HTS Moderator , Reviewer
On Wall Street, All Players Are Not Created Equal
Starring Anna Gunn, James Purefoy, Sarah Megan Thomas & Alysia Reiner
Debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD & Digital December 13
Bonus Materials Include Three Featurettes
CULVER CITY, Calif. (October 31, 2016) –Two-time Emmy Award® winner Anna Gunn (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, “Breaking Bad,” 2013 & 2014) stars as a sharp, experienced and resolute investment banker fighting to get a promotion at her competitive Wall Street firm in EQUITY, debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD and digital December 13 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. While leading a controversial tech IPO in the post-financial-crisis world, Gunn finds that regulations are tight, but pressure to bring in big money remains high. The suspenseful, relevant, female-driven Wall Street drama was funded by women, directed by a woman, written by a woman, and starring women -- making it a true female collaboration. EQUITY also stars James Purefoy (“The Following”), Sarah Megan Thomas (Backwards) and Alysia Reiner (“Orange is the New Black”).
Bonus materials on the Blu-ray, DVD & digital versions of EQUITY include three featurettes. Meet the film’s extraordinary group of women investors, luminaries in the world of Wall Street and true champions of this true-to-life story in “Girl Gang: The Equity of Empowerment.” In “Grey Lines: The Making of Equity,” the cast and filmmakers discuss bringing this story to screen and their mission to tell a complex and provocative story, while in “Los Angeles Film Festival Q&A,” Anna Gunn, Alysia Reiner, Sarah Megan Thomas, Samuel Roukin and director Meera Menon share a lively discussion on the film.
A female investment banker (Anna Gunn), fighting to rise to the top of the corporate ladder at a competitive Wall Street firm, navigates a controversial tech IPO in the post-financial crisis world, where loyalties are suspect, regulations are tight, but pressure to bring in “big money” remains high.
EQUITY is a unique Wall Street drama about women who thrive on competition and ambition to stay equal in the game.
Directed by Meera Menon from a screenplay by Amy Fox and based on a story by Sarah Megan Thomas, Alysia Reiner and Amy Fox, EQUITY was produced by Alysia Reiner and Sarah Megan Thomas, with Candy Straight serving as executive producer.
Blu-ray & DVD Special Features:
§ Three Featurettes:
o “Girl Gang: The Equity of Empowerment”
o “Grey Lines: The Making of Equity”
o “Los Angeles Film Festival Q&A”
EQUITY has a runtime of 100 minutes and is rated R for language throughout.