Inspiring Film The Mighty Macs Starts DVD Sales Nationwide Feb. 21
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Alexis Walkenstein, 678-990-9032 or
NASHVILLE, TN (February 16, 2012) - An all-star ensemble cast brings to life the inspiring true story of THE MIGHTY MACS, debuting Feb. 21, 2012, on DVD from Provident Distribution and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The improbable story of a tiny, all-girls Catholic college winning the first national championship in women's basketball stars Carla Gugino (NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM), Marley Shelton (NEVER BEEN KISSED), David Boreanaz (TV's Bones), Phyllis Somerville (TV's The Big C) and Academy AwardŽ winner Ellen Burstyn (Best Actress, ALICE DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE, 1974).
Bonus materials include the behind-the-scenes featurette The Making of THE MIGHTY MACS, deleted scenes and THE MIGHTY MACS ESPN segment. THE MIGHTY MACS will be available on DVD for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $22.99.
Based on a true story, THE MIGHTY MACS was inspired by Hall of Fame Coach Cathy Rush - a woman ahead of her time - who took a seemingly unnoticeable position as the head basketball coach at tiny Immaculata, an all-girls Catholic college in suburban Philadelphia.
Courage and determination helped her overcome a myriad of obstacles and in the end lead a ragtag group of girls to the first-ever national championship in women's college basketball.
Catholic leaders across the country hail THE MIGHTY MACS for its inspirational and uplifting qualities.
"(The Mighty Macs is) a wonderful movie of hope, commitment and belief in self and others," said Most Rev. Martin Amos, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Davenport, Ia.
"(It's) "A feel good movie for everyone," said Sister Mary Ann Walsh, Director of Media Relations for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).
"(The Mighty Macs is) a story that tells the power of unwavering commitment," said Most Rev. Mark Seitz, Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas.
DVD Bonus Features Include
The Making of THE MIGHTY MACS Featurette
THE MIGHTY MACS ESPN Segment
Screenplay and directed by Tim Chambers from a story by Chambers and Anthony L. Gargano, THE MIGHTY MACS was produced by Whitney Springer and Tim Chambers and executive produced by Vince Curran, John Chambers, Thomas Karl, Bud S. Smith and Pat Croce.
RUN TIME 100 Minutes
MPAA RATING G
DVD UPC CODE 0-43396-39237-3
DVD SRP $22.99
For interviews, contact Alexis Walkenstein (561-445-5409 or AWalkenstein@MaximusMG.com) of The Maximus Group.
About Provident Films
Provident Films, a division of Provident Music Group, develops, produces and markets faith-based films. Nashville-based Provident Music Group, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has been one of the world's leading Christian entertainment companies for more than three decades. ProvidentFilms.org
About Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is a Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) company. SPE is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; a global channel network; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of entertainment in more than 140 countries. Sony Pictures Entertainment can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.sonypictures.com.
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