20th Century-Fox Home Entertainment announced this past week that director John Crowley’s Best Picture nominee, Brooklyn, will be heading to the home entertainment market place on Mar. 15 as both DVD and Blu-ray product offerings.
The ARR is 130 days and theatrical ticket sales currently stand at $32.4 million.
In addition to the Oscar nomination for Best Picture, Brooklyn is also competing in the Best Actress category (Saoirse Ronan — she was previously nominated as Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Atonement) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Nick Hornby for his adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s 2009 novel of the same name — Hornby was previously nominated for his screenplay adaptation of An Education by journalist Lynn Barber).
As to bonus goodies, director John Crowley (Closed Circuit, Intermission, etc.) provides commentary, plus there are six featurettes — “The Story,” “Home,” “Love,” “Cast,” “The Making of Brooklyn” and “Book to Screen” — plus a photo gallery. Exclusive to the Blu-ray SKU are 11 deleted and extended scenes with optional director’s commentary.