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Press Release Lionsgate Press Release: The Professor (Blu-ray)

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    Street Date: 7/16/19


    Blu-ray™ + Digital SRP: $21.99
    DVD SRP: $19.98


    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

    Oscar® nominee Johnny Depp (2007, Best Actor, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street) stars in the hilarious and heartwarming dark comedy The Professor, arriving on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital July 16 from Lionsgate. This film is currently available On Demand. Depp plays a college professor who decides to live his last chapter with reckless abandon after being diagnosed with a terminal illness alongside A-list costars Rosemarie DeWitt, Zoey Deutch, and Golden Globe® nominee Ron Livingston (2002, Best Supporting Actor, TV’s Band of Brothers). Produced by Oscar®-winner Greg Shapiro (2008, Best Picture, The Hurt Locker; with producers Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, and Nicolas Chartier), Braden Aftergood (Hell or High Water), and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Midnight Special), and written and directed by Wayne Roberts, this rogueishly humorous and touching film is not to be missed!. The Professor Blu-ray and DVD will include a making-of featurette and will be available for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.



    OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

    Johnny Depp delivers a wickedly funny performance as Richard, a buttoned-down college lecturer who, after learning he has six months to live, transforms into a rebellious party animal. To the shock of his wife (Roasmarie DeWitt) and school chancellor (Ron Livingston) — and the delight of his students — Richard leads a hilarious crusade against authority and hypocrisy in this dark comedy costarring Zoey Deutch.



    BLU-RAY / DVD / DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES

    · “Death and How to Live It: Making The Professor” Featurette



    CAST

    Johnny Depp Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of

    Fleet Street, Rango

    Rosemarie DeWitt Black Mirror, La La Land, The United States of Tara

    Zoey Deutch The Disaster Artist, Vampire Academy, Flower

    Ron Livingston The Conjuring, Swingers, Office Space, Boardwalk Empire



    PROGRAM INFORMATION

    Year of Production: 2018

    Title Copyright: The Professor © 2018 RSG Financing and Distribution, LLC. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2019 Saban Films LLC. All Rights Reserved.

    Type: Theatrical Release

    Rating: R for for language, sexual content and some drug use.

    Genre: Comedy

    Closed-Captioned: N/A

    Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

    Feature Run Time: 91 Minutes

    Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition, 16x9 1.85:1 Presentation

    DVD Format: 16x9 1.85:1 Presentation

    Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™

    DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio


     
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