Lucasfilm’s Howard the Duck was directed by Willard Huyck from a screenplay co-written with his wife Gloria Katz. The pair worked on American Graffiti, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and did script work on A New Hope, adding in the humour the script needed.
And don’t forget, while the Marvel Cinematic Universe is slaying all before it – Captain Marvel just dropped $455 million in the global box office this weekend – this Lucasfilm production was one of the earliest bigscreen Marvel entries.
Blu-Ray Special Features
• Howard: A New Cult Hero: Vic Pratt on Howard the Duck
• Commentary with Wil Jones and Robert J.E. Simpson
• Commentary with Charlie Brigden and Dan Whitehead
• Limited edition booklet: includes ‘How ‘The Duck Who Couldn’t Swim’ Survived a Sinking Ship’ by Lister Appleton and ‘The Madness of King George’ by Charlie Brigden
• Additional Extras
• A Look Back at Howard the Duck
• Releasing the Duck News Featurette
• The Stunts of Howard the Duck
• The Special Effects of Howard the Duck
• The Music of Howard the Duck
• Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature