‘The Circle’; Arrives On Digital HD July 18 & On Blu-ray & DVD August 1, 2017 From Lionsgate

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of ‘The Circle’ starring Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. The film will be available to own early on Digital HD beginning July 18, followed by the Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD releases on August 1, 2017. Continue after the jump to read the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings, disc specs, artwork for both physical releases, and more.

The Circle is a swankly sinister little mind-teaser of a thriller. It’s a nightmare vision of what digital culture is turning all of us into, with all of our help.— Owen Gleiberman, Variety

The Timely Thriller Starring Oscar® Winner Tom Hanks and Emma Watson Arrives on Blu-ray™& DVD on August 1

Digital HD Available July 18

SANTA MONICA, CA (June 13, 2017) –Based on the international best-seller by Dave Eggers, The Circle arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD) and DVD August 1from Lionsgate; with Digital HD on July 18 and On Demand on August 1 from EuropaCorp.Capturing the phenomenon of today’s social media and the consequences of being permanently checked in, the gripping modern thriller is directed and co-written for the screen by James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now) and Dave Eggers (A Hologram for the King), and features an all-star cast, including Emma Watson (Beauty and the Beast), Oscar®winner Tom Hanks (Best Actor, Forrest Gump, 1994), John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy), Ellar Coltrane (Boyhood), Emmy® winner Patton Oswalt (Writing for Variety Special, “Talking for Clapping,” 2016), Glenne Headly (“The Night Of”),and Golden Globe®nominee Bill Paxton (Best Actor, Television – Drama, “Big Love,” 2010) in his final role.

When Mae (Watson) is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey (Hanks), to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics, and ultimately, her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family, and all of humanity.

The home entertainment release of The Circle features all-new bonus content, including three featurettes chronicling the making of the film, a look at the future of technology, and an interview with Tom Hanks and James Ponsdolt reminiscing about their work with Bill Paxton,The Circle will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

 

BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • “No More Secrets: Completing The Circle— A Four-Part Series” Featurette
  • “The Future Won’t Wait: Design and Technology” Featurette
  • “A True Original: Remembering Bill Paxton” Featurette

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2017

Title Copyright: Program Content and Package Artwork: ©2017 InSplitter, L.P. All Rights Reserved.Package Design and Summary: © 2017 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating:PG-13 for a sexual situation, brief strong language and some thematic elements including drug use

Genre:Thriller, Drama

Closed-Captioned:NA

Subtitles: Spanish Subtitles and English SDH

Feature Run Time:110Minutes

Blu-ray™ Format: 1080p High Definition,16×9 Widescreen 2.40:1 Presentation

DVD Format:16×9 Widescreen 2.40:1 Presentation

Blu-ray™ Audio:English 5.1 DTS-HDMaster Audio™

DVD Audio:English 5.1Dolby Digital Audio

 

ABOUT LIONSGATE

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) is a vertically integrated next generation global content leader with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, premium pay television networks, home entertainment, global distribution and sales, interactive ventures and games and location-based entertainment.

With the acquisition of Starz, Lionsgate adds to its portfolio of businesses the flagship STARZ premium pay network serving 24.3 million subscribers and the STARZ ENCORE platform with 31 million subscribers. The combined company will operate five over-the-top (OTT) streaming services and the STARZ app delivering content directly to consumers.

The Company’s feature film business spans eight labels and includes the blockbuster The Hunger Games franchise, the Now You See Me series, the box office smash La La Land, which won six Academy Awards®, the hit franchise sequel John Wick: Chapter Two, double Oscar winner Hacksaw RidgeTyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween, The Shack, Saban’s Power Rangers, CBS Films/Lionsgate’s Hell or High Water, Roadside Attractions’ critically-acclaimed Manchester by the Sea, Codeblack Films’ breakout concert film Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain and Pantelion Films’ Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S., and recent breakout hit How To Be A Latin Lover.

One of the largest independent television businesses in the world, Lionsgate’s slate of premium quality series encompasses nearly 90 shows on more than 40 different networks. These include the ground-breaking Orange is the New Black, the fan favorite Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show, the hit drama The Royals, the acclaimed Casual, the breakout success Greenleaf, the network reality shows Kicking & Screaming and the eagerly-anticipated Candy Crush, and hit STARZ series including OutlanderBlack SailsSurvivor’s Remorse and Power, the second highest-rated premium pay television series of 2016.

Lionsgate’s home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rates. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of more than 16,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as a foundation for the growth of the Company’s core businesses. The Lionsgate, Summit Entertainment and Starz brands are synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.

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