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Conan the Barbarian smashes to DVD and Blu-ray

By Patrick Luce Nov 7, 2011, 20:02 GMT

One of history's most iconic action heroes smashes to home entertainment when Lionsgate releases Conan the Barbarian to Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D +Blu-ray +DVD + Digital Copy). The film is also available on DVD and for Digital Download and On Demand - all formats arrive on November 22nd.


Based on the character of Conan as originally created by Robert E. Howard, Jason Momoa (HBO's "Game of Thrones") stars as Conan, the Cimmerian set on avenging his father's death. The action-packed film, directed by Marcus Nispel (Friday the 13th), also stars Rachel Nichols (Star Trek), Stephen Lang (Avatar), Rose McGowan (Planet Terror) and Ron Perlman (Hellboy).

3D/2D Blu-ray and DVD Special Features include:

Audio commentary with Marcus Nispel
Audio commentary with actors Jason Momoa and Rose McGowan
"The Conan Legacy" featurette - the history of the Conan character and its influence on the filmmakers of the new Conan the Barbarian
Robert E. Howard: The Man Who Would Be Conan" featurette - an exploration of Conan novelist Robert E. Howard's life and the creation of his most famous character
"Battle Royal: Engineering the Action" featurette - an in-depth look at the film's major action scenes
"Staging the Fights" featurette - see how the stunt team acts out the battles prior to filming


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