Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises), Academy Award® nominee Gary Oldman (Best Actor, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, 2011) and Noomi Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) star in the riveting and politically charged serial-killer thriller Child 44, arriving on Digital HD July 21 and on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand August 4 from Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE® company. Based on the first novel of the international best-selling trilogy by Tom Rob Smith and produced by the acclaimed Ridley Scott, the nail-biting thriller is written for the screen by Richard Price and directed by Daniel Espinosa (Safe House) with a stellar supporting cast that includes Joel Kinnaman (TV’s “The Killing”), Paddy Considine (The Bourne Ultimatum) along with Jason Clarke (upcoming Terminator Genisys) and Vincent Cassel (Black Swan).
After a friend’s son is found dead, Soviet secret-police officer Leo Demidov (Hardy) suspects his superiors are covering up the truth. When Leo dares to raise questions, he is demoted and exiled to a provincial outpost with his wife (Rapace). There, Leo soon discovers other mysterious deaths with similar circumstances and convinces his new boss (Oldman) that a deranged serial killer is on the loose—and must be stopped before he strikes again in this electrifying thriller.
The home entertainment release of Child 44 will include a “Reflections of History” featurette that looks behind-the-scenes at the film crew’s work recreating the 1950s Soviet Union. The Child 44 Blu-ray and DVD.
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