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Dwayne Johnson Stars In ‘Snitch’ Arriving This June On Blu-ray

Dwayne Johnson stars in the action-packed thriller, Snitch arriving on Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital Copy and Ultraviolet), DVD (plus Digital Copy and Ultraviolet), Digital Download, Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View June 11 from Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE company.  I did not get a chance to watch Snitch in theaters, but I do like Dwayne Johnson and given that he’s starring in several films this year, I guess it only makes sense that I catch them all, right?  Well, regardless, the film has a more interesting premise than the average action film, and I have heard things that suggest this is closer to being a character drama than an action film.  I will find out this June I guess and really see how strong a film this is for The Rock.  Read on to learn more about this upcoming release.

Snitch

A father will stop at nothing to save his family in Snitch, the action-packed thriller starring Dwayne Johnson (upcoming Pain & Gain, Fast Five, The Scorpion King), arriving on Blu-ray Disc (plus Digital Copy and Ultraviolet), DVD (plus Digital Copy and Ultraviolet), Digital Download, Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View June 11 from Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE company. Inspired by true events, the film also features performances from Barry Pepper (upcoming The Lone Ranger, Broken City), Jon Bernthal (TV’s “The Walking Dead”), Michael K. Williams (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” HBO’s “The Wire”), Melina Kanakaredes (TV’s “CSI:NY,” TV’s “Providence”), Nadine Velazquez (Flight, TV’s “The League”), Rafi Gavron (The Cold Light of Day) and David Harbour (End of Watch, The Green Hornet) along with Benjamin Bratt (TV’s “Law and Order,” Traffic, Miss Congeniality) and Academy Award® winner* Susan Sarandon.

Johnson stars as a successful businessman who learns his son faces 10 tough years in a Federal hole for drug possession.  Convinced it was a set-up, he volunteers to become an undercover informant and infiltrate a ruthless cartel.  Now, with his back against the wall and his life totally on the line, he must expose the true criminals before they discover his identity.

The Blu-ray Disc and DVD special features include a 50-minute multi-part “making of” documentary, an audio commentary with the director and writer and deleted scenes. The Snitch Blu-ray Disc and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

*Best Actress in a Leading Role, Dead Man Walking, 1995;upcoming The Big Wedding, ArbitrageThelma and Louise

BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES**

  • “Privileged Information: The Making of Snitch” multiple part documentary
  • Audio Commentary with Director Ric Roman Waugh and Editor Jonathan Chibnall
  • Deleted Scenes

**Subject to change

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2012
Title Copyright:
Snitch © 2012 Snitch Film Holdings, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2013 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Type:
Theatrical Release
Rating:
PG-13 for drug content and sequences of violence
Genre:
Action; Drama; Thriller
Blu-ray Closed Captioned:
English SDH
DVD Closed Captioned:
English
Subtitles:
English and Spanish
Feature Running Time:
122minutes
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 7.1 DTS HD Master Audio and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
DVD Audio Status:
English and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital

Snitch arrives on Blu-ray June 7, pre-order your copy here:


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