The Boy II - press release

BRING HOME THE CHILLING SEQUEL FROM THE PRODUCER THAT BROUGHT YOU IT AND THE RING  

 

BRAHMS: THE BOY II 

 

FEATURES EXCLUSIVE BONUS CONTENT INCLUDING A NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN ALTERNATE ENDING AND DELETED & ALTERNATE SCENES  

 

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL AND ON DEMAND NOW  

AND ON BLU-RAY AND DVD MAY 19, 2020 

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT  

 

Universal City, California, May 5, 2020 – Evil has found a new friend in BRAHMS: THE BOY II, the spine-tingling and devilishly inventive follow up to The Boy available on Digital and On Demand now and on Blu-rayTM and DVD on May 19, 2020, from STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Starring Katie Holmes (Batman Begins, “Ray Donovan”), the film follows a mother fighting to save her family from a dangerous supernatural force and the surprising dangers that lie ahead.  The home entertainment release of this terrifying sequel includes 20 additional minutes of exclusive bonus content that will take you deeper inside the frightening world of Brahmsincluding chilling deleted and alternate scenes and a never-before-seen alternate ending. 

 

Unaware of the terrifying history of Heelshire Mansion, a young family moves into a guest house on the estate where their young son soon makes an unsettling new friend, an eerily life-like doll he calls Brahms. The bone-chilling BRAHMS: THE BOY II stars Holmes as a mother who increasingly becomes uneasy and is terrorized by her son’s new supernatural “friend.”  Director William Brent Bell (The BoyThe Devil Insidereturns alongside the team that produced the original film, Roy Lee (ItDoctor SleepThe Ring), Jim Wedaa (Mission to MarsUnstoppable) and Matt Berenson (Best of EnemiesThe Place Beyond the Pines) for the eerie second installment that features outstanding supporting performances by Owain Yeoman (The Belko Experiment, American Sniper), Christopher Convery (“Gotham,” “Stranger Things”) and Ralph Ineson (The Witch, “Chernobyl”). Audiences everywhere can now witness the haunting story of Brahms slowly unfold, as it exposes a trail of death and disaster leading back to the supernatural doll. 

 

BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAYTM, DVD AND DIGITAL: 

  • Alternate Ending 
  • Deleted and Alternate Scenes 

 

BRAHMS: THE BOY II will be available on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital. 

  • Blu-rayTM 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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Film Website: https://www.theboy.movie/ 

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FILMMAKERS: 

Cast: Katie Holmes, Owain Yeoman, Christopher Convery and Ralph Ineson 

Casting By: Deanna Brigidi CSA 

Music By: Brett Detar 

Costume Designer: Aieisha Li 

Edited By: Brian Berdan ACE 

Production Designer: John Willett 

Director of Photography: Karl Walter Lindenlaub ASC, BVK 

Executive Producers: Robert Simonds, Adam Fogelson, Andre Lamal, Jackie Shenoo, Michael McKay 

Producers: Jim Wedaa, Roy Lee, Matt Berenson 

Produced By: Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Richard Wright, Eric Reid 

Based on Characters By: Stacey Menear 

Written By: StaceMenear 

Directed By: William Brent Bell 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY: 

Street Date: May 19, 2020 

Selection Number: 64209759 

Layers: BD-50 

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Widescreen 

Rating: PG-13 for terror, violence, disturbing images and thematic elements 

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian and Latin American Spanish Subtitles  

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

Run Time: 1 Hour, 27 Minutes 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: 

Street Date: May 19, 2020 

Selection Number: 64209760 

Layers: DVD 9 

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Anamorphic Widescreen 

Rating: PG-13 for terror, violence, disturbing images and thematic elements 

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian and Latin American Spanish Subtitles 

Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0 

Run Time: 1 Hour, 27 Minutes 

 

About STX Entertainment 

STX Entertainment is 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 and entrepreneur Robert Simonds. Investors include the global private investment firm TPG Growth; 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; Liberty Global, the world’s largest distribution platform; Dominic Ng, Chairman of East West Bank; New Enterprise Associates (NEA); 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 http://www.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.