Posted Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST by Tom Landy
Own every episode of the critically-acclaimed series on Blu-ray this May. You can order it now!
In an early announcement to retailers, HBO has just announced 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Series' for a Blu-ray release on May 19.
Throughout its five-season run, the hit HBO series Boardwalk Empire stood "at the pinnacle of TV achievement" (Philadelphia Inquirer), garnering 18 Emmy Awards and critical accolades for its superb cast and its unfaltering attention to 1920s period detail. From Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Terence Winter and Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, the series chronicles the life and times of Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (Golden Globe winner Steve Buscemi) as he undergoes vicious power struggles and deals with opportunistic rivals -- including Arnold Rothstein, Lucky Luciano and Al Capone -- at a time when Prohibition proved to be a major catalyst in the rise of organized crime in America.
The 19-disc set will feature 1080p video, a lossless 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Building The Boardwalk - Executive Producer/Director Tim Van Patten and crew discuss how the Atlantic City boardwalk was brought to life; Shooting The Series - Learn how the look of the series was developed through conversations with Directors of Photography Jonathan Freeman and Bill Coleman; Designing The Series - Production Designer Bill Groom and Set Decorator Carol Silverman discuss their process and the challenges faced in creating the authentic look of the series; Visual Effects - Whether bringing to life Atlantic City or Havana, Cuba, Visual Effects Supervisor Lesley Robson-Foster illustrates the creation of some of the show's award-winning visual effects; The Final Shot: A Farewell To Boardwalk Empire - A look back with the cast and crew as they discuss the origins of the show, their favorite moments and more; and Anatomy Of A Hit - Creator/Executive Producer/Writer Terence Winter, Executive Producer/Director Tim Van Patten and Executive Producer/Writer Howard Korder discuss the choreography for some of the series' most murderous hits.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $239.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Series' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 19.
The latest news on all things 4K Ultra HD, blu-ray and Gear.