We’re quite excited to see that Shout Factory! is gearing up to send Death Becomes Her home to collectors. Robert Zemeckis’ awesome horror comedy has long been an underrated picture, but that could change with the arrival of the Blu-ray, which comes equipped with some mighty cool bonus materials.
Do yourself a big favor and pre-order the Blu-ray right here, right now.
Martin Donovan and David Koepp pen the script. Bruce Willis (Die Hard, The Sixth Sense), Meryl Streep (The River Wild, Dark Matter), Goldie Hawn (Overboard, Town & Country) and Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet, The Impostors) star.
The film was released on July 31st, 1992 to generally positive reception. The picture grossed more than $149 million at the worldwide box office, making it a certified success.
NEW The Making of Death Becomes Her featuring interviews with director Robert Zemeckis, writer David Koepp, director of photography Dean Cundey, Production Designer Rick Carter and special effects artists Lance Anderson and David Anderson
Vintage “Behind-the-Scenes” featurette
Original Theatrical Trailer
Synopsis: In 1978, in Broadway, the decadent and narcissist actress Madeline Ashton is performing Songbird, based on Tennessee Williams’ Sweet Bird of Youth. Then she receives her rival Helen Sharp, who is an aspiring writer, and her fiancé Ernest Menville, who is a plastic surgeon, in her dressing-room. Soon Menville calls off his commitment with Helen and marries Madeline. Seven years later, Helen is obese in a psychiatric hospital and obsessed in seeking revenge on Madeline. In 1992, the marriage of Madeline and Menville is finished and he is no longer a surgeon but an alcoholic caretaker. Out of the blue, they are invited to a party where Helen will release her novel Forever Young and Madeline goes to a beauty shop. The owner gives a business card of the specialist in rejuvenation Lisle Von Rhuman to her. When the envious Madeline sees Helen thin in a perfect shape, she decides to seek out Lisle and buys a potion to become young again. Further, she advises that Madeline must take care of…