A trio of new films are set to hit the home box office over the next few weeks, including the hit ‘Into the Forest’ with Evan Rachel Wood and Ellen Page. Joining that film will be the thriller ‘Our Kind of Traitor’ with Ewan McGregor, and a new Steven Seagal film.
Releasing in early October is the Academy Award nominee Ellen Page (Best Actress, Juno, 2007) and Golden Globe nominee Evan Rachel Wood thriller ‘Into the Forest‘. The duo star as sisters fighting for survival. The film will release on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) on October 4 from Lionsgate.
The heartfelt adaptation of Jean Hegland’s best-selling novel had its world premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, and was theatrically released by A24. Also starring Max Minghella and Callum Keith Rennie, Into the Forest will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.
As for the film itself, it’s set in the near future. This riveting and suspenseful apocalyptic drama follows two sisters whose peaceful lives are disrupted one day by a world-wide power outage. The sisters must work together in order to survive in their increasingly treacherous new world, fighting intruders, disease, loneliness, and starvation. The home box-office edition comes with “The Making of Into the Forest” featurette and audio commentary with Writer/Director Patricia Rozema. You can pre-order the Blu-Ray edition on sites like Amazon.com.
Based on the work of John le Carré – best-selling author of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and A Most Wanted Man – Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting) and Naomie Harris (Skyfall) star in the suspense-filled espionage thriller Our Kind of Traitor, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), and On Demand October 18 from Lionsgate.
Our Kind of Traitor will also be available on Digital HD on October 4. Featuring an international cast including Stellan Skarsgård (Avengers: Age of Ultron) and Golden Globe® winner Damian Lewis (TV’s “Homeland”), the edge-of-your-seat thriller follows two people whose whole life is turned upside down when they step in to help a stranger. Our Kind of Traitor is written by Hossein Amini and directed by Susanna White.
While on vacation, a married couple unwittingly befriends a flamboyant and charismatic Russian named Dima, who – unbeknownst to them – is a kingpin money launderer for the mafia. When Dima confides to his new friends that he plans to escape from the mob, they’re quickly swept into the dangerous world of international espionage. The unlikely companions must undertake a perilous journey through Paris, Bern, and London and form an unsettling alliance with a ruthless British MI6 agent in order to save Dima and his family.
The Our Kind of Traitor home entertainment release special features include a “Making of Our Kind of Traitor” featurette and deleted scenes, as well as a look at the cast and the book the film is based on. Our Kind of Traitor will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively. The film is also available for pre-order on Amazon.com.
If you are in the mood for some more action, “End of a Gun” will release on September 23, 2016 in theaters and on-demand. The film stars Steven Seagal (Decker), Jade Ewen (Lisa), Florin Piersic Jr. (Gage), Ovidiu Niculescu (Jean), Jonathan Rosenthal (Luc), Alexandre Nguyen (Pee Wee) and Claudiu Bleont (Chauvin).
The film was directed by Keoni Waxman, working off a screenplay that he wrote with Chuck Hustmyre. The story was written by Chuck Hustmyre, and the project was produced by Steven Seagal, Daniel Grodnik and Binh Dang.
Action superstar Steven Seagal stars as a former DEA agent who strikes a deal with a mysterious and seductive woman to help her steal $2 million from a sadistic drug lord. Now he finds himself struggling to survive, on the run, and caught in a bloody game of cat and mouse. Grindstone Entertainment Group presents, a Steamroller Productions production, in association with Tadross Media Group, Parkside Pictures, and Mass Hysteria Entertainment, in association with Actionhouse Pictures.
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