DANNY TREJO, ANTHONY MICHAEL HALL AND ACADEMY AWARD(R) NOMINEE MICKEY ROURKE PACK A POWERFUL PUNCH IN AN ALL-NEW ACTION-PACKED MOVIE BE THE FIRST TO OWN IT ON DIGITAL OCTOBER 8, 2013 AVAILABLE OCTOBER 22, 2013 ON BLU-RAY(TM) COMBO PACK WITH DVD & DIGITAL INCLUDING ULTRAVIOLET AND ON DEMAND FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT "A BLAST WITH BOTH BARRELS BLAZING!" - LAURA GADDY, SHOCKYA.COM UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A ruthless outlaw returns from beyond the grave to avenge his own murder in Dead in Tombstone. The latest in Universal Studios Home Entertainment's groundbreaking DVD Originals(TM) series, Dead in Tombstone features a star-studded cast including Danny Trejo (Machete, "Sons of Anarchy"), Anthony Michael Hall (The Dark Knight, "Warehouse 13"), Dina Meyer (the Saw franchise, Piranha, DragonHeart) and Oscar(R) nominee Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler, Iron Man 2). Dead in Tombstone will be available on early Digital October 8, 2013 as well as on Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack with Digital including UltraViolet(TM), on DVD and On Demand on October 22, 2013, from Universal 1440 Entertainment, a production entity of Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Includes unrated version.
Straddling the thin line between life and death, Dead in Tombstone is a fiery tale of greed, revenge and atonement set in a Gold Rush boomtown populated by thugs, drunks and unlikely heroes. DVD Originals(TM) veteran Roel Reine (The Marine 2, Death Race 2, Scorpion King 3) directs from a script by Shane Kuhn and Brandon Cowles (Scorpion King 3).
The Blu-ray(TM) Combo Pack allows fans to view Dead in Tombstone anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice. It includes a Blu-ray(TM) disc, a DVD, and Digital including UltraViolet(TM) for the ultimate, complete viewing experience.
-- Blu-ray(TM) disc unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring perfect hi-def picture and hi-def sound. -- DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away. -- UltraViolet(TM) is a revolutionary new way for fans to collect their movies and TV shows in the cloud that lets consumers instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs, including iPad (R), iPhone(R), Android(TM) and more. -- Also includes Digital Copy.EXCLUSIVE BLU-RAY(TM) BONUS FEATURES:
-- BLU-RAY EXCLUSIVES: -- Horses, Guns & Explosions: Discover how some of the jaw dropping stunts were produced. -- Roel Reine: The Leader of the Gang: Learn about director Roel Reine's unique style and filming technique. -- A Town Transformed: Discover and watch how the town of Tombstone was created. -- Creating Hell: The Visual Effects: Explore the exhilarating visual effects.BLU-RAY(TM) & DVD BONUS FEATURES:
-- DELETED SCENES -- DELETED SHOTS MONTAGE -- THE MAKING OF DEAD IN TOMBSTONE: Go behind the scenes of this action-packed movie and get a glimpse into hell! -- FEATURE COMMENTARY with Director Roel ReineSYNOPSIS:
Danny Trejo (Machete), Anthony Michael Hall (The Dark Knight) and Oscar(R) nominee Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler) star in this fiery, action-packed battle for vengeance. As a ruthless gang overruns a small mining town, they murder their own leader, Guerrero Hernandez (Trejo), in a cold-blooded power grab. Sentenced to eternity in hell, Guerrero finds himself confronted by Satan himself (Rourke), offering a daring proposition: deliver the six souls of his former gang and he will escape damnation. With time running out, he sets out on a brutal rampage to avenge his own death.
CAST AND FILMMAKERS: Cast: Danny Trejo, Anthony Michael Hall, Dina Meyer, and Mickey Rourke Directed by: Roel Reine Written by: Shane Kuhn & Brendan Cowles Producer: Mike Elliott Editor: Radu Ion Casting by: Jeff Gerrard and Gillian Hawser Production Designer: Christi Niculescu Cinematography by: Roel Reine Costume Designer: Oana Draghici Music by: Hybrid
TECHNICAL INFORMATION - BLU-RAY(TM) Street Date: October 22, 2013 Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved. Selection Numbers: 63119903 (U.S.), 63123329 (CDN) Running Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes Layers: BD-50 Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 1.78:1 Rating: R for violence and language/ Unrated Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1(English); Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish) Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish
TECHNICAL INFORMATION - DVD Street Date: October 22, 2013 Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved. Selection Numbers: 63119901 (U.S.), 63123330 (CDN) Running Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes Layers: Dual Layer Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1 Rating: R for violence and language/ Unrated Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1(English); Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish) Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish
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The Universal 1440 Entertainment banner develops and produces live-action and animated productions directly for the home entertainment, television and the stage. Since its formation in 2005, the group has assembled an exceptional roster of animated family fare, including the brand-new animated feature-length home entertainment release The Little Engine That Could; the Daytime Emmy(R)-winning "Curious George" television series on PBS KIDS; and a string of hit Barbie movies, based on the world-renowned Mattel-branded doll. The group also has successfully built upon some of Universal's highly celebrated live-action franchises, most recently launching the Tony Award(R)-nominated hit touring stage production Bring It On: The Musical; the adrenaline-fueled actioner Death Race 3: Inferno; and the epic- adventure saga The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption. Projects currently readying for release include the all-new home entertainment features Dead in Tombstone, Curse of Chucky and Little Rascals, a reboot of the beloved family comedy. The group is part of Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
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