Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of ‘The Mule’ which was not only directed by Clint Eastwood, but also features him in the starring role. The film will arrive home early on Digital March 19, followed by the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD releases on April 2, 2019. Hit the jump to check out the full announcement for the release featuring bonus content listings, disc specs and more, plus artwork for the 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray releases.
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“Solidly crafted, consistently compelling and often quite moving — which is to say, it’s Eastwood through and through.”
Rafer Guzmán, Newsday
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Own it Early on Digital on March 19
4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD debut on April 2
Burbank, CA, February 12 – Witness a man risk it it all when “The Mule” arrives on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. From Warner Bros. Pictures, Imperative Entertainment and BRON Creative comes Clint Eastwood’s newest feature film, the drama “The Mule.”
“The Mule” marks Eastwood’s first time on both sides of the camera since he starred in 2009’s critically acclaimed “Gran Torino.” In addition to directing, Oscar winner Clint Eastwood (“Unforgiven,” “Million Dollar Baby,” “Sully,” “American Sniper”) steps in front of the lens again, alongside fellow stars Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (“A Star Is Born,” “American Sniper”), Oscar nominee Laurence Fishburne (“The Matrix,” “What’s Love Got to Do With It”), Michael Peña (“American Hustle,” “Cesar Chavez”), Oscar winner Dianne Wiest (“Hannah and Her Sisters,” “Bullets Over Broadway”) and Oscar nominee Andy Garcia (“Ocean’s Eleven,” “The Godfather: Part III”).
Inspired by a true story, Eastwood directed “The Mule” from a screenplay by Nick Schenk (“Gran Torino”). Eastwood also produced the film under his Malpaso banner, along with Tim Moore, Kristina Rivera and Jessica Meier, and Imperative Entertainment’s Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas. The film’s executive producers are Dave Bernad, Ruben Fleischer, Todd Hoffman and Aaron L. Gilbert. Jillian Apfelbaum and David M. Bernstein co-produced.
Eastwood’s team behind the scenes includes director of photography Yves Bélanger (“Brooklyn,” “Dallas Buyers Club”) and production designer Kevin Ishioka (“The 15:17 to Paris”), along with longtime costume designer Deborah Hopper and Oscar-winning editor Joel Cox (“Unforgiven”), who have worked with Eastwood throughout the years on numerous projects. The music is by Arturo Sandoval.
Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in Association with Imperative Entertainment, in Association with BRON Creative, a Malpaso Production, “The Mule.” The film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
“The Mule” will be available on 4K UHD Combo Pack for $44.95, Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99 and DVD for $28.98. The 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the film in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc featuring the film in high definition and a Digital version of the movie. The Blu-Ray Combo Pack includes a Blu-ray disc with the film in high definition, a DVD with the film in standard definition and a digital version of the movie.
“The Mule” will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.
Fans can also own “The Mule” via purchase from digital retailers beginning March 19.
Earl Stone (Clint Eastwood) is a man in his 80s who is broke, alone and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for the cartel. He does well—so well, in fact, that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl is assigned a handler. But he isn’t the only one keeping tabs on Earl; the mysterious new drug mule has also hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates (Bradley Cooper). And even as his money problems become a thing of the past, Earl’s past mistakes start to weigh heavily on him, and it’s uncertain if he’ll have time to right those wrongs before law enforcement, or the cartel’s enforcers, catch up to him.
4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS
“The Mule” 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Pack contain the following special features:
- Nobody Runs Forever: The Making of The Mule
- Toby Keith “Don’t Let the Old Man In” Music Video
“The Mule” DVD contains the following special feature:
- Nobody Runs Forever: The Making of The Mule
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS
On March 19, “The Mule” will be available to own in high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers including Amazon, FandangoNOW, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. On April 2, “The Mule” will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.
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4K UHD Combo Pack $44.95
Blu-ray Combo Pack $35.99
4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: April 2
EST Street Date: March 19
DVD Languages: English, Latin Spanish, Canadian French
4K UHD and BD Languages: English, Latin Spanish, Canadian French
DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French, Canadian French
4K UHD and BD Subtitles: English, Latin Spanish, Parisian French, Canadian French
Running Time: 116 minutes
Rating: Rated R for language throughout and brief sexuality/nudity
DVD: DLBY/SURR DLBY/DGTL [CC]
4K UHD and Blu-ray: DTS HD-MA
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