Michele Soavi's 'The Church' Coming To Blu-ray From Scorpion Releasing

Music Box Films and Scorpion Releasing have teamed up to release several classic Italian horror films on Blu-ray. One of those films being Michele Soavi's The Church. This release will feature insane and unsettling new cover art by Wes Benscoter as well as many new extras for the two-disc Blu-ray release! Be sure to have a look at the new art and features below and let us know what you think in the comments!

The Church is expected to release on Blu-ray March 20th, 2018.


An old Gothic cathedral, built over a mass grave, develops strange powers which trap a number of people inside with ghosts from a 12th Century massacre seeking to resurrect an ancient demon from the bowels of the Earth.

From Scorpion Releasing:

"Here is the custom cover art for THE CHURCH by artist Wes Benscoter, and I think this one is a real beauty!

We are looking for the right case for the two-disc deluxe edition, so we haven't decided if it will come with a limited slip sleeve or not, so stay tuned.

We can announce the extras that will be on the deluxe edition:

-New 2k scan of the original negatives with over 45 hours of color correction done in the States

-All Brand New interviews, many EXCLUSIVE to this release ONLY

-Brand New interviews with:

  • producer Dario Argento

  • director Michele Soavi

  • actress Asia Argento

  • actress Barbara Cupisti

  • actor Tomas Arana

  • actor Giovanni Lombardo Radice

  • writer Franco Ferrini

  • set Designer Massimo Antonello Geleng

  • make-up artist Franco Casagni

-New audio commentary with star Barbara Cupisti, moderated by Nathaniel Thompson

-In Enlgish and Italian with English subtitles


-A standard edition will be available from Music Box Films to be solicited to major retailers"

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