PARAMOUNT HOME MEDIA DISTRIBUTION TO OFFER PROVOCATIVE DRAMA ADORE STARRING NAOMI WATTS AND ROBIN WRIGHT ON VOD SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
HOLLYWOOD, CA (July 23, 2013) – As part of an agreement with Exclusive Releasing, Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) will be distributing the compelling and thought-provoking drama Adore on VOD in the United States beginning September 6, 2013, the same day the film will debut in theaters from Exclusive Media. Starring
Naomi Watts and Robin Wright, the film marks the English-language directorial debut of Anne Fontaine (Coco Before Chanel) and was written for the screen by Academy Award®-winner Christopher Hampton (Best Adapted Screenplay, Dangerous Liaisons, 1988), based on the novel by Nobel Prize for Literature winner Doris Lessing.
“Adore has a phenomenal cast, a provocative storyline and filmmakers with an outstanding pedigree,” said Amy Reinhard, executive vice president and general manager of Paramount Domestic Home Media Distribution. “We are really looking forward to working in tandem with Exclusive Media to bring this compelling film to a wide variety of platforms for the in-home consumer.”
In addition to VOD, PHMD will be distributing the film on disc and via digital platforms in the U.S. and the U.K. PHMD will also handle all TV licensing in the UK and basic cable sales in the US.
Set in an Australian seaside town of otherworldly beauty, Adore follows two women’s plunge into uncharted waters as they explore the intricacies of love, family, morality and passion. Watts and Wright deliver riveting performances as two life-long friends who become romantically involved with each other’s sons.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment, digital and television 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 Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for certain DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.