“A gripping, beautifully executed journalistic thriller.”
--Stephen Holden, The New York Times
CULVER CITY, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2015) – Experience an incredible true story that rocked the world of television journalism when TRUTH premieres on Digital Jan. 26and Blu-ray™ and DVD Feb. 2 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Directed and written by James Vanderbilt (writer Zodiac, The Amazing Spider-Man 2), TRUTH is based on award-winning TV producer Mary Mapes’ memoir, Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power, which chronicles the story of Dan Rather (Robert Redford) and Mary Mapes’ (Cate Blanchett) investigation into a sitting President’s military service. But when doubts arise, sources change their stories and accusations fly, their story becomes one of network news’ biggest scandals.
The TRUTH bonus features further illuminate the events and issues that sent shockwaves through the journalistic community. Exclusive to the Blu-ray are deleted scenes and a featurette, “The Reason for Being,” with Dan Rather, Mary Mapes, Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett discussing the real events upon which the story was based and the important questions the film raises about journalism, political influence and the meaning of truth. Included on both the Blu-ray and DVD is a special featurette, “The Team,” where the A-list cast and filmmakers discuss the journey of bringing the film to the screen; a Q&A with Cate Blanchett, Elisabeth Moss and James Vanderbilt; and a Commentary with James Vanderbilt and producers Brad Fischer and William Sherak.
Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Features:
· Featurette: The Team
· Q&A with Cate Blanchett, Elisabeth Moss and James Vanderbilt
· Commentary with Director James Vanderbilt, Producers Brad Fischer and William Sherak
Blu-ray & Digital Exclusives*:
· Deleted Scenes
· Featurette: The Reason For Being