Monday, April 8, 2024

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Complete Series

 

All 120 Episodes From The Emmy® & Golden Globe® Award-Winning Series Will Be Available To Purchase On DVD October 8, 2024

 

All Seasons Are Available To Own On Digital Today


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BURBANK, CA (April 8, 2024) – For the first time ever, all episodes from HBO’s award-winning original series are brought together in one set with the release of Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Complete SeriesOn October 8, get ready to binge on all 120 episodes from the series’ twelve critically acclaimed seasons, along with all the previously released special features including The Seinfeld Reunion: It Could Only Happen on Curb Your Enthusiasm. 


For fans looking to complete their DVD library, Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Twelfth and Final Season will also be available to purchase on DVD on October 8.


Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Twelfth and Final Season and Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Complete Series are available now to purchase Digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and more.


Starring Larry David as an over-the-top version of himself, the iconic Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning comedy seriesCurb Your Enthusiasm offers a tongue-in-cheek depiction of the writer/producer/comedian’s fictionalized life. The comedy series continues to prove how seemingly trivial details of one's day-to-day life can precipitate a catastrophic chain of events. The series also stars Jeff Garlin (“The Goldbergs”), Susie Essman (“Broad City”), Cheryl Hines (“Suburgatory”), J.B. Smoove (“Mapleworth Murders”), Richard Lewis (“Anything But Love”), Ted Danson ("The Good Place”), Vince Vaughn ("Wedding Crashers”) and Tracey Ullman ("Tracey Ullman’s Show”).

 

Curb Your Enthusiasm is created by Larry David; executive producers, Larry David, Jeff Garlin, and Jeff Schaffer; co-executive producers, Laura Streicher and Jennifer Corey. 

 

The show has received critical acclaim and has grown in popularity since its debut, particularly for its writing and the actors’ improvisational comedy, which has amassed a staggering 51 Emmy nominations and two wins; five Golden Globe nominations and one win, as well as multiple nominations and wins across the various guilds, including SAG, DGA, and WGA.

 

Both titles will be releasing on DVD October 8, 2024Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Twelfth and Final Season will be available to purchase at online retailers and Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Complete Series will be available to purchase online and in-store at major retailers. Pre-order your copy now.


SEASON 12 SYNOPSIS:

Larry accidentally champions an important political cause, takes part in a country club controversy, and attempts to restore his public image in the 12th and final season of this hit HBO comedy series.

 

Pricing and series information:

 

Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Complete Series

Includes all 120 episodes from all twelve seasons, plus all the bonus features that have been created over the years.

Kung Fu Panda 4 - OWN IT WITH THE EXCLUSIVE SHORT FEATURING JACK BLACK & AWKWAFINA ON DIGITAL TUESDAY, APRIL 9 THE ONLY WAY TO WATCH AT HOME WHILE STILL IN THEATERS FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

 

Universal City, California, April 8, 2024 – The Dragon Warrior is back to kick even more evil butt! Po and his new rag tag army embark on an action-packed adventure in KUNG FU PANDA 4, arriving in homes on digital platforms where you can buy or rent movies tomorrow, April 9, 2024, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Own KUNG FU PANDA 4 with the never-before-seen animated short “Dueling Dumplings” only when you purchase from participating retailers nationwide including Apple, Fandango at Home (formerly Vudu), Comcast Xfinity, Cox, and Verizon.

Emmy winner and Golden Globe® nominee Jack Black returns as Po, the world’s most unlikely kung fu master, in this butt-kicking new chapter from DreamWorks Animation’s beloved action-comedy franchise: KUNG FU PANDA 4. After learning he must find a new hero to take over as Dragon Warrior so that he may fulfill his destiny as the next spiritual leader of the Valley of Peace, Po decides to take one last adventurous mission. He teams up with a quick-witted thief named Zhen, voiced by Awkwafina, a corsac fox, to discover the truth about recent sightings of villains he’s defeated in the past. In a journey that puts both to the test, it will take a wicked, powerful sorceress, The Chameleon, voiced by Oscar® winner Viola Davis, to bring them together and remind Po that heroes can be found in the most unexpected places.
 
With the release of KUNG FU PANDA 4, the franchise has grossed over two billion dollars at the global box-office.
 
BONUS FEATURES:

  • Dueling Dumplings – In this original short voiced by Jack Black and Awkwafina, Po and Zhen battle over whose dumplings reign supreme.

