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Blu-ray, DVD Release: Age of Heroes

27 December 2011 9:56 AM, PST | Disc Dish | See recent Disc Dish news »

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Jan. 17, 2012

Price: DVD $24.98, Blu-ray $29.98

Studio: Entertainment One

Sean Bean goes commando in Age of Heroes.

The epic WWII action-thriller film Age of Heroes was inspired by the true story of “James Bond” writer Ian Fleming’s creation of the Britain’s elite military team ’30 Commando Assault Unit.’

An inspiration to Britain’s modern day Special Air Service (Sas), 30 Commando was a new breed of special operations taskforce created by British Naval intelligence officer Fleming to carry out some of the most dangerous missions of the war.

Starring Sean Bean (TV’s Game of Thrones) and Danny Dyer (Dead Cert), the film follows the circumstances behind 30 Commando’s inception and the unit’s first highly classified smash-and-grab mission into occupied Norway to capture vital radar technology that will change the course of the war. Things don’t go all that smoothly in the Norway mission: When their escape route is uncovered, »

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Win Age of Heroes + a Signed Danny Dyer Poster

27 May 2011 6:39 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

To celebrate the release of Age of Heroes on DVD and Blu-ray 13th June, Metrodome Distribution have given us three copies of the movie to give away on DVD. The first person picked out of the digital hat will also win a poster for the movie signed by Danny Dyer. As well as Dyer, the movie stars Sean BeanIzabella Miko, James D’Arcy and is directed by Adrian Vitoria.

Synopsis: Age Of Heroes is an all-guns-blazing, World War II action film based on the incredible true story of the British special ops division 30 Commando, starring Sean Bean and Danny Dyer. Following the first mission of this elite unit, formed by ‘James Bond’ author Ian Fleming and a precursor to the modern day Sas, Age Of Heroes’ 30 Commando take on the might of the Fuhrer’s armed forces in a thrilling life-or-death operation.

The film follows the exploits of Corporal »

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Thn meets Danny Dyer and talks new movie Age of Heroes

22 May 2011 12:12 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Thn has discovered that there is no better way to revive a flagging pub conversation than to mention Danny Dyer. Within mere seconds of uttering the double D moniker, all those present are foaming at the mouth – eagerly awaiting their moment to give a witty and spurious critique of his back catalogue – usually accompanied by a cockney impression that has something to do with ‘geezers’ and ‘stabbin’.

Well this week Thn met up with the man himself – dispelling many of our misconceptions. Friday saw the release of his new movie Age Of Heroes and Thn caught up with him to have a chat.

Age Of Heroes is a WWII action/thriller inspired by the real-life events of Ian Fleming’s 30 Commando Unit. In the film Sean Bean and Danny Dyer play soldiers on an elite mission, venturing into Nazi occupied Norway to capture vital technology that has the potential to »

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This week's new films

20 May 2011 4:05 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (12A)

(Rob Marshall, 2011, Us) Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush, Sam Claflin. 137 mins

Ahoy! Aha! Ahem. The excitement of another rip-roaring high seas adventure dissipates almost before they set sail in this lightweight epic of action set-pieces and people trying to get stuff they want. Depp is business as usual and the presentation is classy, but the new blood brings little to this non-party, which feels less like a story than a succession of twists and swoops along well-established tracks – like a theme-park ride, in fact. Oh, hang on …

Win Win (15)

(Tom McCarthy, 2011, Us) Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Bobby Cannavale. 106 mins

Giamatti's hard-up lawyer inherits a whole heap of surrogate family issues, and a teen high-school wrestling ace, in a wry drama that doesn't really stray out of its suburban comfort zone.

Julia's Eyes (15)

(Guillem Morales, 2010, Spa) Belén Rueda, Lluís Homar, »

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Sean Bean and Danny Dyer recreate Ian Fleming's 30 Commando in Age of Heroes

2 May 2011 10:09 AM, PDT | The Geek Files | See recent The Geek Files news »

The True story of a team of Second World War commandos led by James Bond author Ian Fleming is brought to life in Age of Heroes.

Metrodome is releasing the film in UK cinemas on May 20 and then on DVD and Blu-ray on June 13.

This action-thriller reveals the fearless exploits of the 30 Commando, one of the most important elite units in the history of the British Armed Forces. Due to the secretive nature of the unit's work, it is a story not many people know about - and yet they risked their lives to protect their country.

Sean Bean (Lord Of The Rings, GoldenEye) and Danny Dyer (The Business, The Football Factory) star in the film version, which takes the heroes from the edge of defeat on the beaches of Dunkirk to the mountains of Norway on a search-and-destroy mission that, if successful, would change the course of the war. »

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New Trailer & Images for Age of Heroes Starring Sean Bean & Danny Dyer

25 April 2011 6:00 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Metrodome have just sent over a brand new trailer for their new movie, Age of Heroes which gets a short theatrical run 20th Mat before hitting DVD and Blu-ray 13th June. It’s directed by Adrian Vitoria and stars William Houston, Aksel Hennie, Izabella Miko, James D’Arcy, Danny Dyer and Sean Bean as Major Jones.

Age of Heroes is an action-packed British thriller based on the real-life events of Ian Fleming’s 30 Commando during World War II – the template for the modern day Sas.

Sean Bean (Lord Of The Rings, GoldenEye) and Danny Dyer (The Business, The Football Factory) star in an adrenalin-fuelled action-adventure which takes our heroes from the edge of defeat on the beaches of Dunkirk to the mountains of Norway on a search-and-destroy mission behind enemy lines that, if successful, would change the course of the war.

Check out the images (all taken by Nick Wall) below the trailer, »

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Before Creating James Bond, Ian Fleming Led The Age Of Heroes

21 April 2011 12:33 PM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

In 1944 - nine years before he would write Casino Royale - was a British Naval Intelligence Officer handed control of an elite squad known as the 30 Commando Unit. It was Fleming's task to train them to recognize sensitive enemy intelligence materials and plan strikes to obtain them. And Adrian Vitoria's Age Of Heroes is the new film based on that true story.World War II. When Corporal Rains decks the captain of a military police squad in order to bring his men home from a long battle in war torn France, he is hailed a hero by his men but is arrested once back in Dover. Demoralised, his chance for glory finally comes when Jack Jones, a Royal Marine, sees his potential and »

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