UPDATED – Pre-order now live! Classic British horror The Wicker Man heading to UK Steelbook with another Zavvi exclusive!

wicker_man*updated – pre-order link now live*

UK e-tailer Zavvi have yet another UK exclusive Steelbook, this time it’s the classic UK horror movie The Wicker Man, and is set for release on the 14th October.

At the time of writing the listing is showing as ‘sold out’, but we’ve been told pre-orders will go live this Saturday evening (the 6th April), at around 7pm.

This will be a *strictly* limited edition of 4000 copies (at the time of writing the listing says 3000, but that’s incorrect) so save this link!

Extras are TBC, but you can check out the artwork below!

Pre-order: Zavvi

Since its release in 1973, The Wicker Man has held an enduring fascination for audiences, commanding a devotion that most films can only dream of. A unique and bona fide horror masterpiece, the film can now be seen in its original theatrical version.

When a young girl mysteriously disappears, Police Sergeant Howie (Edward Woodward) travels to a remote Scottish island to investigate. But this pastoral community, led by the strange Lord Summerisle (Christopher Lee), is not what it seems as the devoutly religious detective soon uncovers a secret society of wanton lust and pagan blasphemy.

Brilliantly scripted by Anthony Shaffer (Sleuth, Frenzy) and featuring an astounding performance by the legendary Christopher Lee, director Robin Hardy’s atmospheric use of location, unsettling imagery and haunting soundtrack gradually builds to one of the most terrifying and iconic climaxes in modern cinema.


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