Stephen King’s ‘Stand By Me’ Coming to 4K Ultra HD With Never-Seen Deleted Scenes!

Not a horror film, of course, but we figured King fans would like to know about this…

Stanley Kubrick’s Stephen King adaptation The Shining is finally headed to 4K Ultra HD in October, and we’ve learned today that another King classic is getting a 4K restoration!

Director Rob Reiner’s Stand By Me, an adaptation of King’s novella The Body, will be receiving a 4K Ultra HD release on August 27 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

The Academy Award-nominated film has been newly scanned from the original camera negative in 4K and presented with High Dynamic Range for this brand new release.

The release will also feature never-before-seen deleted & alternate scenes!

The special features package will also include:

  • Picture-in-Picture Video Commentary with Director Rob Reiner and Actors Wil Wheaton & Corey Feldman
  • “Walking the Tracks: The Summer of “Stand By Me
  • Commentary with Director Rob Reiner

In Stand By Me, released in 1986 and starring Corey Feldman, Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Jerry O’Connell, Kiefer Sutherland and Richard Dreyfuss, “After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.”

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