Shout Factory in the USA has given details of its upcoming Collector’s Edition of Joe Dante’s brilliantly entertaining Explorers (1985), starring Ethan Hawke and River Phoenix.
Synopsis: The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from acclaimed director Joe Dante (Gremlins), who combines keen humour, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists.
In their makeshift laboratory, the boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey. A galaxy of adventure for the whole family, Explorers stars a young River Phoenix and Ethan Hawke.
Special Features and Technical Specs:
- Includes The Home Video & Theatrical Cuts of the Film
- NEW “A Science Fiction Fairy Tale: The Story Of Explorers” – Featuring New Interviews With Director Joe Dante, Screenwriter Eric Luke, Star Ethan Hawke, And More! (65 min.)
- NEW Deleted Scenes With Optional Commentary By Joe Dante
- NEW Interviews With Cinematographer John Hora And Editor Tina Hirsch
- Theatrical Trailer
The release will no doubt be locked to region A. No news of a UK release yet.