June 6, 2019 at 10:25 am PDT | by Mariah Cooper
‘The Babadook’ gets limited-edition, Pride-themed Blu-ray release

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“The Babadook” is getting a Pride makeover.

IFC Midnight and Shout Factory have teamed up to release rainbow-themed slip covers for a limited-edition Blu-ray of “The Babadook.”

There are only 2,500 copies available. The LGBTQ Pride Blu-ray disc is available for purchase for $19.99. A portion of all proceeds in June will be donated to the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

The 2014 Australian horror film, directed by Jennifer Kent, stars the Babadook, a top-hatted monster who plagues a single mother and her son.

The Babadook became an unexpected queer icon thanks to a meme in 2017 that jokingly suggested he was queer. The joke took off with plenty more memes and people dressing up as the Babadook at Pride events.

Purchase the LGBTQ Pride edition of “The Babadook” here.

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