Posted Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 09:25 AM PDT by Tom Landy
The first eight episodes of HBO's acclaimed crime drama are headed for Blu-ray in June. Pre-orders are available here.
In an early announcement to retailers, HBO says 'True Detective: The Complete First Season' is coming to high-definition on June 10th.
The series focuses on Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) and "Rust" Cohle (Matthew McConaughey), two detectives and former partners who worked in Louisiana's Criminal Investigation Division in the mid-1990s. In 2012, for reasons not immediately revealed, the two are interviewed separately by investigators about their most notorious case: the macabre 1995 murder of a prostitute by a possible serial killer with disturbing occult leanings. As they look back on the case, Hart and Cohle's personal backstories and often-strained relationship become a major focal point. Hart, an outgoing native Louisianan and family man whose marriage is being frayed by work stress and infidelity, is (at least on the surface) the polar opposite of Cohle, a lone-wolf pessimist and former narcotics detective from Texas. While the plot is moved forward by their shared obsession to hunt down the ritual killer, the true drama centers around the mercurial nature of Hart and Cohle's relationship and personalities, and how they affect each other as detectives, friends, and men.
The release will be a Blu-ray/Digital Copy combo pack with 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Interviews with Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson; A discussion between award-winning novelist and series creator Nic Pizzolatto and Academy Award-winning composer T Bone Burnett; Over 20 minutes of deleted scenes; and more...
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $35.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'True Detective: The Complete First Season' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under June 10.
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