'The Darkest Hour' Announced for Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D

Posted Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT by

The electrifying science-fiction thriller is coming in April. Pre-orders are now available for the Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D.

In an early announcement to retailers, Summit Entertainment will release 'The Darkest Hour' on Blu-ray on April 10.

'The Darkest Hour - 3D' will also be available on the same date.

Emile Hirsch ('Speed Racer,' 'Into the Wild'), Max Minghella ('Ides of March,' 'The Social Network') and Olivia Thirlby (TV’s “Bored to Death,” 'Dredd') star in this story of five young people who find themselves stranded in Moscow and fight to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack.

With Moscow’s classic beauty as the backdrop, 'The Darkest Hour' features mind-blowing special effects from the minds of visionary filmmakers Timur Bekmambetov ('Wanted') and Chris Gorak ('Fight Club,' 'Minority Report'). The suspense never lets up as the invaders begin their assault on Earth, targeting the planet’s power supply.

Once the credits roll, see what happens next in 'The Darkest Hour: Survivors,' an all-new short film following the rebel resistance around the globe! The fight continues as freedom fighters in Tokyo, Malibu and Afghanistan work together to develop new technology and strike a major blow to the alien invaders.

Specs have yet to be detailed, but supplements will include: Commentary with Chris Gorak, All-new short film "The Darkest Hour: Survivors", The Darkest Hour: Visualizing an Invasion featurette, and deleted/extended scenes.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $30.49 and the Blu-ray 3D is $34.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Darkest Hour' and 'The Darkest Hour - 3D' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they're indexed under April 10.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
The Darkest Hour (Blu-ray)
The Darkest Hour - 3D (Blu-ray)
Tags: Disc Announcements, Summit Entertainment (all tags)