The first season of HBO’s Prohibition crime drama Boardwalk Empire will be be available on Blu-ray and DVD from January 9th 2012.
The series, which airs on Sky Atlantic in the UK, is Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese and written by Terence Winter, Emmy Award-winning writer of The Sopranos.
Steve Buscemi (Armageddon, The Big Lebowski) as of Enoch ‘Nucky’ Thompson, the Atlantic City treasurer whose double role as politician and bootlegger makes him the most powerful man on the Boardwalk.
Buscemi is accompanied by an outstanding all-star cast depicting real life people from gangster legend including British stars Kelly MacDonald (Gosford Park, No Country for Old Men), Stephen Graham (This is England, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) as Al Capone, plus Michael Pitt (Hugo, The Dreamers) as Jimmy Boyd, Michael Shannon (Man of Steel, Machine Gun Preacher) as Agent Nelson Van Alden and Shea Whigham (Take Shelter, The Lincoln Lawyer) as Nucky’s younger brother Eli Thompson.
Set in the 1920’s, the show features a 20’s soundtrack that sets the scene taking you back to an authentic gagster-fuelled era.