Voodoo Horror ‘Needle’ Gets Home Video Date

A sinister machine falls into the wrong hands as Lionsgate releases Needle on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand November 29.

The supernatural slasher film stars Michael Dorman (Daybreakers), Travis Fimmel (The Experiment), Ben Mendelsohn (Knowing), Trilby Glover (TV’s William & Kate), John Jarratt (Australia), Jessica Marais (TV’s “Legend of the Seeker”) and Tahyna Tozzi (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) as a group of friends tortured by an 18th century killing device. The film won accolades at the British Horror Film Festival (2010), including Best Cinematography, Best Special Effects and Best Supporting Actress for Jessica Marais. The Needle DVD contains a “making of” featurette.

College student Ben Rutherford (Dorman) inherits a strange machine with supernatural powers from his deceased father. When the device goes missing, Ben’s friends turn up dead – all having been killed in bizarre ways. With the help of his estranged brother, Marcus (Fimmel), the two discover that the machine was built for revenge, and is seeking retribution for their father’s sins.