Conan the Barbarian Hits Blu-ray and DVD Next Month





One of history’s most iconic action heroes makes his home entertainment debut when Lionsgate releases CONAN THE BARBARIAN on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D +Blu-ray +DVD + Digital Copy). The film will also be available on DVD and for Digital Download and On Demand November 22, 2011. Check out all the details and the trailer below!

A home entertainment debut as fierce as the warrior himself, Conan The Barbarian brings the iconic action hero back! Based on the character of Conan as originally created by Robert E. Howard, a boy born on the battlefield grows into a hulking warrior hell-bent on avenging his father’s death. But Conan’s personal vendetta soon escalates into an epic battle of impossible odds, facing the fiercest of rivals and the most horrific of monsters. Loaded with special features, the Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and 2D DVD contain audio commentaries and numerous featurettes. Own CONAN THE BARBARIAN on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and DVD November 22, 2011.

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One of History’s Most Iconic Action Heroes Comes Alive in 3D

CONAN THE BARBARIAN®

      
Street Date: 11/22/11
3D/2D Blu-ray Disc + DVD + Digital Copy SRP: $39.99
2D Blu-ray Disc SRP: $37.99
DVD SRP: $29.95

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

A home entertainment debut as fierce as the warrior himself, Lionsgate brings Conan the Barbarian to 3D/2D Blu-ray Disc, 2D Blu-ray Disc, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand this November.  In an epic battle led by an epic hero, Jason Momoa (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”) stars as Conan, the Cimmerian set on avenging his father’s death.  The action-packed film, directed by Marcus Nispel (Friday the 13th), also stars Rachel Nichols (Star Trek), Stephen Lang (Avatar), Rose McGowan (Planet Terror) and Ron Perlman (Hellboy).  The 3D/2D Blu-ray Disc and DVD releases are both loaded with ferocious bonus materials that include two audio commentaries, a history of the Conan franchise featurette, “The Man Who Would Be Conan: Robert E. Howard” featurette that looks at the creator of the famous character plus two additional featurettes that examine the action and fight scenes.  Conan the Barbarian thunders into stores on November 22nd on 3D/2D Blu-ray Disc and 2D Blu-ray Disc for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $37.99 respectively, and on DVD for $29.95. 

Based on the character of Conan as originally created by Robert E. Howard, a boy born on the battlefield grows into a hulking warrior hell-bent on avenging his father’s death.  But Conan’s personal vendetta soon escalates into an epic battle of impossible odds, facing the fiercest of rivals and the most horrific of monsters. 

3D/2D BLU-RAY DISC & DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

* Audio commentary with Marcus Nispel
* Audio commentary with actors Jason Momoa and Rose McGowan
* “The Conan Legacy” featurette – the history of the Conan character and its influence on the filmmakers of the new Conan the Barbarian
* Robert E. Howard: The Man Who Would Be Conan” featurette – an exploration of Conan novelist Robert E. Howard’s life and the creation of     his most famous character
* “Battle Royal: Engineering the Action” featurette – an in-depth look at the film’s major action scenes
* “Staging the Fights” featurette – see how the stunt team acts out the battles prior to filming

*Subject to change

DIRECTED BY

Marcus Nispel                          Friday the 13th, Pathfinder, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

WRITTEN BY

Thomas Dean Donnelly                       Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, A Sound of Thunder, Sahara

& Joshua Oppenheimer                        Dylan Dog: Dead of Night, A Sound of Thunder, Sahara

and Sean Hood                         The Crow: Wicked Prayer, Cube2: Hypercube, Halloween: Resurrection

CAST

Jason Momoa                           HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” TV’s “Stargate: Atlantis,” TV’s “Baywatch,” TV’s “North Shore”

Rachel Nichols                         Star Trek, G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra, The Amityville Horror, TV’s “Alias”

Stephen Lang                           Avatar, TV’s “Terra Nova,” The Men Who Stare at Goats, TV’s “The Bronx Is Burning,” Tombstone

Rose McGowan                        TV’s “Nip/Tuck,” Planet Terror, Death Proof, TV’s “Charmed,” Scream, Jawbreaker

Saïd Taghmaoui                        TV’s “Lost,” Vantage Point, The Kite Runner, Five Fingers,

Leo Howard                             G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, TV’s “Kickin’ It,” TV’s “Monk”

And Ron Perlman                    TV’s “Sons of Anarchy,” Drive, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Hellboy, The City of Lost Children

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2011    

Title Copyright: © 2011 Conan Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: R for strong bloody violence, some sexuality and nudity

Genre: Action, Fantasy

Closed Captioned: Blu-ray– English SDH

                                  DVD – English Closed Captioned

Subtitles: English and Spanish

Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

Feature Running Time: 112 minutes

Blu-ray Audio Status: 7.1 and 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio

DVD Audio Status: 5.1 Dolby Digital

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Conan the Barbarian is slated to hits Blu-ray and DVD on November 22, 2011.





Jason Moore
Written by Jason Moore

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