AMC’s The Terror chills on Blu-ray in August

AMC’s The Terror is a classy British production that can appeal to both fans of sophisticated drama like Downton Abby and nightmarish horror below freezing like John Carpenter’s The Thing. The show because an instant must watch as a British naval crew looking for the Northwest Passage becomes stuck in the ice. The crew screws up really quick when it encounters the locals on the icy world. Not only do they upset the natives, they really rile up a supernatural creature that is picking them off during the long nights as their supplies dwindle. The Terror: The Complete First Season arrives on Blu-ray and DVD during the heat of August 21. Here’s the press release from Lionsgate:

Street Date: 8/21/18
BD SRP: $29.97
DVD SRP: $24.98
Prepare yourself for a “mad, self-perpetuating cycle of fear” (Indiewire) when Ridley Scott’s executive-produced “The Terror:” The Complete First Season arrives on Blu-ray™ and DVD August 21 from Lionsgate. Inspired by the true story of Captain Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition in the late 1800s as he ventured into uncharted territory in an attempt to discover the Northwest Passage, a desperate game of survival begins when the Royal Naval expedition discovers a monstrous predator. The series debuted as the number one new series premiere on cable and is now Certified Fresh™ on Rotten Tomatoes. “The Terror:” The Complete First Season Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $29.97 and $24.98, respectively.

A crew of a Royal Naval expedition is sent to find the Arctic’s treacherous Northwest Passage but instead discovers a monstrous predator, a cunning and vicious Gothic horror that stalks the ships in a desperate game of survival, the consequences of which could endanger the region and its native people forever.

“A Look at the Characters” Featurette
“A Look at the Series” Featurette
“Ridley Scott on The Terror” Featurette

Jared Harris TV’s “The Crown” and “Mad Men”
Tobias Menzies TV’s “Outlander”
Ciaran Hinds TV’s “Game of Thrones”


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