ACADEMY AWARD BEST PICTURE WINNER “GREEN BOOK” ON DIGITAL FEBRUARY 19, 2019 AND ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY™ AND DVD MARCH 5, 2019

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Green Book

ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE VIGGO MORTENSEN AND ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER MAHERSHALA ALI DELIVER TIMELESS PERFORMANCES IN THE HEART-WARMING FILM

WINNER OF THREE ACADEMY AWARDS AND GOLDEN GLOBES® INCLUDING BEST PICTURE

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL FEBRUARY 19, 2019 AND ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY™ AND DVD MARCH 5, 2019

“WONDERFULLY CHARMING” – JEFF SNEIDER, COLLIDER

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Two men from different worlds form an unexpected friendship in the incredibly moving film Green Book, coming to Digital February 19, 2019 and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand March 5, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. With exceptional filmmaker lineage, Participant Media and DreamWorks Pictures’ Green Book is directed by Peter Farrelly (There’s Something About Mary, Shallow Hal), and stars 2019 Golden Globe® nominee Viggo Mortensen (The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Eastern Promises) and 2019 Golden Globe® winner Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Hidden Figures) alongside Linda Cardellini (Brokeback Mountain, The Founder).  The critically acclaimed and “hugely entertaining” (Peter Travers, Rolling StoneGreen Book is the winner of three 2019 Golden Globe® awards including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Mahersala Ali and Best Screenplay.

Academy Award® nominee for his roles in Captain Fantastic and Eastern Promises, