ROBIN HOOD on DVD & BLU-RAY release by Reliance BIG Home Video

Cover of "Sherlock Holmes"

Cover of Sherlock Holmes

Mumbai, Maharashtra, September 24, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio - India PRwire/ -- Oscar® winner Russell Crowe reunites with Gladiator director Ridley Scott to reveal the untold story of a common archer's rise to become a hero in Robin Hood, the $309 million worldwide blockbuster released on Blu-ray™ and DVD by Universal Studios Home Entertainment & Reliance BIG Home Video. Both the versions will feature the theatrical film, as well as a never before-seen unrated director's cut of the movie.

Robin Hood Blu-ray™ will feature deleted scenes and filmmaker commentary, plus an extensive look at the making of Robin Hood that includes behind-the-scenes interviews with cast and crew. The Blu-ray™ release also exclusively features an interactive "Director's Notebook", which seamlessly takes fans inside the making of the specific scenes of the film, from production design to special effects!!!

Robin Hood is available on Blu-ray (English, Rs.1299), DVD (English, Rs.599), VCD (English, Rs.299) & VCD (Hindi, Rs.99).

Sweeping pageantry and heart-pumping action transports viewers to the meticulously recreated medieval battlefields and byways of 13th century England for the inspiring story of a legendary hero.

Robin Hood's sterling cast also includes Academy Award® winners Cate Blanchett (The Aviator, Elizabeth: the Golden Age) and William Hurt (The Incredible Hulk, Kiss of the Spider Woman), as well as Mark Strong (Sherlock Holmes).

Robin Hood's expansive scale and exhilarating action sequences hit a bulls-eye with critics around

the world, with Pete Hammond of Boxoffice Magazine saying, "If you've think you've seen Robin Hood, think again," and adding that that the film is "spectacular epic movie making at its best in the

tradition of Gladiator and Braveheart." Robin Hood is "An original, new take on a classic story," in the words of Patrick Stoner, WHYY - PBS (Philadelphia) and "A must-see epic adventure!" according to Christina Vandre, KARE - NBC (Minneapolis). Dan Jolin of Empire gives it four stars, calling it, "Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe at their most entertaining since Gladiator."

The Home Video launch of Robin Hood has been supported across media such as radio, print, social media and online.

Sweta Agnihotri, COO, Reliance BIG Home Video has to say, "Robin Hood's expansive scale and exhilarating action sequences reminds you of movies like Gladiator and Braveheart; Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe are at their most entertaining best since Gladiator."

There will be a full page advert in Maxim, one of India's leading men's magazine & advert and contest in T3 and AV Max magazine; wherein readers and subscribers can win the DVD on participating in the Robin Hood trivia contest

Robin Hood will also be active on the social media platform by way of exciting blogs, virals, forums & quizzes and exciting online contests. There are exciting downloads such as wallpapers, icons, screensavers for the fan.

The DVD release will be supported by an extensive one week's radio campaign with radio partners Radio City, Radio Indigo & BIG FM across 6 cities - Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kolkata. Lucky listeners can win DVDs.

Notes to Editor

About Reliance BIG Home Video

Reliance BIG Home Video has taken significant strides towards its objective of emerging as the dominant player in Indian Home Entertainment.

The company is also the exclusive licensee to 3 of Hollywood's prestigious studios Universal Pictures International BV, Warner Home Video, Paramount Home Entertainment Global & Dream Works Animation SKG, Inc. With its robust pan India distribution network, the company has ensured reach for the Bollywood and Hollywood products, not only in urban market but also mass markets.

Reliance BIG Home Video has launched iconic movies like Shutter Island, Invictus, Up in the Air, The Blind Side, Sherlock Holmes, The Godfather Trilogy and The Hangover amongst others in Blu-ray, DVD and VCD formats. The company has released Hindi blockbusters such as 3 Idiots, Once Upon A Time In Mumbai, Lamha, Kites, My Name is Khan, Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge, Paa, Wake Up Sid, Jodhaa Akbar, Rock On!! & Ghajini on home video, besides prestigious regional titles like the Satyajit Ray collection.

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