'The Wicker Man' Blu-ray Bound

Posted Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT by

The original cult horror classic will terrify Blu-ray in January.

In an early announcement to retailers, Lionsgate is preparing 'The Wicker Man' for Blu-ray on January 7.

When a young girl mysteriously vanishes, Police Sergeant Howie (Edward Woodward) travels to a remote Scottish island to investigate. But the seemingly quiet community is not as it appears, as the detective uncovers a secretive pagan society led by the strange Lord Summerisle (Christopher Lee). While the townsfolk tempt and threaten him with bizarre rituals and wanton lust, Howie must race to discover the truth behind the girl's disappearance before his clash with Lord Summerisle builds to a terrifying conclusion - one that cemented this cult shocker as a modern horror masterpiece.

Specs and supplements have not been announced yet, but suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $19.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Wicker Man' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under January 7.

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The Wicker Man (1973) (Blu-ray)
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