With boogeyman and IT prequel series in the corner Stephen King has been getting a lot of love in physical media lately. And the famous horror author is better known The Shining, Incendiaryand Pet SeminaryOne of King’s more underrated adaptations, Necessary things, finally coming to 4K Blu-ray thanks to Kino Lorber. A new edition of this 1993 supernatural thriller comes with the theatrical version and a rare 1996 three-hour TV special. This is the first time the film is getting Blu-ray in the US.

The Kino Lorber version will have two versions. The 4K edition features a theatrical 4K disc and TV cut on regular Blu-ray, and there will also be a standard Blu-ray edition containing both cuts available for purchase. Whether you buy the 4K or Blu-ray, each release is a two-disc set that comes with a new 4K scan of the theatrical cut. The TV cut will also be a new HD remaster. This edition also includes a terrifying new interview Necessary things“screenwriter WD Richter. Other previously released special features include the director’s audio commentary Fraser C. Heston It is managed by Scorpion Releasing Walt Olsen and the film’s theatrical trailer.


What Necessary things About?

Necessary thingsBased on King’s 1991 novel of the same name, it takes place in the small town of Castle Rock, Maine and stars Sheriff Alan Pangborn, played by acting legend. Ed Harris, dealing with the demonic problem of their town’s residents suddenly trying to kill each other. It’s all connected to a new antique store that is happy to take your soul. Along with Harris, these underrated gem stars Max Von Sydow, Bonnie Bedelia, JT Walshand Amanda Plummer.

Bonnie Bedelia and Deborah Wakeham
Image via Castle Rock Entertainment

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In an age where streaming and VOD have taken over the home video market, physical media is more important than ever. Thanks to great boutique labels like Kino Lorber, underrated genre films Necessary things they are getting the respect they deserve. Along with Scream Factory and Arrow Video, they’ve done a great job of keeping the horror alive. Kino has put a lot in the past Prince Vincentlike the classic films of The last man on earth and Raven on Blu-ray for the first time, among other masterpieces like 1978’s Invasion of body thieves, The silence of the lambsand Nosferatu. In terms of King in 4K, Necessary things will now be added The Shining, Carrie, Christina, Pet Seminary, Dr. Sleepand modern IT a duology in a great format

When Necessary things Release it in 4K?

Necessary things It will be released on 4K Blu-ray on July 25, 2023. You can pre-order both editions: Kino Lorber website now. You can watch Necessary things‘ trailer below.