19 January 2012 11:58 AM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

There's no doubt about it ... when it comes to horror, few studios are as synonymous with the genre as Hammer. The long and rich history they have with some of the world's greatest monsters and movies is nothing short of legendary, and they're looking to take steps to preserve these gems for many generations to come!

From the Press Release

In a landmark collaboration, Hammer today announced that Studiocanal, Anolis Entertainment (Germany), Pinewood, illuminate Hollywood fka Htv, and others are coming together to undertake a major restoration of the iconic Hammer film library. The project will bring over 30 movies into HD format for Blu-ray and new media exploitation in the 21st Century. This represents substantial investment by Hammer and its key partner, Studiocanal, and is testimony to the extraordinary regard with which the Hammer legacy is held internationally, with some materials for the project being provided by Hammer’s original »

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