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The Woman in Black brings the scares to DVD and Blu-ray

By Patrick Luce Apr 17, 2012, 4:12 GMT

The Woman in Black brings the ghostly terror to DVD and Blu-ray with the May 22nd release from CBS Films and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

In the supernatural thriller, Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Ciaran Hinds (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Academy Award nominee Janet McTeer (2011, Supporting Actress, Albert Nobbs) and Liz White (Wild Bill).

The Woman in Black was directed by James Watkins (Eden Lake) and produced by Richard Jackson (Setup), Simon Oakes (Let Me In) and Brian Oliver (The Ides of March). The screenplay is by Jane Goldman (X-Men: First Class) and based on the 1983 novel by Susan Hill.

The film is a Hammer and Alliance Films presentation, in association with Cross Creek Pictures and is a Talisman production in association with Exclusive Media Group and The UK Film Council. Executive Producers are Guy East, Nigel Sinclair, Tobin Armbrust, Marc Schipper, Neil Dunn, Xavier Marchand, Roy Lee and Tyler Thompson. CBS Films released the film theatrically on February 3, 2012.

Arthur Kipps (Radcliffe), a widowed lawyer whose grief has put his career in jeopardy, is sent to a remote village to sort out the affairs of a recently deceased eccentric. But upon his arrival, it soon becomes clear that everyone in the town is keeping a deadly secret.

Although the townspeople try to keep Kipps from learning their tragic history, he soon discovers that the house belonging to his client is haunted by the ghost of a woman who is determined to find someone and something she lost… and no one, not even the children, are safe from her vengeance.

Blu-ray and DVD Special Features include:

Commentary with Director James Watkins and Screenwriter Jane Goldman
Inside The Perfect Thriller: Making Woman in Black Featurette
No Fear: Daniel Radcliffe as Arthur Kipps Featurette



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