=Updated with front and rear artwork for all three physical releases= Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of ‘US’, the latest acclaimed film […]
=Updated with front and rear artwork for all three physical releases= Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of ‘US’, the latest acclaimed film from Jordan Peele. The film will arrive home early on Digital beginning June 4 and will be followed by the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD releases on June 18, 2019. Continue after the jump to check out the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings, disc specs and more.
EXPERIENCE THE MYSTERIOUS AND SOCIALLY-PROVOCATIVE HORROR FILM FROM ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER JORDAN PEELE
DIGITAL JUNE 4, 2019 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM, DVD AND ON DEMAND JUNE 18, 2019 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Universal City, California, April 30, 2019 – Academy Award® winner Jordan Peele follows the success of his blockbuster hit, GET OUT, with the masterfully executed and viscerally terrifying US. Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with a score of 94%, the film is being hailed as “a colossal cinematic achievement” (Richard Brody, The New Yorker) and is “meant to be watched over and over” (Emily Yoshida, New York Magazine/Vulture). Fans around the world can now untether the truth with more than 50 minutes of bonus features delving deep into the mind of Jordan Peele, his filmmaking process and the symbolism behind US. The global sensation arrives on Digital on June 4, 2019, as well as on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on June 18, 2019.
Featuring incredible must-see performances from Academy Award® winner Lupita Nyong’o (Black Panther, 12 Years a Slave), Winston Duke (Black Panther), Emmy® winner Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Mad Men”) and Tim Heidecker (The Comedy, “Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories”), US is “the most out-of-the-box horror film of the past decade,” (Nathaniel Brail, Heroic Hollywood). Movie enthusiasts and horror fans alike can watch US again and again to unravel its darkest secrets. Doppelgängers. Hands Across America. The Nutcracker. Rabbits. 11:11. The key themes and imagery from US are unpacked and explained in exceptional bonus content such as The Duality of US featurette where Jordan Peele talks in-depth about many of the ideas behind the film.
Set along the North California coastline, Adelaide Wilson (Nyong’o) reluctantly returns to her beachside childhood home with her family and finds that she is haunted by unresolved trauma from her past along with a string of eerie coincidences. As darkness falls after a tense day at the beach, the Wilsons discover four figures standing in their driveway. They soon realize this is only the beginning of their troubles as they find that the four figures are terrifying and uncanny opponents: doppelgängers of themselves.
EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURE ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM & DIGITAL:
Scene Explorations – The making of three iconic scenes from the film including the Tyler house massacre, Jason’s abduction and Adelaide’s underground flashback.
Seven Second Massacre
It’s a Trap
I Just Want My Little Girl Back
BONUS FEATURES on 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL:
The Duality of US – Jordan Peele goes in-depth on some of the key themes and imagery in US– including Doppelgängers, Hands Across America, The Nutcracker dance scene, rabbits and the infamous 11:11 coincidence.
The Monsters Within US – Examine how the great cast were able to find their characters, whether they were playing one of the Wilsons or their sinister doppelgängers.
Tethered Together: Making USTwice – Making of a movie is hard. Making a movie where all the main cast play dual roles can be downright mind-bending. In this piece, filmmakers, cast, and crew discuss some of the technical challenges to making the film, as well as some of the design choices for the characters.
Redefining a Genre: Jordan Peele’s Brand of Horror – In the space of two films, Jordan Peele has set himself apart as an invaluable artistic voice. Hear cast and filmmakers highlight what makes him so unique, as well as Jordan’s own thoughts on his inspirations and the relationship between horror and comedy.
Becoming Red – Using behind-the-scenes footage from between takes, we take a closer look at Lupita Nyong’o’s intense and mesmerizing performance as “Red.”
I Am Not Even Near You
The P is Silent
I Wanna Go Home
We’re All Dying – Hilarious outtakes from the conversation between Winston Duke and Tim Heidecker on the beach.
As Above, So Below: Grand Pas de Deux – An extended version of the dance sequence from the film, cutting between adolescent Adelaide at her recital to Red in the Underpass.
The film will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack (4K Ultra HD+ Blu-rayTM + Digital). Bonus features on the 4K Ultra HD will all be delivered in stunning 4K resolution.
4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for 4X sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio.
Blu-rayTM delivers a pristine HD picture and theater-quality surround sound.
Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app that simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-rayTM and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. MOVIES ANYWHERE is only available in the United States. For more information, visit https://moviesanywhere.com.
FILMMAKERS: Cast: Lupita Nyong’O, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker Music By: Michael Abels Costume Designer: Kym Barrett Editor: Nicholas Monsour Production Designer: Ruth De Jong Director of Photography: Michael Gioulakis Executive Producers: Daniel Lupi and Beatriz Sequeira Produced By: Sean McKittrick, p.g.a,, Jason Blum, and Ian Cooper, p.g.a. Written, Produced, and Directed By: Jordan Peele
TECHNICAL INFORMATION 4K ULTRA HD: Street Date: June 18, 2019 Selection Number: 61201558 (US) / 61201863 (CDN) Layers: BD 100 / Aspect Ratio: 16.9 2.39:1 Widescreen Rating: Rated R for violence/terror, and language Video: 2160p UHD Dolby Vision/HDR10 Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish Languages/Sound: English Dolby Atmos, English Dolby Digital 2.0, French and Spanish Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 Run Time: Sean McKittrick, p.g.a,, Jason Blum, and Ian Cooper, p.g.a.
US 4K Ultra HD is available in Dolby Vision™. Leveraging the HDR innovation that powers Dolby’s most advanced cinemas around the world, Dolby Vision transforms the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors.
TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAYTM: Street Date: June 18, 2019 Selection Number: 61201423 (US) / 61201427 (CDN) Layers: BD 50 / Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Widescreen Rating: Rated R for violence/terror, and language. Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish Languages/Sound: English Dolby Atmos, English Dolby Digital 2.0, French and Spanish Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 Run Time: 1 Hour and 56 Minutes
TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: Street Date: June 18, 2019 Selection Number: 61200733 (US) / 61201426 (CDN) Layers: DVD 9 / Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Anamorphic Widescreen Rating: Rated R for violence/terror, and language. Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish Languages/Sound: English, French, and Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0 Run Time: 1 Hour and 56 Minutes
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