Press Release Lionsgate Press Release: Waves (Blu-ray)

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
“An epic family drama bursting with life” (Ann Hornaday, Washington Post) comes home when Waves arrives on Digital January 21 from A24 and on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD February 4 from Lionsgate. Featuring award-winning and up-and-coming talent, Waves stars Golden Globe® and Primetime Emmy® winner Sterling K. Brown (Golden Globe®: 2018, Best Actor in a Television Series — Drama, “This Is Us”. Primetime Emmy®: 2017, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, “This Is Us”; 2016, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”), Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominee Lucas Hedges (Academy Award®: 2017, Best Supporting Actor, Manchester by the Sea. Golden Globe®: 2019, Best Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama, Boy Erased), Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (Luce, Monsters and Men, It Comes at Night), Taylor Russell (“Lost in Space,” Escape Room, “Falling Skies”), Alexa Demie (Mid90s, “Euphoria,” “Ray Donovan”), and Tony Award® winner (2016, Best Featured Actress, Hamilton) Renée Elise Goldsberry (“Altered Carbon,” “The Good Wife,” “One Life to Live”). The special features include a Q&A with the Director and Cast, deleted scenes, and more. Directed and written by Trey Edward Shults in his third consecutive collaboration with A24 (It Comes at Night, Krisha), the Waves Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
Tyler is a high school wrestler on the verge of a full college scholarship under tremendous pressure from his domineering father (Golden Globe® winner Sterling K. Brown). When Tyler is pushed to the brink, his actions threaten to tear his close-knit family apart, deeply affecting his younger sister, who is navigating her own path of growing up and falling in love. With Tony Award®winner Reneé Elise Goldsberry, Oscar® nominee Lucas Hedges, Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Taylor Russell, and Alexa Demie.

BLU-RAY / DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
  • Audio Commentary with Writer-Director Trey Edward Shults and Actor Kelvin Harrison, Jr.
  • “Creating Waves: The Truth in It All” Featurette
  • Q&A with Director and Cast
  • Deleted Scenes


CAST
Sterling K. Brown “This Is Us,” “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,”Black Panther
Lucas Hedges Manchester by the Sea, Lady Bird, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Kelvin Harrison, Jr. Luce, Monsters and Men, It Comes at Night
Taylor Russell “Lost in Space,” Escape Room, “Falling Skies”
Alexa Demie Mid90s, “Euphoria,” “Ray Donovan”
Renée Elise Goldsberry “Altered Carbon,” “The Good Wife,” “One Life to Live”


PROGRAM INFORMATION
Year of Production: 2018–2019
Title Copyright: Waves © 2019 A24 Films LLC. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2020 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: R language throughout, drug and alcohol use, some sexual content and brief violence — all involving teens.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Closed-Captioned: N/A
Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 135 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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