Universal brings horror out for the holidays with the release of Altered on December 19.

Synopsis:

Experience the evolution of terror. From the co-writer and co-director of The Blair Witch Project comes this shocking story of four men determined to exact revenge against the savage alien life form that held them prisoner and killed their friend. But in this life-and-death game of hide-and-seek, will they be the ones who are found and destroyed? Prepare for the relentlessly harrowing journey that will leave you disturbed ... horrified ... Altered.

A night of unforgettable terror comes back to haunt four old friends when Altered debuts on DVD on December 19, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Co-Writer and co-director Eduardo Sanchez revolutionized the horror film genre with his convention-shattering debut feature, The Blair Witch Project. Experience his chillingly original new filmAltered, a story full of frightening twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the shocking finale.

Actors Brad William Henke (Hollywoodland), Adam Kaufman ("Taken"), Paul McCarthy Boyington and Michael C. Williams (The Blair Witch Project) become caught up in a harrowing game of hide-and-seek with an alien life form hell-bent on destroying them. But in this life-and-death struggle with a terrifying and powerful creature, can they turn the tables and survive? Altered, from the co-writer and co-director of The Blair Witch Project, is sure to deliver a disquieting experience that you will never forget! The DVD is priced at $29.95.

For more information please visit: www.alteredmovie.com

Director: Eduardo Sanchez

Written By: Jamie Nash from a story by Eduardo Sanchez and Jamie Nash

Cast: Paul McCarthy Boyington, Brad William Henke, Adam Kaufman, Michael C. Williams, Catherine Mangan and James Gammon

Technical Specs:

- Run Time: 1 Hour 28 Minutes

- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1)

- Rating: R

- Rating Reason: Violence and Gore, and for Pervasive Language

- Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround

- Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

Evan Jacobs