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Colin Farrell delivers revenge in Dead Man Down

By Patrick Luce May 15, 2013, 4:41 GMT

Revenge is coming when Dead Man Down explodes to Blu-ray Combo Pack on July 9th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. 

Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell (2009, Best Actor, In Bruges) and Noomi Rapace (Prometheus, original The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) are out for revenge in the intense action thriller Dead Man Down. 

Niels Arden Oplev, director of the original Swedish-language The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, reunites with Rapace for this suspenseful tale of two strangers irresistibly drawn to one another by their mutual desire for revenge.

The top-notch cast also includes Dominic Cooper (Captain America: The First Avenger) and Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard (2006, Best Actor, Hustle & Flow).

Victor (Farrell), a professional killer and the right hand man to an underground crime lord in New York City, is seduced and blackmailed by Beatrice (Rapace), a crime victim seeking retribution. Their chemistry and intense relationship leads them to execute a violent and cathartic plan for revenge.

Dead Man Down was written by J.H. Wyman (TV’s “Fringe,” The Mexican). It was produced by Wyman and Neal Moritz (21 Jump Street, The Fast and The Furious series).  Executive producers are Ori Marmur (The Green Hornet, Battle Los Angeles), Reid Shane (TV’s “Fringe”), Stuart Ford (Dredd, Safe), Michael J. Luisi (The Call), Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Safe, Sinister), Deepak Nayar (Dredd, Safe) and Peter Schlessel (Looper, The Possession). Co-executive producers are Joseph Zolfo (Safe) and Steven Squillante (Bullet to the Head).  

Blu-ray Bonus Material includes:

Three all-new featurettes: Firefight Choreography: Staging the Gunfights of Dead Man Down -- An inside look at the choreography behind the gunfights in the film; Revenge Technique: The Cinematography of Dead Man Down -- Details the unique look and dark aesthetic used by the filmmakers to enhance the story;  and Revenge, Redemption, and The Art of Filming Dead Man Down – The ensemble cast discusses the intricate behind-the-scenes work that went into the film.



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