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Jason Statham Struts His Stuff In The Casino Lobby In WILD CARD On Blu-ray March 31!

Wild-CardLegendary action star Jason Statham (The Expendables franchise, Transporter franchise) headlines the action-packed thriller Wild Card, showing its hand on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) on March 31st from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The film is currently available via On Demand. An extended version of the film, featuring 10 additional minutes not previously seen will also be available on Digital HD on the same date.  Featuring an all-star cast including Michael Angarano (Cinemax’s “The Knick”), Milo Ventimiglia (TV’s “Heroes”), Dominik García-Lorido (STARZ’s “Magic City”), Anne Heche (HBO’s “Hung”), Sofia Vergara (TV’s “Modern Family”), Max Casella (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”) and Jason Alexander (TV’s “Seinfeld”), with Hope Davis (TV’s “Allegiance”) and Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Gamesfranchise), Wild Card is “Statham’s coolest action flick since The Transporter” (Comingsoon.net).

Nick Wild (Statham) is a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal professional skills and a personal gambling problem. When a sadistic thug beats his friend, Nick strikes back, only to find out the thug is the son of a powerful mob boss. Suddenly Nick is plunged into the criminal underworld, chased by enforcers and wanted by the mob. Having raised the stakes, Nick has one last play to change his fortunes…and this time, it’s all or nothing.

From a screenplay by two-time Academy Award® winner* William Goldman, based on his novel, Heat, the Wild Card Blu-ray and DVD are packed with bonus features including an exploration of the film’s character ensemble and the ways in which Las Vegas defines them, an evolution of the Wild Card screenplay and a director’s commentary with Simon West (The Expendables 2). Wild Card will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

*Best Original Screenplay, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, 1969; Best Adapted Screenplay, All the President’s Men, 1976. Academy Award® is the registered trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

  • “Original Sin: Las Vegas and the Characters of Wild Card” featurette
  • “Script Vignette” featurette
  • Audio Commentary with Director Simon West
    *Subject to change 
PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2014

Title Copyright: Wild Card © 2014 SJ Heat Holdings, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2015 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: THEATRICAL VERSION: R forstrong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity. EXTENDED DIGITAL HD VERSION: This motion picture previously was released in a version rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity. This unrated version contains material different from the original R-rated version.

Genre: Action

Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH

DVD Closed Captioned: English

Subtitles: English and Spanish

Feature Run Time: 92 minutes

Blu-rayFormat: 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

DVD Audio Status: English5.1 Dolby Digital

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Writer/Reviewer, lifelong obsessive film nerd. As eager to educate in the world of film as I am to learn. An avid lover of horror, schlock and trash, Brandon hosts the Cult Cinema Cavalcade podcast on the Creative Zombie Studios Network (www.cultcinemacavalcade.com) You can also find more essays on his blog Naptown Nerd (naptownnerd.blogspot.com).

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