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

Posted Mon May 13, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT by

The third season of the hit HBO series starring Steve Buscemi is planned for Blu-ray in August.

In an early announcement to retailers, HBO will bring 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Third Season' to Blu-ray on August 20.

Picking up sixteen months after the Season Two finale, Season Three begins on New Year's Eve, 1922, with 1923 mere hours away. The Roaring '20s are about to start. Though the economy is booming, alcohol has become scarce, competition is fierce, and gangster violence is heating up. Amidst this backdrop, Nucky, whose marriage to Margaret (Kelly Macdonald) has become a sham after she signed away his highway windfall to the church, faces new competition in the person of Gyp Rosetti (new cast member Bobby Cannavale), who builds a new strategic bulkhead between New York and Atlantic City in an effort to siphon off Nucky's alcohol business. The conflict brings out the best and worst in Nucky, who proves his brutal mettle in a series of violent encounters. New and familiar faces also undergo compelling metamorphoses as the latest 12-episode season unfolds.

The Blu-ray/DVD/Ultraviolet Digital Copy combo pack will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include Six Cast and Crew Audio Commentaries; Boardwalk Empire: Director's Chair; Scorsese on Season Three; New Characters; Episodic Preview and Recaps; Season Two Recap; and Distilling Season Two.

Blu-ray exclusives include: American Empires; Boardwalk Chronicle; and Newsreels.

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

You can find the latest specs for 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Third Season' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 20.

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