PRESS RELEASE: R.I.P.D. Set To Be Released On Blu-ray This Fall; Special Features Revealed
While it failed to make too much of an impact at the box office and was negatively received by critics, R.I.P.D> will be available on DVD/Blu-ray on October 29th, 2013. Hit the jump for details on the special features which will be featured on the disc!
Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds 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.
The Blu-ray™ 3D Combo Pack and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack includes a DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet.
• Blu-ray™ disc unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6x the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
• DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away.
• DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet lets watch movies anywhere, on any device. Users can instantly stream or download movies to watch on iPad®, iPhone®, Android™, smart TVs, connected Blu-ray playres,k game consoles and more.
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.
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