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Mark September 2nd Off as ‘Draft Day’ on Your Blu-ray Calendar!

Draft Day TNI’m kind of bittersweet in regards to this one.  On one hand I am looking forward to finally seeing this one after missing all the press screenings for it, but I know it’s going to make me very homesick.  It seems like when I left Cleveland last year it all the sudden began thriving.  Who knows?  Maybe I have been the professional sports jinx for the city the past 39 years.  All I know is Hollywood has tapped that town when the weather is at its most cooperative, most notably the summer months with productions such as the recent one Criminal Activities to really huge ones such as the last Captain America flick.  Honestly, all I really care about is seeing my friends Robert Graziosi and Richard Hunter in here and maybe see what Garner is up to as well.  I’m just joshing you!  I’m really looking forward to finally seeing this.  So if you’re interested, check out the full press release below from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

STARRING KEVIN COSTNER, JENNIFER GARNER, TERRY CREWS, TOM WELLING, WITH ELLEN BURSTYN AND CHADWICK BOSEMAN

 

The Thrilling NFL Drama Is Available On Digital HD Beginning August 19,

Video On Demand And Pay-Per-View August 29,

And Blu-ray Combo Pack And DVD September 2

SANTA MONICA, CA (June 23, 2014) – Leading up to the 2014 NFL Kickoff, Lionsgate will release the thrilling sports drama, Draft Dayon Digital HD beginning August 19, on Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View August 29 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) on September 2. Starring sports movie icon and Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner (Best Picture and Best Director, Dances with Wolves, 1990; Bull Durham, Field of Dreams), written by Rajiv Joseph & Scott Rothman, and directed by legendary director Ivan Reitmanthe film was made in exclusive partnership with the NFL, allowing unprecedented access to the actual 2013 NFL Draft, an event drawing higher ratings than the playoffs for baseball, basketball and hockey. Featuring an all-star cast including Jennifer Garner (Dallas Buyers Club), Denis Leary (The Amazing Spiderman), Frank Langella (Superman Returns), Sam Elliott (The Big Lebowski), Sean Combs (Monster’s Ball), Terry Crews (The Expendables franchise), Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (feature film debut), Tom Welling (TV’s “Smallville”), with Academy Award® winner Ellen Burstyn (Best Actress, Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, 1974) and Chadwick Boseman (42), Draft Day goes behind-the-scenes of the high-stakes, action-packed world of the NFL Draft.

It’s NFL Draft Day. A day that can change the lives of athletes and the fortunes of football teams forever. After pulling off a blockbuster trade, General Manager Sonny Weaver Jr. (Costner) controls the #1 pick. Up against fan pressure, an ambitious owner (Langella) and a hard-nosed coach (Leary), Sonny faces the biggest decision of his life. Should he go with the consensus #1 pick or trust his instincts and risk losing it all?

The Draft Day Blu-ray Combo Pack bonus materials include an exclusive 58-minute “making of” featurette titled “On The Clock: The Making of Draft Day,” and “Welcome to Primetime,” an inside look behind-the-scenes of the NFL Draft.  Both the Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD special features include audio commentary with writers Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman plus deleted scenes.

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BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES*

  • “On The Clock: The Making of Draft Day” featurette
  • “Welcome to Primetime” featurette
  • Audio Commentary with Writers Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman
  • Deleted Scenes

*Subject to change

 

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

  • Audio Commentary with Writers Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman
  • Deleted Scenes

*Subject to change

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title Copyright:                        Draft Day © 2014 Summit Entertainment, LLC and Odd Lot Pictures, LLC. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2014 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Rating:                                     PG-13 for Brief Strong Language and Sexual References

Type:                                       Theatrical Release

Genre:                                     Drama, Sports

Closed Captioned:                   English

Subtitles:                                 English SDH and Spanish

Feature Run Time:                   110 minutes

Blu-ray Format:                       1080P High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

DVD Format:                            16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

Blu-ray Audio Status:              English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital

DVD Audio Status:                  English and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital

Draft Day Blu-ray Cover

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