Posted Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST by Tom Landy
Michael Mann's 1999 true life drama will be exposed on Blu-ray in February.
In an early announcement to retailers, Disney/Buena Vista seems to be preparing 'The Insider' for a Blu-ray release on February 19.
Experience the celebrated film 'The Insider' on Blu-ray for the first time with an all-new digital restoration. Nominated for 7 Academy Awards, including best picture, best director, and best actor, this gripping true-life drama features an astonishing cast, including Oscar-winners Al Pacino (best actor, 1992, 'Scent Of A Woman'), Russell Crowe (best actor, 2000, 'Gladiator') and Christopher Plummer (best supporting actor, 2010, 'Beginners'). Witness the incredible chain of events that pitted an ordinary man against the tobacco industry and dragged two people into the fight of their lives. When former tobacco executive Dr. Jeffrey Wigand agrees to blow the whistle on the alleged unethical practices within the industry, and forms an alliance with veteran 60 Minutes producer Lowell Bergman, he starts an all-out war that could cost both men their reputations.and much, much more. Relive every unbelievable twist and turn like never before on Blu-ray.
Specs and supplements have yet to be revealed, but suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $20.00.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Insider' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under February 19.
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