New Release: Daybreakers DVD and Blu-ray

Daybreakers movie scene with Ethan HawkeThe love of vampires continues. Lionsgate released the science-fiction thriller film Daybreakers on DVD and Blu-ray on May 11, 2010, priced at $29.95 and $39.99, respectively.

The movie, which grossed $30 million in theaters, twists the vampire legacy. Set in a future world in which vampires are the reigning population and humans are nearing extinction, the movie follows a covert group of vampires who are trying to save the human race. Written and directed by the Spierig brothers (2003’s Undead), Daybreakers features Ethan Hawke (Brooklyn’s Finest), Willem Dafoe (Platoon) and Sam Neill (Under the Mountain).

Both the DVD and Blu-ray include these special features:

  • making-of featurette
  • commentary with the Spierig brothers and special makeup effects creator Steve Boyle
  • poster gallery
  • theatrical trailer

The Blu-ray also contains:

  • Bonus View storyboard and animatics film comparison
  • The Big Picture directors’ short film
  • Lionsgate Live
  • BD Touch and Metamenu Remote enabled
  • second disc with downloadable digital copy

 

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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.