Idris Elba is back as a badass with The Take. The star of The Wire and Luther gets to roam around Paris dealing with corrupt system that might be looking to set him up. The Blu-ray and DVD come out on Febuary 7. Here’s the press release from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment:
IDRIS ELBA AND RICHARD MADDEN STAR IN THE ACTION-PACKED THRILLER
AVAILABLE NOW ON DIGITAL HD
AND ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD ON FEBRUARY 7, 2017
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
A rouge CIA agent helps a small-time criminal in the intense-action film, The Take, available now on Digital HD and on Blu-ray™ and DVD on February 7, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. This powerful story stars Idris Elba (Star Trek Beyond, Beast of No Nation) and Richard Madden (Game of Thrones).The Take Blu-ray™ and DVD include exciting bonus content that take viewers on a journey behind-the-scenes and inside the making of the film.
Idris Elba stars as Sean Briar, a rogue CIA agent who isn’t afraid to step on a few toes to solve a case. While roaming the streets of Paris, a pickpocket (Richard Madden) swipes a bag containing a bomb and inadvertently ruins a bank heist attempt by corrupt French government officials. Now labeled as a terrorist threat and running for his life, the only person who can save him is Sean. This unlikely duo join forces to solve the case before they become victims in a devious plot of international conspiracy.
The film will be available on Blu-ray™ and Digital HD with UltraViolet™ and DVD.
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BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAYTM, DVD AND DIGITAL HD
Making The Take – Stars Idris Elba and Richard Madden discuss the characters and storyline at the center of The Take.
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Cast: Idris Elba, Richard Madden, Charlotte Le Bon, Kelly Reilly, Jose Garcia
Casting By: Michael Laguens, Julie Harkin CDG
Directed By: James Watkins
Written By: Andrew Baldwin, James Watkins
Executive Producers: Michael Dreyer, Fabrice Gianfermi, Guy Stodel, Steve Golin, Oliver Courson, Ron Halpern, Dan MacRae
Produced By: David Kanter, p.g.a., Bard Dorros, p.g.a., Philippe Rousselet , p.g.a.
Co-Producer: Raphael Benoliel
Director of Photography: Tim Maurice-Jones BSC
Production Designer: Paul Kirby
Edited By: Jon Harris
Music By: Alex Heffes
Costume Designer: Guy Speranza
Tags: Idris Elba, The Take