Game of Thrones Season 2 on DVD: 12 Commentary Tracks, Blackwater Feature
The long awaited Game of Thrones Season 2 DVD set is finally here! The set is being released on February 19, 2013. Having gotten our hands on an early copy, we can assure you that the extras are a must-have for any devoted fan. Here are the DVD details: • Creating the Battle of Blackwater Bay — "See how the epic Battle of Blackwater Bay was brought to life in this exclusive, in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the climactic episode. The 30 minute feature showcases never-before-seen interviews with cast and crew."
• Game of Thrones: Inner Circle— "Actors Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Michelle Fairley and Liam Cunningham talk in detail about their experiences shooting season two in this roundtable discussion moderated by executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss."
• The Religions of Westeros— "Hear author George R.R. Martin, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss discuss the competing religions in the series and how they influence the various characters in Westeros and beyond."
• Character Profiles— "Profiles of seven major characters as described by the actors portraying them including Renly Baratheon, Stannis Baratheon, Robb Stark, Theon Greyjoy and more."
• Audio Commentaries— "12 commentaries with cast and crew including David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, George R.R. Martin, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington and more."
The DVD set will sell for $59.99. The Blu-ray with HBO Select has all the features on the DVD, plus a few more, and will sell for $79.98. Head here for details on what comes with the Blu-ray special.
If you live in New York City, you can celebrate the release with a special party at the Best Buy in Union Square. The fan line starts tonight at 8 p.m. tonight, February 18. Fans will be treated to live Game of Thrones music, food fit for a Westeros feast, and more! At midnight, you can buy the DVD and momentarily take the black in a replica Night Watchman’s coat. (More details here).
Don't forget: Game of Thrones Season 3 premieres March 31, 2013.