IT’S NOT JUST THE COLD THAT KILLS “FORTITUDE,” AN ARCTIC-SET DRAMA, ARRIVES ON DVD AND BLU-RAY APRIL 21
IT’S NOT JUST THE COLD THAT KILLS
“FORTITUDE,” AN ARCTIC-SET DRAMA,
ARRIVES ON DVD AND BLU-RAY APRIL 21
Stars Stanley Tucci, Richard Dormer, and Michael Gambon
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Airing on Pivot January 29 – April 9 (Check Local Listings)
Arlington, Va. – April 7, 2015 – Public Media Distribution, LLC announced today it is releasing “FORTITUDE” on DVD and Blu-ray April 21, 2015. The dark drama series set in the melting Artic, featuring psychological and thriller elements, tells the story of the small idyllic town of Fortitude, whose peaceful existence is shattered after a brutal and shocking murder. Above-average temperatures lead to a record ice melt revealing secrets long since hidden beneath the frozen landscape. Sheriff Dan Anderssen (Richard Dormer) leads the investigation and is forced to work alongside DCI Morton (Stanley Tucci), a detective who has flown into town from the mainland to contribute his forensic expertise. As the search for the killer progresses, their list of suspects – and suspicions of each other – grows. The series airs in the U.S. on Participant Media’s television network Pivot from January 29 – April 9.
Academy Award nominee Stanley Tucci (“The Lovely Bones,” “The Hunger Games”), Michael Gambon (“Harry Potter,” “The King’s Speech”), Christopher Eccleston (“Thor: The Dark World,” “Lucan”), Sofie Gråbøl (“The Killing”), Richard Dormer (“Game of Thrones,” “Good Vibrations”), Jessica Raine (“Call The Midwife,” “The Woman In Black”), Luke Treadaway (“Clash of the Titans”), Nicholas Pinnock (“Top Boy”), Verónica Echegui (“The Cold Light of Day”), and Johnny Harris (“This is England”) star in the series.
“FORTITUDE” has a run time of approximately 10 hours on 4 discs. The DVD SRP is $39.99, and the Blu-ray SRP is $44.99. The program will also be available for digital download.
“FORTITUDE” is a Sky/Pivot Original Series, with international distribution handled by Sky Vision. The series is created, written, and executive produced by Simon Donald. Jeff Skoll and Holly Hines serve as executive producers for Pivot. Patrick Spence and Frith Tiplady serve as executive producers for Fifty Fathoms and Tiger Aspect. Anne Mensah and Cameron Roach serve as executive producers for Sky Atlantic.
About Sky Vision
Sky Vision is the international distribution arm of UK broadcaster, BSkyB. Formed in August 2012, Sky Vision represents a catalogue of award-winning primetime entertainment, formats, scripted and factual programming for international distribution. As part of one of the world’s leading broadcasters, Sky Vision leverages relationships with global media organizations to fully exploit programming across all media platforms. The company works closely with the commissioning team at Sky as well as independent producers across the globe to build a catalogue of quality and scale.
Pivot (http://www.Pivot.tv) is a television network from Participant Media with a diverse slate of original series, acquired programming, films and documentaries. Pivot focuses on entertainment that sparks conversation, inspires change and illuminates issues through engaging content and, through its websiteTakePart.com, connects audiences to a wealth of content and customizable actions. Pivot is available in 47 million homes via major cable providers and offers subscribers a live and on-demand streaming option via its interactive, downloadable Pivot app. Follow Pivot on Twitter at @pivot_tv and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pivottelevision. Participant Media (http://www.ParticipantMedia.com) is a global entertainment company founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll to focus on feature film, television, publishing, and digital content that inspires social change. Through its films, social action campaigns, digital network, and its television network, Participant seeks to entertain, encourage and empower every individual to take action.
About Public Media Distribution, LLC
Public Media Distribution, LLC, is a leading media distributor both domestically and internationally. We offer high-quality, distinctive programs to our customers, including award-winning documentaries (I.O.U.S.A.), television series (The Sixties), dramas (Fortitude), and popular children’s programming (Suzy’s Zoo, Mia & Me) in multiple formats including DVD, Blu-ray, digital download, and digital streaming.
Street Date: April 21, 2015
Run Time: Approx. 10 Hours on 4 Discs
SRP: DVD $39.99, Blu-ray $44.99
Format: DVD & Blu-ray