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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

HBO Home Entertainment Announces "Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Series" on Blu-ray and DVD

"Intoxicating... a new benchmark for the medium" - The Hollywood Reporter

"One of the best shows on television" - New York Daily News


All 56 Episodes Available in Blu-ray TM and DVD Collector's Set May 19, 2015

Features New Bonus Disc Containing Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Content

New York, N.Y., February 12, 2015 - 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.

Now, fans of the "spectacular" (Rolling Stone) series will have a chance to own all 56 episodes in a collector's box set when Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Series comes to Blu-ray ($239.99; includes a Digital HD copy) and DVD ($199.99) on May 19, 2015, just ahead of Father's Day.

In addition to the bonus features previously included on individual season releases, Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Series includes an exclusive bonus disc containing never-before-seen content, including:

•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

•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

*The Final Shot: A Farewell to Boardwalk Empire & Anatomy of a Hit are not exclusive to the box set.

Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Series
Blu-ray with Digital HD, DVD
Street Date: May 19, 2015
Order Date: April 14, 2015
Rating: TV-MA
Runtime: Approx. 56 hours (not including bonus materials)
Price: $239.99 Blu-ray with Digital HD (20 BD discs)
Price: $199.99 DVD (20 SD discs) 

About HBO Home Entertainment®
HBO Home Entertainment develops, distributes and markets an extensive array of critically-acclaimed and groundbreaking programs in three formats: Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD throughout the world. Releases include the global hits Game of Thrones®, True Blood® and Girls®, favorites such as The Sopranos®, Sex and the City® and Entourage®, and multiple Emmy Award-winning mini-series The Pacific® and Band of Brothers®. The company's catalog contains hundreds of titles including the Peabody Award-winning children's program Classical Baby, provocative programs from HBO Documentary Films including The Weight of the Nation, innovative movies from HBO Films including Game Change and Behind the Candelabra,and comedy specials featuring stand-up performers like George Lopez and Ricky Gervais. Launched in 1984, HBO Home Entertainment has offices in New York, London and Toronto and the company's releases are sold in over 80 territories around the world.

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