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Death at a Funeral Gets a Blu-ray Date!

Death at a FuneralMartin Lawrence, Tracy Morgan, Zoe Saldana and Chris Rock lead an all-star cast in one of this year’s most outrageous comedies… Death at A Funeral.  And now you can die laughing all over again (see my full theatrical review here) on August 10th when the Blu-ray hits retail shelves everywhere.  The Blu-ray is loaded with deadly hilarious bonus features.  Check out the full press release below from Sony and pre-order your Blu-ray copy today!


 

Culver City, CA (6/14/10) – This August 10th, pay your respects to the year’s most outrageous comedy when DEATH AT A FUNERAL arrives on Blu-ray and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Funnymen Martin Lawrence (Big Momma’s House, Bad Boys I & II), Tracy Morgan (“30 Rock,” First Sunday, Cop Out) and Chris Rock (Grown Ups, Madagascar) lead an all-star cast in this uproarious tale of a family mourning the loss of their patriarch over the course of one unexpectedly hilarious day. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Neil LaBute (Nurse Betty, Lakeview Terrace) and co-starring the lovely Zoë Saldaña (Avatar, Star Trek), Loretta Devine (Crash, Waiting to Exhale), Danny Glover (2012, Lethal Weapon 1-4) Regina Hall (First Sunday, Scary Movie 1-4), James Marsden (Enchanted, X-Men), Columbus Short (Quarantine, Stomp the Yard) and Luke Wilson (Old School, The Royal Tenenbaums), DEATH AT A FUNERAL is a humorously acted, high-energy riot that’s had audiences shedding tears of laughter in theatre pews across the country. Now, DEATH AT A FUNERAL rolls in on Blu-ray and DVD featuring even more laughs and a procession of deathly funny bonus features fans will love!

Blu-ray and DVD bonus features include commentary with director Neil LaBute and co-producer/star Chris Rock, deleted scenes and the behind-the-scenes featurettes “Family Album,” “Death for Real” and “Death at a Funeral: Last Rites, Dark Secrets,” which offer a revealing look at the making of this modern day screwball comedy. Exclusively available on the Blu-ray edition is a Digital Copy of the film for PC, PSP® and iTunes, as well as the BD-Live™ enabled movieIQ, which lets viewers access live trivia information about DEATH AT A FUNERAL’s cast, crew, music and production – all while watching the movie.   

Fans of this uniquely funny and talented cast won’t want to miss this surprise comedy hit when it becomes available to own at an SRP of $34.95 (BD) and $28.95 (DVD).

Synopsis

DEATH AT A FUNERAL is a hilarious dark comedy that puts the “fun” in “funeral”!  When the patriarch of a dysfunctional family dies, his funeral turns into family circus.  Misplaced bodies, blackmail, indecent exposure and a corpse that won’t stay in the box get the party started, but when old family skeletons start tumbling out of the closet, all Hell breaks loose.

DEATH AT A FUNERAL was written by Dean Craig (upcoming Down and Dirty Pictures, Caffeine) and produced by Sidney Kimmel (Adventureland, Lars and the Real Girl), William Horberg (Milk, The Kite Runner), Chris Rock (Good Hair, “Everybody Hates Chris”), Share Stallings (upcoming A Few Best Men, Curious George 2) and Laurence Malkin (upcoming A Few Best Men, Caffeine). It was executive produced by Jim Tauber (Management), Bruce Toll (Adventureland, Management), Dean Craig (“Off the Hook”) and Glenn S. Gainor (Obsessed, Quarantine). It co-stars Keith David (ATL, First Sunday), Peter Dinklage (Elf, The Station Agent) and Ron Glass (Lakeview Terrace, Serenity). It was distributed theatrically by Screen Gems and has a run time of approximately 92 minutes. It has been rated R for language, drug content and some sexual humor.

Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Material

  • Commentary with Director Neil LaBute and Chris Rock
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Outtakes
  • Death at a Funeral: Last Rites, Dark Secrets Featurette
  • Family Album Featurette
  • Death For Real Featurette

Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Material

  • movieIQ™+sync and BD-Live connect you to real-time information on the cast, music, trivia and more while watching the movie
  • Digital Copy of the film
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