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Plot: When brilliant college professor Miranda Hollander suffers a mysterious blackout, and
awakens amid the bloody aftermath of a mass slaughter, she turns to her uncle for
answers. But when he reveals the shocking truth...that she's only half human, a clone
from a hybrid of human and alien DNA, they must flee to Mexico to locate the scientist
who created her. Soon they find themselves locked in battle with a horde of rampaging,
unstoppable hybrids...and time is running out before Miranda will inevitably surrender to
the killer instinct that lurks inside her own body.

Cast: Helena Mattsson, Ben Cross, Marco Bacuzzi, Dominic Keating, Adam Wylie

Director: Nick Lyon

Writer: Ben Ripley

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Release Date: October 2nd, 2007 (DVD release date)

Rating: Unrated


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UPDATES

08/14/07-

Fangoria got a hold of some pictures from SPECIES IV: THE AWAKENING. The film stars
Swedish Actress Helena Mattsson as Miranda, the latest hybrid heroine in a new chapter
of alien seduction, white-knuckle suspense and jaw-dropping special effects. When brilliant
college professor Miranda Hollander suffers a mysterious blackout, and awakens amid the
bloody aftermath of a mass slaughter, she turns to her uncle for answers. But when he
reveals the shocking truth...that she's only half human, a clone from a hybrid of human
and alien DNA, they must flee to Mexico to locate the scientist who created her.

Soon they find themselves locked in battle with a horde of rampaging, unstoppable
hybrids...and time is running out before Miranda will inevitably surrender to the killer
instinct that lurks inside her own body.The film also stars Ben Cross (TV’s “Dark Shadows:
The Revival”) and Marlene Favela (TV’s “Zorro”). The film will be presented in 1.85:1
anamorphic widescreen, along with an English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround track. As far as
we know, no extra material will be included. Retail will be $26.98. You can pre-order
SPECIES IV: THE AWAKENING over at
Amazon.com.




08/09/07-

According to DVDActive, Fox/MGM Home Entertainment has announced a collector's edition
of SPECIES which stars Natasha Henstridge, Ben Kinglsey, Forest Whitaker, Michael
Madsen, and Alfred Molina. The film itself will be presented in 2.35:1 anamorphic
widescreen, along with English Dolby Digital 5.1, and DTS 5.1 tracks. Extras will include an
audio commentary by Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen and Director Roger Donaldson,
a second commentary by Director Roger Roger Donaldson, Producer Frank Mancuso Jr.,
Visual Effects Supervisor Richard Edlund and Creature/Special Make-Up Effects Creator
Steve Johnson, an “Engineering Life” featurette, a “H.R. Giger At Work: Designing Species”
featurette, and a “The Making of Species” featurette.

Completing the package will be four further 'making of' featurettes (“The Origin”, “The
Concept”, “The Discovery”, and “Designing a Hybrid”), an alternate ending, “Project Sil”
image files and photo gallery, the original theatrical trailer, and a Species IV: The
Awakening Sneak Peek. In SPECIES the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project
receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to
splice it with human DNA. The result is Sil, a sensual but deadly creature who can change
from a beautiful woman to an armour-plated killing machine in the blink of an eye.
Government agent Xavier Fitch assembles a team of scientists and mercenaries to locate
and destroy Sil before she manages to find a mate and breed.

The two-disc release will be available to own on
October 2nd, and should retail at around
$19.98. You can pre-order the SPECIES Collectors Edition over at
Amazon.com. Also
available on the same day will be SPECIES IV: THE AWAKENING which stars Swedish
Actress Helena Mattsson as Miranda, the latest hybrid heroine in a new chapter of alien
seduction, white-knuckle suspense and jaw-dropping special effects. The film also stars
Ben Cross (TV’s “Dark Shadows: The Revival”) and Marlene Favela (TV’s “Zorro”). The film
will be presented in 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen, along with an English Dolby Digital 5.1
Surround track. As far as we know, no extra material will be included. Retail will be $26.98.
You can pre-order SPECIES: THE AWAKENING over at
Amazon.com.