Paramount Home Media Distribution has sent over details officially announcing and detailing their home entertainment releases of ‘Rings’. The latest entry in the horror franchise will arrive home early on Digital HD in just a couple of weeks on April 21, followed by the Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD releases on May 2, 2017. Hit the jump to read the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings, disc specs and more, plus artwork for both physical releases.
PREPARE FOR THE TERRIFYING NEW CHAPTER IN THE GROUNDBREAKING RING FRANCHISE
Samara Returns on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack May 2, 2017
The Horror Begins Early on Digital HD April 21
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The legend of Samara takes a chilling turn in the new chapter of the hit Ring franchise, RINGS, which comes calling on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 2, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Dare to watch on Digital HD two weeks early on April 21.
When a radical college professor (Johnny Galecki, “The Big Bang Theory”) finds the mysterious video rumored to kill viewers seven days after watching, he enlists his students in a dangerous experiment to uncover the secrets behind the Samara legend. When the deadly video goes viral, they must figure out a way to break the curse and defeat Samara before her evil is unleashed upon the world. But, how do you stop her when she’s everywhere? RINGS also stars Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz (Summertime), Alex Roe (The 5th Wave), Aimee Teegarden (“Friday Night Lights”) and Vincent D’Onofrio (“Law & Order: Criminal Intent”).
The RINGS Blu-ray Combo Pack features over 45 minutes of terrifying bonus content including deleted and extended scenes and a nail-biting alternate ending. Plus, go behind-the-scenes with interviews with the cast and crew as they discuss the new chapter in the iconic Ring franchise, dare to discover the real Samara, and more! Buy RINGS on Blu-ray Combo Pack and complete the circle with a bonus Digital HD of both The Ring and The Ring Two, for a limited time only.
RINGS Blu-ray Combo Pack
The RINGS Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film as well as the following:
- Feature film in high definition
- Bonus Content:
- Terror Comes Full Circle
- Resurrecting the Dead: Bringing Samara Back
- Scary Scenes
- Deleted/Extended/Alternate Scenes
- Feature film in standard definition
RINGS Single-Disc DVD
The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The disc includes the film in standard definition.
Paramount Pictures presents a Parkes+MacDonald Imagenation production “Rings.” Executive music producer Hans Zimmer. Music by Matthew Margeson. Costume designer Christopher Peterson. Edited by Steven Mirkovich, ACE and Jeremiah O’Driscoll. Production designer Kevin Kavanaugh. Director of photography Sharone Meir. Executive producers Amy Sayres, Ehren Kruger, Mike Macari, Neal Edelstein, Christopher Bender, J.C. Spink and Roy Lee. Produced by Walter F. Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. Story by David Loucka and Jacob Estes. Screenplay by David Loucka and Jacob Estes and Akiva Goldsman. Directed by F. Javier Gutierrez.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, consumer products, and digital content for audiences in 180 countries and territories. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
Street Date: April 21, 2017 (Digital HD)
May 2, 2017 (Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand)
U.S. Rating: PG-13 for violence/terror, thematic elements, some sexuality and brief drug material
Canadian Rating: 14A for violence, frightening scenes