The 2018 comedy “Instant Family“ starring Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 5th, via Paramount. The film, directed by Sean Anders, co-stars Isabela Moner, Gustavo Quiroz, Julianna Gamiz, Tig Notaro, and Octavia Spencer. Tech specs for the Blu-ray have yet to be fully detailed, but it should be obvious that you can expect full 1080p video and 5.1 lossless sound. I’ll be updating this as soon as I learn what the tech specs are. The film on Blu-ray will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and Digital Copy of the film included. There is a pre-order listing for the Blu-ray now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Deleted & Extended Scenes
- Introduction by Sean Anders and John Morris
- Gag Reel
- Commentary by director/writer Sean Anders and writer John Morris
- Mr. and Mrs. Fix-It—Behind the scenes with Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne
- Kid Power—Meet the talented young cast
- I Need Some Support—Octavia Spencer and Tig Notaro guide a group of parents through the laughter and tears of foster care
- Order in the Court—Inside one of the film’s most heartfelt moments
- The Families Behind the Fair—Hear from real foster families
- Crew Inspiration—Crew members share their own foster care stories
- The Anders Family—The real-life inspiration for the film
- Isabela Moner “I’ll Stay” – Promotional Music Video
- On Set Proposal—A surprising wedding proposal from one crew member to another
Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding this release.
“A must-see for the whole family and every family!”
-Scott Mantz, Collider
MARK WAHLBERG AND ROSE BYRNE DIVE HEADFIRST
INTO PARENTING IN THE HILARIOUS FAMILY COMEDY
Bring It Home on Digital February 19, 2019
Blu-ray™ Combo Pack Debuts March 5 with Over an Hour of Bonus Content,
Including a Look at the Film’s Inspiration, Deleted and Extended Scenes, Gag Reel, and More!
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – “Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne make a wonderful comedy tag-team” (Mara Reinstein, US Weekly) in the “hilarious and heartwarming” (Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times)INSTANT FAMILY, arriving on Digital February 19, 2019 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD March 5 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.
“The perfect movie to watch with your family” (Erik Davis, Fandango), INSTANT FAMILY on Digital* and Blu-ray Combo Pack comes loaded with more than an hour of laugh-out-loud and uplifting bonus material. Go behind the scenes and see how the cast and crew brought the story to life, and meet writer/director Sean Anders’ real-life family, who served as the inspiration for the film. Plus, watch hysterical deleted and extended scenes and an uproarious gag reel; enjoy commentary with Anders and writer John Morris; and so much more!
When Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) choose to start a family, they stumble headfirst into the world of foster care adoption. After they learn their perfect foster child comes with two other siblings, Pete and Ellie find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight and must hilariously learn the ropes of instant parenthood if they hope to become a real family. Inspired by a true story,INSTANT FAMILY also stars Isabela Moner, Margo Martindale, Julie Hagerty, and Octavia Spencer.
The INSTANT FAMILY Blu-ray Combo pack includes access to a Digital copy of the film as well as the following:
- Feature film in high definition
- Bonus Content:
o Deleted & Extended Scenes
- Introduction by Sean Anders and John Morris
o Gag Reel
o Commentary by director/writer Sean Anders and writer John Morris
o Mr. and Mrs. Fix-It—Behind the scenes with Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne
o Kid Power—Meet the talented young cast
o I Need Some Support—Octavia Spencer and Tig Notaro guide a group of parents through the laughter and tears of foster care
o Order in the Court—Inside one of the film’s most heartfelt moments
o The Families Behind the Fair—Hear from real foster families
o Crew Inspiration—Crew members share their own foster care stories
o The Anders Family—The real-life inspiration for the film
o Isabela Moner “I’ll Stay” – Promotional Music Video
o On Set Proposal—A surprising wedding proposal from one crew member to another
- Feature film in standard definition
The INSTANT FAMILY single-disc DVD includes the feature film in standard definition.
To learn more about adoption and foster care, please visit InstantFamily.org
PARAMOUNT PICTURES Presents
A CLOSEST TO THE HOLE / LEVERAGE ENTERTAINMENT / TWO GROWN MEN Production
A SEAN ANDERS Film MARK WAHLBERG ROSE BYRNE “INSTANT FAMILY” ISABELA MONER
MARGO MARTINDALE JULIE HAGERTY and OCTAVIA SPENCER
Music Supervisors DAVE JORDAN and JUSTINE VON WINTERFELDT Music by MICHAEL ANDREWS
Costume Designer LISA LOVAAS Edited by BRAD WILHITE
Production Designer CLAYTON HARTLEY Director of Photography BRETT PAWLAK
Produced by MARK WAHLBERG, p.g.a. STEPHEN LEVINSON, p.g.a. SEAN ANDERS, p.g.a.
JOHN MORRIS, p.g.a. MARC EVANS, p.g.a.
Written by SEAN ANDERS & JOHN MORRIS Directed by SEAN ANDERS
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.
Street Date: February 19, 2019 (Digital)
March 5, 2019 (Blu-ray, DVD)
U.S. Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual material, language and some drug references
Canadian Rating: PG, coarse language, violence
*Availability of bonus content varies by digital retailer