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https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=qth6y8SrXNYMERYL STREEP AND HUGH GRANT STAR IN THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF ONE WOMAN WHO DARED TO DREAM
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS
Delightful Comedy Takes the Stage on Digital HD November 29, 2016
and on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack December 13
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – “Meryl Streep gives another Oscar®-caliber performance” (Michael McKinney, Preview This!) in the “hilarious and touching” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS, arriving on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand December 13, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD November 29.
Based on the incredible true story, Academy Award® winner* Meryl Streep stars as a New York socialite who dreams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she hears in her head is beautiful, to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her husband and biggest fan, St. Clair Bayfield (Golden Globe winner** Hugh Grant) is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence stages a huge concert at Carnegie Hall, he faces his greatest challenge to make sure her performance hits all the right notes. Directed by Stephen Frears (The Queen, Philomena), FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS also stars Simon Helberg (“The Big Bang Theory”) and Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Impossible—Rogue Nation).
The Blu-ray Combo Pack with Digital HD features 50 minutes of bonus content including behind-the-scenes footage, a Q&A with Meryl Streep, an exploration of the music, deleted scenes, and much more.
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Blu-ray Combo Pack
The FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, and Spanish subtitles. The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English and Spanish subtitles. The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film as well as the following:
· Feature film in high definition
· Bonus Content:
o Deleted Scenes
o “Ours is a Happy World”
o The Music and Songs of Florence
o Designing the Look
o From Script to Screen
o Florence Foster Jenkins World Premiere
o Q&A with Meryl Streep
o Live at Carnegie Hall
· Feature film in standard definition
The Blu-ray Combo Pack available for purchase includes a Digital HD version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them—reliably and securely—to a variety of devices.
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS Single-Disc DVD
The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English and Spanish subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.
Paramount Pictures, Pathé and BBC Films present, with the participation of Canal+ and Ciné+, a Qwerty Films production of a Stephen Frears film. Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant “Florence Foster Jenkins.” Music by Alexandre Desplat. Executive producers Cameron McCracken, Christine Langan and Malcolm Ritchie. Produced by Michael Kuhn and Tracey Seaward. Written by Nicholas Martin. Directed by Stephen Frears.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, consumer products, and digital content for audiences in 180 countries and territories. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS
Street Date: November 29, 2016 (Digital HD)
December 13, 2016 (Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand)
U.S. Rating: PG-13 for brief suggestive material