Anchor Bay Entertainment has tabbed Mar. 21 for the home entertainment launch of the Weinstein Company production of director Garth Davis’ film adaptation of Saroo Brierly’s 2013 biographical tale, “A Long Way Home,” which was retitled for the screen as simply Lion.
Nominated for six Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and two Supporting Actors nods — Dev Patel (his first) and Nicole Kidman (her fourth, she won Best Actress laurels for her performance in The Hours … Kidman was nominated Best Actress for her role as Satine in Moulin Rouge! and for Best Supporting Actress in Rabbit Hole) — Lion will make its way home as DVD and Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack product offerings.
The ARR is 116 days and domestic ticket sales currently stand at $30.2 million.
As to bonus goodies, there are deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes gallery and the Sia music video, “Never Give Up.”