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“Entertaining! Michael Shannon resurrects The King”
~ Nigel Smith, The Guardian
“A thoroughly Charming Comedy! Kevin Spacey is stupendous,
the best and subtlest Nixon ever.” ~ David Edelstein, New York Magazine
academy award nominee MICHAEL SHANNON and ACADEMY AWARD® winner kevin spacey star IN
ELVIS & NIXON
Debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD & Digital July 19
Bonus Features Include Filmmaker Commentary and
“Crazy But True” Featurette
CULVER CITY, Calif. (June 6, 2016) – Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon (Best Supporting Actor, Revolutionary Road, 2008) and two-time Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey (Best Supporting Actor, The Usual Suspects, 1996; Best Actor, American Beauty, 2000) star in the untold story behind the iconic meeting, ELVIS & NIXON, on Blu-ray™, DVD and digital July 19 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Based on the real-life events, the hilarious and revealing film also stars Alex Pettyfer (Magic Mike, I am Number Four), Johnny Knoxville (Jack franchise), Colin Hanks (TV’s “Fargo” and “Dexter”), Evan Peters (X-Men franchise, TVs “American Horror Story” franchise) and Ashley Benson (Pixels, TVs “Pretty Little Liars”).
Blu-ray™, DVD and digital extras on ELVIS & NIXON include an audio commentary where director Liza Johnson and executive producer Jerry Schilling take viewers behind the scenes of the true story of Elvis and Nixon; and the “Crazy But True” featurette, in which the cast and crew talk about the untold story behind Elvis and Nixon.
ELVIS & NIXON was written by Joey Sagal, Hanala Sagal and Cary Elwes and produced by Holly Wiersma, Cassian Elwes and Cary Elwes.
On a December morning in 1970, the King of Rock ’n Roll showed up on the lawn of the White House to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world, President Nixon. Starring Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon (Best Supporting Actor, Revolutionary Road, 2008) as Elvis Presley and two-time Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey (Best Actor, American Beauty, 1999 and Best Supporting Actor, The Usual Suspects, 1995) as Richard Nixon, comes the untold story behind this revealing, yet humorous moment in the Oval Office, forever immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.
Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital Extras Include:
§ Commentary with Director Liza Johnson and Jerry Schilling.
§ “Crazy But True” Featurette
ELVIS & NIXON has a run time of approximately 86 minutes and is rated R for language.
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