From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Halloween, On Digital December 28, 2018 and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray & DVD January 15, 2019

JAMIE LEE CURTIS RETURNS AS LAURIE STRODE TO SEEK HER REVENGE IN THE INTENSE THRILLER

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL DECEMBER 28, 2018

4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM AND DVD JANUARY 15, 2019

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif.Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The infamous killer Michael Myers strikes again in Halloween,arriving on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on December 28, 2018, as well as on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on January 15, 2019. Hailed by critics as “a near perfect blend of craft, character growth and nostalgia” (Perri NemiroffCollider), Halloween takes place four decades after Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee CurtisHalloween Franchise, “Scream Queens”) narrowly escaped the masked Michael Myers’ brutal killing spree. Packed with bonus features including chilling deleted and extended scenes as well as special featurettes showing behind-the-scenes looks at creating the film, Halloween delivers spine-chilling, hair-raising intensity and thrills to both new and repeat viewers.

Forty years after the events of 1978’s HalloweenLaurie Strode (Curtis) now lives in a heavily guarded home on the edge of Haddonfield, where she’s spent decades preparing for Michael’s potential return. After being locked up in an institution, Myers manages to escape when a bus transfer goes terribly wrong, leading to chaos in the same town he preyed on decades earlier. Laurie now faces a terrifying showdown when the deranged killer returns for her and her family – but this time, she’s ready for him.

Master of horror John Carpenter (Halloween (1978), The Thing) joins forces with director David Gordon Green (JoePineapple Express) and producers Jason Blum (Blumhouse), Malek Akkad (Trancas International Films) and Bill Block(Miramax) for this follow up to Carpenter’s 1978 classic horror film. Halloween also includes a stellar cast including Judy Greer (Ant-Man and The WaspJurassic World), Andi Matichak (“Underground”), Will Patton (Armageddon, The Punisher), and Virginia Gardner (Project Almanac, “Runaways”).  Proving “classics never die” (Mara Reinstein, US Weekly), Halloween offers a tricky treat for audiences both old and new. Halloween is the perfect slasher film, lauded as “hands down the best Halloween sequel ever” (Katie WalshNerdist) and “immensely entertaining” (Eric EisenbergCinemablend).

BONUS FEATURES on 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY™, DVD & DIGITAL:

  • Deleted/Extended Scenes
    • Extended Shooting Range
    • Shower Mask Visit
    • Jog to a Hanging Dog
    • Allyson and Friends at School
    • Cameron and Cops Don’t Mix
    • Deluxe Banh Mi Cops
    • Sartain and Hawkins Ride Along
  • Back in Haddonfield: Making Halloween
  • The Original Scream Queen
  • The Sound of Fear
  • Journey of the Mask
  • The Legacy of Halloween

The film will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™ and Digital. The 4K Ultra HD disc will include the same bonus features as the Blu-rayTM version, all in stunning 4K resolution.

  • 4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for four times sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio delivering a multidimensional sound experience.
  • Blu-ray™ unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
  • MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app that simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-rayTM and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. MOVIES ANYWHERE is only available in the United States. For more information, visit https://moviesanywhere.com.

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Website: http://uni.pictures/Halloween
Trailer: http://uni.pictures/HalloweenTrailer 
Announce Clip: http://uni.pictures/HalloweenBonus
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HalloweenMovie
Twitter: https://twitter.com/halloweenmovie
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FILMMAKERS: 
Cast: Jamie Lee CurtisJudy GreerAndi MatichakWill PattonVirginia Gardner
Casting By: Terri Taylor CSASarah Domeier CSA
Music By: John CarpenterCody CarpenterDaniel Davies
Costume Designer: Emily Gunshor
Editor: Tim Alverson
Production Designer: Richard Wright
Director of Photography: Michael Simmonds 
Executive Producers: John CarpenterJamie Lee CurtisDanny McBrideDavid Gordon GreenRyan Freimann
Produced By: Malek AkkadJason BlumBill Block
Based on Characters Created By: John Carpenter and Debra Hill
Written By: Jeff FradleyDanny McBrideDavid Gordon Green
Directed By: David Gordon Green

TECHNICAL INFORMATION 4K ULTRA HD:
Street Date: January 15, 2019
Selection Number: 61199936 (US) / 61199952 (CDN)
Layers: BD-66
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1
Rating: Rated R for horror violence and bloody images, language, brief drug use and nudity.
Video: 2160p UHD / HDR 10
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
Languages/Sound: English DTS:X and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Run Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAYTM:
Street Date: January 15, 2019
Selection Number: 61199934 (US) / 61199937 (CDN)
Layers:  BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1
Rating: Rated R for horror violence and bloody images, language, brief drug use and nudity.
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles  
Languages/Sound: English DTS:X and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Run Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: January 15, 2019
Selection Number: 61199935 (US) / 61199938 (CDN)
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1
Rating: Rated R for horror violence and bloody images, language, brief drug use and nudity.
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles  
Languages/Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

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