The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies Arrives on 3D, Blu-Ray and DVD on 20th April
The adventures of Bilbo Baggins come to an epic conclusion in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), arriving onto Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray™ and DVD on 20th April and available to download from 6th April, from Warner Bros.
From Academy Award®-winning* filmmaker Peter Jackson comes The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the third in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien. The screenplay for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro, based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien. Jackson also produced the film, together with Carolynne Cunningham, Zane Weiner and Fran Walsh. The executive producers are Alan Horn, Toby Emmerich, Ken Kamins and Carolyn Blackwood, with Philippa Boyens and Eileen Moran serving as co-producers.
The Hobbit Trilogy tells a continuous story set in Middle-earth 60 years before The Lord of the Rings, which Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson and his team brought to the big screen in the blockbuster trilogy that culminated with the Oscar®-winning The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be available on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD The Blu-ray 3D features the theatrical version of the film in 3D hi-definition, hi-definition and standard definition; the Blu-ray features the theatrical version of the film in hi-definition on Blu-ray; and the DVD features the theatrical version in standard definition. The Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray versions include a digital version of the movie with UltraViolet. Fans can also own The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies via purchase from digital retailers from 6th April. Additionally, for the first time The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy Box Set will be available featuring The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and will be available on 3D, Blu-ray and DVD.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventure of Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman – Sherlock, Fargo), Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage – Hannibal, Into the Storm) and the Company of Dwarves. The Dwarves of Erebor have reclaimed the vast wealth of their homeland, but now must face the consequences of having unleashed the terrifying Dragon, Smaug, upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.
As he succumbs to dragon-sickness, the King Under the Mountain, Thorin Oakenshield, sacrifices friendship and honor in search for the legendary Arkenstone. Unable to help Thorin see reason, Bilbo is driven to make a desperate and dangerous choice, not knowing that even greater perils lie ahead. An ancient enemy has returned to Middle-earth. Sauron, the Dark Lord, has sent forth legions of Orcs in a stealth attack upon the Lonely Mountain. As darkness converges on their escalating conflict, the races of Dwarves, Elves and Men must decide – unite or be destroyed. Bilbo finds himself fighting for his life and the lives of his friends as five great armies go to war.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 3D and Blu-ray contain the following special features:
• Recruiting the Five Armies
• Completing Middle-earth
• The Last Goodbye Music Video
• New Zealand: Home of Middle-earth, Part 3
Amazon.co.uk: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies DVD
Amazon.co.uk: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Blu-ray (Region Free)
Amazon.co.uk: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Blu-ray 3D & Blu-ray (Region Free)
Amazon.co.uk: The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy Box Set DVD
Amazon.co.uk: The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy Box Set Blu-ray
Amazon.co.uk: The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy Box Set 3D Blu-ray (Limited Bilbo’s Journal Edition)