THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE
WARS OF THE ROSES
OVERVIEW: The highly
anticipated sequel to the BAFTA winning historical series, The
Hollow Crown: The Wars of The Roses comes to Blu-ray™ and DVD
June 21, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
Coinciding with the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's
death, the three part sequel series features star-studded
adaptations of Shakespeare's most celebrated plays, which have
captivated audiences with their gripping tales of power and
Featuring an outstanding ensemble cast, The
Hollow Crown: The Wars of The Roses stars Benedict Cumberbatch
as King Richard III, Dame Judi Dench as Cecily, Duchess of York,
Tom Sturridge as King Henry VI, Hugh Bonneville as Humphrey,
Duke of Clouchester, Sophie Okonedo as Queen Margaret of Anjou,
Keely Hawes as Elizabeth Woodville, Michael Gambon as Sir Edmund
Mortimer, Andrew Scott as King Louis XI of France and more.
Viewers will be able to fully immerse themselves in the riveting
world of Shakespeare with bonus features including an exclusive
behind-the-scenes featurette and deleted scenes.
SYNOPSIS: Produced by Academy Award®
winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall) and directed by
Dominic Cooke (The Crucible), this epic production is a
breath-taking vision of four of Shakespeare's most acclaimed
historic plays. Revealed in three parts, The Hollow Crown: The
Wars of The Roses allows audiences around the globe to celebrate
the playwright's first tetralogy: Henry VI Part One, Henry VI
Part Two and Richard III, as some of the most revered
Shakespearean actors of our time chronicle the twisted sagas of
these historical kings and how their reign forever changed
history. odds in a heartwarming family comedy as sweet as a slice of baklava.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 1.78:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English subtitles.
Widescreen (1.78:1) 16x9
English DTS-HD Master Audio
5.1/Dolby Digital 2.0
Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
Making of the Hollow Crown