Kendrick Brothers film ‘War Room’ out on DVD and Blu-Ray Dec. 22

Nov 10, 2015

Staff Reports, Albany Herald

ALBANY — “War Room,” the first film to be released through Kendrick Brothers Productions, debuts on DVD and Blu-Ray on Dec. 22.

The movie will be available in the Christian bookstore market on Blu-Ray and DVD from Provident Films and Provident Distribution. Officials said church site licenses were made available for pre-purchase beginning Monday, and shipping is set to begin Dec. 8. The products available will be the Collector’s Edition DVD and the Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack, both including special content only available in Christian bookstores.

The Collector’s Edition will include outtakes, the “Warrior” music video by Steven Curtis Chapman and “The Art of Jumping Rope” featurette. Bonus materials also include deleted scenes, commentary from Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick and “behind-the-scenes” featurettes, such as “The Making of War Room,” “The Heart of War Room,” “Modern Day Miss Clara,” “From Auditioning to Acting,” “Investing in the Next Generation,” “War Room in 60 Seconds,” “The Church On Its Knees,” “Behind the Scenes: Color Grading,” “A Pastor’s Call to Prayer.”

Exclusive features on products available only to the Christian bookstore market include devotions by brothers Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick, and featurettes “Wall of Remembrance” and “Redemption For the Mitchell Home.”

The film, meant to demonstrate the power of prayer, centers on a seemingly perfect family who find needed help for their problems from an elderly widow named Miss Clara. Directed by Alex Kendrick, produced by Stephen Kendrick, and written by the two brothers, “War Room” stars Priscilla C. Shirer, T.C. Stallings , Karen Abercrombie and Beth Moore, Alex Kendrick and comedian Michael Jr.

“War Room” was the fifth film for Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick. Four prior films — “Flywheel” (2003), “Facing the Giants” (2006), “Fireproof” (2008) and “Courageous” (2011) — were products of Sherwood Pictures while they were pastors at Sherwood Baptist Church.

The movie released in theaters on Aug. 28 and has earned a domestic total of $66.85 million with a production budget of $3 million. It earned $11.35 million its opening weekend, and eventually expanded to 1,945 theaters, data from Box Office Mojo shows.

Showings are still going at the Carmike Wynnsong 16 on Nottingham Way. Showtimes for today are at 1:10 p.m., 4 p.m., 6:50 p.m. and 9:40 p.m.

Overseas, the film was released in Argentina, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Dominican Republic, Canada, Paraguay, Colombia and Chile.

“War Room” is being distributed by AFFIRM Films/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment in the general market, and Provident Distribution in the Christian retail market. It has a run time of approximately 120 minutes and is rated PG.

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