Lionsgate Press Release: Hirokin: The Last Samurai

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    The fate of man lies in the hands of one warrior in the Lionsgate Home Entertainment release,Hirokin: The Last Samurai, arriving on DVD, Digital Download, On Demand and Pay-Per-View November 6, 2012. This visually stunning film filled with incredibly original action scenes, takes viewers to a post-apocalyptic world where a samurai must choose between saving his people and avenging the slaying of his family. This sci-fi action thriller stars Wes Bentley (The Hunger Games), Angus MacFadyen (Braveheart), Laura Ramsey (She's the Man), Jessica Szohr (TV's "Gossip Girl") and Julian Sands (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). Containing deleted scenes and multiple featurettes, including a "making of" plus a behind-the-scenes look at the editing and the special and visual effects, the Hirokin: The Last Samurai DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $26.98.




    HIROKIN: THE LAST SAMURAI SYNOPSIS


    On a planet where humans must scavenge the post-apocalyptic barren wasteland, Hirokin (Bentley), a reluctant samurai with a dark past sets off on a mission to fulfill his destiny. Having fought to the death to save his wife and son from the planet's evil dictator, Griffin (Sands), and his elite army of warriors, the lone samurai is left for dead in the vast desert. Armed with his samurai blade Hirokin is forced to choose between avenging the murder of his family and fighting for the freedom of his people. As he goes into war he'll discover a shocking revelation about his family leaving revenge running through his veins.






    DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

    • "Making of Hirokin: The Last Samurai" featurette

    • Special Effects featurette

    • Visual Effects featurette

    • Editing featurette

    • Deleted Scenes

    *Subject to change


    CAST

    Wes Bentley The Hunger Games, P2, American Beauty, Gone

    Angus MacFadyen Braveheart, Saw III, We Bought a Zoo, Showtime's "Californication"

    Laura Ramsey She's the Man, Lords of Dogtown, Middle Men, The Ruins



    Jessica Szohr Tower Heist, TV's "Gossip Girl," Piranha
    And Julian Sands The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, TV's "24," Leaving Las Vegas



    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Year of Production: 2012

    Title Copyright:© 2012 Hirokin Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

    Type: Home Entertainment Premiere

    Rating: R for violence

    Genre: Action; Sci-fi

    Closed Captioned: English

    Subtitles: English and Spanish

    Format: 16x9 Widescreen (2.35:1)

    Feature Running Time: 105 minutes

    DVD Audio Status: 5.1 Dolby Digital
     

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