An Official Selection at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival and featuring the Grammy and Golden Globe nominated song "The Keeper" by Chris Cornell, Machine Gun Preacher is complete with special features and commentary on the must-own Blu-ray and DVD on June 5th.
Machine Gun Preacher is the inspirational true story of Childers (Butler), a former drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing transformation and finds an unexpected calling as the savior of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children in East Africa. The explosive, real-life tale of a man who has rescued over a thousand orphans from starvation, disease, and enslavement, Machine Gun Preacher is written by Jason Keller (Relativity's Mirror Mirror) and also stars Michelle Monaghan (Source Code), Golden Globe winner Kathy Baker (Cold Mountain, Picket Fences), Madeline Carroll (Mr. Popper's Penguins), Academy Award nominated Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road), and Souleymane Sy Savane (Damages). Producing is Forster, along with Relativity's Robbie Brenner, Safady Entertainment's Gary Safady and Craig Chapman, and GG Filmz's Deborah Giarratana.
Machine Gun Preacher will be available on Blu-ray and DVD June 5 and was theatrically-released by Relativity Media.
Machine Gun Preacher was released September 23rd, 2011 and stars Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Kathy Baker, Michael Shannon, Ryan Campos, Joshua Drew, Madeline Carroll, Souleymane Sy Savane. The film is directed by Marc Forster.