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    Martin Scorsese produced TV series Boardwalk Empire comes to DVD and Blu-ray in January

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    Boardwalk Empire

    Available to pre-order online
    from Friday 14 October 2011

    "Deeply engaging" - THE INDEPENDENT
    "Scorsese's prohibition masterpiece"- SHORTLIST
    "Boardwalk empire is utterly irresistible" - THE TELEGRAPH

    HBO Home Entertainment is proud to announce the critically acclaimed, epic crime drama BOADWALK EMPIRE: The Complete First Season will be available to pre-order online from Friday 14 October 2011 ahead of its release on 9 January 2012.

    Executively produced by Oscar®-winning director Martin Scorseseand from the pen of Terence Winter, Emmy® Award-winning writer of The Sopranos, BOADWALK EMPIRE: The Complete First Season received 18 Emmy® Award nominations winning seven including 'Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series' and 'Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama.

    Steve Buscemi (Armageddon, The Big Lebowski) stars in this explosive HBO drama series set at the dawn of the Prohibition era, when the sale of alcohol became illegal throughout the United States. Charting the birth of organised crime, the series chronicles the life and times of Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson (Buscemi), the Atlantic City treasurer whose double role as politician and bootlegger makes him the most powerful man on the Boardwalk.

    Buscemi isaccompanied by an outstanding all-star cast depicting real life people from gangster legend including British stars Kelly MacDonald (Gosford Park, No Country for Old Men), Stephen Graham (This is England, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) as Al Capone, plus Michael Pitt (Hugo, The Dreamers) as Jimmy Boyd, Michael Shannon (Man of Steel, Machine Gun Preacher) as Agent Nelson Van Alden and Shea Whigham (Take Shelter, The Lincoln Lawyer) as Nucky's younger brother Eli Thompson.

    Set in the 1920's, the visually stunning BOADWALK EMPIRE has some of the most awe-inspiring production design ever seen in a television series, outstanding sets and features a 20's soundtrack that sets the scene taking you back to an authentic gagster-fuelled era.

    Available to pre-order online from Friday 14 October 2011 at amazon, play.com & hmv.co.uk, BOADWALK EMPIRE: The Complete First Season will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray in a 5 disc box set on 9 January 2012.

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