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From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Promised Land EXPERIENCE THE POWERFUL STRENGTH OF AN AMERICAN SMALL TOWN COMMUNITY WITH ACADEMY AWARD® WINNERS MATT DAMON AND FRANCES MCDORMAND

COMING TO BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK WITH DVD, DIGITAL COPY & ULTRAVIOLET™ ON APRIL 23, 2013

"FANTASTICALLY ENTERTAINING!" - AMANDA MAE MEYNCKE, FILM.COM

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From Academy Award-nominated director Gus Van Sant (Milk, Good Will Hunting) comes Promised Land, the compelling contemporary drama based on an original screenplay by John Krasinski ("The Office") and Matt Damon (The Bourne Identity, Adjustment Bureau) from a story by David Eggers (Away We Go). Damon stars as corporate salesman Steve Butler whose journey from farm boy to big-time player takes an unexpected detour when he lands in the rural town of McKinley with partner Sue Thomason, played by Academy Award® winner Frances McDormand (Fargo, Moonrise Kingdom), to offer much-needed relief to the economically hard-hit residents in exchange for drilling rights to their properties. The heartwarming story of Focus Features' Promised Land is available on Blu-rayCombo Pack, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand on April 23, 2013 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

What seems like an easy job for the duo quickly becomes complicated by a respected schoolteacher (Hal Holbrook), a slick environmental activist (Krasinski), and Butler's interest in a local woman (Rosemarie DeWitt). As they grapple with a surprising array of both open hearts and closed doors, the outsiders soon discover the strength of an American small town at a crossroads. 

The Blu-rayCombo Pack allows fans to view Promised Land anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice. It includes a Blu-ray™ disc, a DVD, a Digital Copy and UltraViolet™ for the ultimate, complete viewing experience.

  • Blu-raydisc unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring perfect hi-def picture and hi-def sound.
  • DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away.
  • Digital Copy provides fans with a choice of formats from a variety of partners, including options to watch on iPhone®, Android, computers and more.
  • UltraVioletis a revolutionary new way for fans to collect their movies and TV shows in the cloud. UltraViolet lets consumers instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs. Now available in both the United States and Canada.

Bonus Features on Blu-rayTM and DVD

  • Extended Scene
  • The Making Of Promised Land

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - BLU-RAY
Street Date: April 23, 2013
Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Numbers: 62123784
Running Time: 1 Hour, 47 Minutes
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 1:85:1
Rating: R for language
Technical Info: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English); DTS Digital Surround 5.1 (Spanish)
Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - DVD
Street Date: April 23, 2013
Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Numbers: 62123783
Running Time: 1 Hour, 47 Minutes
Layers: Dual Layer
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1
Rating: R for language
Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1(English); Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish)
Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

The movie's official website is www.focusfeatures.com/promised_land

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About Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.

CONTACT: Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Cecilia Sandoval
Director, Publicity
cecilia.sandoval@nbcuni.com
(818) 777-7364

SOURCE Universal Studios Home Entertainment



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