John Lee Hancock's 'The Founder' Blu-ray Pre-Orders Live

Posted Thu Mar 16, 2017 at 12:00 PM PDT by
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The film starring Michael Keaton is headed for Blu-ray in April.

As previously reported, Starz/Anchor Bay says 'The Founder' will be available for Blu-ray on April 18.

Directed by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side), The Founder features the true story of how Ray Kroc (Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. Writer Robert Siegel (The Wrestler) details how Kroc maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire. The film also stars Laura Dern as Ray Kroc's first wife Ethel, John Carroll Lynch as Mac McDonald and Nick Offerman as Dick McDonald.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements include: "The Story Behind the Story" Featurette; "Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc" Featurette; "The McDonald Brothers" Featurette; "The Production Design" Featurette; "Building McDonald's: Time Lapse Video"; Press Conference with Filmmakers and Cast.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Founder' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under April 18.

 

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The Founder (Blu-ray)
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