Fans of the 1981 horror film The Pit should be pleased to know that Kino Lorber has announced an upcoming Blu-ray and DVD release of the cult movie.

Starring Sammy Snyders, Jeannie Elias, Sonja Smits, Laura Hollingsworth and Richard Alden, The Pit (1981) will come out on Blu-ray and DVD with a new HD master, according to Kino Lorber's Facebook page.

The cover art, special features, and release date for The Pit Blu-ray and DVD have yet to be revealed, but we'll keep Daily Dead readers updated on future announcements.

The Pit was directed by Lew Lehman from Ian A. Stuart's screenplay. For those unfamiliar with the film, we have its official synopsis (via

"A solitary and strange boy wreaks revenge on the people who harasses him when he makes a disturbing discovery in the depth of a forest."

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