Universal bring you Undercover Brother this August

Universal Pictures Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Undercover Brother to rent on 21st July 2003 and to buy from 18th August 2003 with a retail price of £19.99. Dubbed as a hilarious all action cross between Shaft and Austin Powers, Undercover Brother will be well served by its DVD release that offers the following features...

  • Anamorphic Widescreen transfer (TBC)
  • English DD5.1 Audio (TBC)
  • Outrageous alternate ending with director’s comments
  • Outakes
  • Original short animated films of the character that inspired the making of the movie
  • Deleted scenes with director’s comments
  • Snoop Dogg music video “Undercova Funk (Give Up The Funk)”
  • Welcome To The Brotherhood – Behind the scenes making of Undercover Brother
  • Feature commentary with Eddie Griffin
  • Commentary with Director Malcolm D. Lee
  • Theatrical trailers of ‘The Hulk’ and ‘Johnny English’
Here is a look at the cover artwork and the promotional text from the PR.

Undercover Brother is a super hero like no other. Funky, sexy and proud to be black, he possesses a cool sense of style, a smooth way with the ladies and an enormous Afro. Dressed for action in his flares, platforms and medallion, he has a hunger for justice and is ready to get down with the groove and take care of business. A hilarious all action cross between Shaft and Austin Powers, Undercover Brother will be available to rent on video and DVD from Universal Pictures Video on 21st July and to buy on 18th August 2003.

Blasted from the past and arriving in a super cool gold Cadillac loaded with gadgets, Undercover Brother (Eddie Griffin) is recruited by a dedicated group of good guys known as the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D. to infiltrate a sinister underground movement headed by The Man. Leading the evil perpetrators of Operation Whitewash, The Man has already drugged the first black presidential candidate into thinking that he’d rather sell fried chicken and is now brainwashing the rest of the population.

Joining forces with the sassy Sistah Girl (Aunjaune Ellis), only our hero can stop them but must first undergo an agonising crash course in white culture and trade in his funky wardrobe for a disguise of tennis sweaters and penny loafers as preppy nerd Anton Jackson.

On discovering the deception, the evil leader’s ruthless right arm, Mr Feather (Chris Kattan) dispatches the conspiracy’s sexy secret weapon and black man’s kryptonite, Penelope Snow (Denise Richards) – otherwise known as the White She Devil.

He’s one cool fighter on the streets but can Undercover Brother handle the action between the sheets…. the fate of brothers and sisters worldwide depends upon it.

Starring James Brown in a cameo appearance and featuring an exceptionally funky soundtrack, Undercover Brother is directed by Malcolm D. Lee (The Best Man). The screenplay for Undercover Brother was written by John Ridley and Michael McCullers, co-writer of the Austin Powers sequels, and cast credits include Eddie Griffin (Double Take), Chris Kattan (A Night At the Roxbury), Aunjaune Ellis (Men Of Honour) and Denise Richards (The World Is Not Enough, Starship Troopers).

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