HBO announced the details for “True Detective” season 2 DVD/Blu-Ray and Digital On Demand release. The second season is currently already available On Demand on various platforms, including iTunes. The series will be available on DVD/Blu-Ray on January 5, 2016 in the U.S.A. HBO released an official press release earlier this year which you can find below/after the jump. The DVD/Blu-Ray will feature various extras, including audio commentary. You can already preorder the DVD or Blu-Ray box on Amazon.com. Rachel received a Critics’ Choice Awards earlier this month for her work in the series.
The hit HBO® drama series True Detective returns with a new case in which a bizarre murder brings together three law-enforcement officers and a career criminal, each of whom must navigate a web of conspiracy and betrayal in the scorched landscapes of California. One of the most-talked-about and most-watched shows of the summer (averaging 11 million viewers for the season), True Detective: The Complete Second Season will debut on Blu-ray ($79.98; also includes a Digital HD copy) and DVD ($59.99) on January 5, 2016, giving fans a chance to go behind the scenes with a new star-studded cast and to dig deeper into the mystery of Season 2. Both box sets include exclusive, never-before-seen bonus content including a 30-minute look at the production of a pivotal shoot out scene in episode 4.
Ahead of its Blu-ray and DVD release in January, True Detective: The Complete Second Season will also receive an early Digital HD release on November 9, 2015, giving fans who can’t wait until the new year a chance to re-watch the season or discover it for the first time. Pricing for the digital release is $22.99 SD and $29.99 HD, where available.
Featuring an all new cast, Season 2 stars Colin Farrell (Golden Globe winner for In Bruges) as Ray Velcoro, a troubled detective whose allegiances are torn between his masters in a corrupt police department and the mobster who owns him. Vince Vaughn (Wedding Crashers) portrays Frank Semyon, a criminal and entrepreneur in danger of losing his empire when his move into legitimate enterprise is upended by the murder of a business partner. Rachel McAdams (Midnight in Paris) plays Ani Bezzerides, a sheriff’s detective whose uncompromising ethics put her at odds with others and the system she serves. Taylor Kitsch (HBO’s The Normal Heart) portrays Paul Woodrugh, a war veteran and a highway patrol motorcycle officer, running from a difficult past and the sudden glare of a scandal that never happened.
Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Content Includes:
– Making The Vinci Massacre – An exclusive and detailed 30-minute look at the production of the pivotal shoot out in episode 4 (also available with early Digital HD release)
– A Look Inside True Detective – A behind-the-scenes look at the production featuring interviews with the four stars
– True Detective‘s California – Evocative aerial images of incredible California landscapes, scored by T Bone Burnett (also available with early Digital HD release)
– Two Audio Commentaries featuring Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch, series creator/executive producer/writer Nic Pizzolatto and executive producer Scott Stephens