 

Friday, April 5, 2024

Peter Claffey And Dexter Sol Ansell To Star In The HBO Original Drama Series A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS: THE HEDGE KNIGHT

 


  • Peter Claffey and Dexter Sol Ansell will star in the HBO Original drama series A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS: THE HEDGE KNIGHT. Claffey will play the role of Dunk and Ansell will play Egg.
     
  • Logline: A century before the events of “Game of Thrones,” two unlikely heroes wandered Westeros… a young, naïve but courageous knight, Ser Duncan the Tall (Claffey), and his diminutive squire, Egg (Ansell). Set in an age when the Targaryen line still holds the Iron Throne, and the memory of the last dragon has not yet passed from living memory, great destinies, powerful foes, and dangerous exploits all await these improbable and incomparable friends
     
  • About Peter Claffey: Claffey is an actor and former Connacht Rugby player with credits in Apple TV’s “Bad Sisters” (2022) and “Wreck” (2022). Claffey’s upcoming projects include starring opposite Cillian Murphy in “Small Things Like These” and season 3 of Netflix’s “Vikings: Valhalla.
     
  • About Dexter Sol Ansell: Ansell began his acting career at age four on ITV's “Emmerdale” (2019). Ansell has since starred in Sky's thriller series “The Midwich Cuckoos” (2022) and in the Netflix comedy film “Christmas on Mistletoe Farm” (2022). Most recently, Ansell portrayed Young Coriolanus Snow in “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” (2023). Ansell’s upcoming projects include; “Here,” “The Moor,” Channel 4's “Hullraisers” and “Robin and The Hood.”
     
  • Credits: Written and executive produced by George R.R. Martin and Ira Parker. Executive produced by Ryan Condal, Vince Gerardis, Owen Harris, and Sarah Bradshaw.

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

On April 30, 2024, the world will celebrate 20 years of trying to make fetch happen as the original, wickedly funny MEAN GIRLS and the Remake arrives on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc™ for the first time.



Put on your sweatpants and get ready for a totally grool double feature at home!

 

On April 30, 2024, the world will celebrate 20 years of trying to make fetch happen as the original, wickedly funny MEAN GIRLS arrives on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc™ for the first time.  

 

Released in theatres on April 30, 2004, MEAN GIRLSbecame an audience and critical hit, earning over $130 million worldwide and Certified Fresh™ on Rotten Tomatoes.  Tina Fey’s brilliantly satirical and eminently quotable screenplay brought to life with hilarious performances by the exceptional cast made the film a pop culture sensation that continues to earn new fans 20 years after its theatrical debut. 

 

Paramount Home Entertainment’s special 20thanniversary 4K Ultra HD release comes in a collectible hot pink case with a limited-edition o-sleeve featuring the infamous Burn Book and includes a brand-new featurette entitled “Mean Girls: Class of ‘04”, as well as access to a Digital copy of the film.  Details of the new and legacy bonus content are below:

 

  • Mean Girls: Class of ’04—Tina Fey and cast from the new movie look back at the original film and discuss why it became a cult classic. NEW!
  • Commentary by director Mark Waters, screenwriter and actress Tina Fey, and producer Lorne Michaels
  • Only the Strong Survive
  • The Politics of Girl World
  • Plastic Fashion
  • Word Vomit (Blooper Reel)
  • So Fetch – Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by director Mark Waters and screenwriter and actress Tina Fey
  • Interstitials
  • Theatrical Trailer

In addition to the 20th anniversary release detailed above, MEAN GIRLS (2024), this year’s new twist on the modern classic from writer Tina Fey, will also arrive on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ & DVD on April 30. 

 

The 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray include more than 30 minutes of bonus content and a sing-along version featuring lyrics to select songs from the film.  Bonus content is detailed below:

 

  • A New Age of Mean Girl Tina Fey, the cast, and crew discuss a new take on the Mean Girls story and how the drama at North Shore high would unfold in the age of social media.
  • Song and Dance A behind-the-scenes look of what it took to bring the big musical numbers ofMean Girls (2024) to life. We hear from the directors, the choreographer, and the cast about how they prepped and reimagined the classic film with musical elements.
  • The New Plastics The new cast dives into their memories of watching the original film, their favorite moments/lines, what character they identified with, and what it meant to be cast in the musical.
  • Gag Reel— Some of the best moments happen behind the scenes!
  • Not My Fault – Music Video with Reneé Rapp and Megan Thee Stallion
  • Extended Scene – I’m Having a Small Get Together at My House
  • Mean Girls Sing-Along with Select Songs

 

MEAN GIRLS (2004) Synopsis

After living in Africa with her zoologist parents, Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) must brave the wilds of high school where she is taken under the wing of the popular girls, The Plastics, led by the cool and cruel Regina George (Rachel McAdams). What follows is a treasure trove of sharp, witty humor that defined a generation and inspired countless catchphrases, a hit Broadway musical, and a new twist on the tale in 2024. Co-Starring and written by Tina Fey, and featuring Amanda Seyfried, Lacey Chabert, Lizzy Caplan, Daniel Franzese, and Amy Poehler, MEAN GIRLS is nothing short of a pop culture phenomenon and an iconic classic.  

