As if the DVD gods had been listening to my long standing prayers, Sony Pictures has finally announced that [REC] 2 will see the light at the end of the DVD tunnel. The sequel to the terrifying Spanish film [REC] saw a limited theatrical run last year before hiding away into obscurity. [REC] 2, which continues the story of a rampant disease in an apartment building, will spread its virus to the masses when it gets released on DVD this July 12,2011. Keep reading to check out the DVD cover and to find out what special features will be available on the disc.
From the Press Release
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release [REC] 2, the horrifying sequel to the international smash hit that inspired the film Quarantine, on DVD July 12, 2011. After terrifying audiences with their nerve-shredding cult hit [REC], acclaimed filmmaker Jaume Balagueró (Darkness; Fragile) and writer/filmmaker Paco Plaza (Quarantine, Quarantine 2: Terminal, Romasanta: The Werewolf Hunt) return to crank the fear factor to unprecedented levels in [REC] 2, a rare sequel that actually improves on its predecessor and exceeds all expectations. Available for $26.99, the [REC] 2 DVD will include deleted and extended scenes, behind the scenes featurettes, a walkthrough of the set, as well as REC 2 on Tour and Sitges Film Festival featurettes.
[REC] 2 Synopsis
The highly anticipated sequel to one of the scariest films of all time, [REC] 2 picks up 15 minutes from where we left off, taking us back into the quarantined apartment building where a terrifying virus runs rampant. What they find inside lies beyond the scope of medical science – a demonic nightmare more terrifying than they could possibly imagine.
[REC] 2 was written by Jaume Balagueró, Manu Díez and Paco Plaza (Quarantine, Quarantine 2: Terminal), produced by Julio Fernández, and directed by Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza.