20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced that they are planning to bring to The Verdict to Blu-ray this Spring. The film is directed by Sidney Lumet and stars Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason, and Milo O’Shea. The Verdict will be available online and in stores beginning on May 7th.
Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. Frank Galvin (Newman) is a boozy washed-up attorney with a losing streak a mile long. So when he’s handed a lucrative out-of-court settlement, everyone expects him to take the money and run. But Frank is tired of running and recklessly brings the case to court…only to discover that if finding the whole truth is a little like trial an error, then finding real justice is a lot like trial by fire.
The Verdict was released in December of 1982 and grossed over $53 million at the box office.
The Blu-ray will include several special features, including: a Paul Newman: The Craft of Acting featurette; Milestones in Cinema History: The Verdict featurette; Sidney Lumet: The Craft of Directing featurette; an audio commentary with director Sidney Lumet and star Paul Newman; and more.
Here is the theatrical trailer for The Verdict, courtesy of ryy79.