Contest: TEXAS RISING (2015) Blu-ray: The Alamo was Just the Beginning [History]

Bill Paxton Texas Rising

Texas Rising Contest Giveaway Sweepstakes. This Texas Rising Blu-ray contest, giveaway, sweepstakes illustrates Texas Rising‘s release on DVD and Blu-ray on September 1, 2015.

Texas Rising‘s plot synopsis: “HISTORY® brings to life the thrilling, gut-wrenching and inspiring true story of how the state of Texas fought for their independence from the commanding rule of the Mexican General Santa Anna (Martinez), ultimately forming one of America’s oldest and most legendary law enforcement agencies – The Texas Rangers. From rough-hewn Rangers with guns on their hips to the legendary “Yellow Rose of Texas” (Addai-Robinson), whose brains were matched only by her beauty, this is a story of the human spirit rising in the face of insurmountable odds and claiming a piece of history for themselves.”

Texas Rising is directed by two-time Academy Award®-nominated director Roland Joffé (Best Director, The Mission,1986; Best Director, The Killing Fields, 1985). The action-packed Western features an all-star cast, including Golden Globe® nominee Bill Paxton (Best Actor in a TV Series, “Big Love,” 2010), who himself is a direct descendant of the character he plays, Sam Houston; Brendan Fraser (The Mummy), Ray Liotta (Goodfellas); Jeffrey Dean Morgan (TV’s “The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe”); Thomas Jane (HBO’s “Hung”); Olivier Martinez (Unfaithful); Cynthia Addai-Robinson (TV’s “Arrow”); Chad Michael Murray (TV’s “One Tree Hill”) and Max Thieirot (TV’s “Bates Motel”).

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Texas Rising Bluray

One (1) winner will receive:

– (1) Texas Rising Blu-ray

You can enter daily through the Rafflecopter form below:

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All entries must be in by September 28, 2015 at 11:59pm EST. US entries only. Void where prohibited.


* “Capturing the Revolution: Filming Texas Rising” featurette
* “Sam Houston: A Man of the Revolution” featurette
* “General Santa Anna: Leading Mexico” featurette

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