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Chicago: Diamond Edition Dances Onto Blu-ray in February

Chicago 160If you’re a fan of musicals like I somewhat am, here’s a film that needs no introduction to you all.  I’m looking forward to checking this one out on the Blu-ray format fo sho.  So over a decade since winning six Academy Awards® including Best Picture (2002), Chicago is set to razzle dazzle audiences once again with a brand new, fully restored feature film – including visually stunning color remastering by Dolby as well as all new Dolby TrueHD 7.1 sound technology on Blu-ray!  Witness the film that rejuvenated the genre when Chicago: Diamond Edition debuts as a Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD UltraViolet) and Digital HD February 11th from Miramax and fan favorite Lionsgate Home Entertainment.  Check out the full press release below!

Starring Academy Award® winner Catherine Zeta-Jones (Best Supporting Actress, Chicago), Academy Award® nominee Renée Zellweger (Best Actress, Chicago), Golden Globe® winner Richard Gere (Best Actor, Chicago), Academy Award®nominee Queen Latifah (Best Supporting Actress, Chicago) and Academy Award®nominee John C. Reilly (Best Supporting Actor, Chicago), watch the Chicago: Diamond Edition truly sparkle as it was meant to be seen and heard on HD Blu-ray, remastered with the newest Dolby state-of-the-art technology.

At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly (Zeta-Jones) and spotlight seeking Roxie Hart (Zellweger) both find themselves sharing space on Chicago’s famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn (Gere), the town’s slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends.  But in Chicago, there’s only room for one legend!

The Chicago: Diamond Edition features an all new feature-length documentary, “Chicago in the Spotlight,” an in-depth retrospective including never-before-seen footage with cast and crew. Available in a combo pack comprised of a stunning, remastered Blu-ray Disc along with a DVD and Digital HD UltraViolet.

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BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

  • NEW!  “Chicago in the Spotlight”- A retrospective documentary with cast and crew (Available on Blu-ray Only)
  • Audio commentary with director Rob Marshall and screenwriter Bill Condon
  • Deleted musical number “Class” performed by Catherine Zeta-Jones and Queen Latifah
  • “From Stage to Screen: The History of Chicago” featurette

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CAST

Renée Zellweger Bridget       Jones’s Diary, Jerry Maguire, Cold Mountain, Cinderella Man

Catherine Zeta-Jones            Ocean’s Twelve, Red 2, Entrapment, Rock of Ages    

and Richard Gere                  Arbitrage, Pretty Woman, An Officer and a Gentleman,                                                          Unfaithful

Queen Latifah                         Hairspray, The Secret Life of Bees, Joyful Noise

John C. Reilly                         Step Brothers, The Aviator, The Hours, Carnage

Lucy Liu                                  TV’s “Elementary,” Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Kill Bill: Vol. 2,                                                             Charlie’s Angels

Taye Diggs                             TV’s “Private Practice,” Rent, How Stella Got Her                                                           Groove Back

Colm Feore                             TV’s “24,” Showtime’s “The Borgias,” TV’s House of                                                     Versace

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PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2002

Copyright:© 2013 Miramax, LLC

Rating: PG-13 for sexual content and dialogue, violence and thematic elements

Type: Theatrical Release

Genre: Musical

Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH

Blu-ray Subtitles: English SDH only

Feature Run Time: 113 minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

Blu-ray Audio Status: English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD and English and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital

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