(May 5, 2000 – Burbank, CA) - Warner Home Video walks “The Green Mile” on June 13 with the VHS and DVD release of the big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s 1996 best-selling serialized novel. Nominated for four Academy Awards® including Best Picture, “The Green Mile” is a powerful, moving film which was hailed as one of the year’s best pictures by more than 50 top critics across the country and grossed more than $140 million at the box office. The stellar cast of “The Green Mile” includes two-time Academy Award®-winner Tom Hanks (“Saving Private Ryan,” “Philadelphia”), Michael Clarke Duncan (“The Whole Nine Yards,” “Armageddon”) in his Academy Award®-nominated role, David Morse ("The Negotiator”), Gary Sinise (“Forrest Gump”), Bonnie Hunt (“Return to Me”) and James Cromwell (“L.A. Confidential”). “The Green Mile” will be available on VHS rental and for sale on DVD, priced at $24.98 SRP, with these special features: an exclusive 10-minute behind-the-scenes documentary titled “Walking the Mile,” the original theatrical trailer, widescreen format, subtitles and Dolby Digital 5.1 sound. The film will also be available on VHS with Spanish subtitles. With operations in 78 international territories -- more than the video division of any other studio -- Warner Home Video commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. WHV'S film library is the largest of any studio, offering top-quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment Company, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Video.
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