(June 22, 2000 – Burbank, CA) – “Romeo Must Die,” the rapid-fire action movie starring martial arts phenomenon Jet Li (“Lethal Weapon 4”), is alive and kicking August 1 when it makes its debut for rental on video and for sale on DVD in a special web-enabled version at $24.98 SRP/$19.95 MAP. Joel Silver, who produced the Academy-Award®-winning “The Matrix,” also produced “Romeo Must Die,” the $55-million theatrical box-office hit which marks the first directorial effort for well-known cinematographer Andrzej Bartkowiak and the first English language leading role for Li. 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. 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 Company, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Video.
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