SPHE Press Release: Youth In Revolt (DVD)

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    “Bursting with smart dialogue, surprising situations and humor!”
    Calvin Wilson / St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    “Smart, cool and frequently hysterical!”
    Steven Rea / Philadelphia Inquirer

    Michael Cera Leads a Hilarious Cast in the
    Outrageous New Comedy That Proves It’s Good to be Bad!

    The Laugh Revolution Begins June 15th on Blu-ray™ and DVD

    Blu-ray Includes movieIQ™+sync, Deleted and Extended Scenes,
    Audition Footage, Director and Cast Commentary and More!

    Culver City, CA (4/12/10) – Join the laugh revolution when the critically hailed new comedy YOUTH IN REVOLT rises up on Blu-ray and DVD this June 22, 2010, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Michael Cera, star of the smash hit films Juno and Superbad, headlines this uproarious tale of a young man who gets in touch with his inner bad boy in order to win the girl of his dreams. Based on the beloved cult novel by C.D. Payne and directed by acclaimed comic filmmaker Miguel Arteta (The Good Girl, Chuck and Buck), YOUTH IN REVOLT is a uniquely clever comedy about teenage lust and rebellion that breaks all the rules. Featuring one of the year’s most hilarious supporting casts, including Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover, Up in the Air), Ray Liotta (Observe and Report, Wild Hogs), Justin Long (He’s Just Not That Into You, Zach and Miri Make a Porno) and Steve Buscemi (Fargo, Pulp Fiction), YOUTH IN REVOLT is guaranteed to incite laugh riots across the nation when it arrives on Blu-ray and DVD!

    YOUTH IN REVOLT comes to Blu-ray and DVD with deliciously good bonus features, including Director and Cast Commentary, Deleted Scenes, Deleted and Extended Animated Sequences, Audition Footage! Exclusively available on the Blu-ray edition is the BD-Live™ enabledmovieIQ™+sync technology, which lets viewers use a laptop or mobile device to connect to real-time information on YOUTH IN REVOLT’s cast, music, trivia and more while watching the movie. Fans of Superbad and Juno won’t want to miss Michael Cera in his “best performance yet” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) when YOUTH IN REVOLT becomes available to own at an SRP of $34.95 (BD) and $28.95 (DVD).

    YOUTH IN REVOLT is the story of Nick Twisp – a unique, but affable teen with a taste for the finer things in life like Sinatra and Fellini – who falls hopelessly in love with the beautiful, free-spirited Sheeni Saunders while on a family vacation. But family, geography and jealous ex-lovers conspire to keep these two apart. With Sheeni’s encouragement, Nick abandons his dull, predictable life and develops a rebellious alter ego: Francois. With his ascot, his moustache and his cigarette, Francois will stop at nothing to be with Sheeni, and leads Nick Twisp on a path of destruction with unpredictable and uproarious consequences.

    YOUTH IN REVOLT is based on the novel “Youth in Revolt: the Adventures of Nick Twisp” by C.D. Payne and was adapted for the screen by Gustin Nash (10, Charlie Bartlett). It was produced by David Permut (Face/Off, Prayers for Bobby) and executive produced by Nan Morales (Coach Carter, Freedom Writers), Bob Weinstein (Inglourious Basterds, The Reader) and Harvey Weinstein (Inglourious Basterds, The Reader). It co-stars Portia Doubleday (18, Legend of the Mummy), Ari Graynor (Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist, Whip It), Rooney Mara (Nightmare on Elm Street, The Social Network), Mary Kay Place (It’s Complicated, TV’s “Big Love”), M. Emmet Walsh (Blade Runner, Midnight Cowboy) and Fred Willard (A Mighty Wind, Best in Show). It was distributed theatrically by The Weinstein Company and has a run time of approximately 90 minutes. It has been rated R for sexual content, language and drug use.

    Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Material
    · Director and Michael Cera Commentary
    · Deleted Scenes
    · Deleted and Extended Animated Sequences
    · Audition Footage

    Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Material
    · movieIQ™+sync - connect to real-time information on the cast, music, trivia and more while watching the movie!

    BD Catalog #: 35124
    UPC Code: 0-43396-35124-0
    SLP: $ 34.95
    DVD Catalog #: 35126
    UPC Code: 0-43396-35126-4
    SLP: $ 28.95
    Order Date for All: 5/20/10

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