'Freelancers' Announced and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 12:00 PM PDT by

Robert De Niro teams up with Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson in the police thriller coming to Blu-ray in August.

In an early announcement to retailers, Lionsgate says 'Freelancers' is coming to Blu-ray on August 21.

Multi-platinum recording artist and rising Hollywood film star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson ('Get Rich or Die Tryin') adds to his growing resume as an actor with his portrayal of Malo, the son of a slain NYPD officer who joins the force only to discover the villainous story behind his father's death.

Jackson is surrounded by an all-star supporting cast that includes two-time Academy Award winner Robert De Niro ('Raging Bull,' 'The Godfather Part II') and Best Actor winner Forest Whitaker ('The Last King of Scotland'), who head up the band of rogue New York City cops that recruit Jackson and his partners into their corrupt ranks. The film also features two-time Emmy Award winner Dana Delaney (TV's "China Beach").

The Blu-ray will feature 1080P video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Commentary with director Jessy Terrero and Curtis Jackson; Behind-the-scenes interviews with Jessy Terrero, producer Randall Emmett, writer L. Philippe Casseus, and actors Curtis Jackson, Forest Whitaker, Beau Garrett, Malcolm Goodwin, Ryan O'Nan, & Anabelle Acosta; Extended interviews with Terrero, Randall Emmett, L. Philippe Casseus, and actors Curtis Jackson, Forest Whitaker, Beau Garrett, Malcolm Goodwin, Ryan O'Nan, & Anabelle Acosta.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $24.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Freelancers' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 21.

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