Lionsgate UK are pleased to confirm the combined UK theatrical, digital download and on-demand release of DRAFT DAY on Friday October 3rd.
In DRAFT DAY, on the day of the NFL Draft (American Football), general manager Sonny Weaver Jr. (Kevin Costner) has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must quickly decide what he’s willing to sacrifice in pursuit of perfection as the lines between his personal and professional life become blurred on a life‐changing day for a few hundred young men with dreams of playing in the NFL.
DRAFT DAY features an all-star cast with Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary, Sean Combs, Frank Langella, Sam Elliot, Rosanna Arquette, Tom Welling and Ellen Burstyn.
Directed by the legendary Ivan Reitman.
As well as Terry Crews, former and current NFL players also feature, including: Deion Sanders, Alex Mack and Ray Lewis.
Nicola Pearcey, Managing Director Home Entertainment & New Media, Lionsgate UK, said “Timed perfectly for the sell-out NFL London series at Wembley this year we are excited to have Draft Day released in cinemas, download to own and premium on demand on October 3rd. We see this as a great opportunity to offer the hundreds of thousands of UK NFL fans the flexibility to choose where and how they watch this all-star cast film.”
The NFL International Series games at Wembley Stadium will be broadcast live on Channel 4 and Sky Sports. Further information at www.nfluk.com