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The Endearing and Original Comedy BRIGSBY BEAR Debuts on Blu-ray This November

Dave McCary (writer and director at “Saturday Night Live”) makes his directorial debut with BRIGSBY BEAR, “a truly original and remarkably touching comedy” (Ben Barna, NYLON). Co-written by Kyle Mooney (“Saturday Night Live”, Zoolander 2) and Kevin Costello, Mooney stars as James, a young man whose world has just been turned upside down and as he transitions into his new life he relies on a children’s show he grew up with to get him through. BRIGSBY BEAR also stars Emmy and Golden Globe winner Claire Danes (Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, “Homeland”), Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Academy Award® nominee and Emmy Award-winning Greg Kinnear (Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, “Modern Family”), Emmy nominated Matt Walsh (“Veep”) and Michaela Watkins (“Casual”, “Transparent”).  BRIGSBY BEAR debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and digital November 14 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

“A truly original and remarkably touching comedy.”

~ Ben Barna, NYLON

“Weirdly funny, wise and completely original.”

~ Pete Hammond, DEADLINE

 

“Unlike anything you’ve ever seen.”

~ Peter Sciretta, SlASHFILM

“Funny, sweet, and appropriately deranged.”

~ Matt Patches, THRILLIST

 

Dave McCary’s Directorial Debut Stars Kyle Mooney and All-Star Cast, Including Claire Danes, Mark Hamill, Greg Kinnear, Matt Walsh, Michaela Watkins, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Kate Lyn Sheil, Ryan Simpkins and Beck Bennett

 

BRIGSBY BEAR

Debuting on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital November 14

 

Enter the Imaginative and Heartening World of Brigsby Bear with Deleted Scenes, Featurette with Dave McCary and Kyle Mooney, a Lost Episode of “Brigsby Bear” and More 

 

 

CULVER CITY, Calif. (October 26, 2017)— Dave McCary (writer and director at “Saturday Night Live”) makes his directorial debut with BRIGSBY BEAR, “a truly original and remarkably touching comedy” (Ben Barna, NYLON). Co-written by Kyle Mooney (“Saturday Night Live”, Zoolander 2) and Kevin Costello, Mooney stars as James, a young man whose world has just been turned upside down and as he transitions into his new life he relies on a children’s show he grew up with to get him through. BRIGSBY BEAR also stars Emmy and Golden Globe winner Claire Danes (Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, “Homeland”), Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Academy Award® nominee and Emmy Award-winning Greg Kinnear (Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, “Modern Family”), Emmy nominated Matt Walsh (“Veep”) and Michaela Watkins (“Casual”, “Transparent”).  BRIGSBY BEAR debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and digital November 14 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

 

Bonus materials on the Blu-ray, DVD and digital versions of BRIGSBY BEAR include: “Twin Speak: Kyle & Dave,” a featurette in which Kyle Mooney and Dave McCary reflect on their creative partnership that spans from grade school toSaturday Night Live; “An Evening with Brigsby Bear,” featuring a Q&A featuring Kyle Mooney, Dave McCary, Mark Hamill and more; “The Wisdom of Brigsby Bear,” a collection of life lessons from Brigsby himself; plus, a filmmaker commentary and hilarious gag reel.  Exclusive to Blu-ray and digital release, fans can get more with deleted and extended scenes as well as a coveted lost episode of the “Brigsby Bear” series entitled “The Festival of Kindness.”


Synopsis: 

James has grown up with the kids’ show Brigsby Bear and the program has grown with him as well. But to say James’ intensely protective parents have kept their son a bit sheltered is an understatement. One dramatic night, James’ insular world is upended. Upon learning the series has been cancelled, he adopts the old adage that the show must go on. By becoming Brigsby Bear’s new creator, James finally builds meaningful connections his life has lacked.

 

Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Special Features Include:

  • Commentary with Kyle Mooney & Dave McCary
  • Twin Speak: Kyle & Dave
  • Gag Reel
  • An Evening with Brigsby Bear Cast Q&A
  • The Wisdom of Brigsby Bear

Blu-ray & Digital Exclusives:

  • Deleted & Extended Scenes
  • Brigsby Bear: The Lost Episode! Volume 23 Episode 14: The Festival of Kindness

BRIGSBY BEAR has a runtime of 97 minutes and is rated PG-13.

Visit Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on the Web at www.SonyPictures.com.

 

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