Wednesday, June 25, 2014

'Leprechaun: Origins' and 'Leprechaun: The Complete Movie Collection' Available Soon for Home Viewing

Courtesy Lionsgate
Some legends never die and starting on August 26, a new film from the Leprechaun franchise will be available for your viewing pleasure. All of the details for Leprechaun: Origins and the release of the complete Leprechaun movie collection are included in the press release. We've also provided the trailer for you to check out. Let us know what you think...

Press release:

WWE Superstar Dylan “Hornswoggle” Postl stars in Leprechaun: Origins, a brand new take on the horror franchise Leprechaun, reinventing the cult favorite and terrifying a new generation. The film will be available on Digital HD, Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View on August 26, and on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) on September 30. Also starring Stephanie Bennett (Grave Encounters 2), Andrew Dunbar (Alien Trespass), Melissa Roxburgh (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days) and Brendan Fletcher (Freddy vs Jason), Leprechaun: Origins was written by Harris Wilkinson and directed by Zach Lipovsky.

Backpacking through the lush Irish countryside, two unsuspecting young couples discover a town's chilling secret. Ben (Dunbar), Sophie (Bennet), David (Fletcher) and Jeni (Roxburgh) quickly discover the idyllic land is not what it appears to be when the town's residents offer the hikers an old cabin at the edge of the woods. Soon, the friends will find that one of Ireland's most famous legends is a terrifying reality.

The Leprechaun: Origins Blu-ray and DVD include two behind-the-scenes featurettes and will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98 respectively.

In addition, Leprechaun: The Complete Movie Collection, including all seven Leprechaun films on Blu-ray for the first time, will be available September 30th for the suggested retail price of $39.97. The collection features all-new bonus content including audio commentaries from the directors for the first six films, three “making of” featurettes plus never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage and photos as well as all the special feature content from the new Leprechaun: Origins release.

· “Leprechaun: An Icon Reborn” featurette
· “Leprechaun: Behind the Blood” featurette
*Subject to change

-Larissa Mrykalo