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The Day of the Triffids Finds a Director

We've been talking about a new version of the sci-fi classic The Day of the Triffids for some time now, and it finally sounds as if it's gonna happen. At least we hope. We've been fond of the Triffids for a really long time now, and they're definitely overdue for their due.

Day of the Triffids, The (UK Blu-ray)

Reviewed by Gareth Jones Starring Dougray Scott, Joely Richardson, Eddie Izzard, Jason Priestley Directed by Nick Copus Distributed by Showbox Home Entertainment

CONTEST CLOSED! UK Readers: Win a Copy of The Day of the Triffids on Blu-ray

As we told you last week, the Blu-ray of the BBC’s modern retelling of The Day of the Triffids is hitting the market on February 22nd. Even better? Two lucky UK readers will be able to get their hands on a free copy courtesy of Dread Central and our friends at Showbox Home Entertainment and The Associates.

Triffids to Invade British Blu-ray February 22nd

Those with the home cinema hardware who haven’t yet obtained Showbox Home Entertainment’s DVD release of the BBC’s modern retelling of The Day of the Triffids (released on February 1st) may want to hold off slightly longer for some hi-def goodness as the Blu-ray lands in stores across the UK on February 22nd!

Five Clips from UK Mini-Series The Day of the Triffids

In anticipation of its February 1st UK DVD release date (with the Blu-ray following on February 22nd) from Showbox Home Entertainment, The Day of the Triffids has shared five clips from the mini-series on its MySpace Blog, and we, in turn, are sharing them with you guys.

Day of the Triffids Promo Image

The first promotional image from the BBC's remake of The Day of the Triffids slithered online today for your perusal, and we've got a look at it for ya!

New Triffids Gets Big Casting

A remake of Day of the Triffids is being prepped for production in the UK, and this morning Variety reports that a huge slew of stars have signed on for the project including Brian Cox, Eddie Izzard, Jason Priestly, Dougray Scott and Vanessa Redgrave.