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SDCC ’13 – VIKINGS Blu-ray Trailer and Trading Cards

Vikings Season 1 arrives on Blu-ray and DVD. To celebrate Comic-Con, MGM and Fox Home Entertainment. Keep reading to watch the trailer and to check out the exclusive lenticular trading cards.

Official Press Release:

[box style=”quote”]Vikings Season 1 delivers a visceral journey to a thrilling ancient world in this epic new series about history’s bravest and most brutally fearsome warriors. Vikings follows the adventures of the great hero Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel), a Viking chieftain seeking to fulfill his destiny as a conqueror, alongside his ambitious brother Rollo (Clive Standen) and loyal wife Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick). Throughout his quest, Ragnar faces a path of betrayals and temptations to protect his freedom, family, and life. When Ragnar teams up with his boat builder friend Floki (Gustaf Skarsgard) to craft a new generation of intrepid ships capable of conquering the rough northern seas, the stage is set for conflict.

Exclusively featured on the Blu-ray™ and DVD, “Birth of the Vikings” looks at the creator’s approach to, the series challenge in re-creating the period, and the wonders of shooting the series in Ireland’s beautiful, Wicklow mountains.  “Birth of the Vikings,” is an all-access look at the creation of VIKINGS.
Vikings Season 1 will make an appearance at this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego, CA, announcing its release along with four exclusive lenticular trading cards that will be distributed to fans. Additionally, Season 1 packaging will be unveiled at the convention. Consumers will also have an opportunity to pre-order Season 1 at The Fox Booth (#4229) as well as The Vikings Interactive Waterway (running from 11am – 4pm on 7/19 and 7/20). For a limited time, consumers who purchase the Blu-ray™ will receive a collectible packaging box which displays the iconic ‘V” symbol from the series. The Waterway is located at 450 Second Ave., across from the San Diego Convention Center.[/box]

Vikings Season 1 Blu-ray Special Features will include over 9 hours of exclusive content including:

Includes 9 episodes with extended and alternate scenes.
The Armory Of Vikings – an interactive feature that allows viewers to learn more about the history and legacy of Vikings armory and weapons.
Conquest and Discover: The Journey Of The Vikings – an interactive feature that allows viewers to learn more about the locations and places Ragnar traveled to in his journey through Season 1
Warrior Society: Viking Culture & Law – featurette that takes a closer look inside the fascinating system of laws, practices and rules employed by Vikings.
Birth Of The Vikings: featurette that provides an all-access look at the creation of VIKINGS.
Forging The Viking Army: Warfare And Tactics – featurette that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the process of casting and creating the epic battle scenes of Vikings
Deleted Scenes
Commentary from Michael Hirst

 

Vikings Season 1 DVD Special Features:

Warrior Society: Viking Culture & Law – featurette that takes a closer look inside the fascinating system of laws, practices and rules employed by Vikings.
Birth Of The Vikings: featurette that provides an all-access look at the creation of VIKINGS.
Forging The Viking Army: Warfare And Tactics – featurette that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the process of casting and creating the epic battle scenes of Vikings
Deleted Scenes
Commentary from Michael Hirst

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