Renée Zellweger, Greg Kinnear, Jon Voight and Djimon Hounsou, star in this inspirational true story based on the New York Times bestseller
By Dan Wooding, Founder of ASSIST News Service
HOLLYWOOD, CA (ANS – February 21, 2017) – The inspiring movie, Same Kind of Different as Me, starring Renée Zellweger, Greg Kinnear, Jon Voight and Djimon Hounsou, in the inspirational true story based on the New York Times bestseller, and recipient of the Dove Foundation seal of approval for ages 12+, debuts on digital on February 6, 2018, and on Blu-ray™ & DVD February 20, 2018.
Described as “Powerful and inspiring” by Dave Morales (Fox TV Houston), and “Embraces the beauty of the human spirit” by Michael Granberry (Dallas Morning News), the film follows successful art dealer Ron Hall (Greg Kinnear, Heaven Is For Real) and his wife Debbie (Renée Zellweger, Bridget Jones’s Diary), who seemingly have the perfect life. But when their faith and family are tested, an unlikely bond with a homeless drifter (Djimon Hounsou, Blood Diamond) leads them on a remarkable journey that forges an everlasting friendship.
“Loaded with surprising twists and turns” (Jim Ferguson (KGUN9 ABC Tucson), Same Kind Of Different As Me shows how a simple act of kindness can change everything.
The Same Kind Of Different As Me Blu-ray includes over an hour of behind-the-scenes bonus content, including deleted and extended scenes, featurettes, and commentary by director Michael Carney, writer Ron Hall and writer Alexander Foard. The DVD includes the feature film only.
The Same Kind Of Different As Me Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, German 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and German subtitles. The Blu-ray includes access to a Digital copy of the film as well as the following:
- Feature film in high definition
- Bonus Content:
- Commentary by director Michael Carney, writer Ron Hall and writer Alexander Foard
- Love is Patient, Love is Kind — The Making of Same Kind of Different As Me
- Filming in Mississippi
- Deleted and Extended Scenes
Same Kind Of Different As Me DVD
The DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and German subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.
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Photo captions: 1) Blu-ray™ and Digital Combo Box Art cover for the movie. 2) Ron Hall (Greg Kinnear) and Denver Moore (Djimon Hounsou) — Copyright 2017 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved). 3) Jon Voight and Renée Zellweger at press event for the film. (Photo: Dan Wooding). 4) Djimon Hounsou. (Photo: Dan Wooding). 5) Dan Wooding recording his Front Page Radio show.
About the writer: Dan Wooding, 77, is an award-winning journalist who was born in Nigeria of British missionary parents, both from Liverpool, and is now living in Southern California with his wife Norma, to whom he has been married for more than 54 years. They have two sons, Andrew and Peter, and six grandchildren who all live in the UK. Dan is the founder of the ASSIST News Service (ANS) and hosts a weekly radio show and two TV shows, all based in in Southern California. Dan is also the author of numerous books, including his autobiography, From Tabloid to Truth, and Blind Faith, which he co-authored with his mother, Anne Wooding. You can contact Dan at email@example.com
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