Universal Studios Home Entertainment will bring Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy to Blu-ray next March. This adaptation of John le Carré’s international bestseller stars Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight) as George Smiley, a former MI6 operative forced out from retirement in order to discover a Soviet mole buried deep within British intelligence.
Directed by Tomas Alfredson (Let The Right One In), the thriller features an impressive supporting cast that includes Colin Firth (The King’s Speech), Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock), Tom Hardy (Warrior), Toby Jones (Captain America: The First Avenger), Mark Strong (The Guard), John Hurt (The Proposition), Ciarán Hinds (Rome: The Complete First Season), Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire), Simon McBurney (Body of Lies), and Christian McKay (I Melt with You).
The highly acclaimed Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy has also received the following Academy Award nominations:
- Best Actor: Gary Oldman
- Best Adapted Screenplay: Bridget O’Connor and Peter Straughan
- Best Original Score: Alberto Iglesias
Universal’s Blu-ray/UltraViolet Digital Copy combo pack presents the film in its 2.39:1 original aspect ratio with a 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio track. In addition to Universal’s standard HD functionality devices – such as BD-LIVE and pocket BLU – the disc contains a number of special features, such as:
- Feature commentary with Tomas Alfredson and Gary Oldman
- Behind-the-scenes featurette
- Interviews with Tomas Alfredson, Peter Straughan, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, and Tom Hardy
- Interview with author John le Carré
- Deleted scenes
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy streets on March 20th.
Original Source: http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=8125