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THE WORLD WILL KNOW THE TRUTH WHEN Richard Jewell ARRIVES ONTO BLU-RAY™, DVD AND DIGITAL FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

“Eastwood has made one of his best films yet.”

Pete Hammond, Deadline

 

THE WORLD WILL KNOW THE TRUTH WHEN

Richard Jewell

ARRIVES ONTO BLU-RAY™,

DVD AND DIGITAL FROM

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT

 

Own it Early on Digital on March 3

Blu-ray and DVD debut on March 17

 

Burbank, CA, February 4 – What is reported as fact obscures the truth when “Richard Jewell” arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital. Directed by legendary filmmaker Clint Eastwood, “Richard Jewell” is based on the true story of the 1966 Atlanta Games bombing. 

 

The film stars Oscar winners Sam Rockwell (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “Vice”) as Watson Bryant and Kathy Bates (“Misery,” TV’s “American Horror Story”) as Richard’s mom, Bobi. The film also stars Jon Hamm (“Baby Driver,” TV’s “Mad Men”) as the lead FBI investigator, Olivia Wilde (“Life Itself,” “The Lazarus Effect”) as Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Kathy Scruggs and Paul Walter Hauser (“Late Night,” “I, Tonya”) as Richard Jewell.

 

Oscar winner Eastwood directed from a screenplay by Oscar nominee Billy Ray (“Captain Phillips,” “The Hunger Games”), based on the Vanity Fair article “American Nightmare: The Ballad of RichardJewell” by Marie Brenner. Eastwood produced under his Malpaso banner, alongside Tim Moore, Jessica Meier, Kevin Misher, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson and Jonah Hill.

 

Eastwood’s creative team includes director of photography Yves Bélanger (“Brooklyn,” “Dallas Buyers Club”), production designer Kevin Ishioka (“Avatar,” “Dunkirk”), longtime costume designer Deborah Hopper (“Changeling”) and Oscar-winning editor Joel Cox (“Unforgiven”), who have worked with Eastwood throughout the years on numerous projects. The music is by Arturo Sandoval (“The Mule”).

 

Warner Bros. Pictures Presents a Malpaso Production, an Appian Way, Misher Films and 75 Year Plan Production, “Richard Jewell.”

 

The film will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on March 17. The Blu-ray and DVD features a Digital version of the movie.

 

Fans can purchase “Richard Jewell” from digital retailers beginning March 3.

 

SYNOPSIS

 

Directed by Clint Eastwood and based on true events, “Richard Jewell” tells the story of the security guard who discovers a bomb at the 1996 Atlanta Games and takes swift, heroic action, saving countless lives. But in a turn of events, he becomes the FBI’s number one suspect, vilified by the press and public alike. Featuring an all-star ensemble cast, including Sam Rockwell, Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, Olivia Wilde and Paul Walter Houser, Us Weekly calls the film “one of the most intriguing and powerful movies of the year.”

 

BLU-RAY & DVD ELEMENTS

 

“Richard Jewell” Blu-ray contains the following special features:

  • The Making of Richard Jewell
  • The Real Story of Richard Jewell

 

“Richard Jewell” DVD contains the following special features:

  • The Real Story of Richard Jewell

 

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS

 

On March 3, “Richard Jewell” will be available to own in high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers including Amazon, FandangoNOW, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. A digital bundle including “Richard Jewell” and ‘The Mule” will also be available. On March 17, “Richard Jewell” will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.

 

ABOUT DIGITAL

 

*Digital movies or TV episodes allow fans to watch a digital version of their movie or TV show anywhere, on their favorite devices. Digital movies or TV episodes are included with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs. With digital, consumers are able to instantly stream and download movies and TV shows to TVs, computers, tablets and smartphones through retail services. For more information on compatible devices and services go to wb.com/digitalmoviefaq. Consult a digital retailer for details and requirements and for a list of digital-compatible devices.

 

BASICS

 

PRODUCT                                                                            SRP

Blu-ray                                                                                    $39.99

DVD                                                                                       $31.98

 

DVD Languages: English, Latin Spanish, English-ADS, Canadian French

BD Languages: English, Latin Spanish, English-ADS, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese

DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French

BD Subtitles: English, Latin Spanish, Parisian French, Brazilian Portuguese

Running Time: 131 minutes

Rating: Rated R for language including some sexual references, and brief bloody images.

DVD: DLBY/SURR   DLBY/DGTL

Blu-ray:

English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1,

Latin Spanish, Canadian French, English-ADS,

Brazilian Portuguese: DLBY/SURR   DLBY/DGTL

 

THE CREDITS

 

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

 

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