@FoxHomeEnt Killing Lincoln Blu-ray / DVD Release

BASED ON THE #1 BEST-SELLING BOOK BY BILL O’REILLY & MARTIN DUGARD
KILLING LINCOLN
The Suspenseful Thriller that Will Take You Behind the Bullet that Killed America's Greatest President Debuts on Digital HD May 21 and
Blu-ray and DVD June 11


Narrated by Oscar winner Tom Hanks* and produced by Tony Scott (Unstoppable, The A-Team) & Ridley Scott (Prometheus, American Gangster), KILLING LINCOLN delivers a thrilling perspective into the criminal mind of John Wilkes Booth and his co-conspirators. Watch the conspiracy unfold on Digital HD May 21 and Blu-ray and DVD June 11 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment – just in time for Father’s Day!


Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, KILLING LINCOLN is the suspenseful, eye-opening account of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. While some aspects of the plot to slay Lincoln and cripple the newly forming union are widely known, much more of the history unfolds in this insightful thriller. As John Wilkes Booth becomes increasingly obsessed with removing Lincoln from office, a secret faction of conspirators forms, and ultimately empowers Booth to carry out an event that will change America forever. Narrated by Oscar® Winner Tom Hanks* and produced by Tony Scott and Ridley Scott, this historical masterpiece stars Billy Campbell (TV’s The Killing) in a spectacular turn as President Lincoln.


KILLING LINCOLN recounts one of the most dramatic events in American history and details how one gunshot changed the country forever. The movie premiered on the National Geographic Channel and was seen by 3.4 million people, making it the most-watched broadcast in the network’s history. This epic chronicle is the first in a trilogy of books written by Bill O’Reilly and his researcher and partner Martin Dugard that will be adapted for the screen with National Geographic and Scott Free Productions. The second in the trilogy is “Killing Kennedy,” a riveting chronicle of the shocking events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The final installment in the trilogy is “Killing Jesus,” which follows the events leading up to the crucifixion.


The KILLING LINCOLN Blu-ray and DVD are loaded with extra features and additional content that takes the viewer deeper into the shocking events surrounding the unthinkable tragedy.


*Actor: 1994, Forrest Gump; 1993, Philadelphia.


KILLING LINCOLN Blu-ray and DVD Special Features
        Commentary featuring Executive Producer and Screenwriter Erik Jendresen
        An Interview with Author Bill O’Reilly
        Uncovering the Truth: The Making of Killing Lincoln
        Lincoln In Virginia


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Killing Lincoln Blu-ray/ DVD/VOD
Street Date:June 11, 2013
Prebook Date:May 15, 2013
Digital HD Release Date:May 21, 2013
Screen Format:16:9 (1.78:1)
Audio:English 5.1 DTS HD MA
Subtitles:English/Spanish/French
U.S. Rating:TV-14 LV
Total Run Time:148 Minutes
Closed Captioned:Yes







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