Update: The King’s Speech is now available to pre-order from Amazon on:
The King’s Speech has been gaining a lot of momentum over recent weeks and it is looking likely that it will be crowned Best Film at the Oscars next month. The film garnered the most Oscar nominations of any other 2010 release with twelve in total, including: Best Picture, Directing (Tom Hooper), Leading Actor (Colin Firth), Supporting Actor (Geoffrey Rush), Supporting Actress (Helena Bonham Carter), Original Screenplay, Art Direction, Costume Design, Cinematography, Film Editing, Original Score and Sound Mixing.
Anchor Bay and The Weinstein Company today announced that The King’s Speech will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on April 19th.
Special features include:
– Commentary with director Tom Hooper
– The Making of The King’s Speech (20 minutes)
– Archival footage of the actual King George VI
The movie follows the story of King George VI of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
The King’s Speech is now available to pre-order from Amazon on: