'Thirteen Days' Blu-ray Announced and Detailed

Posted Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT by

Roger Donaldson's historical drama is bound for Blu-ray in November.

In an early announcement to retailers, Warner Brothers is readying 'Thirteen Days' for Blu-ray on November 12.

Costner stars as Special Assistant to the President Kenneth O'Donnell in this inside look at how John F. Kennedy (Bruce Greenwood) and his administration responded to the discovery of offensive Soviet weapons in Cuba, as well as the pressurized tug-of-war that ensued between the US and USSR during the thirteen days of the missile crisis.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Historical Figures Commentary, composed of archival audio featuring John F. Kennedy, Robert McNamara and Kenneth P. O'Donnell, and interviews with Pierre Salinger, Sergei Khrushchev and many others; Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis Documentary, comprised of film footage from the era with interviews covering U.S./Soviet relations from post-WWII Europe through the end of the crisis; Historical Figures Biographical Gallery: Video biographies of key figures involved in th crisis, featuring John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Nikita Khruschchev, Fidel Castro and many others; Filmmaker Commentary, with director Roger Donaldson, actor Kevin Costner and others; Deleted Scenes with Director's Commentary; Bringing History to the Silver Screen Documentary; Visual Effects Scene Deconstructions (Multi-Angle Featurette); Historical Information Fact Track; and Theatrical Trailer.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $19.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Thirteen Days' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under November 12.

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Thirteen Days (Blu-ray)
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