War of the Damned DVD/Blu-Ray: US Release Date Announced

spartacus wotd bluApril 12th was a sad day for Spartacus fans, as we had to bid a tearful goodbye to our favorite gladiators. Thankfully, we can start reliving the epic final season soon – Anchor Bay Entertainment has announced that the War of the Damned DVD & Blu-ray will hit US shelves on September 3rd.

 

 

 

 

The final chapter of an amazing story, War of the Damned follows the gladiators in the months after their victory at Vesuvius. The rebel army swells to 30,000 strong, and Spartacus is tasked with becoming a true leader of men (and some pretty kick ass women). The 3-disc set will contain all 10 episodes, along with some pretty nifty behind-the-scenes specials.

Additionally, those that opt for the Blu-ray will get some exclusives – extended episodes and audio commentaries. Check out all the details in an excerpt from the press release below:

 

ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT
BRINGS YOU THE FINAL CHAPTER
“SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED
THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON”

ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD SEPTEMBER 3rd 

Three-Disc Set Contains All 10 Episodes and Bonus Features! 

Beverly Hills, CA – All hail the conquering hero for his final and fiercest battle.  Anchor Bay Entertainment releases the conclusion of the acclaimed Starz Original series“SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” on a mighty three-disc Blu-ray™ and DVD set September 3rd.  From executive producers Rob Tapert, Sam Raimi, Josh Donen and Steven S. DeKnight here are all 10 heroic episodes, plus bonus features including ‘Making of’ featurettes, behind-the-scenes footage, a fun farewell and much more!  Plus the Blu-ray™ contains exclusive extended episodes and audio commentaries from cast and creators. SRP is $59.99 for the Blu-ray™ and $49.98 for the DVD.  Pre-book is August 7th. 

“The final season of Spartacus was an emotional journey for all involved and hopefully a satisfying conclusion for the fans,” says creator and executive producer Steven S. DeKnight.  “We wanted to make the Blu-ray™ and DVD release reflect our gratitude for their enthusiastic support.  It’s packed with bonus features, extended episodes and commentary tracks that add an extra, exciting dimension to the world of Spartacus.” 

“SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” takes place following the defeat of Roman commander Gaius Claudius Glaber. Spartacus and his men have amassed major victories against the Romans after the Battle of Vesuvius.  These victories have not only forged the legend of Spartacus, but have greatly increased the ranks of the rebellion slaves to more than 30,000.  Rome is indeed beginning to tremble at the threat Spartacus now represents. 

Bonus Features:

  • SPARTACUS: The Legend Retold                       
  • The Price Of Being A Gladiator                 
  • A Bloody Farewell               
  • The Spoils Of War Revealed: Visual Effects                     
  • Adorning The Damned                   
  • The Mind Behind SPARTACUS
  • BLU-RAY™ EXCLUSIVES – Extended Episodes and Audio Commentaries!                     

 “SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” features Liam McIntyre (Radev) in the role of Spartacus, Manu Bennett (30 Days of Night) as Crixus, Dustin Clare (“Underbelly”) as Gannicus, Dan Feuerriegel (“Home and Away”) as Agron, Simon Merrells (The Wolfman) as Crassus, Todd Lasance (“Cloudstreet”) as Caesar and Cynthia Addai-Robinson (“FlashForward”) as Naevia. 

This is it – an epic conclusion to a legendary journey, “SPARTACUS: WAR OF THE DAMNED – THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” is the greatest battle of them all.

 

I, for one, am looking forward to reliving this epic series over and over!

 

Source: Anchor Bay Entertainment
Reporter: Mirjana

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