Second Act - press release

JENNIFER LOPEZ, LEAH REMINI, VANESSA HUDGENS AND  

MILO VENTIMIGLIA STAR IN THE HEARTWARMING AND INSPIRATIONAL ROMANTIC COMEDY 

 

SECOND ACT 

 

“JENNIFER LOPEZ IN HER SWEET SPOT”  

– LEAH GREENBLATT, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY  

 

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL MARCH 12, 2019 

AND ON BLU-RAY AND DVD MARCH 26, 2019 

 

Universal City, California, January 24, 2019 – Jennifer Lopez (Maid in Manhattan, “Shades of Blue”) returns to the big screen and proves it’s never too late to pursue your dreams in the hilarious and relatable romantic comedySecond Act, coming to Digital on March 12, 2019 and on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on March 26, 2019 from STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. From the director of 50 First Dates and Get Smart, Second Act is heartfelt comedy that will inspire and empower audiences of all ages to reach for their biggest dreams. With an honest and moving performance from Jennifer Lopez, the film also features Lopez’s latest single “Limitless” and  stars an incredible supporting cast including Leah Remini (“The King of Queens,” “Kevin Can Wait”), Vanessa Hudgens (The Princess SwitchHigh School Musical franchise) and Milo Ventimiglia (“This is Us,” “Gilmore Girls”) 

 

Maya (Lopez) is a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations of not having achieved more in life. As an experienced, quick-witted, perceptive employee, she is passed over for a promotion solely because she doesn’t have a college degree. Until, that is, she gets the chance to prove that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a Second Act 

 

Filled with funny and genuine moments from beginning to end, Second Act “delivers smiles for miles” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stoneon Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digitalpacked with special bonus content including funny and insightful commentary from the cast and filmmakers as well as entertaining featurettes that will take viewers behind the scenes of this incredibly thoughtful romantic comedy.   

 

BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAYTM, DVD AND DIGITAL 

  • Connecting with Milo Ventimiglia – See how Jennifer Lopez and Milo Ventimiglia connected on and off screen in this behind-the-scenes piece.  
  • The Empowering Women of Second Act – Get an inside look at how the women of Second Act empowered and supported each other.  
  • Friendship On and Off Screen – See how real life best friends Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini had fun on set and how their real chemistry played on screen.  
  • Working with the Ones You Love – Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the whole cast had fun while filming Second Act.  

 

Second Act will be available on 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.  

 

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FILMMAKERS: 

Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini, Vanessa HudgensAnnaleigh Ashford, Charlyne Yi with Treat Williams and Milo Ventimiglia 

Casting By: Roger MussendenCSA 

Music Supervisor: Jason Markey 

Costume Designer: Patricia Field, Molly Rogers 

Editor: Jason Gourson  

Production DesignerRichard Hoover 

Director of Photography: Ueli Steiger 

Executive Producers: Robert Simonds, Adam Fogelson, Wang Zhongjun, Wang ZhongleiFelice Bee, Mark Kamine, Peter Segal, Donald Tang 

Produced By: Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, p.g.a,, Justin Zackhamp.g.a., Benny Medina  

Written By: JustiZackham, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas  

Directed By: Peter Segal  

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY: 

Street Date: March 26, 2019 

Selection Number: 64193771 

Layers: BD 50 

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Widescreen 

Rating: PG-13 for some crude sexual references and language.  

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Latin American Spanish  

Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0 

Run Time: 1 hour and 43 minutes  

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: 

Street Date: March 26, 2019 

Selection Number: 64193779 

Layers: DVD 9 

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Anamorphic Widescreen  

Rating: PG-13 for some crude sexual references and language.  

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Latin American Spanish  

Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0 

Run Time: 1 hour and 43 minutes  

 

About STXfilms  

STXfilms is a division of STX Entertainment, a global next-generation media company whose mission is to unlock the value of the direct connection stars have with their fans through the development, financing, production, marketing and distribution of film, television, VR, digital video, music and live entertainment content. It is the industry leader in transforming beyond traditional platform-driven content to creating talent-driven enterprises.  

 

The company is led by accomplished businessman Robert Simonds and was co-founded by Bill McGlashan, managing partner of the leading global private investment firm TPG. Other investors include Hony Capital, a leading private equity firm in China; PCCW, Southeast Asia’s largest Internet and cable services provider; Tencent Holdings, China’s leading provider of online products and services; Dominic Ng, Chairman of East West Bank; DNS Capital (representing the business interests of Gigi Pritzker and her immediate family); and Beau Wrigley, former Chairman and CEO of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, among others. With these strategic relationships, the company is uniquely positioned to maximize the impact of content worldwide, with direct passage into the China market.  

For more information, please visit https://stxentertainment.com 

 

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE – www.uphe.com) is a unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). UFEG produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms, as well as consumer products, interactive gaming and live entertainment. The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango and DreamWorks Animation Film and Television.  UFEG is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.  NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.