by Marian (Alyssa Milano — Charmed, Commando, Who’s The Boss) and her vigilante group, The Power Corps.
MVD Entertainment Group Director of Acquisitions and Sales Eric D. Wilkinson spoke highly of the movie’s forthcoming re-issue.
“Double Dragon was arguably one of my favorite projects for the Rewind Collection,” Wilkinson said. “This release marks the first time Double Dragon will be available on Blu-ray and in HD in North America! Special features producer Richard Schenkman and I worked tirelessly to create some amazing brand new bonus material that includes a feature-length “making of” documentary that I know collectors will love. These new bonus features, along with some great archival bonus material, and the addition of the pilot of the Double Dragon animated television series (courtesy of Invincible Entertainment) MVD is proud to present the definitive edition of Double Dragon in a kick-ass (pun intended) Blu-ray + DVD combo pack collector’s set.”
Double Dragon was directed by James Yukich (Jeff Beck: Live at the Hollywood Bowl, Def Leppard: And There Will Be a Next Time, Megadeth: Countdown to Extinction Live), produced by Don Murphy (Transformers, Natural Born Killers, From Hell), Jane Hamsher (From Hell, Natural Born Killers, The War of the Roses) and Alan Schecter (Fair Game, the Last Boy Scout, Showdown) and written by Michael Davis (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II, Eight Days A Week, 100 Girls), Emmy Award-winner peter Gould (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Too Big To Fail), Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, Lost) and Neal Shusterman (Goosebumps, The Haunting Hour, Cry Victory).
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