January 8, 2019
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will release Green Book through digital retailers Feb. 19, and on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray March 12.
Directed by Peter Farrelly and inspired by a true story, the film stars Viggo Mortensen as Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South in the 1960s.
Confronted with racism, they must rely on The Green Book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. The cast also includes Linda Cardellini.
Green Book won three Golden Globe Awards, including Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy, Best Supporting Actor for Ali and Best Screenplay
Bonus materials include a “Virtuoso Performances” featurette with Mortensen and Ali discussing their characters; the featurette “An Unforgettable Friendship,” in which the cast and filmmakers discuss the friendship between Don Shirley and Tony Lip; and the featurette “Going Beyond the Green Book,” in which filmmakers and cast discuss the significance of The Green Book.