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An Ashley Judd Sighting Amplifies ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ on Blu-ray!

Olympus Has FallenStop the press!  I don’t care if it’s only a brief moment…word has it that Ashley Judd makes an appearance in Olympus Has Fallen and that’s good enough for me!  It warms my heart that she’s actually in a movie that’s critically reviewed as being okay because God I swear she has made more bad choices in her career than…than…well you know the point I am trying to get across.  LOL.  So without further ado…I’m pleased to report the Ashley Judd 🙂 and Gerard Butler action vehicle Olympus Has Fallen is coming to the Blu-ray format on August 13th!  The Blu-ray exclusives include five featurettes and a blooper reel.  Check out the full press release below and pre-order your copy here!

CULVER CITY, CALIF. (July 8, 2013) – Gerard Butler (300Playing for Keeps), Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) and Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman (Best Supporting Actor, Million Dollar Baby, 2004) lead an all-star cast in Director Antoine Fuqua’s (Training Day) action-packed thriller OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, debuting on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD with Digital UltraViolet August 13th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. When a terrorist mastermind kidnaps the president of the United States inside the White House, a disgraced former secret service agent must save the president and take down the invaders. Grossing approximately $100M at the box office, the film also stars Academy Award® nominee Angela Bassett (Best Actress, What’s Love Got to Do with It, 1993), Academy Award® nominee Robert Forster (Best Actor, Jackie Brown, 1997), Ashley Judd (Kiss the Girls), Academy Award® winner Melissa Leo (Best Supporting Actress, The Fighter, 2010), Dylan McDermott (The Perks of Being a Wallflower, TV’s “The Practice”), Rick Yune (The Fast and the FuriousThe Man with the Iron Fists), and Radha Mitchell (Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, TV’s “Red Widow”).

Bonus features are only available on the Blu-ray, including a blooper reel, as well as five featurettes: A look at the all-star cast in “The Epic Ensemble”, as well as behind-the-scenes looks in “Under Siege: The Making of Olympus Has Fallen,” “Creating the Action: VFX & Design,” “Ground Combat: Fighting the Terrorists,” and “Deconstructing the Black Hawk Sequence.”

Synopsis:

When the White House (Secret Service Code: “Olympus”) is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning¹s inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger crisis. Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) directs an all-star cast featuring Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Ashley Judd, and Rick Yune.

The film was directed by Antoine Fuqua from a screenplay by Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt.  It was produced by Antoine Fuqua, Gerard Butler, Alan Siegel, Ed Cathell III, Danny Lerner and Mark Gill.  Executive producers include Avi Lerner, Danny Dimbort, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, John Thompson, Heidi Jo Markel and Peter Schlessel.

 

OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN has a running time of approximately 120 minutes and is rated R for strong violence and language throughout.

Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Materials Include:

  • Five featurettes:
    • “Under Siege: The Making of Olympus Has Fallen
    • “The Epic Ensemble”
    • “Creating the Action: Visual FX & Design”
    • ”Deconstructing the Black Hawk Sequnce”
    • “Ground Combat: Fighting the Terrorists”
  • Bloopers

Olympus Has Fallen Blu-ray

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