Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has officially announced that it will release Joe Wright’s award-winning drama Darkest Hour on Blu-ray on 27th February.
Set during World War II, as Hitler’s forces storm across the European landscape and close in on the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill is elected the new Prime Minister. But, every move he makes is questioned by his party. The King is also sceptical, so it’s up to Churchill to lead his nation and protect them from the most dangerous threat ever seen, while proving his doubters wrong.
Starring Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Lily James, Darkest Hour is a powerful, inspirational drama set during one of history’s key moments.
The Blu-ray comes with a number of special features, including a look at the making of the film, commentary by director Joe Wright, and more.
- Into Darkest Hour – A comprehensive overview of all that went into making this epic wartime drama, including how they maintained authenticity in depicting 1940’s London.
- Gary Oldman: Becoming Churchill – Filmmakers, cast, and crew marvel at Gary Oldman’s layered, transformative performance. Oldman himself weighs in on the greatest challenges of portraying a man as iconic and complicated as Winston Churchill.
- Feature commentary with Director Joe Wright