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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Apr 202021
 

 

Some secrets just won’t stay buried — and City of Lies reveals all when it arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD on June 8 from Saban Films.

City of Lies is currently available on Digital and on Demand, and stars Academy Award® nominee and Golden Globe® Award winner Johnny Depp (Academy Award®: 2007, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street; Golden Globe®: 2008, Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street), Academy Award®, Golden Globe® Award, and Primetime Emmy® Award winner Forest Whitaker (Academy Award®: 2007, Best Actor in a Leading Role, The Last King of Scotland; Golden Globe®: 2007, Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama, The Last King of Scotland; Primetime Emmy®: 2003, Co-Executive Producer, Outstanding Television Movie, Door to Door), and Rockmond Dunbar (TV’s “Sons of Anarchy,” “9-1-1,” “Prison Break”).

City of Lies will be available on Blu-ray (plus Digital) and DVD for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.

SYNOPSIS:

What is worse, the crime or the cover-up? Based on the book, LAbyrinth, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Randall Sullivan, this compelling crime-thriller follows the investigation into the infamous murder of iconic rap artist Christopher Wallace aka The Notorious B.I.G. Oscar® nominee Johnny Depp stars as determined LAPD detective Russell Poole, who spent nearly 20 years trying to solve the murder, and Oscar® and Primetime Emmy® winner Forest Whitaker as Jack Jackson, a journalist who teams up with Poole in search of the elusive truth. Together they explore why the case remains cold — and why a secretive division of the LAPD is seemingly set on keeping it that way.

BONUS MATERIALS:

  • 7 Deleted Scenes
  • Crafting the Characters in City of Lies
  • Audio Commentary with Director Brad Furman and Author Randall Sullivan

CAST & CREW

  • Directed by:  Brad Furman
  • Screenplay by: Christian Contreras
  • Cast:
    • Johnny Depp                           Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Charlie                                                               and the Chocolate Factory, Black Mass
    • Forest Whitaker                      Black Panther, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, The Last                                                     King of Scotland
    • Rockmond Dunbar                 TV’s “Sons of Anarchy,” “9-1-1,” “Prison Break”
SPECS

  • Blu-ray:
    • Feature: 1080p High Definition, 16×9 (2.39:1)
    • Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™
    • Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH
  • DVD:
    • Feature: 16×9 (2.39:1)
    • Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio
    • Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Run Time: 112 Minutes
Rating: Rated R for language throughout, some violence and drug use
Genre: Thriller, Drama

 

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