Happy Death Day 2U - press release

JESSICA ROTHE RETURNS TO TIME LOOPING THRILLS IN THE KILLER SEQUEL FROM BLUMHOUSE 

 

HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U 

 

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL APRIL 30, 2019 

AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD MAY 14, 2019 

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT 

  

Universal City, California, March 27, 2019  Death has rarely felt more alive than in HAPPY DEATH DAY 2Uthe devilishly inventive, genre-bending follow-up to Blumhouse’s hit thriller Happy Death Day. Full of riveting, repeating twists and comedic turns, our hero Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) discovers that dying over and over to find her killer was nothing compared to the surprising dangers that lie aheadHAPPY DEATH DAY 2U arrives on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on April 30, 2019 and on Blu-Ray™, DVD, and On Demand May 14, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Hailed as “a supercharged thrill ride” and “even more fun than the original” (Mike Reyes, CinemaBlend), the Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital versions continue thsuspense with exclusive unrated bonus content including a gag reel, deleted scene and more!  

 

It’s déjà vu all over again for Tree Gelbman (Rothe), the snarky sorority sister who solved her own murder by repeatedly reliving her death. When the masked campus killer mysteriously returns to terrorize new targets, Tree cycles through another time-loop of clever chills and slick suspense in Happy Death Day 2UThe highly entertaining follow-up welcomes the return of Happy Death Day director Christopher Landon (Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones), producer Jason Blum (Get Out, The Purge) and stars Rothe (La La Land), Israel Broussard (Fear of the Walking Dead) and Ruby Modine (TV’s “Shameless”). Happy Death Day 2U will keep audiences guessing over and over.  

 

UNRATED BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL: 

  • Gag Reel  
  • Deleted Scene 
  • The Never-ending Birthday - Filmmakers and cast discuss how the sequel came about, and the fun they had coming together again to create another chapter of Tree's saga.  
  • Web of Love: Tree’s Nightmare - As if Tree doesn't have enough problems, she now finds herself in a dimension where her love, Carter, is dating her frenemy, Danielle. We take a closer look at this chaotic love triangle. 
  • Multiverse 101 - What is a multiverse, anyway? In this piece, we examine how Tree got caught in another time loop, and how this one differs from her first experience. 

 

HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U will be available on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital. 

  • Blu-ray 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. 
  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.  

 

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FILMMAKERS: 

Cast: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Suraj Sharma and Steve Zissis 

Casting By: Terri Taylor CSA, Sarah Domeier-Lindo CSA 

Music By: Bear McCreary 

Costume Designer: Whitney Anne Adams 

Edited By: Ben Baudhun 

Production Designer: Bill Boes 

Director of Photography: Toby Oliver ACS 

Executive Producers: Jeanette Volturno, Couper Samuelson, Samson Mucke, Angela Mancuso, John Baldecchi 

Produced By: Jason Blum 

Based On Characters Created By: Scott Lobdell  

Written and Directed By: Christopher Landon 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAYTM: 

Street Date: May 14, 2019 

Copyright: 2019 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 

Selection Number: 61200743 / 61200745 (CDN) 

Layers: BD 50 

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Widescreen 

Rating: Rated PG-13 for violence, language, sexual material and thematic elements.  

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish Subtitles   

Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0, French and Spanish DTS Digital Surround 5.1 

Run Time: 1 Hour and 40 Minutes 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: 

Street Date: May 14, 2019 

Copyright: 2019 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 

Selection Number: 61200429 / 61200709 (CDN) 

Layers: DVD 9 

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Anamorphic Widescreen 

Rating: Rated PG-13 for violence, language, sexual material, and thematic elements.  

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish Subtitles 

Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0, French and Spanish DTS Digital Surround 5.1 

Run Time: 1 Hour and 40 Minutes 

 

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