Metal Hurlant – a name to evoke awe in the heart of the sci-fi/fantasy fun. The original magazine of illustrated genre material famous the world over; known as Heavy Metal in North America.
Writer-director Guillaume Lubrano created a live-action series adapted from the tales of Metal Hurlant with an all-star Sci-fi/fantasy cast including Micheal Biehn (The Terminator, Aliens), John Rhys-Davies (Raiders of the Lost Ark), Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) and Michael Jai White (Spawn) – to name but a few.
Now, the acclaimed Metal Hurlant Chronicles: The Complete Series is being released on Blu-ray and DVD in North America on April 14th by Shout! Factory. For details, follow the jump.
Internationally Acclaimed Science Fiction Anthology Series from Visionary writer-director Guillaume Lubrano
METAL HURLANT CHRONICLES: THE COMPLETE SERIES
Featuring All-Star Cast of Scott Adkins, Michael Biehn, Kelly Brook, David Belle, John Rhys-Davies, Joe Flanigan, Rutger Hauer, James Marsters, Dominique Pinon, Michelle Ryan, Darren Shahlavi and Michael Jai White
OWN THE COLLECTIBLE THREE-DISC BLU-RAY™ AND 2-DVD SET ON APRIL 14, 2015 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY
This spring, let your imagination run free. Sci-fi fantasy and comic book fans will have the chance to embark on a unique journey beyond space, time and known worlds that await us when the highly celebrated live-action, sci-fi anthology METAL HURLANT CHRONICLES: THE COMPLETE SERIES debuts for the first time on Blu-ray™ and DVD on April 14, 2015 from Shout! Factory.
Visionary writer-director Guillaume Lubrano brings his faithful, well-crafted adaption of the world renowned comics anthology Métal Hurlant (also known internationally as ‘Heavy Metal’ Magazine) to live-action with a star-studded cast including Rutger Hauer (Blade Runner), Scott Adkins (Expendables 2) Michael Biehn (Aliens), Kelly Brook (Piranha 3D), David Belle (Prince of Persia), John Rhys-Davies (Raiders of the Lost Ark), Joe Flanigan (Stargate: Atlantis), James Marsters (Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Dominique Pinon (Alien: Resurrection), Michelle Ryan (Doctor Who) and Michael Jai White (Spawn).
The last fragment of a living planet, reduced to dust by the destructive madness of its habitants, is condemned to roam the universe for eternity, bringing suffering and deception to those who cross her path. That damned messenger is called: The Metal Hurlant. From 1960s cold war drama to distant future, fantasy to medieval, the live action sci-fi series METAL HURLANT CHRONICLES spans a wide range of self-contained stories linked together by an asteroid, called the METAL HURLANT, which passes close to the planet where each story is taking place, thereby changing the outcome.
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METAL HURLANT CHRONICLES: THE COMPLETE SERIES Three-Disc Blu-ray Set Bonus Features:
- Cast Interviews
- San Diego Comic-Con Panel
- Alternate French-Language Episodes
- Motion Comics
METAL HURLANT CHRONICLES: THE COMPLETE SERIES 2-DVD Set Bonus Features:
- Cast Interviews
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