Stephen King fans next month you will be able to upgrade their film collection with the release of Cat’s Eyes. Studiocanal have announced his classic thriller will be getting a 4K Ultra HD restoration as well Blu-ray and DVD in May.
The film stars James Woods, Drew Barrymore with Kenneth McMillan, Robert Hays, Alan King and James Naughton. The unearths a trio of stories linked by a stray cat that roams from one story to the next in search of a girl he was tasked to protect.
Here’s a look at the original Trailer…
From the macabre imagination of Stephen King (the bestselling author of Firestarter, The Shining and Carrie) comes this trio of thrilling tales linked by a stray cat that roams from one story to the next in search of a girl he was tasked to protect.
Directed by Lewis Teague and written by the master of horror Stephen King, adapted from his own short stories.
In the first episode Quitters Inc., a New York family man (James Woods) is having trouble giving up cigarettes. A friend advises he turns to a shady self-help operation who outlines a litany of incrementally harsh penalties for him if he cannot resist the temptation to smoke again.
The second story The Ledge centres on Cressner (Kenneth McMillan), a mobster casino owner seeking revenge for his wife’s affair with tennis pro Johnny Norris (Robert Hays). Cressner kidnaps him and forces the athlete into a dangerous bet: if he can walk around the exterior ledge of his high-rise penthouse then Cressner will allow him to leave safely with his wife. But if Norris refuses then he will instead be blackmailed for drug possession and forced to suffer in prison.
In the closing narrative, a young girl (Drew Barrymore), has been having difficulty sleeping. Though her parents suspect the new family cat of wrongdoing, the girl knows better after she sees a horrifying troll emerging from her bedroom wall…
SPECIAL FEATURES available on Ultra HD, Blu-Ray and DVD
–NEW Interview with Director Lewis Teague
-Audio Commentary with Lewis Teague
-Johnny Norris on the Edge: Robert Hays Remembers Cat’s Eye
-“Like Herding Cats”: A Conversation with Animal Trainer Teresa Ann Miller
-Original Theatrical Trailer
Stephen King’s Cat’s Eyes will be released by Studiocanal in the UK and Ireland from 23rd May on 4K Restoration Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Release. The film will be released in France on 25th May, Australia and New Zealand from 13th July.