The Promise available this July!
June 5, 2017
OSCAR ISAAC, CHARLOTTE LE BON AND CHRISTIAN BALE STAR IN THE INSPIRATIONAL STORY OF LOVE, SURVIVAL AND RESILIENCE
AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL HD JULY 4, 2017 AND ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD JULY 18, 2017
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Universal City, California, May 31, 2017 – From the Academy Award®-winning director of Hotel Rwanda Terry George, comes a powerful and sweeping epic set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise debuting on Digital HD on July 4, 2017 and on Blu-ray™ combo pack, DVD and On Demand on July 18, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
Inspired by true events, the extraordinary story of The Promise is set amidst the chaos of war and showcases an exceptional cast including Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Ex Machina), Charlotte Le Bon (The Hundred-Foot Journey, The Walk), Christian Bale (The Dark Knight Trilogy, The Big Short), Angela Sarafyan (“Westworld,” “American Horror Story”), Marwan Kenzari (The Mummy, Ben-Hur), Shohreh Aghdashloo (Star Trek Beyond, “The Expanse”) and James Cromwell (“The Young Pope,” “Boardwalk Empire”).
Sparks fly when a humble Armenian medical student (Isaac) falls in love with an artist (Le Bon) already committed to a renowned and worldly journalist (Bale). But as tensions rise with the outbreak of World War I, the trio must set passions aside to survive as the world around them crumbles and one of history’s darkest yet rarely told chapters unfolds before their eyes.
The Promise on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD come packed with exclusive bonus content including deleted scenes as well as a special behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film delving deeper into one of the most tragic events in WWI history.
Bonus Features on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD:
- Deleted Scenes – Includes commentary by Director/Co-Writer Terry George
- The Love Story – Oscar Issac, Christian Bale, Charlotte Le Bon, and Terry George examine the love triangle at the center of the film.
- War and Struggle – A look at how the filmmakers balanced the historical responsibility of conveying the plight of Armenians during WWI accurately with the creative responsibility of developing relatable characters for the audience.
- A Cause – Hear director Terry George and the cast discuss why the theme of hope is so crucial to understanding Armenian resilience in the face of the wartime atrocities.
- Feature Commentary with Director Terry George and Producer Eric Esrailian
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