After seven hard livin’ and bloody seasons, Sons Of Anarchy is set to take its final ride on December 9 with its series finale. With all the guessing as to what the fate of Jax Teller, SAMCRO and everyone else in the world of Charming, CA will be, looks like a select few already have the details. Seems The Sons Of Anarchy: The Official Collector’s Edition book was sent out early to some booksellers and customers. With a list of all the characters who died in each season, including the current Season 7, the Tara Bennett written book was not supposed to be available until the day after the finale on FX. With a dedicated fanbase like SOA has, it’s hard to tell if the leak will keep people from watching next Tuesday night.
Regardless, needless to say, SOA creator Kurt Sutter wasn’t pleased with the situation. However, he was also a stand up guy about the pre-shipping and wasn’t pointing fingers at anyone but himself for the SNAFU. Today Sutter issued an fan apology for the leak and spoiler via Twitter. He also asked those who got copies of the Collector’s Edition to “not share your wrath or pain or opinion in social media so as to not spoil the experience of others.” Read Sutter’s full note here:
It has been brought to my attention that our SOA Collector’s Edition book has been sent out a week early by some distributors and book outlets. This book contains details about the final episode of the series. This, my friends is a storyteller’s worst nightmare. I wanted this book to be a complement to the show. It contains personal messages and photos from the cast, in-depth behind the scenes information and detailed breakdown of episodes. It’s a smart, well-conceived book that I was very excited for the fans to have. AFTER the motherfucking finale. There are a thousand fucking people I can blame. And I assure you, by the time I am done, my fucking basket will be filled with heads of incompetent cunts. But as far as the fans go, the burden is on me. I fucked up. It was my idea for the book, so ultimately, I am to blame. So if you received a book, I apologize. I ask that you not share your wrath or pain or opinion in social media so as to not spoil the experience of others. There is no excuse for utter ineptitude. It pains me that this will be the parting memory of some fans. I hope you all tune in for the finale. It plays much better than it reads.