'Sharpe's Classic Collection' Blu-ray Announced

Posted Thu Mar 24, 2011 at 06:30 AM PDT by

A mega Blu-ray boxed set featuring the series based on Bernard Cornwell's bestselling novels is planned for April.

In an early announcement to retailers, BFS Entertainment has listed 'Sharpe's Classic Collection' for Blu-ray on April 12.

Acclaimed actor Sean Bean ('North Country,' 'Flightplan,' 'The Lord of the Rings') stars in this action-packed series set in the midst of the desperate missions and battles of the Napoleonic Wars. Adapted from Bernard Cornwell's bestselling novels, Bean portrays maverick British officer Richard Sharpe who rises through the ranks of Wellington's army by his own daring deeds and ambition. Fast-moving, hard-hitting adventure, Sharpe brings to the screen all the danger, romance and sheer spectacle of one of the bloodiest periods in English warfare.

The release will be 8-Disc Set (7 Blu-rays 'The Complete Sharpe's 1993-1998 Series,' 1 DVD 'Sharpe the Legend') and will include a Sharpe's Collector's Edition Map of Europe during the Napoleonic Wars; Map Certificate of Authenticity; and a Sharpe's Eagle Collector's Edition Letter Opener -- all conveniently stored in a custom-made, wooden box emblazoned with the Sharpe s logo.

Here's a closer look at this pretty cool product:

Specs and supplements still haven't been revealed yet, but suggested list price is $349.00.

You can find the latest specs for 'Sharpe's Classic Collection' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under April 12.

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Sharpe's Classic Collection (Blu-ray)
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