 

MEAN GIRLS (2024) Synopsis

From the comedic mind of Tina Fey comes a new twist on the modern classic MEAN GIRLS. New student Cady Heron is welcomed into the top of the social food chain by the elite group of popular girls called “The Plastics,” ruled by the conniving queen bee Regina George. However, when Cady makes the major misstep of falling for Regina’s ex-boyfriend Aaron Samuels, she finds herself prey in Regina’s crosshairs. As Cady sets to take down the group’s apex predator with the help of her outcast friends Janis and Damian, she must learn how to stay true to herself while navigating the most cutthroat jungle of all: high school.

 

MEAN GIRLS (2004) is rated PG-13 for sexual content, language, and some teen partying.

MEAN GIRLS (2024) is rated PG-13 for sexual material, strong language, and teen drinking.

 


 

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Sleeping Dogs Now In Theatres and Available to Buy on Digital April 9, 2024

 

Now In Theatres and Available to Buy on Digital April 9, 2024

 

Release Date:                    Now In Theaters and Available to Buy on Digital April 9, 2024

Starring:                             Russell Crowe, Karen Gillan, Márton Csókás, Thomas M. Wright, Harry Greenwood, and Tommy Flanagan

Directed By:                       Adam Cooper

Written By:                        Adam Cooper & Bill Collage

Based On:                          “THE BOOK OF MIRRORS” By E.O. Chirovici

Synopsis:                            An ex-homicide detective (Russell Crowe) with memory loss is forced to solve a brutal murder he can't recall. But as evidence uncovers secrets tied to his forgotten past, he is led to a chilling truth - sometimes, it's best to let sleeping dogs lie.

Genre:                                Action, Crime/Thriller

Run Time:                          111 minutes

Rating:                               R

Distributor:                        The Avenue and Paramount Pictures

Trailer:                               https://paramnt.us/SleepingDogs-Trailer

IMAGINARY arrives on Electronic Sell-Through May 7 and Blu-ray™ (+ DVD and Digital), and DVD from Lionsgate.


On Electronic Sell-Through May 7 and Blu-ray™, DVD, and Digital May 14from Lionsgate® 

Hold Blumhouse’s newest nightmare in your own arms!

SANTA MONICA, CA (April 2, 2024) – Keep your new best friend forever when IMAGINARY arrives on Electronic Sell-Through May 7 and Blu-ray™ (+ DVD and Digital), and DVD from Lionsgate. IMAGINARY stars Chauncey the Bear, Blumhouse’s latest horror icon, now ready to play in your imagination at home! But remember, Chauncey is not imaginary, and not your friend. Alongside Chauncey are his human castmates DeWanda Wise (Jurassic World Dominion), Tom Payne (“The Walking Dead”), Taegen Burns (“The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers”), Pyper Braun (Desperation Road), Betty Buckley (Carrie), Matthew Sato (“High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”), and Veronica Falcón (“Ozark”).

When Jessica moves back into her childhood home with her family, her youngest stepdaughter, Alice, finds a stuffed bear named Chauncey. As Alice's behavior becomes more and more concerning, Jessica intervenes only to realize that Chauncey is much more than the stuffed toy bear she believed him to be.
 
Lionsgate and Blumhouse present, a Tower of Babble production. Written by Jeff Wadlow & Greg Erb & Jason Oremland. Directed by Jeff Wadlow.
 
On May 7Imaginary will be available on Electronic Sell-Through for $14.99 and on May 14Imaginary will also be available on Blu-ray™ (+ DVD and Digital) for $39.99 and on DVD for $29.96.
 
