COMPANY OF HEROES Available March 19th on Blu-ray™ and DVD with UltraViolet™

The Highest Rated Strategy Game of All Time Is Now
The Year’s Action-Filled World War II Adventure!


Available March 19th on Blu-ray™ and DVD with UltraViolet™

Hero-ic Special Features Include Two Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes

Culver City, CA (12/4/12) – The highest rated strategy game of all time is now this year’s action-filled World War II adventure as COMPANY OF HEROESTM charges onto Blu-ray™ and DVD with UltraViolet™ on March 19th from THQ and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Based on the popular THQ video game of the same name, COMPANY OF HEROES tells the pulse-pounding tale of an unlikely brotherhood of soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge, making a daring raid into the heart of Nazi Germany to stop Hitler from developing an atomic super weapon. Tom Sizemore (Black Hawk DownSaving Private Ryan), Chad Collins (Lake Placid 2, Sniper Reloaded), Vinnie Jones (The TombSnatch), Neal McDonough (Captain America: The First Avenger, “Band of Brothers”), and Jürgen Prochnow (The Da Vinci Code, Das Boot) lead an all-star cast in the first full-length film based on the popular gaming series, which continues early next year with the release of the award-winning second installment, Company of Heroes® 2.

Both the Blu-ray and DVD of COMPANY OF HEROES also arrive armed with heroic bonus features, including the featurettes “In the Trenches: Filming Company of Heroes,” a behind-the-scenes look at how the popular video game was made into a movie, and “Fabricating World War II,” an in-depth look at the  weapons and vehicles used and created for the film.

Synopsis: During the last major German offensive of World War II, a company of American soldiers is lost behind enemy lines during the Battle of the Bulge and they make a horrific discovery – Hitler has a super bomb
in development. The soldiers soon learn about a secret allied mission to retrieve a defecting German scientist in charge of a Hitler’s weapons program. Faced with impossible odds, the company and an escaping POW go
on a daring raid into the heart of Nazi Germany in pursuit of the scientist.

COMPANY OF HEROES was written by David Reed. It was produced by Jeffrey Beach and Phillip Roth. It was directed by Don Michael Paul.  It has a run time of approximately 110 minutes and is rated R for bloody
war violence throughout, some language and brief nudity.  For more information
Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Material:
         Two Featurettes:
o   “In the Trenches: Filming Company of Heroes”
o   “Fabricating World War II”

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