The theatrical version of Rent is coming to Blu-Ray Disc from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment in December.
Set in New York City’s gritty East Village, the revolutionary rock opera “Rent” tells the story of a group of bohemians struggling to live and pay their rent. “Measuring their lives in love, ” these starving artists strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness and AIDS epidemic.
Rent is based on Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical, one of the longest running shows on Broadway. The raw and riveting musical stars Rosario Dawson, Taye Diggs, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Jesse L. Martin, Idina Menzel, Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Tracie Thoms and is directed by Chris Columbus.
Coming with a 1080p transfer and PCM 5.1 audio, the Blu-Ray version will arrive on December 11th with a suggested retail price of $28.95.