Last Christmas - press release

EMILIA CLARKE AND HENRY GOLDING DELIVER ALL-STAR PERFORMANCES IN THE FEEL-GOOD ROMANTIC-COMEDY  

 

LAST CHRISTMAS 

 

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL JANUARY 21, 2020 

BLU-RAYTM AND DVD FEBRUARY 4, 2020 

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT 

 

STRAIGHT FROM THEATERS COMES THE ROMANTIC COMEDY THAT KEEPS ON GIVING, WITH OVER AN HOUR OF BONUS CONTENT, INCLUDING AN ALTERNATE ENDING, BLOOPER REEL AND DELETED SCENES 

 

“LAST CHRISTMAS IS A NEW ROM-COM CLASSIC” - GLAMOUR 

 

Universal City, California, January 6, 2020  Just in time for Valentine’s Day, LAST CHRISTMAS arrives on Digital January 212020 and Blu-rayTM and DVD February 42020 from Universal Pictures Home EntertainmentChock-full of funny and heartwarming moments, LAST CHRISTMAS is a “satisfying flick worth giving your heart to” (Katie Watch, LA Times). Topped with over an hour of exclusive bonus content, including featurettes spotlighting Henry Golding, a recording session with Emilia Clarke, a love letter to London, and more, LAST CHRISTMAS is the perfect addition to a romantic night-in or a Galentine’s party. 

 

Kate (Clarke) works as an elf at a year-round holiday shop and faces an endless streak of bad luck and poor decision-making until she meets Tom (Golding), a kind-hearted man with a mysterious past who challenges her cynical world view. It seems like nothing can keep this mismatched couple together, but sometimes you gotta listen to your heart… and you gotta have faith. LAST CHRISTMAS is the perfect movie to enjoy with someone special and is promised to be “well worth a rewatch” (Eric Webb, Austin American-Statesman).  

 

LAST CHRISTMAS is brought to life by a talented cast led by Emilia Clarke (HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Me Before You) and Henry Golding (Crazy Rich AsiansA Simple Favor), with Michelle Yeoh (Crazy Rich AsiansCrouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and Emma Thompson (Sense and SensibilityLove Actually). At the helm is critically-acclaimed Director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, A Simple Favor)Thompson co-writes alongside Greg Wise (Sense and Sensibility, Netflix’s “The Crown”) and playwright Bryony Kimmings. Both Feig and Thompson produce the film in conjunction with BAFTA® winner David Livingstone (Judy, “Brassic”), Sarah Bradshaw (The Mummy, Maleficentand Jessie Henderson (A Simple FavorThe Heat). 

 

LAST CHRISTMAS features the music of George Michael, including the bittersweet titular holiday classic. The film showcases a never-before-heard track by the legendary, Grammy-winning artist, who sold more than 115 million albums and recorded 10 No. 1 singles over the course of his iconic career.  

 

BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAYTMDVD AND DIGITAL: 

  • Alternate Ending 
  • Alternate Opening 
  • Blooper Reel 
  • Deleted Scenes 
  •  ‘Last Christmas’ Full Performance 
  • Director in Vision – Emmy nominated and critically acclaimed director Paul Feig has been spotted out of place and in frame on multiple occasions. Listen carefully to hear his directorial tips and catch a peek at his fashion forward filming attire. 
  • It’s All So Cold – The warmth of holiday cheer is no match for London's frigid air. Get an insider's look into Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding's silly dances and ridiculous wardrobes used in attempt to stay warm while filming. 
  • Try Not to Laugh – In the movie, Kate (Emilia Clarke) and her mother (Emma Thompson) have an incredibly strained relationship - watch as neither actress is anything but as they come down with a severe case of the giggles. 
  • A Legacy Revealed – Get the inside scoop how the iconic and catchy holiday tune, "Last Christmas", was developed into a film from the brilliant minds of Emma Thompson, David Livingstone, and Greg Wise. 
  • Pure Golding – Henry Golding's character, Tom, can be found bouncing around throughout the film bringing boundless pep and cheer. Listen to the cast and crew as they reveal that Henry's personality is not much different. 
  • Emilia Recording Session – Step into the recording studio with Emilia Clarke and some fellow cast and crew to witness the magic behind the music in this film. 
  • Love Letter to London – Journey with director Paul Feig and some of the cast as they explore just how magical the city of London truly is. 
  • Santa and Her Elf  Get a hilarious behind the scenes look at the quirky relationship between “Kate” (Emilia Clarke) and “Santa” (Michelle Yeoh) 
  • 12 Days of Production – Journey alongside the cast and crew as they personally document their experiences while filming LAST CHRISTMAS. Hear from director Paul Feig, actors Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson and others as they share their on set stories 
  • Paul Feig Takes Over the Tram – Before Emmy nominated Paul Feig became a director he was a Universal Studio's Tram Tour Guide in 1981. Hop on the tram and experience part of the tour as Paul takes over the ride. 
  • Feature Commentary with Director Paul Feig 
  • Feature Commentary with Director Paul Feig and Producer/Co-writer Emma Thompson 

 

Last Christmas will be available on Blu-ray combo pack, which includes Blu-ray, 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.  
  • The Movies Anywhere Digital App simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-rayTM and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere.  Movies Anywhere is available only in the United States.  

 

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FILMMAKERS:  

Cast: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Emma Thompson 

Directed By: Paul Feig 

Music By: Theodore Shapiro 

Costume Designer: RenéEhrlich Kalfus 

Editor: Brent White, ACE 

Production Designer: Gary Freeman 

Director of Photography: John Schwartzman, ASC 

Executive Producer: Sarah Bradshaw 

Produced By: David Livingstone, p.g.a., Emma Thompson, p.g.a., Paul Feig, p.g.a., Jessie Henderson, p.g.a. 

Inspired By the Song “Last Christmas” Written and Composed By: George Michael 

Story By: Emma Thompson, Greg Wise 

Screenplay By: Emma Thompson, Bryony Kimmings 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAYTM: 

Street Date: February 11, 2020 

Selection Number: 61208895 (US) 61208252 (CDN) 

Layers:  BD-50 

Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.00:1 

Rating: PG-13 for language and sexual content. 

Subtitles: English, French Canadian, Latin American Spanish   

Languages/Sound: English (DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1), French Canadian (DTS Digital Surround 5.1), Latin American Spanish (DTS-HD High Resolution Audio 7.1) 

Run Time: 1:42:41 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: 

Street Date: February 11, 2020 

Selection Number: 61208241 (US) 61208238 (CDN) 

Layers: DVD 9 

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 16:9 2.00:1 

Rating: PG-13 for language and sexual content. 

Subtitles: English, French Canadian, Latin American Spanish   

Languages/Sound: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French Canadian (Dolby Digital 5.1), Latin American Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1) 

Run Time: 1:42:47 

 

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