Get ready to go back to Westeros… HBO has confirmed that Season Five of the phenomenon that is Game of Thrones will hit Blu-ray on 14th March 2016.
The epic fantasy-drama, starring Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) and many, many more, continues the saga of the War of Five Kings. In addition to all 10 episodes, the box-set will include special features including:
- Audio Commentaries – Twelve audio commentaries with cast and crew including David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Kit Harington, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Iain Glen, Maisie Williams, Natalie Dormer, Gwendoline Christie and more.
- Anatomy of an Episode: Mother’s Mercy – Details about the creation of “Mother’s Mercy,” from the writing table all the way through to visual effects
- The Real History Behind Game of Thrones – In a two-part series, historians and George R.R. Martin discuss the era known as “The Wars of the Roses” and other historical events that served as inspiration for his novels
- Deleted Scenes – 4 deleted scenes
- A Day in the Life – Inside look at the production process of Season 5
- New Characters/New Locations – Explore the new societies, cultures and locations from Season 5
- The Dance of Dragons – An in-depth look at the story behind the Targaryen civil war (BD exclusive)
- In-Episode Guide – Provides background information about on-screen characters, locations, and relevant histories (BD exclusive)
- Histories and Lore – Explore the mythology of Westeros and Essos from character perspectives in 14 history pieces with feature illustrations (BD exclusive)
Game of Thrones completists won’t want to miss this one – and it’s timed perfectly to warm you up for the expected broadcast of Season 6 in April.