June 15, 2020
The drama Burden is available now on digital and on DVD June 23 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker (The Butler, Black Panther) and Garrett Hedlund (Mudbound) star in the true story of faith and love overcoming hate. Set in a southern community scarred from deep-rooted racism, an unlikely friendship forms when an African-American reverend (Whitaker) helps a KKK member (Hedlund) leave the Klan.
From 101 Studios, Burden is written and directed by Andrew Heckler in his feature debut and produced by Robbie Brenner, the Academy Award–nominated producer of Dallas Buyers Club.
Academy Award nominee Tom Wilkinson (Selma, Michael Clayton), Andrea Riseborough (“Waco,” Battle of the Sexes), Academy Award nominee Tess Harper (No Country for Old Men), Crystal Fox (“Big Little Lies,” Driving Miss Daisy), Grammy Award winner Usher (People You May Know, She’s All That) and Dexter Darden (Maze Runner series, Joyful Noise) also star.
The DVD and Digital versions feature an exclusive bonus content piece going behind the scenes of the unlikely friendship of the film’s two subjects.