Paramount Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their 17th entry in the ongoing ‘Paramount Presents’ Blu-ray line; ‘Mommie Dearest’ starring Faye Dunaway. The cult classic will arrive home on Blu-ray for the first time in celebration of its fortieth anniversary on June 1, 2021. Continue below to check out the full announcement for the release.
Newly Restored for Its 40th Anniversary,
Cult Classic Arrives on Blu-ray™ for the First Time
Latest Addition to the Paramount Presents Line Debuts June 1, 2021
with New Special Features
The endlessly quotable and unforgettable drama MOMMIE DEAREST celebrates its 40th anniversary with a brand-new Blu-ray in the Paramount Presents line, debuting June 1, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
Newly restored from a 4K film transfer, MOMMIE DEAREST is presented in a limited-edition Blu-ray Disc™ with collectible packaging featuring a foldout image of the film’s theatrical poster and an interior spread with key movie moments. The Blu-ray includes a new Filmmaker Focus with biographer Justin Bozung on the film and its director Frank Perry, a new audio commentary with American drag queen Hedda Lettuce, access to a Digital copy of the film, as well as previously released bonus content. Special features are detailed below:
- Commentary by American drag queen Hedda Lettuce –NEW!
- Filmmaker Focus: Biographer Justin Bozung on director Frank Perry –NEW!
- Commentary by filmmaker John Waters
- The Revival of Joan
- Life with Joan
- Joan Lives On
- Photo Gallery
- Original Theatrical Trailer
Based on Christina Crawford’s controversial best-selling tell-all novel, MOMMMIE DEAREST features a powerhouse performance by Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford, struggling for her career while battling the inner demons of her private life. While the public Crawford was a strong-willed, glamorous object of admiration, behind the scenes is a private Crawford—the woman desperate to be a single mother and trying to survive in a devastating industry that swallows careers thoughtlessly.
About Paramount Presents
This collectible line spans celebrated classics to film-lover favorites, each from the studio’s renowned library. Every Paramount Presents release features never-before-seen bonus content and exclusive collectible packaging. Additional titles available in the Paramount Presents collection on Blu-ray include: Fatal Attraction, King Creole, To Catch a Thief, Flashdance, Days of Thunder, Pretty In Pink, Airplane!, Ghost, Roman Holiday, The Haunting, The Golden Child, Trading Places, The Court Jester, Love Story, Elizabethtown, and The Greatest Show on Earth.
About Paramount Home Entertainment
Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHE 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 Television Studios, Paramount Players, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHE additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
Paramount Presents: MOMMIE DEAREST
Street Date: June 1, 2021
U.S. Rating: PG
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