The Sopranos Is Finally Coming To Blu-rayBy: Ann Casano - June 4, 2014
Want to rewatch all six seasons of The Sopranos but are holding out until the series comes out in HD? The time for waiting is almost over, The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that the landmark HBO mob series will be released in a collectible Blu-ray boxed set on November 4, 2014. Only the first and sixth seasons are currently available in HD.
The boxed set includes all 86 episodes on 28 Blu-ray discs. The retail price is currently set at $279.98. Apart from the cover artwork and an HD copy of every episode, the package also includes lost scenes, cut scenes, two roundtable dinners with the cast and crew, and 25 audio commentaries. All the extras total over five hours of bonus material.
Additionally, one of the most intriguing pieces of the boxed set is perhaps the 45 minute documentary called Defining a Television Landmark. The featurette is about how the award-winning drama helped to change the entire landscape of television. Defining a Television Landmark is composed of never-seen-before interviews with the cast and crew. Acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh and renowned actor Jeff Daniels were also interviewed for the documentary, along with the late James Gandolfini and series creator David Chase.
The Sopranos first aired in 1999 and ran to 2007. The show was both critically and commercially acclaimed. The series won 21 Emmy Awards and five Golden Globes. When television critics and fans begin a conversation about the best shows on television, The Sopranos is sure to top many lists.
If you’re feeling nostalgic for Tony, Paulie Walnuts, and Silvio, here’s a link to several of the show’s most memorable and iconic scenes.
What do you think? Are you willing to shell out almost $300 for the entire series on Blu-ray?
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