The King's Speech (UK) in May
Momentum Pictures have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of The King’s Speech on 9th May 2011. Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter star in the story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
Directed by Tom Hooper from a screenplay by David Seidler, The King’s Speech recently won Oscars for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay, and 7 BAFTA Awards including Best Film.
Priced at £19.99 RRP on DVD and £24.99 RRP on Blu-ray, extras include:
- Commentary with director Tom Hooper
- An Inspirational Story of an Unlikely Friendship: The Making of the King’s Speech
- Speeches from the real King George VI
- Production sketches from Academy Award-nominated production designer Eve Stewart
- Interview with Mark Logue (Co-author of The King’s Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy)
- Photo gallery including A Look Behind The Scenes