Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company announced today the Blu-ray™ and DVD release of the "warm, wonderful and enchanting" (Rex Reed, The New York Observer) film, MY WEEK WITH MARILYN, starring three-time Academy Award® nominee Michelle Williams in the iconic title role. Based on Colin Clark's memoir, MY WEEK WITH MARILYN also stars Academy Award® nominee Kenneth Branagh (HAMLET) as Sir Laurence Olivier, Tony Award® winner Eddie Redmayne (THE GOOD SHEPHERD) as Clark, and Academy Award® winner Judi Dench (SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE) as Dame Sybil Thorndike.
The film's principal cast is joined by Dominic Cooper (AN EDUCATION), Emmy® Award winner Julia Ormond ("TEMPLE GRANDIN") as Vivien Leigh, Zoë Wanamaker (HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE), Emma Watson (HARRY POTTER series), Dougray Scott (MISSION IMPOSSIBLE II) as Arthur Miller, Toby Jones (FROST NIXON), and Derek Jacobi (THE KING'S SPEECH).
From acclaimed director Simon Curtis ("CRANFORD"), MY WEEK WITH MARILYN heads to retail on March 13, 2012 for an SRP of $39.99 for the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and $29.98 for the DVD.
A strong contender this awards season, MY WEEK WITH MARILYN has received two 2012 Academy Award® nominations, including Best Actress in a Leading Role (Michelle Williams) and Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Kenneth Branagh). Williams won a 2012 Golden Globe® Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, while the film received nominations for Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical and Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Kenneth Branagh). Additionally, the film received two Screen Actors Guild Award® nominations for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role (Michelle Williams) and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role (Kenneth Branagh).