Priority Records to Release Soundtrack to 'Training Day'

Film Stars Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke

And Features Appearances by Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and Macy Gray



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Priority Records

    LOS ANGELES, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that the
 seminal hip hop record label Priority Records will release the soundtrack to
 "Training Day," a Warner Bros. Pictures film, in association with Village
 Roadshow Pictures and NPV Entertainment, starring Academy Award-winner Denzel
 Washington and gifted actor Ethan Hawke.  The film also stars Scott Glenn and
 Cliff Curtis.
     In addition to the film's celebrated stars, a trio of music luminaries
 makes appearances in "Training Day."  The ever-popular rapper Snoop Dogg,
 hip-hop super producer and artist Dr. Dre and the acclaimed singer/songwriter
 Macy Gray all have parts in the hard-hitting film.
     The soundtrack, which is being Executive Produced by Priority's David
 Ehrlich and music supervised by John Houlihan ("Charlie's Angels," both Austin
 Powers movies, "Freddie Got Fingered"), will feature a host of cutting edge
 artists, reflecting the gritty atmosphere of Los Angeles' city streets.
     A gripping drama set in the shadowy world of undercover police work,
 "Training Day" tells the story of a veteran L.A.P.D. narcotics officer
 (Washington) who guides an idealistic rookie (Hawke) through his first day on
 the brutal inner-city beat.
     An Outlaw Production directed by Antoine Fuqua ("The Replacement
 Killers"), from an original screenplay written by David Ayer ("U-571"),
 "Training Day" is produced by Jeffrey Silver and Bobby Newmyer ("The Santa
 Clause," "sex, lies and videotape").  Davis Guggenheim and Bruce Berman ("Miss
 Congeniality," "The Matrix") are the executive producers, with David
 Wisnievitz, Scott Strauss and David Ayer serving as co-producers.  The
 composer is Mark Mancina.
 
 

SOURCE Priority Records
    LOS ANGELES, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that the
 seminal hip hop record label Priority Records will release the soundtrack to
 "Training Day," a Warner Bros. Pictures film, in association with Village
 Roadshow Pictures and NPV Entertainment, starring Academy Award-winner Denzel
 Washington and gifted actor Ethan Hawke.  The film also stars Scott Glenn and
 Cliff Curtis.
     In addition to the film's celebrated stars, a trio of music luminaries
 makes appearances in "Training Day."  The ever-popular rapper Snoop Dogg,
 hip-hop super producer and artist Dr. Dre and the acclaimed singer/songwriter
 Macy Gray all have parts in the hard-hitting film.
     The soundtrack, which is being Executive Produced by Priority's David
 Ehrlich and music supervised by John Houlihan ("Charlie's Angels," both Austin
 Powers movies, "Freddie Got Fingered"), will feature a host of cutting edge
 artists, reflecting the gritty atmosphere of Los Angeles' city streets.
     A gripping drama set in the shadowy world of undercover police work,
 "Training Day" tells the story of a veteran L.A.P.D. narcotics officer
 (Washington) who guides an idealistic rookie (Hawke) through his first day on
 the brutal inner-city beat.
     An Outlaw Production directed by Antoine Fuqua ("The Replacement
 Killers"), from an original screenplay written by David Ayer ("U-571"),
 "Training Day" is produced by Jeffrey Silver and Bobby Newmyer ("The Santa
 Clause," "sex, lies and videotape").  Davis Guggenheim and Bruce Berman ("Miss
 Congeniality," "The Matrix") are the executive producers, with David
 Wisnievitz, Scott Strauss and David Ayer serving as co-producers.  The
 composer is Mark Mancina.
 
 SOURCE  Priority Records