Thursday, May 8, 2014

Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fourth Season Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on August 19th

Beautiful costumes, stunning set pieces and riveting performances -- after four seasons the brilliant HBO drama Boardwalk Empire continues to amaze and surprise, prompting critics to hail it as "one of TV's most compelling dramas" (Variety). Season Four of the Emmy Award-winning series traces the continuing rise of organized crime and the expansion of Nucky's (Golden Globe winner Steve Buscemi) empire into far-flung territories, while also taking a closer look at the rapidly expanding role that African Americans played in U.S. culture throughout the 1920s, with the addition of Chalky White's (Michael K. Williams) Onyx Club and a new gangster from Harlem (played by Emmy Award winner Jeffrey Wright). It's a season filled with music and dancing, but not everyone has reason to rejoice. Get caught up before the fifth and final season debuts!


 Available August 19, 2014 on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD 
Loaded with Exclusive Bonus Features  

New York, N.Y., May 8, 2014 -The Emmy® Award winning Boardwalk Empire is back on August 19, 2014 when the fourth season debuts on Blu-ray ($79.98), DVD ($59.99) and Digital HD. The Blu-ray set also comes with a Digital HD copy. After barely surviving an overthrow attempt by gangster Gyp Rossetti, Nucky Thompson is laying low at the end of the Boardwalk.  However, the calm will be short-lived, as Nucky faces new challenges, including a clash with a violent Harlem power-broker, a battle with his brother Eli over Eli's college-age son, and the irresistible lure of lucrative - and perilous - opportunities in Florida. Featuring "achingly good performances," (The Chicago Tribune), Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Fourth Season is jam-packed with exclusive bonus material and is not to be missed!   
Exclusive Blu-ray Features (along with all DVD extras):
  • Boardwalk Chronicle - an interactive, in-feature guide which offers character and location info as well as historical facts that are woven into each episode. 
  • Scouting the Boardwalk - hear how the locations manager of Boardwalk Empire finds the unique buildings and neighborhoods that bring the 1920s to life in each episode. 
  • PaleyFest: Made in NY Boardwalk Empire Panel - a Q&A with creator/executive producer/writer Terence Winter, executive producer/writer Howard Korder and cast members of Boardwalk Empire after a screening of episode five, "Erlk├Ânig" - courtesy of The Paley Center for Media.
Blu-ray and DVD Features:
  • The Onyx Club: A Step Back In Time - an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the creation of, and historical inspiration for, the massive new set in Season 4. 
  • Becoming Harrow - actor Jack Huston details the origins, story arc, and evolution of fan-favorite character Richard Harrow. 
  • New Characters - meet the new faces of season four: Dr. Valentin Narcisse, Roy Phillips, Agent Knox, Sally Wheet, Frank and Ralph Capone and Daughter Maitland. 
  • Season 3: Revisited - get reacquainted with season 3 of Boardwalk Empire with this recap featuring creator/executive producer/writer Terence Winter. 
  • Audio Commentaries - six commentaries with the cast and crew including Terence Winter, Steve Buscemi, Michael Kenneth Williams, Gretchen Mol and more.
Boardwalk Empire stars Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson; Kelly Macdonald as Margaret, Nucky's estranged wife; Michael Shannon as former Federal Agent Nelson Van Alden, caught up in gangland conflicts; Shea Whigham as Nucky's brother Elias, whose attempt to steer his son clear of Nucky's influence sparks fraternal tensionsJack Huston as disfigured war veteran Richard Harrow, who is searching for a new purpose in lifeStephen Graham as gangster Al Capone; Michael Stuhlbarg as gangster Arnold Rothstein, who's newly wary of Nucky; Vincent Piazza as gangster Lucky Luciano; Paul Sparks as Mickey Doyle, head of Nucky's bootlegging operation; Michael Kenneth Williams as Nucky's ally Chalky White, leader of the city's African-American communityGretchen Mol as Gillian, battling demons from her past as she seeks custody of her grandson; and Anthony Laciura as Eddie Kessler, Nucky's longtime valet. New cast members in season four include Jeffrey Wright as Valentin Narcisse, a violent Harlem power broker who tries to muscle in on Chalky's action; Ron Livingston as Roy Phillips, a business and romantic prospect of Gillian's; Patricia Arquette as Sally Wheet, a Florida speakeasy owner; Brian Geraghty as Federal Agent Warren Knox; and Domenick Lombardozzi and Morgan Spector as Al Capone's brothers, Ralph and Frank.

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