SPHE Press Release: The Experiment (Blu-ray)

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    “A fast paced thriller that will keep you guessing.”

    - Ryan McLelland, Ain't It Cool News

     

    “Powerful performances make The Experiment impossible to look away.”

    - Patrick Luce, Monsters and Critics.com

     

    THE EXPERIMENT

    The All-Star Cast Includes Academy Award® Winners

    Adrien Brody and Forest Whitaker,

    Plus Clifton Collins Jr, Cam Gigandet, and Maggie Grace

     

    Experience It on Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD September 21

     

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    CULVER CITY, CALIF. (July 12, 2010) – Academy Award® winners Adrien Brody (star of the upcoming Predators; Winner of Best Actor, The Pianist, 2002) and Forest Whitaker (Best Actor, The Last King of Scotland, 2006) star in the adrenaline-charged drama The Experiment, debuting on Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD September 21st from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The shocking psychological thriller unfolds when 24 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a study designed to evaluate the affects of power and control. Values are tested and lines are crossed when seemingly normal participants are pushed to the breaking point as the experiment spirals out of control. The powerful remake of the 2002 German film Das Experiment co-stars Clifton Collins Jr. (The Boondock Saints: All Saint's Day), Cam Gigandet (Twilight) and Maggie Grace (TV's “Lost”). The Experiment will be available on Blu-ray for $30.95 and DVD for $24.96 SRP.

     

    Oscar® winners Adrien Brody (Best Actor, The Piano, 2002) and Forest Whitaker (Best Actor, The Last King of Scotland, 2006; star of the upcoming Predators) star in The Experiment, a mind-shattering psychological thriller from the creator of TV's "Prison Break." Selected to participate in a two-week research project, a group of men agree to play inmates and guards in a simulation of life within a state prison. But as the 24 volunteers slip deeper into their roles, power corrupts, fears escalate and the experiment spins horribly out of control. Cam Gigandet (Twilight), Clifton Collins Jr. (Crank: High Voltage) and Maggie Grace (TV's "Lost") co-star in this intensely shocking film.

     

    The Experiment was written for the screen, produced and directed by Paul T. Scheuring, based on the novel by Mario Giordano. Jim Seibel, Tracee Stanley, John Michaels, Matty Beckerman and Al-Saadi Qadhafi serve as executive producers, with Marty Adelstein, Dawn Parouse, Scott Nemes, Bill Johnson, Maggie Monteith, and Jeanette Buerling producing.

     

    The Experiment has a running time of 96 minutes and is rated R for strong violence, language, some sexual content and nudity. Artwork and digital clips are available for download at www.sphepublicity.com.
     

    DVD Catalog # 35623

    UPC Code: 0-43396-35623-8

    Order Date: 8/19/10

    SLP: $24.96

     

    BD Catalog # 35990

    UPC Code: 0-43396-35990-1

    Order Date: 8/19/10

    SLP: $30.95

     

    About Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

    Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is a Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) company. SPE is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; a global channel network; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of entertainment in more than 140 countries. Sony Pictures Entertainment can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.sonypictures.com

     
     
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    I didn't even know they had re-made this film until this announcement. How'd it do at the theaters?

     

    [Who is financing all these re-makes of perfectly good movies anyway? Can they really not find any mortgage derivatives to buy?]
     

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