Rome : The Complete Collection
Friday 9th October 2009
See BC Rome like never before as the epic 7-time Emmy® Award winning drama Rome : The Complete Collection debuts on Blu-ray from HBO Home Entertainment on 16th November 2009. This phenomenal Blu-ray box set contains all 22 episodes of both seasons of the awe-inspiring drama on 10 discs packed with special features that is also perfect for Christmas wish lists.
This intriguing, multiple award-winning drama with a star-studded cast is all the more visually stunning on Blu-ray with its captivating blend of history, action, sex and drama. Viewers will experience the battles, bravery, betrayal and brutality of ancient Rome in enhanced surround sound and HD picture for the first time. This historically authentic drama on Blu-ray brings to life in vivid detail the vibrant colours of the temples, statues and streets as well as graffiti and signage taken directly from the ruins of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Ostia Antica. The outstanding battle sequences can be experienced in greater depth in high definition taking viewers to the centre of the authentically staged Roman military battles.
The all-star British and American cast includes Kevin McKidd (Greys Anatomy, Kingdom of Heaven), James Purefoy (Vanity Fair, The Philanthropist), Lindsay Duncan (Traffik, Margaret), Tobias Menzies (Casino Royale) and Ray Stevenson (King Arthur, Punisher: War Zone) and Polly Walker (State Of Play) who was nominated for a Golden Globe® for her role as Atia of the Julii. With expansive special features, including some exclusive to Blu-ray, Rome can finally be explored in greater detail than ever before.
Exclusive BD Special Features
- Bloodlines - an interactive on-screen guide highlighting the connections between the soldiers, Senate and families of Rome
- Enhanced "All Roads Lead To Rome" an in-depth, interactive on-screen guide prepared by the series historical consultant
- 13 revealing audio commentaries with cast and crew
- 4 featurettes examining the history of Rome and several of its more famous inhabitants
- 3 behind-the-scenes featurettes exploring the elaborate production
- 2 featurettes detailing the creation of pivotal scenes
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.