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Jun 092016

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Academy Award® Winner Tom Hanks Stars
in the Uplifting Film Available on
Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD on August 9

SANTA MONICA, CA (June 9, 2016) – Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks (Best Actor, Forrest Gump, 1994) stars in the classic fish-out-of-water tale A Hologram for the King, available on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), Digital HD and On Demand August 9 from Lionsgate. Based on The New York Times best-selling novel of the same name by David Eggers, the humorous and touching film about one man’s quest to find professional (and personal) redemption was written for the screen and directed by Golden Globe® nominee Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run). Alexander Black (Tim), Sarita Choudhury (TV’s “Homeland”), Sidse Babett Knudsen (TV’s “Westworld”), Ben Whishaw (Spectre) and Tom Skerritt (TV’s “Pickett Fences”) co-star.

Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks delivers one of his most engaging performances as Alan Clay, a recently divorced American businessman who is sent overseas to pitch a state-of-the-art holographic teleconferencing system to a king. As Alan vainly tries to navigate new and unusual customs, he finds himself thrust into a series of wonderful misadventures, and a fateful encounter that changes his life forever.

The A Hologram for the King home entertainment release comes with three all-new behind-the-scenes featurettes including “From Novel to Screen: The Adaptation of A Hologram for the King” looking at the transition from best-selling novel to feature film; “Perfecting the Culture” highlighting the impeccable production design behind A Hologram for the King; and a “Making Of” featurette rounding out the bonus footage with in-depth interviews and behind-the-scenes peeks at the creation of the film. A Hologram for the King will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.



  • “The Making of A Hologram For The King” Featurette
  • “From Novel to Screen: The Adaptation of A Hologram For The King” Featurette
  • “Perfecting The Culture” Featurette

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