The modernization of a Shakespeare classic, Cymbeline arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD May 19 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film is currently available via On Demand. A gritty story of a take-no-prisoners war between dirty cops and an outlaw biker gang, Cymbeline stars Academy Award nominees Ethan Hawke and Ed Harris alongside a powerhouse cast including Milla Jovovich, John Leguizamo, Penn Badgley, Dakota Johnson and Anton Yelchin with Bill Pullman Anton Yelchin and Delroy Lindo.
When extortion, betrayal and fiery passions threaten his criminal empire, a drug kingpin is driven to desperate measures in this explosive, modern retelling of Shakespeare's timeless play. Bonus materials include a behind-the-scenes featurette and extended interviews with cast and crew. This comes along with a Blu-ray and DVD exclusive audio commentary with director Michael Almereyda, actor Ethan Hawke and Shakespeare expert Anthony Holden.
To celebrate Cymbeline's release next week, we have an exclusive clip from the special features. This interview outtake has Ethan Hawke talking about the challenges of his role in Cymbeline. He also explains how powerful it can be to connect to a young audience. So, check it out, and then be sure to pick up your own copy of Cymbeline when it hits next week. It's sure to be remembered as a classic in the modernized Shakespeare genre: