Lust, Power And The Epic Battle For Rome
The epic event of the year comes to DVD in the mini-series Empire. Complete with unrated and extended scenes, Empire is presented for the first time as a seamless feature. The Roman Empire is plunged into chaos when Julius Caesar is assassinated and his power is passed on to his 18-year-old nephew Octavius. With his guardian, former gladiator Tyrannus, Octavius is forced into exile to escape those who wish to sever Caesar's bloodline permanently. Under Tyrannus' tutelage, Octavius prepares to face off against the treacherous Marc Antony and fulfill his destiny as the leader of Rome.
Empire boasts "powerful acting," says the Wall Street Journal, with a hot young cast that includes James Frain (24), Colm Feore, Jonathan Cake, Santiago Cabrera, and Emily Blunt. Filmed entirely in scenic Italy, Empire tells the thrilling story of a hero's rise amidst the greed, intrigue, and lust of ancient Rome.
Added Aug 16 2005
Production Year 2005
Empire SKU 741922
UPC Code 786936297850
Studio Disney / Buena Vista
Number of Discs 2
Rebuilding An Empire - "Making Of" Featurette
Empire: Before and After - Creating the Look of Ancient Rome
Widescreen 1.78:1 Color (Anamorphic)
English Dolby Digital 5.1