“The Grudge” 2020 remake on Blu-ray in March

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The 2020 remake of the film The Grudge is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on March 24th, via Sony. The film (not to be mistaken for the 2004 remake) was directed by Nicolas Pesce & produced by Sam Raimi, and stars Tara WestwoodJunko BaileyDavid Lawrence Brown, Andrea Riseborough, Demián Bichir, Joel Marsh Garland, Bradley Sawatzky, Betty Gilpin, Lin Shaye, John Cho, and Jackie Weaver. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come with a digital (code) copy of the film. You can now find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included are listed below.

  • “The Cast of the Cursed” featurette: Take an inside look at the evil that lurks behind the doors at 44 Reyburn Dr., as key creatives and cast members explore The Grudge characters and discuss their experience working with Writer/Director Nicolas Pesce.
  • “Designing Death” featurette: From a slightly paler version of themselves to being completely mangled and rotted, to the incredible death scenes; like Faith Matheson’s (Lin Shaye) epic leap off of the staircase, explore the character make-up design process and the film’s visual look involved in creating the myriad of ghosts caught in the grips of the Grudge!
  • “Easter Egg Haunt” featurette: Join Writer/Director Nicolas Pesce as he brings to light the plethora of hidden Easter Eggs throughout the film which are homages to the previous works in the Ju-On franchise.
  • Extended Scenes & Alternative Ending Experience the scenes too disturbing for theaters, like Peter Spencer’s terrifying encounter in the attic of 44 Reyburn Dr., or the uncovering of the gruesome truth behind the Landers’ family deaths.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming home video release of this film.

 

PRESS RELEASE:

“TERRIFYING” – Noel Murray, LOS ANGELES TIMES

“CHILLING. HAUNTING. CREEPY.” – Heather Wixson, DAILY DEAD

SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

THE GRUDGE

ON DIGITAL MARCH 10

ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD MARCH 24

FILLED WITH TERRIFYING BONUS CONTENT INCLUDING THREE FEATURETTES, AN ALTERNATE ENDING AND BONUS SCENES TOO FRIGHTENING FOR THEATERS!

SYNOPSIS

A curse born in Japan is simultaneously unleashed in the U.S. Those who encounter it are consumed by its fury and met with a violent fate.

Producer Sam Raimi brings us the untold chapter of this horror classic starring Andrea Riseborough, Demián Bichir, John Cho and Betty Gilpin, with horror movie legend Lin Shaye (Insidious, Ouija) and Jacki Weaver, in the darkest, creepiest and most shocking film in the series.

BLU-RAY, DVD, AND DIGITAL BONUS MATERIALS

  • “The Cast of the Cursed” featurette: Take an inside look at the evil that lurks behind the doors at 44 Reyburn Dr., as key creatives and cast members explore The Grudge characters and discuss their experience working with Writer/Director Nicolas Pesce.
  • “Designing Death” featurette: From a slightly paler version of themselves to being completely mangled and rotted, to the incredible death scenes; like Faith Matheson’s (Lin Shaye) epic leap off of the staircase, explore the character make-up design process and the film’s visual look involved in creating the myriad of ghosts caught in the grips of the Grudge!
  • “Easter Egg Haunt” featurette: Join Writer/Director Nicolas Pesce as he brings to light the plethora of hidden Easter Eggs throughout the film which are homages to the previous works in the Ju-On franchise.
  • Extended Scenes & Alternative Ending Experience the scenes too disturbing for theaters, like Peter Spencer’s terrifying encounter in the attic of 44 Reyburn Dr., or the uncovering of the gruesome truth behind the Landers’ family deaths.

CAST AND CREW

Director: Nicolas Pesce

Co-Producers: Kelli Konop, Romel Adam

Executive Producers: Nathan Kahane, Erin Westerman Brady Fujikawa, Andrew Pfeffer, Roy Lee, Doug Davison, John Powers Middleton, Schuyler Weiss

Producers: Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Taka Ichise

Based on the film: “Ju-On: The Grudge” written and directed by Takashi Shimizu

Story By: Nicolas Pesce and Jeff Buhler

Screenplay By: Nicolas Pesce

Cast: Andrea Riseborough (Birdman), Demián Bichir (The Hateful Eight), John Cho (Searching), Betty Gilpin (“GLOW”), with Lin Shaye (Insidious, There’s Something About Mary) and Jacki Weaver (Bird Box)

SPECS

Run Time: 93 minutes

Rating: Rated R for disturbing violence and bloody images, terror and some language.

Feature: 1080p High Definition/2.39:1

Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD MA, French (doublé au Québec), Spanish, English & French (doublé au Québec),–Audio Description Tracks 5.1 Dolby Digital

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