NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vladar Company along with EMI's Label Services division announced the January 11th DVD release of the critically acclaimed documentary film "Mr. Immortality: The Life and Times of Twista," chronicling the life of the Chicago rap legend and Grammy-nominated artist, 'Twista.' The timely release of this film poignantly depicts the life of the Hip Hop Superstar as he navigate us through his world and makes a few notable stops in his hometown of Chicago, where murder rates have been rapidly rising, turning it into the most dangerous city in the US. Capture an unprecedented look into Twista's recording sessions and never before seen concert footage as he prepares for his latest album, -- "The Perfect Storm."
This biopic is filled with music stars like Ne-Yo, Jeremih, The Dream, Scott Storch, Big Boi of Outkast and even super stars like Ron Artest from the Lakers and US Congressman Danny Davis. The film will be released through EMI and is directed and produced by Vlad Yudin who recently directed a Hip Hop biopic 'Big Pun: The Legacy' and 'Last Day of Summer' (starring Twilight's Nikki Reed) released in October 2010.
"We explore the world of Twista and also focus heavily on the recent violence that's going on in Chicago," said director Vlad Yudin. "It will be a truly exciting and insightful film."
"I'm really looking forward to the documentary coming out because it's a project we've been workin' on for a little bit and I know it shows a little bit of me that a lot of people haven't seen before," said Twista.
An official site www.Twista-movie.com is now launched, where the trailer is available. XXL Magazine is an official media partner of the film. XXLmag.com will premiere a new preview clip from film prior to the release.
DVD Special Features Include:
- Exclusive footage from the making of Twista's highly anticipated album -- "The Perfect Storm."
- Video "Make a Movie" by Twista featuring Chris Brown
- Making of the documentary -- Behind the Scenes and Deleted Scenes
- Includes all new songs from "The Perfect Storm" album.
Running Time: 83 minutes
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SOURCE The Vladar Company