From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: R.I.P.D. JEFF BRIDGES AND RYAN REYNOLDS STAR IN THE 3D ACTION-ADVENTURE R.I.P.D.

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UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski, True Grit) and Ryan Reynolds (Safe House, The Proposal) headline R.I.P.D., a supernatural action-adventure about two cops dispatched by the Rest In Peace Department (R.I.P.D.) to protect and serve the living from increasingly destructive spirits hiding among the unsuspecting on Earth. R.I.P.D. will be available to own on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD October 29, 2013.  The film will also be available early on Digital HD October 15, 2013, two weeks before it's available on store shelves from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Veteran sheriff Roy Pulsifer (Bridges), who has spent his career with legendary police force R.I.P.D. tracking monstrous souls disguised among the living as ordinary people, is none-to-happy to be assigned former rising-star detective Nick Walker (Reynolds) as his partner. However, upon uncovering a plot that could end life as we know it, the new duo have to turn grudging respect into top-notch teamwork to restore the cosmic balance...or watch the tunnel to the afterlife spill angry souls onto Earth.

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EXCLUSIVE 3D BLU-RAY™COMBO PACK AND BLU-RAY™COMBO PACK BONUS FEATURES:

  • 2 ALTERNATE OPENINGS
  • R.I.P.D. MOTION COMICS: Bringing the Avatars to Life
  • NICK'S NEW AVATARS: See the other Avatar contenders for Nick (Ryan Reynolds) and Hayes (Kevin Bacon).
  • FILMING THE OTHER SIDE: The cast and crew talk about Director Robert Schwentke's unique filming technique.
  • WALKING AMONG US: DEADOS & AVATARS: Explore what a Deado is, what happens when they "pop" and the effects that went into creating these unique creatures.
  • ANATOMY OF A SHOOTOUT: The Production Designer and the VFX Supervisor give us an in-depth look at the cinematic shootout scene on the roof of the skyscraper.

BLU-RAY™ and DVD BONUS FEATURES:

  • DELETED/ALTERNATE SCENES
    • ALTERNATE SCENES:
      • NICK & HAYES TO RAID
      • JULIA JOGGING
      • MADE TO MY SKULL
    • DELETED SCENE:
      • ROY'S PARTNER SHOT HIM
  • GAG REEL
  • TRANSFERING R.I.P.D – THE MAKING OF: A "Making Of" that focuses on the adaption of the original R.I.P.D. comic and the stellar cast that came to inhabit the characters.

CAST AND FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, Stephanie Szostak and Robert Knepper
Directed by: Robert Schwentke
Screenplay by: Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi
Story by: David Dobkin, Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi
Based on the Dark Horse Comic Created by: Peter M. Lenkov
Producer: Neal H. Moritz p.g.a., Mike Richardson and Michael Pottrell
Executive Producers: Ori Marmur, Ryan Reynolds, Jonathon Komack Martin, David Dobkin, Keith Goldberg and Peter M. Lenkov
Editor: Mark Helfrich ACE
Production Designer: Alec Hammond
Costume Designer: Susan Lyall
Music by: Christophe Beck

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – 3D BLU-RAY:
Street Date: October 29, 2013
Copyright:  2013 Universal Studios.  All Rights Reserved.
Selection Number: 61128918 (US); 61128917 (CAN)
Running time:  1 Hour and 36 Minutes
Layers:  BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.35:1
Rating:  PG-13
Languages/Subtitles:  English, Spanish and French
Sound:  DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/DVS Dolby Digital 2.0 (English), DTS Digital Surround 5.1 (Spanish), DTS Digital Surround 5.1 (Canadian)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – BLU-RAY:
Street Date: October 29, 2013
Copyright:  2013 Universal Studios.  All Rights Reserved.
Selection Number: 61120673 (US); 61125903 (CAN)
Running time:  1 Hour and 36 Minutes
Layers:  BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.35:1
Rating:  PG-13
Languages/Subtitles:  English, Spanish and French
Sound:  DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/DVS Dolby Digital 2.0 (English), DTS Digital Surround 5.1 (Spanish), DTS Digital Surround 5.1 (Canadian)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – DVD:
Street Date:  October 29, 2013
Copyright:  2013 Universal Studios.  All Rights Reserved.
Selection Number: 61120673 (US); 61125902 (CAN)
Running time:  1 Hour and 36 Minutes
Layers: Dual Layer
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic 2.35:1
Rating:  PG-13
Languages/Subtitles:  English, Spanish and French
Sound:  Dolby Digital 5.1 (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish), Dolby Digital 5.1 (Canadian)

About Universal Studios Home Entertainment

NBCUniversal is 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, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

CONTACT: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

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Phone: 818-777-7364
Email: Cecilia.Sandoval@nbcuni.com

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