'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season' Blu-ray Dated and Detailed

Posted Mon Oct 10, 2011 at 10:00 AM PDT by

The first season of the HBO crime drama series will have a January Blu-ray release.

In an early announcement to retailers, HBO is preparing to release 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season' on Blu-ray on January 10.

From Terence Winter (Emmy®-winning writer on HBO's The Sopranos) and Oscar®-winning director Martin Scorsese, Boardwalk Empire is set in Atlantic City in 1920 at the dawn of Prohibition. The series chronicles the life and times of Enoch Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), the city treasurer whose double role as politician and bootlegger makes him the city's undisputed czar at a time when illegal alcohol has opened up highly lucrative opportunities for rumrunners and distributors. In a city defined by notorious backroom politics and vicious power struggles, Nucky must contend with ambitious underlings, relentless Feds, rival gangsters -- including Arnold Rothstein, Lucky Luciano and Al Capone -- and his own appetite for women, profits, and power.

The Blu-ray will be a five-disc set with 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Enhanced Viewing option on all episodes, six audio commentaries, Evolving Character Dossier, Making Boardwalk Empire, and Speakeasy Tour.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is set at $79.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under January 10.

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Boardwalk Empire: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
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