Dreamworks SKG, in conjunction with Paramount Home Entertainment, have announced that they will bring the drama 'The Soloist' to Blu-ray on August 4, day-and-date with the DVD. Video will be presented in 2.39:1 1080p, accompanied by an English Dolby TrueHD audio track, and English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Special features are:
Commentary by director Joe Wright
An Unlikely Friendship: Making The Soloist (in HD)
Kindness, Courtesy and Respect: Mr. Ayers + Mr. Lopez (in HD)
One Size Does Not Fit All: Addressing Homelessness in Los Angeles (in HD)
Juilliard: the Education of Nathaniel Ayers (in HD; BD exclusive)
Theatrical Trailer (in HD)
The movie (based on a true story) stars Jamie Foxx ('The Kingdom') as Nathaniel Ayers, a gifted musician who became schizophrenic and homeless, and Robert Downey Jr. ('Iron Man') as an LA Times journalist who discovers Ayers and decides to write a column about him. It was directed by Joe Wright ('Atonement').