CAST:
  • DeWanda Wise                Jurassic World Dominion, The Harder They Fall
  • Tom Payne                      “Prodigal Son,” “The Walking Dead”
  • Taegen Burns                  “The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers,” “Blue Ridge”
  • Pyper Braun                     Desperation Road, “Erin & Aaron”
  • Betty Buckley                  Split, The Happening, Carrie
  • Matthew Sato                  “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”
  • And Veronica Falcón       “Ozark,” “Perry Mason,” The Forever Purge
 
SPECIAL FEATURES:
  • Audio Commentary by Producer-Cowriter-Director Jeff Wadlow and Executive Producer-ActressDeWanda Wise
  • Meet Your New Imaginary Friends
    Meet the cast of Imaginary as they discuss the meaning behind their characters and the terrifying creatures of the Never Ever. They also discuss the universal childhood experience of imaginary friends and how that plays such a crucial part in how they worked through this film.
  • Frills and Thrills
    Costume designer Eulyn C. Hufkie uncovers the real-life inspirations behind her designs for the leading ladies of Imaginary. 
  • Crafting the Beasts of Imaginary
    Meet Mark Viniello, Claire Flewin, Richard Landon, and Tim Huizing, the Spectral Motion team and puppeteers behind Chauncey the Bear and Bear Beast. Prepare to be amazed as they guide you through a captivating showcase, unveiling their remarkable creations. Immerse yourself in the behind-the-scenes and feature footage that reveals the magic behind each practical effect and how they breathe life into the world of Imaginary.
  • Bringing Nightmares to Life
    Step into the realm of nightmares as you embark on the Never Ever created by production designer Meghan C. Rogers. We’re guided through the home’s terrifying rooms, each infused with an unsettling sense of dread. We unveil the builds, craftsmanship, and attention to detail that brings Jessica’s nightmares to life, from the writing on the walls to the haunting crawl space entrance into Never Ever. Here you’ll gain insight into the twisted world of Imaginary. 
 

 

Monday, April 1, 2024

Fiftieth Anniversary Edition Of Chinatown Debuts On 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc On June 18th Courtesy Of Paramount Home Entertainment.

 



Forget it, Jake.  It’s Chinatown.”

 

So ends a film that is widely recognized as one of the greatest in cinema history.  The haunting noir classicCHINATOWN celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and Paramount is marking the occasion with a Limited-Edition 4K Ultra HD release on June 18, 2024.

 

Produced by the legendary Robert Evans,CHINATOWN was originally released on June 26, 1974 and received widespread critical acclaim along with 11 Oscar® nominations, including Best Picture.  In 1991, the film was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as being “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.”

Robert Towne’s brilliant Academy Award®-winning screenplay weaves a tragic and shocking tale of corruption, greed, and the human propensity for evil.  Powerhouse performances by Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston, a riveting story inspired by real events, vivid imagery, and a stirring score combine to make an unforgettable film that is essential for every cinephile’s collection.

 

The Limited-Edition Paramount Presents release includes the restored film on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc™ for the first time ever.  The exacting restoration was completed using the original camera negative, which was repaired using the latest technology in areas that had been previously damaged.  The result is a sparkling 4K Ultra HD presentation that uses more of the best possible source than previous masters and faithfully captures the film’s distinctively dreamy and simultaneously realistic look.  

 

In addition, this release includes extensive new and legacy bonus content (see below), access to a Digital copy of the film, and a bonus Blu-ray™ with the 1990 sequel The Two Jakes, directed by and starring Jack Nicholson and written by Robert Towne.

 

New bonus content is detailed below:

 

  • A State of Mind: Author Sam Wasson OnChinatown – Sam Wasson, film historian and bestselling author of The Big Goodbye:Chinatown and the Last Years Of Hollywood, on the importance of the film and its legacy.   
  • Chinatown Memories  Legendary producer Hawk Koch shares stories from his time as assistant director on the film.  
  • The Trilogy That Never Was – Sam Wasson discusses the planned third installment of what would have been a trio of movies featuring the character Jake Gittes. 

 

Additional legacy bonus content:

 

  • Commentary by screenwriter Robert Towne with David Fincher
  • Water and Power
    • The Aqueduct
    • The Aftermath
    • The River & Beyond
  • Chinatown: An Appreciation
  • Chinatown: The Beginning and the End
  • Chinatown: Filming
  • Chinatown: Legacy
  • Theatrical Trailer

 

Synopsis

Jack Nicholson is unforgettable as private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite (Faye Dunaway) to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night.

 

A ROBERT EVANS Production of a ROMAN POLANSKI Film

JACK NICHOLSON FAYE DUNAWAY

“CHINATOWN”

Co-starring JOHN HILLERMAN PERRY LOPEZ BURT YOUNG and JOHN HUSTON

Production Designer RICHARD SYLBERT Associate Producer C.O. ERICKSON Music Scored by JERRY GOLDSMITH

Written by ROBERT TOWNE Produced by ROBERT EVANS Directed by ROMAN POLANSKI

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©1974 by Long Road Productions. All Rights Reserved