"Since the beginning of time, man has struggled with death. Now, Charles Dexter Ward (Sarandon), a wealthy scientist, may have found a way to beat it. Using an ancient diary and unsavory human remains, Ward begins a terrifying and bloody pursuit for immortality. By the time his wife hires a private investigator to halt the horrible experiment, it's too late. The dead have been resurrected! Stars: Chris Sarandon, John Terry, and Jane Sibbett. From Dan O Bannon, the Director of Return of the Living Dead and the writer of Alien. Adapted from the H.P. Lovecraft novella The Case of Charles Dexter Ward."