Money Monster (2016)
Friday 26th August 2016
Academy Award® winners George Clooney (Best Supporting Actor, Syriana, 2005) and Julia Roberts (Best Actress, Erin Brockovich, 2000) reteam for Money Monster, the intense and exciting conspiracy thriller set against a ticking clock.
Clooney plays a financial TV host put into an extreme situation when he and his producer (Roberts) are taken hostage by an irate investor. Also starring are Jack O'Connell (Unbroken), Dominic West (The Wire), Caitriona Balfe (Outlander) and Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad). Directed by two-time Best Actress Oscar® winner Jodie Foster (The Accused, 1988; The Silence of the Lambs, 1991), Money Monster arrives on Digital 19th September 2016 and Blu-ray and DVD 3rd October 2016 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
The Blu-ray, DVD and Digital releases come loaded with bonus material, including deleted scenes, a music video for Dan the Automator's (feat. Del the Funky Homosapien) What Makes the World Go 'Round (MONEY!) and three behind-the-scenes featurettes. George Clooney, The Money Man featurette gives an intimate look at Clooney and how he created the bigger-than-life character of Lee Gates. Julia Roberts, Jodie Foster and his other costars also weigh with their opinion on Clooney's performance. Inside The Pressure Cooker follows Jodie Foster and how she led her cast and crew to achieve this waiting-for-it-all-to-blow experience. From the unique approach of shooting the TV studio sequences in order, to carefully crafting the set to best capture the feeling of a live broadcast, this behind-the-scenes perspective accents the cast, genre and key artists involved in making the film; Analysis of a Scene - The Showdown goes in-depth for a look at how the filmmakers shot the climactic scene in the film.
In the real-time, high-stakes thriller, George Clooney and Julia Roberts star as financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer, Patty, who are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor who has lost everything (Jack O'Connell) forcefully takes over their studio. During a tense standoff broadcast to millions on live TV, Lee and Patty must work furiously against the clock to unravel the mystery behind a conspiracy at the heart of today's fast-paced, high-tech global markets.
Directed by Jodie Foster from a story by Alan DiFiore & Jim Kouf and a screenplay by Jamie Linden and Alan DiFiore & Jim Kouf, Money Monster was produced by Daniel Dubiecki, Lara Alameddine, George Clooney and Grant Heslov. The film was executive produced by Kerry Orent, Tim Crane, Regina K. Scully and Ben Waisbren.
Deleted Scenes Three Featurettes: Inside the Pressure Cooker "George Clooney: The Money Man" Analysis of a Scene - The Showdown Dan the Automator (feat. Del the Funky Homosapien) What Makes the World Go 'Round (MONEY!) Music Video
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