Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment present the remarkable story of an inspirational group of men whose legendary bravery was cemented in the sky in Red Tails, soaring onto Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download May 22. Set for release just prior to Memorial Day, Red Tails stars Academy Award Winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Jerry Maguire) and Academy Award Nominee Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow) leading a powerful ensemble cast in this high-flying epic inspired by the real-life adventures of the first African-American combat unit to serve in World War II.
Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky... even as they battle discrimination on the ground. Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, Red Tails is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary challenges and ultimately soared into history.
Directed by Anthony Hemingway, Red Tails features an extraordinary cast which includes David Oyelowo (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Nate Parker (The Secret Life of Bees), Elijah Kelley (Hairspray), Tristan Wilds (90210), Method Man (Method Man), Ne-Yo (Stomp the Yard), Michael B. Jordan (Chronicle), Leslie Odom Jr. (Smash), Marcus T. Paulk (Take the Lead), Kevin Phillips (Pride), Andre Royo (The Wire), Daniela Ruah (NCIS: Los Angeles), Gerald McRaney (Major Dad), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad). The film was produced by Rick McCallum and Charles Johnson and written by John Ridley and Aaron McGruder.
The Red Tails Blu-ray is loaded with special features including the documentary Double Victory along with profiles of the filmmakers and behind-the-scenes featurettes. The Blu-ray and DVD will be available for an average retail price of $25.00 and $20.00 respectively. Prebook is April 25.
Red Tails Blu-ray Combo Pack Special Features
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