A home release for Robert Eggers’ latest film The Northman has been announced, with the film set to receive a handful of different release editions on June 7, 2022.
Prior to the official physical launch of The Northman, the film will receive a digital release one day early on June 6, 2022. A day later, the film will receive a variety of physical editions, with a 4K Ultra HD Collector’s Edition, Blu-ray, and DVD version of the film all launching on June 7. The digital version, 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD will include a ton of exclusive bonus features, including:
- DELETED AND EXTENDED SCENES
- AN AGELESS EPIC – An in-depth look at how filmmakers, cast, and crew immersed themselves in Norse history and mythology in an effort to make The Northman the most accurate Viking epic ever filmed.
- THE FACES OF VIKINGS – The cast of The Northman, alongside director Robert Eggers, discuss the depth of the characters and their experiences working together.
- FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH CO-WRITER/DIRECTOR ROBERT EGGERS
The digital, 4K UHD, and Blu-ray version of the film will also come with a litany of Collector’s Edition content as well, including:
- AMLETH’S JOURNEY TO MANHOOD – Aurvandil’s initiation of Amleth into manhood is one of the most pivotal points on his journey. Take a deeper look at how filmmakers and cast crafted this mysterious ritual.
- SHOOTING THE RAID – Go behind the scenes of the raid and learn how different departments worked together to pull off this intricate sequence.
- KNATTLEIKR GAME – Learn all about this little-known game, how the scene was filmed, and why it’s an essential moment for Amleth.
- A NORSE LANDSCAPE – We explore the spectacular shooting locations of The Northman and discuss how filmmakers were able to overcome the unique challenges of shooting the film in Northern Ireland.
Set in Iceland at the of the 10th Century, The Northman is “an epic revenge thriller that explores how far a Viking prince will go to seek justice for his murdered father.”
The film stars Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Alexander Skarsgård (Big Little Lies), Golden Globe winner Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit), Oscar, Emmy, and Golden Globe winner Nicole Kidman (The Hours), Oscar nominees Ethan Hawke (The Good Lord Bird), Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate), Claes Bang (The Square), and Grammy/Oscar-nominated Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk (Dancer in the Dark).
The Northman is directed by Robert Eggers (The Lighthouse, The Witch) from a screenplay he co-wrote with Oscar nominee Sjón (Dancer in the Dark, Lamb). Lars Knudson and Mark Huffam are producing.