Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky... even as they battle discrimination on the ground. Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, Red Tails is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary challenges and ultimately soared into history.
Directed by Anthony Hemingway, Red Tails features an extraordinary cast which includes David Oyelowo (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Nate Parker (The Secret Life of Bees), Elijah Kelley (Hairspray), Tristan Wilds (90210), Method Man (Method Man), Ne-Yo (Stomp the Yard), Michael B. Jordan (Chronicle), Leslie Odom Jr. (Smash), Marcus T. Paulk (Take the Lead), Kevin Phillips (Pride), Andre Royo (The Wire), Daniela Ruah (NCIS: Los Angeles), Gerald McRaney (Major Dad), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad). The film was produced by Rick McCallum and Charles Johnson and written by John Ridley and Aaron McGruder.
The Red Tails Blu-ray is loaded with special features including the documentary Double Victory along with profiles of the filmmakers and behind-the-scenes featurettes. The Blu-ray and DVD will be available for an average retail price of $25.00 and $20.00 respectively. Prebook is April 25.
Red Tails Blu-ray Combo Pack Special Features
- Double Victory: The Tuskegee Airmen at War
- George Lucas: Executive Producer
- Anthony Hemingway: Director
- Terence Blanchard: Composer
- The Cast of Red Tails
- Movie Magic
- THX Media Director
Red Tails was released January 20th, 2012 and stars Bryan Cranston, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Daniela Ruah, Michael B. Jordan, Aml Ameen, Tristan Wilds, Ne-Yo. The film is directed by Anthony Hemingway.