Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Empire (mini-series)to be released November 29 on DVD

Empire (mini-series): I see that Touchtone has announced the release of the Empire miniseries DVD is slated for November 29.

"The epic TV mini-series EMPIRE, a captivating story set in ancient Rome, is available on DVD for the first time ever on November 29 from Buena Vista Home Entertainment and Touchstone Television. In the tradition of Gladiator and Troy, EMPIRE is a sweeping epic with a thrilling storyline of politics and intrigue. Beginning with the assassination of Julius Caesar, which sends Rome into chaos, this exciting story is filled with the infinite power, greed, action and lust that defined the Roman Empire.

EMPIRE'S powerful and dynamic cast includes James Frain (24) as Brutus, Jonathan Cake (TV's Inconceivable) as Tyrannus, Santiago Cabrera (Haven) as Octavius, Colm Feore Chicago, Pearl Harbor) as Caesar and Vincent Regan (TV's Rescue Me) as Marc Anthony. Dennis Haysbert (24) is Magonius, Fiona Shaw (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) is Fulvia, Michael Byrne (Gangs of New York) is Cicero, Trudie Styler (Snatch, Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels) is Servilia, and Emily Blunt (My Summer of Love) is Camane.

On DVD, EMPIRE will include never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes bonus material for a closer look at this epic production. Available on 2-disc DVD for $29.99 (S.R.P.)."

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