Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of the thriller ‘A Simple Favor’ directed by Paul Feig and starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively. The […]
Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of the thriller ‘A Simple Favor’ directed by Paul Feig and starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively. The film will arrive home early on Digital December 11, followed by the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD releases on December 18, 2018. Hit the jump to read the full announcement for the release featuring bonus content listings and disc specs, plus artwork for all three physical releases and more.
“A SINUOUS THRILLER WITH AS MANY TWISTS AND TURNS AS A MOUNTAIN ROAD.”
Maureen Lee Lenker, Entertainment Weekly
Can You Keep a Secret?
Unravel the Mystery on Digital December 11 and on 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, and DVD on December 18 from Lionsgate®
4K Ultra HD™ to Include
SANTA MONICA, CA (October 31, 2018) – Experience a stylish thriller that’s “wildly entertaining” (Indiewire) when A Simple Favor arrives on Digital December 11 and on 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital), Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and On Demand December 18 from Lionsgate. Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, Trolls) and Blake Lively (The Shallows, The Age of Adaline, TV’s “Gossip Girl”) star in this “delicious adult thriller” (Forbes) from the darker side of director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters, TV’s “Freaks and Geek,” TV’s “The Office”), based on the novel by Darcey Bell and written for the screen by Jessica Sharzer. From the producers of The Heat, Spy, and Snatched, Feig and Jessie Henderson, A Simple Favor is full of twists, betrayals, secrets, murder, and revenge. The Rotten Tomatoes Certified Fresh™ film also stars Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians), Andrew Rannells (TV’s “Girls,” TV’s “The Knick”), Linda Cardellini (TV’s “Freaks and Geeks,” Hunter Killer), and Rupert Friend (TV’s “Homeland”).
A Simple Favor centers around Stephanie (Kendrick), a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s (Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town. Stephanie is joined by Emily’s husband Sean (Golding) in this stylish thriller filled with twists and betrayals, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty, and murder and revenge.
Take home A Simple Favor and dive headfirst into the twists and turns of this thrilling dark comedy with 3 audio commentaries with the cast and crew, 8 making-of featurettes, a gag reel, deleted scenes, and an alternate ending. Experience four times the resolution of Full HD with 4K which is joined by Dolby Vision™ HDR, bringing the stunning cinematography of this stylist thriller to life. When compared to a standard picture, Dolby Vision can deliver spectacular colors never before seen on a screen, highlights that are up to 40 times brighter, and blacks that are 10 times darker. The A Simple Favor 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $42.99, $39.99, and $29.95, respectively.
Rating: R for sexual content and language throughout, some graphic nude images, drug use and violence.
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Suspense
Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 117 Minutes
4K Ultra HD™ Format: 2160p Ultra High Definition 16×9 2.00:1 Presentation with Dolby Vision™
BD Format: 1080p High Definition 16×9 2.00:1 Presentation
DVD Format: 16×9 2.00:1 Presentation
4K Audio: English 7.1 Dolby Audio™ with Dolby TrueHD™, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Audio, English Descriptive Audio
BD Audio: English 7.1 Dolby Audio with Dolby TrueHD, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Audio English Descriptive Audio
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English Descriptive Audio
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