NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The tune-filled, all-American tale of family filmed in parts of Nashville, “Pure Country: Pure Heart” is released today, Aug. 1 on DVD, Blue-ray Combo Pack and Digital HD. The DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack are available exclusively at Walmart.
Country music icon Willie Nelson, Tony Award nominee Laura Bell Bundy, WWE Legend Shawn Michaels star in a feature-length film filled with both new and popular songs.
Directed by Damon Santostefano from a script by New York Times best-selling author Holly Goldberg Sloan, “Pure Country: Pure Heart” is the newest installment of the Pure Country franchise and also stars Kaitlyn Bausch, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Amanda Detmer, Dara Sisterhen, Mathew Barnes, Myra Turley, famed singer-songwriter Ivan Neville, and Ronny Cox.
Pure Country: Pure Heart is produced by Hunt Lowry and executive produced by President of WWE Studios, Michael Luisi.
The DVD, Blu-ray and Digital release of Pure Country: Pure Heart includes the new original movie, as well as content featuring a music video with Willie Nelson, interviews with the cast, behind-the-scenes featurettes and more.
Pure Country: Pure Heart is the music-driven tale of teenage sisters Ada and Piper. Upon discovering a letter about their late father, a Marine who died in Iraq, they leave rural Tennessee and hit the road secretly in search of the truth about the man they never knew. As they uncover his past as a budding country music star, the sisters find their own voice, beginning their journey as singers/songwriters.
Pure Country: Pure Heart is rated 'family-approved' by The Dove Foundation. The Dove Family Approved Seal is awarded to movies, DVDs, made for TV movies and specials, books and other entertainment products that portray and encourage positive values.
Filmed on location in the heart of country music’s capitals Nashville and New Orleans, Pure Country: Pure Heart boasts 23 songs, curated by music supervisors Frankie Pine and Mandi Collier, including 16 new songs making their debut in the film.
Among the featured songs is Willie Nelson’s beloved “We Don’t Run,” Laura Bell Bundy’s all-new “Grass Ain’t Greener,” the Ronny Cox penned-and-performed “Silver City,” and a bevy of songs from award-winning country-music songwriters – including Trent Dabbs & Jabe Beyer, Jon Kenzie, Maren Morris and Dallas Davidson & Natalia Starzuynski. The songs are performed in the film by Bausch, Zuehlsdorff, Barnes, Bundy, Cox and Nelson. WaterTower Music released the Pure Country: Pure Heart soundtrack July 28.
This is the third film in the Pure Country series. Other titles include Pure Country and Pure Country 2: The Gift.
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WWE Studios develops and produces feature films, as well as television and digital content. Its diverse slate is released theatrically, direct to home, and/or across digital platforms, and is co-produced & distributed through partnerships with premier global entertainment companies. WWE’s film division, led by President Michael Luisi, is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.
WWE Studios recently launched genre label EREBUS PICTURES with KISS Icon Gene Simmons; with the first film being Armed Response starring Wesley Snipes, Anne Heche, Dave Annable and WWE Superstar Seth Rollins®. Films from WWE Studios include The Call with Halle Berry and WWE Superstar David Otunga®, Oculus directed by Mike Flanagan starring Karen Gillan and Katee Sackhoff, Dead Man Down with Colin Farrell and WWE Superstar Wade Barrett®, Incarnate starring Aaron Eckhart and featuring WWE Superstar Mark Henry®, The Resurrection of Gavin Stone starring Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes and WWE Legend Shawn Michaels®; and animated films, Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania, Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery, Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Speed Demon, The Flintstones Stone Age Smackdown and The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-Wrestlemania.
Upcoming films from WWE Studios include Fighting With My Family, written and directed by Stephen Merchant and featuring Dwayne ‘The Rock®’ Johnson, Florence Pugh, Jack Lowden, Lena Headey and Nick Frost, the Sundance film Sleight starring Jacob Latimore, Dulé Hill and Seychelle Gabriel, Killing Hasselhoff starring Ken Jeong and David Hasselhoff, and Brother’s Blood starring Trey Songz and WWE Superstar R-Truth®.