'The Tempest' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Mon Mar 21, 2011 at 12:00 PM PDT by

Julie Taymor's 2010 adaptation of the Shakespeare play is planned for Blu-ray release this September.

In an early announcement to retailers, Disney/Buena Vista says 'The Tempest' starring Helen Mirren, Felicity Jones, and Russell Brand will have a Blu-ray release on September 13.

The movie had an estimated budget of $20,000,000 and received an Oscar a nomination for Best Achievement in Costume Design, as well as a Satellite Awards nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama (Helen Mirren).

Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements will include: Audio Commentary with director Julie Taymor; Russell Brand rehearsal riff; and Music video: Reeve Carney, "O Mistress Mine."

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Tempest' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under September 13.

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The Tempest (Blu-ray)
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