The Addams Family - press release

OSCAR ISAAC, CHARLIZE THERON,

CHLOË GRACE MORETZ, FINN WOLFHARD, NICK KROLL, SNOOP DOGG,

BETTE MIDLER AND ALLISON JANNEY  
STAR IN THE HILARIOUS ANIMATED FAMILY COMEDY

 

THE ADDAMS FAMILY 

 

ON DIGITAL DECEMBER 24, 2019 

BLU-RAY AND DVD JANUARY 21, 2020 

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT 

 

PACKED WITH FUN AND EXCITING NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN  
CONTENT INCLUDING DELETED SCENES,  
CHARACTER FEATURETTES, AN INTERACTIVE GAME AND MORE 

 

“BEST ANIMATED MOVIE EVENT OF THE YEAR!”  

– MAX EVRY, COMINGSOON.NET 

 

Universal City, California, January 21, 2020 – Everyone’s favorite creepy and kooky family is back in the “frighteningly funny and fresh” (Rosie KnightIGN) animated feature film, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, arriving on Digital December 24, 2019 and on Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand January 21, 2020 from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM) and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.  

 

The very first full-length animated film about the eccentric and unconventional family, THE ADDAMS FAMILY on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital showcase the wonderfully weird world of the Addams family with a variety of exclusive bonus features not seen in theaters including deleted and extended scenes, an interactive charades game with Thing, behind-the-scenes footage, music lyric videos and more! Filled with wildly funny moments and a fresh take on the beloved characters created by Charles AddamsTHE ADDAMS FAMILY celebrates the uniqueness of every family and delivers spooky fun all year long. 

 

From directors Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2Madagascar 3) and Greg Tiernan (Sausage Party, “Thomas & Friends”), THE ADDAMS FAMILY boasts a star-studded voice cast including Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Last JediX-Men: Apocalypse), Charlize Theron (Long ShotKubo and the Two Strings), Chloë Grace Moretz (Kick AssThe 5th Wave), Finn Wolfhard (It, “Stranger Things”), Nick Kroll (The Secret Life of Pets 2Sing), music icon Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler (Hocus PocusThe First Wives Club) and Allison Janney (MinionsI, Tonya). THE ADDAMS FAMILY was recently nominated for two Annie Awards™ including “Best Character Design – Feature” and “Best Production Design – Feature.” 

 

Get ready to snap your fingers! The Addams Family is back in their first animated comedy about the kookiest family on the block. Funny, outlandish, and completely iconic, THE ADDAMS FAMILY redefines what it means to be a good neighbor. 

 

BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL: 

  • Deleted and Extended Scenes*  
  • Welcome to the Family* – In this combined Making of/Character Profiles, we hear from the filmmakers and stars of The Addams Family about how the film came about, the animation process and insight into the characters.   
  • Life of a Scene* – From black & white storyboards and layouts to animation and lighting, follow along with filmmakers as they bring to life a scene from the movie.  
  • Charades with Thing* – There’s nothing quite like a game of Charades with your friends. But what happens when the person giving the clues isn’t exactly a person? What if he’s just… a hand? On talent day, stars of the film are invited to play Charades with Thing. Talent goes head-to-head, competing to see who can guess Thing’s clues. Graphics reveal the answers and keep score for each player. 
  • Addams Family Throwback 
  • “Haunted Heart” Lyric Video – performed by Christina Aguilera 
  • “My Family” Lyric Video – performed by Migos, Karol G, Rock Mafia & Snoop Dogg 

 

Never-before-seen bonus content  

 

For artwork, please log onto our website at www.uphepublicity.com    

 

Theatrical Websitehttps://www.addamsfamily.movie/  

Wednesday Addams’ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wednesdayaddams/  

#MEETTHEADDAMS 

 

FILMMAKERS:  

Cast: Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg as “It” with Bette Midler and Allison Janney 

Music By: Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna 

Music Supervisor: Chris Douridas 

“My Family” Performed By: Migos, Karol G, Rock Mafia and Snoop Dogg 

Film Editor: David Ian SalterACE  

Executive Producers: Kevin Miserocchi, Andrew Mittman, Joe Earley, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth 

Produced By: Gail Bermanp.g.a., Conrad Vernonp.g.a.Alex Schwartzp.g.a.Alison O’ Brien  

Based on Characters Created By: Charles Addams 

Story By: Matt Lieberman and Erica Rivinoja and Conrad Vernon  

Screenplay By: Matt Lieberman 

Directed By: Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY: 

Street Date: January 21, 2020 

Selection Number: 61207905 (US)/61207910 (CDN) 

Layers: BD 50 

Aspect Ratio: 16:9; 1.85:1 Widescreen 

Rating: PG for macabre and suggestive humor, and some action   

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish 

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

Run Time: 1 hour and 26 minutes 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: 

Street Date: January 21, 2020  

Selection Number: 61207904 (US)/61207909 (CDN) 

Layers: DVD 9 

Aspect Ratio: 16:9; 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen  

Rating: PG for macabre and suggestive humor, and some action  

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish  

Sound: English, French and Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 

Run Time: 1 hour and 26 minutes  

 

About Metro Goldwyn Mayer 

Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and global distribution of film and television content across all platforms. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content as well as the premium pay television network EPIX, which is available throughout the U.S. via cable, satellite, telco and digital distributors.  In addition, MGM has investments in numerous other television channels and digital platforms. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.  

 

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE – www.uphe.comis 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, DreamWorks Animation Film and Television and Awesomeness.  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.