New on DVD/Blu-ray: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Les Miserables, This is 40, Rust and Bone, Zero Dark Thirty
DVD/Blu-ray releases for March 19, 2013.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson adapts J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel about young hobbit Bilbo Baggins, who must reclaim a stolen mountain from a dragon. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey stars Sherlock’s Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Captain America: The First Avenger’s Richard Armitage, and more.
The King’s Speech director Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the popular Broadway musical features an ensemble cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, and My Week with Marilyn’s Eddie Redmayne. Les Miserables will be released on March 22.
This is 40
Writer-director Judd Apatow’s follow-up to 2007’s Knocked Up looks at married couple Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann), who both struggle with turning 40 and what their lives have become. This Is 40 will be released on March 22.
Rust and Bone
Directed by A Prophet’s Jacques Audiard, Rust and Bone tells the story of young father Alain (Bullhead’s Matthias Schoenaerts) and whale trainer Stephanie (The Dark Knight Rises’ Marion Cotillard), who develop a romantic relationship after Stephanie suffers an accident that requires her legs to be amputated.
Zero Dark Thirty
Zero Dark Thirty follows Maya (Jessica Chastain), a young CIA operative, and her decade-long pursuit of al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. Directed by The Hurt Locker’s Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty also features The Odd Life of Timothy Green’s Joel Edgerton, Parks and Recreation’s Chris Pratt, and Friday Night Lights’ Kyle Chandler.