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MACBETH Starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard Available on Blu-ray March 8

macbethThe critically acclaimed interpretation of one of literature’s most famous and compelling characters Macbeth, directed by Justin Kurzel (TheSnowtown Murders, The Turning, upcoming Assassin’s Creed), and starring Academy Award® nominee Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave, X-Men franchise) and Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose, The Dark Knight Rises, Contagion, Inception), arrives March 8 on Blu-ray and DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment, and on Digital HD and On Demand from Starz Digital. Continue on to learn more about this upcoming Blu-ray release.

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“Shakespeare is rarely this compelling.” – Los Angeles Times

“Marion Cotillard and Michael Fassbender excel in Justin Kurzel’s thrillingly savage interpretation of the Scottish Play.” Variety

“Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard are a dream team pairing.” –The Guardian

Starring Academy Award® Nominee Michael Fassbender
and Academy Award Winner Marion Cotillard

Available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and On Demand March 8

 Pre-Order Here:

BEVERLY HILLS, CA. – January 20, 2016 – The critically acclaimed interpretation of one of literature’s most famous and compelling characters Macbeth, directed by Justin Kurzel (The Snowtown Murders, The Turning, upcoming Assassin’s Creed), and starring Academy Award® nominee Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave, X-Men franchise) and Academy Award winner Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose, The Dark Knight Rises, Contagion, Inception), arrives March 8 on Blu-ray and DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment, and on Digital HD and On Demand from Starz Digital. Produced by Academy Award winners Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of The King’s Speech, and Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a 79% critics rating, this film attracts genre enthusiasts and movie fans alike.

Macbeth (Fassbender), Duke of Scotland, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife Lady Macbeth (Cotillard), Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Macbeth will be available on Blu-ray and DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment for the suggested retail price of $26.99 and $22.98, respectively, and includes a Q&A with Michael Fassbender and a “Making Macbeth” featurette.

To learn more about the film, please visit www.anchorbayentertainment.com.

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ABOUT THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY
The Weinstein Company (TWC) is a multimedia production and distribution company launched in October 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films in 1979. TWC also encompasses Dimension Films, the genre label founded in 1993 by Bob Weinstein. During Harvey and Bob’s tenure at Miramax and TWC, they have received 351 Oscar nominations and won 81 Academy Awards.

Since 2005, TWC and Dimension Films have released such films as VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA; THE READER; INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS; SCRE4M; SPY KIDS: THE KING’S SPEECH; UNDEFEATED; THE ARTIST; THE MASTER; SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK; DJANGO UNCHAINED; SCARY MOVIE 5; LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER; PHILOMENA; THE IMITATION GAME; PADDINGTON; WOMAN IN GOLD; SOUTHPAW, CAROL, MACBETH and THE HATEFUL EIGHT. Upcoming releases include JANE GOT A GUN, SING STREET and THE FOUNDER.

TWC boasts an active television production division, which garnered twelve Emmy nominations in 2015. TWC Television produces the reality powerhouse Project Runway, with its spin-off series Project Runway All Stars,Under The Gunn, and Threads. Scripted series include John Fusco’s Marco Polo with Netflix, going into its second season, and War & Peace, which debuts on Lifetime, A&E and HISTORY in 2016.  Other recent TWC television productions include Mob Wives, Million Dollar ShoppersRodeo Girls, Cement Heads and Trailer Park: Welcome to Myrtle Manor. Scripted projects in development include Ten Commandments, Daniel Stashower’s The Hour Of Peril and military drama Six.  TWC also developed Nanny Diaries and produced The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.

ABOUT ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT
Anchor Bay Entertainment is a leading independent home entertainment company that acquires and releases a wide array of filmed entertainment in the theatrical and home entertainment markets, including STARZ Original series, children’s entertainment, fitness (Anchor Bay Fitness), sports and specialty films on Blu-ray™ and DVD formats. The company has long-term distribution agreements in place for select programming with The Weinstein Company, AMC Networks and RADiUS, among others. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment (www.anchorbayentertainment.com) is a full service distributor in the North American market. Anchor Bay Entertainment is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.

Macbeth Blu-ray + Digital HD
Street Date: March 8, 2016
Pre-book: February 3, 2016
Catalog #: BD62255
UPC: 013132622552
Run Time: 113 mins
Rating: R
SRP: $26.99
Format: Blu-ray
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Audio: 5.1 DTSHD-MA 

 

Macbeth DVD
Street Date: March 8, 2016
Pre-book: February 3, 2016
Catalog #: WC62254
UPC: 013132622545
Run Time: 113 mins
Rating: R
SRP: $22.98
Format: DVD
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1

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