‘Green Book’ Release Dates, Specs Announced

January 9, 2019 by: admin

Courtesy: Universal Pictures/Dreamworks

By Philip Sayblack

Golden Globe-winning movie Green Book is coming home next month.

The movie is scheduled for release on digital on Feb. 19, and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on March 5. The movie, which took home Golden Globes on Sunday for “Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy,” Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Screenplay.  Lead actor Viggo Mortensen was nominated for “Best Performance By An Actor in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy” for his role in the movie.

Inspired by a true story, the movie follows friends Tony Lip (Mortensen), who is a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx and his unlikely friend Dr. Don Shay (Mahershala Ali), a world-class pianist who happens to be African-American as the pair embark on a concert tour from New York into the deep south in the early 1960s. As the pair’s journey makes its way south, the men have to rely on “the green book” to find performance venues that were then safe for African-Americans.

The duo’s journey forces the men to set aside their differences in order to complete the journey safely.  The movie’s home release features a variety of bonus features, such as behind-the-scenes featurettes and cast and crew discussions.  The movie’s full list of bonus content is noted below.

4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL BONUS FEATURES:

  • Virtuoso Performances – Go behind the scenes with Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali as they discuss their characters and the lengths they went to accurately portray them.
  • An Unforgettable Friendship – Cast and filmmakers discuss the friendship between Don Shirley and Tony Lip.
  • Going Beyond the Green Book Filmmakers and cast discuss the significance of The Green Book.

Green Book will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-rayTM, Blu-rayTM and Digital. The 4K Ultra HD disc will include the same bonus features as the Blu-rayTM version, all in stunning 4K resolution.

More information on Green Book is available online now at:

Websitehttp://uni.pictures/GreenBook

Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/GreenBookMovie

Twitterhttp://twitter.com/greenbookfilm

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