Tuesday 1st February 2011
The action-packed heist thriller Takers breaks in on Blu-ray and DVD on 7th February 2011, courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Featuring the year's coolest ensemble of actors, including Matt Dillon (Armored, Crash), Idris Elba (American Gangster, Obsessed), Paul Walker (Fast & Furious, Eight Below), Chris Brown (Stomp the Yard, This Christmas), Michael Ealy (2 Fast 2 Furious, Seven Pounds), Grammy®-winning rapper Tip "T.I." Harris (TV's Entourage) and Hayden Christensen (Jumper, Star Wars: Episodes I-III), Takers is the slickly entertaining tale of a team of expert bank robbers taking on their biggest heist yet.
Bonus features on the Takers Blu-ray include cast and filmmaker commentary, along with "Executing the Heist: The Making of Takers", an inside look at the production of the movie. Exclusively available on the Blu-ray edition is the BD-LiveT enabled movieIQ, which lets viewers access live trivia information about the cast, crew, music and production of Takers - all while watching the movie, as well as PS3 Wallpaper/Theme.
A notorious group of criminals (Elba, Walker, Harris, Brown, Christensen and Ealy) continue to baffle police by pulling off perfectly executed bank robberies. They are in and out like clockwork, leaving no evidence behind and laying low in between heists. But when they attempt to pull off one last job with more money at stake than ever before, the crew finds their plans interrupted by a hardened detective (Dillon) who is hell-bent on solving the case.
Takers was directed by John Luessenhop (Lockdown) and written by Peter Allen & Gabriel Casseus and John Luessenhop & Avery Duff. It was produced by Will Packer (Obsessed, Stomp the Yard), Tip "T.I." Harris and Jason Geter (TV's T.I.'s Road to Redemption) and executive produced by Glenn S. Gainor (Death at a Funeral, Obsessed), Gabriel Casseus, Chris Brown and Morris Chestnut (Not Easily Broken).
It co-stars Johnathon Schaech (Prom Night, That Thing You Do!), Nicholas Turturro (TV's NYPD Blue, World Trade Center), Steve Harris (TV's Friday Night Lights, Quarantine) and Marianne Jean-Baptiste (TV's Without a Trace, Spy Game). The film features cinematography by Michael Barrett (Bedtime Stories, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang), editing by Armen Minasian (Armored, I, Robot) and musical score by Paul Haslinger (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans).
Blu-ray Bonus Features
- BD Exclusive: movieIQ and BD-Live connect you to real-time information on the cast, music, trivia and more while watching the movie!
- Filmmaker and Cast Commentary
- Executing the Heist: The Making of Takers
- Take Action!
- "Yeah Ya Know (Takers)" By T.I. - Promotional Music Video
DVD Bonus Features
- Commentary with Director John Luessenhop, Producer Will Packer, Producer Jason Geter and Tip "T.I." Harris
- "Yeah Ya Know (Takers)" by T.I. - Music Promo
- None or TBC
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.