June 11th, 2012 by Gregg Senko
Do you miss that 80′s action-movie feel? Do you just want a kick-ass film with a little twist thrown in for good measure? Search no more as Lockout comes to Blu-ray next month! This is one flick I thoroughly enjoyed in the theater and look forward to grabbing my copy in a matter of weeks. Keep reading to get in on all the details…
Here’s one 2012 theatrical release that we won’t have to wait long for to come out in everyone’s favorite high def format…about 5 weeks to be exact. So without further ado, let’s let Sony do the talking on the what and when for the Blu-ray release of Lockout.
Guy Pearce (Prometheus) and Maggie Grace (Taken) Star in the Explosive Sci-Fi Action Thriller from the Producers of Taken
Escape before time runs out.
Breaking In July 17th on Unrated Blu-ray™ and DVD with UltraViolet™
Bonus Features Include Behind-The-Scenes Featurettes
Culver City, CA (6/4/12) – Luc Besson presents the explosive, sci-fi action thriller LOCKOUT, breaking in on Blu-ray™ and DVD with UltraViolet™ July 17th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Guy Pearce (Prometheus, Memento) stars as “one of the most memorable action heroes since John McClane” (Joshua Tyler, Giant Freakin Robot) in this tale of an ex-government agent (Pearce) assigned to rescue the President’s daughter from a deadly riot on a newly developed prison in low space orbit around the earth. Co-starring Maggie Grace (Taken, TV’s “Lost”) and co-written by legendary action filmmaker Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, The Professional), LOCKOUT is guaranteed to thrill action and sci-fi fans across the planet with its exciting mix of hard-hitting fight sequences, smart humor and dazzling special effects.
Bonus features include the Breaking Into Lockout featurette, providing a look at the making of the film with Co-Director Stephen St. Leger, and actors Guy Pierce and Maggie Grace, as well as A Vision of the Future featurette, taking fans behind the scenes of this new action favorite.
LOCKOUT follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent (Pearce), whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President’s daughter (Grace) from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security prison.
LOCKOUT marks the directorial debut of Stephen Saint Leger and James Mather. It was produced by Luc Besson, Marc Libert and Leila Smith and written by Stephen Saint Leger, James Mather and Luc Besson. The supporting cast includes Vincent Regan (Clash of the Titans,300), Joseph Gilgun (Harry Brown, “This is England”), Lennie James (Colombiana, “Hung”) and Peter Stormare (Armageddon, Fargo).
Blu-ray™ and DVD Bonus Material
· Breaking Into Lockout Featurette
· A Vision of the Future Featurette
The film has a run time of approximately 95 minutes and is Unrated.