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EW Scoop: Game of Thrones Blu-ray Coming March 6, 2012

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Game of Thrones Blu-rayWesteros fans rejoice: Entertainment Weekly has just announced that the first season of HBO’s gritty fantasy adaptation will be hitting Blu-ray and DVD on March 6. The set will retail for 79.98 (or $59.99 for the DVD), and includes a plethora of extras, including a few high-def exclusives. According to the article, the supplements break down as follows:

Complete Guide to Westeros

“An interactive compendium of the noble houses and lands featured in season one.”

Making Game of Thrones

“An exclusive 30-minute feature including never-before-seen footage from the set and interviews from the cast and crew.”

Character Profiles

“Profiles of 15 major characters as described by the actors portraying them.”

Creating the Show Open

“An inside look at the creation of the Emmy-winning opening title sequence for Game of Thrones.”

From the Book to the Screen

“Executive producers David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, and author George R.R. Martin talk about the challenges of bringing Martin’s epic fantasy novel to life on HBO.”

The Night’s Watch

“An in-depth look at the unique order of men who patrol and protect the Wall, a 700 foot ice structure that separates the Seven Kingdoms from the darkness beyond.”

Creating the Dothraki Language

“An insightful glance into the comprehensive language created for the Dothraki people in Game of Thrones.”

Audio Commentaries

“Seven audio commentaries with Cast and Crew including David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, George R.R. Martin, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, and more.”

BLU-RAY ONLY: ALL THE FEATURES ABOVE PLUS:

Blu-ray Complete Guide to Westeros

“An interactive compendium of the noble houses and lands featured in season one, PLUS 24 exclusive histories of the Seven Kingdoms as told by the characters themselves.”

In-Episode Guide

“In-feature resource that provides background information about on-screen characters, locations, and relevant histories while each episode plays.”

Anatomy of an Episode

“An in-episode experience that explores the creative minds and colossal efforts behind episode six, ‘A Golden Crown.’”

Hidden Dragon Eggs

“Find the hidden dragon eggs to uncover even more never-before-scene content.”

Click through to the source article for a look at some images from the Blu-ray release (including the menus) , as well as a sneak preview of one of the Anatomy of an Episode videos.

[You can pre-order Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season now at Amazon for $54.99.]

Via: [Entertainment Weekly Inside TV]

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