WHEN YOU'RE STRANGE DVD, BLU-RAY
Eagle Rock Entertainment to Release DVD and Blu-ray of
THE DOORS FILM “WHEN YOU’RE STRANGE”
New York, NY (April 29, 2010)—Eagle Rock Entertainment, the UK based independent, has licensed the North American DVD and Blu-Ray rights to When You’re Stange: A Film About The Doors from Rhino Entertainment. The documentary uncovers historic and previously unseen footage of the illustrious rock band and provides new insight into the revolutionary impact of its music and legacy.
Directed by award-winning writer/director Tom DiCillo and narrated by Johnny Depp, the film is a riveting account of the band’s history. Produced by Wolf Films/Strange Pictures, in association with Rhino Entertainment, the 90-minute film is the first feature documentary about The Doors. Additional credits for the film include producers Peter Jankowski, Dick Wolf, John Beug and Jeff Jampol. When You’re Strange had its theatrical debut on April 9 and will be released through Eagle Vision on standard DVD and Blu-Ray on June 29th.
Terry Shand, Chairman of Eagle, said, “We are delighted to continue our visual programming connection with The Doors and to build further on our co-operation with Rhino.”
Mike Carden, President of North America Operations, said, “We are very excited about marketing this film and will work hard with our sales and distribution partners to promote the DVD as well as work closely with Rhino to cross-promote the soundtrack album.”
Eagle Rock Entertainment
Eagle Rock Entertainment is an independent international media production and distribution company operating across audiovisual entertainment programming. Eagle Rock Entertainment produces and acquires the highest quality programming output covering music performances and documentaries, as well as film and general entertainment. Eagle Rock Entertainment has offices based in London, New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Hamburg and Paris. It is foremost in the business of putting high definition visual performances and documentaries through television, new media and DVD/Blu-Ray and has also achieved worldwide success with the soundtracks to its titles including a Grammy Award for “Jeff Beck at Ronnie Scotts” this year.
About Rhino Entertainment
Based in Burbank, California, Warner Music Group’s Rhino Entertainment was founded in 1978 and is the world’s leading pop culture label. Emphasizing flawless sound quality, bonus tracks, informative liner notes, award-winning creative packaging, an offbeat sense of humour, and a strong social conscience, Rhino continues to set the standard for excellence in the reissue business it pioneered in both the physical and digital worlds. Rhino is also expanding the definition of what a catalogue music company is, as evidenced by the label’s recent name and likeness representation deal with Frank Sinatra and its multi-faceted relationship with Grateful Dead. The vast Rhino catalogue of more than 5,000 CDs, videos, and digital exclusive albums features material by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, The Doors, Chicago, Black Sabbath, John Coltrane, Yes, Alice Cooper, Linda Ronstadt, The Ramones, The Monkees, Carly Simon, Curtis Mayfield, among many others.
About Wolf Films
Wolf Films produces the most successful brand in the history of primetime television, "Law & Order." Now in its 20th season on NBC, "Law & Order" won the Emmy in 1997 for Outstanding Drama Series and is tied (with "Gunsmoke) as the longest running drama in the history of television. "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" is in its 11th season on NBC and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" is in its 9th season (the series originated on NBC and is now on USA Network). Wolf Films also produced the 2003 Oscar-winning Short Documentary Film "Twin Towers" and produced the critically-acclaimed 2010 theatrical documentary about the Doors "When You're Strange" which is currently playing in packed houses throughout the U.S. Wolf Films' Chairman Dick Wolf and President Peter Jankowski are both producers.
Trailer of “When You’re Strange” can be viewed at:
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