Zavvi are bringing us a “Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back” exclusive 4K Steelbook

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In news that will shock no one, Zavvi are indeed continuing with their range of Star Wars 4K steelbooks, and next up it’s The Empire Strikes Back, widely regarded as one of the best sequels ever made.

Once again it will use original poster art, in this case an early teaser poster featuring Darth Vader.

Once again you’ll get the movie on 4K and Blu-ray, along with a third disc of extras.

Pre-orders are due to go live at Zavvi on Thursday May 21st so ignore any ‘sold out’ notices before then.

They’ll be live around 9am UK time for Red Carpet subscribers (though possibly earlier, so keep an eye on our Twitter feed, just in case…), and around 12 noon for everyone else. Our Red Carpet links don’t work properly for some reason, so you may need to log in first, then click the link again. Once the Red Carpet period is up, the link will work fine.

Pre-order: Zavvi

The Rebels scatter after the Empire attacks their base on the ice planet Hoth. Han Solo and Princess Leia are pursued by Imperials, while Luke trains with Jedi Master Yoda. Luke battles Darth Vader and learns the shocking truth of his past.

Special Features:

  • Conversations: The Lost Interviews
  • Discoveries From Inside: Matte Paintings Unveiled
  • A Conversation With The Masters (2010)
  • Dennis Muren: How Walkers Walk
  • Hoth Overview
  • George Lucas On Editing The Empire Strikes Back 1979
  • Irvin Kershner Interview
  • Dagobah Overview
  • Pursued by the Imperial Fleet Overview
  • George Lucas On The Force: 2010
  • Cloud City Overview
  • Han And Leia: Extended Echo Base Argument
  • Luke’s Recovery
  • Luke And Leia: Medical Center
  • Wampa Attacks
  • The Fate of General Veers
  • Yoda’s Test
  • Hiding In The Asteroid
  • Alternate Han And Leia Kiss
  • Lobot’s Capture
  • Leia Tends To Luke
  • AT-AT Walker Fallen Model
  • Snowspeeder Model
  • Tauntaun Maquette
  • Rebel Transport Model
  • Hoth Landscape Matte Painting
  • Leia Hoth Costume
  • Han Solo Interior: Hoth Costume
  • Yoda Model
  • Luke’s Severed Head
  • Dagobah Bog Matte Painting
  • Dagobah Matte Painting
  • Luke’s Tan Costume
  • Star Destroyer Model
  • Millennium Falcon Model
  • Space Slug
  • Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer Model
  • Star Destroyer Hull Model
  • Executor Bridge Matte Painting
  • Boba Fett Prototype Costume
  • Imperial Officer Costume
  • Rebel Cruiser Model
  • Twin-Pod Cloud Car Model
  • Cloud City Models
  • Cloud City Matte Painting
  • Cloud City Landing Platform Matte Painting
  • Cloud City Core Vane Matte Painting
  • Cloud City Core Vane Platform Matte Painting
  • Lando Bespin Costume
  • Cloud City Slave I Matte Painting

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47 Responses

  1. Really bad choice of artwork! ?

  2. Neil Hayes Neil Hayes says:

    Oh my! So sad it doesn’t match ep 4 ?

  3. D. Ian Evans D. Ian Evans says:

    Lee Hewitson Tyler

  4. D. Ian Evans D. Ian Evans says:

    Jamie Rees-Winter

  5. What happened to this sort of artwork to follow on from a new hope?!this is lazy artwork and not that impressive compared to this picture

  6. I like the teaser artwork, yes they could have chosen something better but it is the first poster released in 1979. So can see why they chose it. Maybe ROTJ will have the lightsaber teaser.

  7. Horrible choice. This throws off the first one. If you could get then permission to get the art for all three. Then why have this in the first place? Hope they change this.

  8. Who ok’d this, Chirrut Îmwe?!!!! ?

  9. This is horrid compared to ANH

  10. Neil Wall Neil Wall says:

    Why does Disney do this? What a bloody awful design. So should’ve been this!

  11. Not a fan myself, should’ve followed episode ivs original artwork

  12. This isn’t confirmed artwork but it’s putting people off which isn’t a good thing

  13. I’d love some mondo designed star wars steelbooks.

  14. Nobody likes the artwork but everyone will order it anyway! Should vote with your wallets and just not order it.

  15. The Empire Strikes Dack? Who the hell is Dack? ?‍♂️?
    (Terrible font choice)

  16. Red carpet links don’t work for some reason, so what’s the point in being a red carpet person if it don’t work

  17. Andy Davies Andy Davies says:

    The scalper purchases will be strong with this one. The force will awaken and strike them all down?

  18. In the minority judging by these comments I but I’ve always like that poster.

  19. they had one easy job….

  20. Joshua Geier Joshua Geier says:

    Thats annoying as shit.

  21. Nick Peace Nick Peace says:

    Obi-Wan never told you what happened to your artwork.

    I am your artwork!

  22. Why the design???????

  23. Robert says:

    Good old Zavvi. Yet another monumental f**k up.

  24. Gary Essery Gary Essery says:

    How does red carpet work? Do you just log in and the film is then available to be ordered?

  25. Just ordered mine, it’s live on Red Carpet

  26. “I’m Darth Vader, and welcome… to my Darkplace”

  27. Amazing design on return of the Jedi

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