David Ayer (End of Watch) directs an all-star ensemble cast led by two-time Academy Award® nominee Brad Pitt (Best Supporting Actor, Twelve Monkeys, 1995; Best Actor, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 2008) in the gritty war story FURY, available on Digital HD Dec. 30 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD Jan. 27 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Set in the closing days of WWII, Pitt leads the battle-hardened crew of a U.S. Sherman tank on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. FURY also stars Shia LaBeouf (Transformers), Logan Lerman (3:10 to Yuma), Michael Peña (End of Watch) and Jon Bernthal (The Wolf of Wall Street).
Bonus features include more than 50 minutes of deleted and extended scenes, including “Wardaddy’s Backstory,” as well as four behind-the-scenes featurettes that put viewers in the driver’s seat of a tank.
Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Features Include:
o More than 50 minutes of Deleted & Extended Scenes
o Photo Gallery
o Three All-new Featurettes:
- “Director’s Combat Journal” – David Ayer gives an account of the months spent in the English countryside shooting, finding antique tanks to drive and managing the scale of production that a WWII movie demands.
- “Armored Warriors: The Real Men Inside the Shermans” – Some of the real-life soldiers who lived and fought day-to-day in a Sherman tank reflect on their WWII experience.
- “Taming the Beast: How to Drive, Fire, & Shoot Inside a 30-Ton Tank” – Experts demonstrate how the giant Sherman tanks operate and fire. In this featurette, the camera also goes inside the tank to bring an in-depth, point-of-view experience, along with cast and crew reflections on filming in the “human sardine can.”
Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Features Include:
o “Blood Brothers” featurette – The cast and crew discuss their roles and on-set dynamics.
April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Out-numbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.
Written and directed by David Ayer, FURY was executive produced by Brad Pitt, Sasha Shapiro, Anton Lessine, Alex Ott and Ben Waisbren, with Bill Block, David Ayer, Ethan Smith and John Lesher serving as producers.
FURY has a run time of approximately 134 minutes and is rated R for strong sequences of war violence, some grisly images, and language throughout.