Art for the September release
On September 27, Lionsgate will release Guillermo del Toro’s American debut, Mimic on Blu-Ray the way it was meant to be seen. Details below!
Audiences will experience High Definition thrills as Lionsgate debuts Guillermo Del Toro’s never-before-seen director’s cut of Mimic, available for the very first time anywhere, on 1080P High Definition Blu-ray Disc.Â This all new cut of the film, featuring seven minutes of restored footage, introduces subtle character moments that transform Mimic into a film that Del Toro fans and newcomers alike will embrace as the definitive version.Â Containing new bonus materials created especially for this release, the disc includes audio commentary and a video prologue from Del Toro plus three featurettes; a look at the creatures from the film, a behind-the-scenes retrospective on the shooting of Mimic and Del Toro discussing his vision of the film and how he completed this version, as well as deleted scenes, a gag reel and storyboard animatics.Â Mimic: The Director’s Cut stars Academy AwardÂ® winner* Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite) and Academy AwardÂ® nominee* Josh Brolin (No Country for Old Men) along with Jeremy Northam (Showtime’s “The Tudors”).
Directed by OscarÂ® nominee Del Toro (Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Pan’s Labyrinth, 2006), the Miramax film Mimic: The Director’s Cut features a screenplay and screen story by Matthew Robbins & Guillermo Del Toro and is based on the short story by Donald A. Wollheim.Â
A disease carried by common cockroaches is killing children in Manhattan. In an effort to stop the epidemic, entomologist Susan Tyler (Sorvino) creates a mutant breed of insect that secretes a fluid to kill the roaches. This mutant breed was engineered to die after one generation, but three years later Susan finds out that the species has survived and evolved into a large, gruesome monster that can mimic human form.
ALL NEW BLU-RAY DISC SPECIAL FEATURES*
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Video Prologue with director Guillermo del Toro- NEW
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Audio commentary with director/co-writer Guillermo Del Toro – NEW
Â·Â Â Â Â Â “Reclaiming Mimic” featurette – NEW
Â·Â Â Â Â Â “A Leap In Evolution – The Creatures of Mimic” featurette – NEW
Â·Â Â Â Â Â “Back Into The Tunnels – Shooting Mimic” featuretteÂ – NEW
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Deleted scenes – NEW
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Storyboard animatics – NEW
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Gag reelÂ – NEW
Â·Â Â Â Â Â Theatrical Trailer