Extraordinary Measures out in June on DVD
Available on DVD from June 21
Extraordinary Measures, the remarkable film inspired by a true story, arrives on DVD on June 21, courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Brendan Fraser (The Mummy films, Journey to the Centre of the Earth), Academy Award®-nominee Harrison Ford (1985, Best Actor in a Leading Role for Witness) and Golden Globe® winner Keri Russell (1998, Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama for "Felicity") star in the inspiring, touching drama about a man who defied conventional wisdom and great odds to pursue a cure for his children's life-threatening disease.
It's a race against time as John Crowley (Fraser), an idealistic father, and Dr. Robert Stonehill (Ford), a reclusive medical researcher, battle the medical establishment to find a cure for John's children before it's too late. Tom Vaughan (What Happens in Vegas, Starter For 1w0) directed the screenplay by Academy Award®-nominee Robert Nelson Jacobs (2000, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published for Chocolat), based on the book The Cure, by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Geeta Anand. Extraordinary Measures will be available for £19.99.
Fate and determination push idealistic father John Crowley (Fraser) into joining forces with reclusive medical researcher Dr. Robert Stonehill (Ford). Together, this unlikely pair face impossible odds as they battle the entire medical establishment and time itself to find a cure before it's too late. Also starring is Keri Russell as Crowley's wife Aileen. Extraordinary Measures is inspired by the true story about the power of love and courage against impossible odds.
Extraordinary Measures, a CBS Films picture, was executive produced by Ford and Nan Morales (Youth in Revolt) along with an all-star team of producers: Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher (Freedom Writers, World Trade Center, Erin Brockovich) and Carla Santos Shamberg (Erin Brockovich). Extraordinary Measures has a run time of approximately 101 minutes and is rated PG.
Blu-ray & DVD Special Features include:
- Extraordinary Measures: The Power to Overcome Featurette
- Meet John Crowley Featurette
- Deleted Scenes
TITLE Extraordinary Measures
Release Date 21 June, 2010
Format Retail DVD, Rental DVD
Running Time 101 mins