USHE Press Release: The Grey (DVD)

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    Academy Award®-Nominee Liam Neeson Stars in the

    Exhilarating Action-Packed Survival Epic




    THE GREY


    Available on Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet, DVD and Digital Download

    From Universal Studios Home Entertainment


    May 22, 2012

    Hold on tight! It’s a true call of the wild! Terrifically exciting!”—Peter Travers, Rolling Stone


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    Universal City, Calif. (March 20, 2012) – When a plane crashes in the remote Alaskan wilderness, the survivors must battle extreme weather conditions, devastating injuries and a pack of rogue wolves in order to stay alive in the riveting action adventure The Grey, coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet, as well as DVD, Digital Download and On Demand on May 22, 2012, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Starring Academy Award®-nominee Liam Neeson (Schindler’s List, Taken), The Grey pits man against nature in a non-stop, life-or-death battle that Jake Hamilton of FOX-TV calls “mesmerizing, electrifying and terrifying,” adding, “The Grey is a viciously unnerving epic adventure that will hunt you with excitement, bury you in panic and outright scare the hell out of you.”



    Directed by Joe Carnahan (The A-Team, Smokin Aces) and starring Dermot Mulroney (J. Edgar, Big Miracle),

    Frank Grillo (Warrior, Minority Report), James Badge Dale (Shame, The Departed), Joe Anderson (Across the Universe,

    Love Happens), Dallas Roberts (3:10 to Yuma, Walk the Line) and Nonso Anozie (Atonement, RocknRolla), The Grey has been proclaimed Spell-binding!” by Chris Parente, KDVR-TV FOX, and “intense, action-packed and smart” by Kevin McCarthy, CBS Radio.




    The Grey Blu-ray Combo Pack delivers the film in perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound and features bonus content including deleted scenes and feature commentary by co-writer and director Joe Carnahan and editors Roger Barton (Transformers: Dark of the Moon) and Jason Hellmann (G-Force). The Blu-ray Combo Pack also includes UltraViolet™, a DVD, and a Digital Copy of the film – so consumers can truly enjoy the movie anytime, anywhere, on the device of their choice! UltraViolet is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows and put them in the cloud. From there, they can download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones. In addition, consumers can redeem a Digital Copy of the film from a variety of retail partners, who offer many viewing options including iTunes®, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch,Android, connected televisions, Blu-ray player apps, and more!


    BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAY & DVD:

    • Feature Commentary with Co-Writer/Director Joe Carnahan and Editors Roger Barton and Jason Hellmann

    • Deleted Scenes


    BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVELY ON BLU-RAY:

    • UltraViolet™: The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, store them in the cloud, and download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones. Currently available in the United States only.

    • Digital Copy: Viewers can redeem a digital version of the full-length movie from a choice of retail partners to watch on an array of electronic and portable devices.

    • U-Control:


      Picture-in-Picture: Featuring pre-visualization and storyboard comparisons of some the film’s most exciting scenes.

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    pocket BLU App: The popular free pocket BLU app for smartphones is now even better with newly updated versions for iPad®, Android tablets, PC and Macintosh computers, with features made especially to take advantage of the devices’ larger screens and high resolution displays.
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    Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live functions with ease.
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    Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the film.
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    Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on the go, anytime, anywhere.
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    Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.
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    Keyboard: Entering data is fast and easy with your device’s intuitive keyboard.
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    BD-LIVE: Access the BD-LiveCenter through your Internet-connected player to access the latest trailers, exclusive content and more!


    SYNOPSIS


    Liam Neeson stars as John Ottway, a sharpshooting wolf hunter who becomes an unlikely hero, leading a group of oilrig roughnecks on a death-defying backwoods trek through the Alaskan wilderness. When a plane transporting them to Anchorage crashes on a remote mountaintop, eight survivors must find their way back to civilization or perish in a frozen wasteland. With Ottway as their guide, the ravaged group faces hostile terrain with limited supplies. Most terrifyingly, they are stalked by a pack of fierce and cunning wolves. In order to survive, they will have to turn the tables on the ferocious predators in an unparalleled wilderness adventure.

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    CAST AND FILMMAKERS:


    Cast: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo, James Badge Dale, Joe Anderson, Dallas Roberts, Nonso Anozie


    Directed By: Joe Carnahan


    Screenplay By: Joe Carnahan, Ian Mackenzie Jeffers


    Based on the short story by: Ian Mackenzie Jeffers


    Producer: Joe Carnahan, Jules Daly, Mickey Liddell, Ridley Scott,Tony Scott

    Executive Producers: Ross Fanger, Jennifer Hilton Monroe, Bill Johnson, Adi Shankar, Spencer Silna




    Co-Executive Producer: Jim Seibel


    Director of Photography: Masanobu Takayanagi


    Edited By: Roger Barton, Jason Hellmann


    Production Designer: John Willett


    Costume Designer: Courtney Daniel


    Original Music By: Marc Streitenfeld


    TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY:


    Street Date: May 22, 2012


    Copyright: 2012 Universal Studios


    Selection Number: 61122974


    Running Time: 1 Hour, 58 Minutes


    Layers: BD-50


    Picture Format: Widescreen


    Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1


    Rating: Rated R for violence/disturbing content including bloody images, and for pervasive language


    Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish


    Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0



    TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:


    Street Date: May 22, 2012


    Copyright: 2012 Universal Studios


    Selection Number: 61121413


    Running Time: 1 Hour, 58 Minutes


    Layers: Dual Layer


    Picture Format: Anamorphic Widescreen


    Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1


    Rating: Rated R for violence/disturbing content including bloody images, and for pervasive language


    Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French


    Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
     

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