Blu-ray, DVD Release: True Story

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Aug. 4, 2015
Price: DVD $22.98, Blu-ray $27.99
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

James Franco (This Is The End) and Jonah Hill (The Wolf of Wall Street) star in the based-on-a-real-life story thriller True Story.

Jonah Hill and James Franco in True Story

Jonah Hill and James Franco in True Story

After journalist Michael Finkel (Hill) is fired from The New York Times for embellishing a story, he learns that accused murderer Christian Longo (Franco) has been claiming to be him. Hoping this story will save his career, Finkel begins interviewing Longo in prison. But soon, the men find themselves in an eerie game of cat and mouse…

Co-written and directed by Rupert Goold, the movie also stars Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Gretchen Mol (Tenure) and Ethan Suplee (Unstoppable).

True Story was received tepidly by critics and audiences alike, garnering a 5.6/10 rating at Rotten Tomatoes based on 122 published reviews and ringing up less than $5 million at the domestic box office this spring.

The Blu-ray and DVD of the film contain the following features:

-Alternate Ending
-Deleted Scenes
-Mike Finkel Featurette
-Who is Christian Longo?
-The Truth Behind True Story
The Making of True Story
Audio Commentary by Director Rupert Goold

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.