FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT: The Boy

LAUREN COHAN STARS IN THE CHILLING THRILLER

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL HD APRIL 26, 2016 AND ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD MAY 10, 2016

Mar 09, 2016, 09:00 ET from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A young American woman uncovers the menacing nature of the English family she cares for in The Boy, a terrifying thriller debuting on Digital HD on April 26, 2016 and on Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand on May 10, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. From Lakeshore Entertainment (Exorcism of Emily Rose and The Underworld Franchise) and STX Entertainment (The Gift, Secret in Their Eyes), the film is a frightening thrill ride directed by William Brent Bell (The Devil Inside) and starring Lauren Cohan ("The Walking Dead").

Greta (Cohan) is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village.  She soon discovers that the family's 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that they care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their son 20 years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta's worst nightmare to life, leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive.

The film will be available on Blu-ray with DIGITAL HD and UltraVioletand DVD.

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FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans
Directed By: William Brent Bell
Written By: Stacey Menear
Produced By: Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Richard Wright
Executive Producers: Eric Reid, David Kern, John Powers Middleton, Robert Simonds, Adam Fogelson, Oren Aviv, Wang Zhongjun, Wang Zhonglei, Donald Tang
Producers: Jim Wedaa, Roy Lee, Matt Berenson
Production Designer: John Willett
Director of Photography: Daniel Pearl, ASC
Edited By: Brian Berdan, ACE
Casting By: Julie Hutchinson, CSA
Music By: Bear McCreary
Costume Designer: Jori Woodman

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™:
Street Date: May 10, 2016
Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 64178542 (US)
Layers: BD-50      
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2:40:1
Rating: PG-13 for violence and terror, and for some thematic material
Languages/Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Sound: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Run Time: 1 Hour. 38 Minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: May 10, 2016
Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 64177382 (US)
Layers: Dual Layer
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1
Rating: PG-13 for violence and terror, and for some thematic material
Languages/Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 1 Hour. 38 Minutes

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