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#1 of 1 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted October 16 2012 - 09:37 AM


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The perfect thrill ride.” - Joel Amos, MovieFanatic.com


A snappy, fast-paced thriller that provides a genuine rush …” - Randy Myers, San Jose Mercury News




Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Michael Shannon Star in the Non-Stop Action Thriller From the Writer of War of the Worlds

and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull


Bonus Materials Include Two Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes


Debuting on Blu-ray & DVD with UltraViolet December 21st



CULVER CITY, CALIF. (October 16, 2012) – Two-time Golden Globe® nominee Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Looper) delivers pulse-pounding excitement in the action-packed thriller PREMIUM RUSH, coming

onto Blu-ray and DVD with UltraViolet Monday, December 21st from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film also stars Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon (Best Supporting Actor, Revolutionary Road, 2008), Jamie Chung (Suckerpunch), and Dania Ramirez (American Reunion). Bonus materials include two behind-the-scenes featurettes: “The Starting Line: Meet the Cast,” which highlights the cast and

creative development, and “Behind the Wheels: Featurette on the Action, Stunts and Chases,” providing a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to do one of the riskiest jobs around.



Dodging speeding cars, crazed cabbies and eight million cranky pedestrians is all in a day’s work for Wilee (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), the best of New York’s agile and aggressive bicycle messengers. It takes a special breed to ride the fixie - super lightweight, single-gear bikes with no brakes and riders who are equal part skilled cyclists and nutcases who risk becoming a smear on the pavement every time they head into traffic.

But a guy who’s used to putting his life on the line is about to get more than even he is used to when his last envelope of the day - a routine “premium rush” run - turns into a life or death chase through the streets

of Manhattan. Also starring Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez and Jamie Chung.


David Koepp directed PREMIUM RUSH; it was written by David Koepp and John Kamps and was produced by Gavin Polone.


Bonus Features Include:

§  Two featurettes:

§  “The Starting Line – Meet The Cast”

§  “Behind The Wheels – Featurette on the Action, Stunts and Chases”


PREMIUM RUSH has a running time of 91 minutes and is rated PG-13 for some violence, intense action sequences and language.


Artwork and digital clips are available for download at www.sphepublicity.com.

Visit Sony Home Entertainment on the Web at www.SonyPictures.com.


Academy Award® is the registered trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.



UltraViolet is an entirely new way to collect and enjoy your digital entertainment, giving you the power to instantly access your movies and TV shows with unprecedented flexibility.  For more information, visit www.uvvu.com.


About Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is a Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) company. Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation.

SPE’s global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; a global channel network; digital content creation

and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of entertainment in more than 159 countries. For additional information, go to http://www.sonypictures.com/.



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