Product Information of Boardwalk Empire Seasons 1-5 DVD Box Set
Actors: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon
Format: Multiple Formats, Box set, Color, NTSC, Subtitled
Subtitles: Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Region: Region Free
Rated: NR (Not Rated)
Studio: HBO Studios
DVD Release Date:2014
The series is set in Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition era and stars Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson. Winter, a Primetime Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and producer, created the show inspired by the book Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City by Nelson Johnson about historical criminal kingpin Enoch L. Johnson.The pilot episode, directed by Martin Scorsese, was produced at a cost of $18 million.On September 1, 2009, HBO picked up the series for an additional 11 episodes.The series premiered on September 19, 2010 and completed its fourth season on November 24, 2013. HBO renewed Boardwalk Empire for a fifth and final season,which consists of eight episodes and premiered on September 7, 2014.
Boardwalk Empire has received widespread critical acclaim, particularly for its visual style and basis on historical figures, as well as for Buscemi's lead performance.The series has received forty Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including two for Outstanding Drama Series, winning seventeen. The series has also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama in 2011 and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2011 and 2012.