Wild Eye Releasing has announced that Tales of Poe, which features legendary horror scream queens, is coming to DVD on October 11. First premiering at Hollywood’s famous Egyptian Theater, the horror anthology has since garnered praise from critics. It has been hailed as “a worthy successor to the Roger Corman/ Vincent Price Poe films” by San Francisco Weekly. The feature was co-directed by Bart Mastronardi and Alan Rowe Kelly.
A variety of the best known final girls from the 1980’s to today star in the acclaimed collection. Scream queens featured include Adrienne King (Friday the 13th, Friday the 13th Part 2), Caroline Williams (Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, Halloween 2), Amy Steel (Friday the 13th Part 2, April Fool’s Day) Debbie Rochon (Model Hunger, Hell Town) and Lesleh Donaldson (Happy Birthday to Me, Funeral Home).
The works of Edgar Allan Poe that are reimagined in the anthology include The Tell Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, and Dreams. The DVD will include a behind the scenes featurette, deleted scenes, an interview with co-director Bart Mastronardi, trailers and more. Get your copy October 11 and stay tuned to Horror News Network for news about upcoming Wild Eye Releases.