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Sept. 9, 2014 DVD and Blu-ray: 'Brick Mansions' with Paul Walker and David Belle

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The late Fast & Furious star Paul Walker takes it to the limit in the gritty thrill-ride Brick Mansions. Directed by Camille Delamarre and written by Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen and Bibi Naceri, the film was Walker’s last completed project before his untimely death on November 30, 2013 and the opening credits has a dedication to him. Starring alongside Walker are David Belle, RZA, Catalina Denis, Robert Maillet, Carlo Rota, Kwasi Songui and Ayisha Issa. Brick Mansions is a remake of the 2004 French film District B13 -- which Belle had also starred in, and features incredible high-flying Parkour stunts.

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Set in 2018 in a dystopian Detroit, Walker stars as an undercover cop named Damien who is determined to bring down Tremaine, the crime lord responsible for his father’s murder. Tremaine rules “Brick Mansions,” a place left from better times that now houses the most violent criminals. Since the police cannot control the crime, a colossal containment wall has been constructed to separate this area from the rest of the city. Within the walls, ex-convict Lino fights to live an honest life until his girlfriend is kidnapped by Tremaine. Although Damien and Lino’s paths should never have crossed, they end up becoming unlikely allies. Working together, they try to bring down Tremaine and stop a deadlier plot involving a stolen bomb that could devastate the entire city.

DVD and Blu-ray special features include “Brick by Brick: Creating the Characters” featurette and the theatrical trailer. Exclusive to Blu-ray are an unrated cut of the film featuring sixteen minutes of never-before-seen footage and two additional featurettes: “On Set Action with Paul Walker” and “Becoming Tremaine.”

Cast:

  • Paul Walker as Damien Collier
  • David Belle as Lino Dupree
  • RZA as Tremaine Alexander
  • Catalina Denis as Lola
  • Robert Maillet as Yeti
  • Carlo Rota as George the Greek
  • Kwasi Songui as Big Cecil
  • Ayisha Issa as Rayzah

DVD Special Features:

  • Brick By Brick: Creating the Characters
  • Theatrical Trailer

Blu-ray Special Features:

Includes all DVD Special Features plus:

  • Unrated Cut featuring 16 minutes of Never-Before-Seen Footage
  • On Set Action with Paul Walker
  • Becoming Tremaine

Best Prices:

DVD - $14.99 at Amazon.com, Best Buy, Target, $25.48 at Walmart.com

Blu-ray (includes Digital Copy) - $19.99 at Amazon.com, Best Buy, Target, $33.99 at Walmart.com

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