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From The Studio That Brought Audiences “Remember The Titans”

Walt Disney Pictures Presents A Jerry Bruckheimer Production

Josh Lucas Leads Spirited Cast In The Inspirational True Story That Changed Sports Forever

DVD Bonus Features Deliver Deleted Scenes, Music Video, Coach Haskins Commentary, Extended Interviews and More

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BURBANK, Calif., March 10, 2006 – From the Studio that brought audiences “Remember The Titans,” Walt Disney Pictures presents a Jerry Bruckheimer Film Production, GLORY ROAD, debuting on DVD and UMD™ on June 6. This inspiring, exhilarating film is the true story of legendary basketball coach Don Haskins and his 1966 NCAA championship team, the first all African-American squad to win the national title. The DVD features the Alicia Keys music video “Sweet Music;” never-before-seen deleted scenes; “More Than A Game: Legacy Of The Bear” – with commentary by Coach Haskins; “Surviving Practice” featuring NBA all-star Tim Hardaway; extended interviews with former Haskins players; and audio commentaries with super-producer Jerry Bruckheimer and the film’s director and writers.

Josh Lucas (“Stealth,” “Sweet Home Alabama”) stars as Hall of Fame coach Don Haskins, in the true story of the team that changed the game of basketball forever. In the 1960’s, Texas Western (now the University of Texas El Paso) hires Haskins to coach a small-time, losing basketball program. Through vigorous recruiting, Haskins assembles a line-up with many African-Americans, a novelty in college basketball. With a grueling coaching regime and tough love, Haskins molds his recruits into a promising team. Amidst the country’s burgeoning civil-rights movement, the players and coaches endure raciallycharged insults as they go forward in the national college tournaments. Haskins fields the first all African-American starting line-up in a championship game, and together they defy the odds and win the 1966 NCAA Championship. Their courage and dedication change the face of college basketball and national sports for all time.

Available for $29.99 (S.R.P.) on DVD (available in separate full and widescreen editions) and on UMD™ for PSP™ (widescreen), from Walt Disney Home Entertainment and Jerry Bruckheimer Productions.

GLORY ROAD’s superb cast includes Derek Luke (“Friday Night Lights,” Antwone Fisher”) and Jon Voight (“National Treasure,” Academy Award® winner, Best Actor, “Coming Home” 1978 and “Midnight Cowboy” 1969.)




Meet coaching legend Don Haskins, known as the coach who forever changed the face of college basketball. This feature follows Coach Haskins’ illustrious career with the University of Texas El Paso, from his astounding 1966 NCAA national championship through a distinguished 38-year college basketball coaching career. Through interviews with basketball players, coaches and historians, plus archival footage, real-life game footage and photos, the story of Coach Haskins’ remarkable achievements is presented. There are interviews with former players including fivetime NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway, and one-time opponent (and former L.A. Lakers and current Miami Heat coach) Pat Riley.

This featurette follows the grueling four-hour per day practice schedule followed by Coach Haskins’ winning 1966 team. Five-time NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway, coach of the ABA’s Florida Pit Bulls, leads his squad through a “Haskins-esque” practice. With interviews and film clips, audiences are invited to step inside a real-life, tough-as-nails practice session.

Extended interviews with University of Texas El Paso basketball players that have played for Coach Haskins.

Audio commentary with Producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Director James Gartner.

Audio commentary with Writers Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois.

STREET DATE: June 6, 2006
Direct prebook: April 11, 2006
Distributor prebook: April 25, 2006
Suggested retail price: $29.99 (DVD)
Feature Run time: Approximately 118 minutes
Rating: “PG” For Racial Issues Including Violence And Epithets, And Mild Language
Bonus features not rated or subtitled, and subject to change.
DVD aspect ratio: 2.35:1, enhanced for 16x9 TV screens
1.33:1 formatted 4x3
Sound: Dolby. Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
Language: English, Spanish, French audio. Spanish, French subtitles.
PSP™ S.R.P. $29.99
PSP™ aspect ratio: 2.35:1, enhanced for 16x9 TV screens
PSP™ language: English audio; Spanish and French subtitles

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Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Written by Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois. Directed by James Gartner.

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Mr. 3000

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Posted March 16, 2006 / Updated June 23, 2006.