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King’s Cat’s Eye Gets The 4K Treatment

London – April 7, 2022 – STUDIOCANAL today announce a stunning new 4K restoration of Stephen King’s classic suspense thriller Cat’s Eye. Available on Ultra HD, Blu-RayDVD and Digital from 23rd May 2022, in the UK, with releases following in France, Australia and New Zealand.

From the macabre imagination of Stephen King (the bestselling author of Firestarter, The Shining and Carrie) comes this trio of thrilling tales linked by a stray cat that roams from one story to the next in search of a girl he was tasked to protect.

Directed by Lewis Teague and written by the master of horror Stephen King, adapted from his own short stories, CAT’S EYE stars James Woods and Drew Barrymore with Kenneth McMillanRobert HaysAlan King and James Naughton.

In the first episode Quitters Inc., a New York family man (James Woods) is having trouble giving up cigarettes. A friend advises he turns to a shady self-help operation who outlines a litany of incrementally harsh penalties for him if he cannot resist the temptation to smoke again.

The second story The Ledge centres on Cressner (Kenneth McMillan), a mobster casino owner seeking revenge for his wife’s affair with tennis pro Johnny Norris (Robert Hays). Cressner kidnaps him and forces the athlete into a dangerous bet: if he can walk around the exterior ledge of his high-rise penthouse then Cressner will allow him to leave safely with his wife. But if Norris refuses then he will instead be blackmailed for drug possession and forced to suffer in prison.

In the closing narrative, a young girl (Drew Barrymore), has been having difficulty sleeping. Though her parents suspect the new family cat of wrongdoing, the girl knows better after she sees a horrifying troll emerging from her bedroom wall…

Copies are available for pre-order now: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cats-Eye-Blu-ray-Drew-Barrymore/dp/B09XB8XFNV

Paula Hammond - Features Editor

Paula Hammond is a full-time, freelance journalist. She regularly writes for more magazines than is healthy and has over 25 books to her credit. When not frantically scribbling, she can be found indulging her passions for film, theatre, cult TV, sci-fi and real ale. If you should spot her in the pub, after five rounds rapid, she’ll be the one in the corner mumbling Ghostbusters quotes and waiting for the transporter to lock on to her signal… Email: writerpaula@icloud.com

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