(July 14, 2003 – Burbank, CA) – Prepare to be blown away on October 14 with the highly anticipated DVD and VHS release of the record-breaking $700 million worldwide box-office smash hit “The Matrix Reloaded.” Written and directed by the Wachowski Brothers and produced by Joel Silver, “The Matrix Reloaded” is the second chapter in the Wachowskis’ groundbreaking action film trilogy that explores the nature of reality and the search for truth. In addition to the return of original Matrix stars Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss and Hugo Weaving, “The Matrix Reloaded” features such new cast members as Jada Pinkett Smith and Monica Bellucci. Premiering October 14 on DVD and VHS from Warner Home Video Inc. (WHV) and Village Roadshow Pictures, “The Matrix Reloaded” is timed for release three weeks prior to the theatrical opening of “The Matrix Revolutions,” the final film in the futuristic series. “The Matrix Reloaded” will be priced to own at $29.95 SRP/$22.95 MAP for DVD and $22.99 SRP/$14.95 MAP for VHS. With operations in 78 international territories, Warner Home Video Inc. commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video'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, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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