You’ll get the chance to relive the mystery of Castle Rock (or enjoy for the first time), when it arrives in just a few months. If you’re eager to rewatch the series, you can snag a digital copy of the entire first season on October 15th. For those with a tad more patience, however, you’ll be able to snag the 4K Ultra HD version, with bonus features, January 8, 2019:
Welcome to Castle Rock, the small rural town carved out of the deepest woodland in Maine, in which many of acclaimed, best-selling author Stephen King’s most-loved works of fiction come to life. This forgotten little town is now the setting of one of television’s newest original series, Castle Rock. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Castle Rock: The Complete First Season on 4K Ultra HD™ ($44.98 SRP), Blu-ray™ ($29.98 SRP) and DVD ($24.98 SRP) on January 8, 2019. Consumers will be able to own all 10 episodes of the horror series’ exciting debut season along with exclusive bonus features. The 4K Ultra HD™ release will include Blu-ray as well as a Digital Copy of the series. The Blu-ray™ release will feature a Digital Copy of the series.
From Stephen King (Mr. Mercedes, It, 11.22.63) and J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Westworld, 11.22.63), Castle Rock is a new psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse. Castle Rock, which first premiered on Hulu, is an original story that combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of Stephen King’s best loved works, while weaving an epic saga of darkness and light that’s played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland. Castle Rock has been picked up for a second season on Hulu.
The first season of Castle Rock follows Henry Deaver (André Holland, American Horror Story), a Death Row attorney who returns to Castle Rock, Maine, his hometown, after he receives an anonymous phone call from the infamous Shawshank State Penitentiary. The call is about a nameless young man (Bill Skarsgård, It) who is found locked in an underground cage that’s located in a long-abandoned cell block beneath the prison. Upon his discovery, the mysterious young man, with a sinister and unnerving presence, whispers Henry’s name. Curious about how and why someone left this boy imprisoned, Henry is drawn into the case and attempts to help him. But there are reasons why “The Kid” was imprisoned. And reasons why he should never be set free.
Permeated with a sense of foreboding and dread, the haunting small town of Castle Rock is not willing to let Henry leave. Aside from now having to deal with the strange young man found in the prison, Henry is faced with the fact that his adoptive mother (Sissy Spacek, Carrie), who lives in Castle Rock with retired Sheriff Alan Pangborn (special guest star Scott Glenn), is struggling with the onset of dementia. Reluctantly, Henry stays to figure out just who “The Kid” is and how he wound up imprisoned under such appalling circumstances.
10 One-Hour Episodes:
2. Habeas Corpus
3. Local Color
4. The Box
7. The Queen
8. Past Perfect
9. Henry Deaver
· Blood on the Page (New Featurette)
· A Clockwork of Horror: Merging the styles of Stephen King & J.J. Abrams (New Featurette)
· Inside the Episode: Severance
· Inside the Episode: Habeas Corpus
· Inside the Episode Local Color
· Inside the Episode: The Box
· Inside the Episode: Harvest
· Inside the Episode: Filter
· Inside the Episode: The Queen
· Inside the Episode: Past Perfect
· Inside the Episode: Henry Dever
· Inside the Episode: Romans
Will you be picking this up digitally later this month, or waiting until January?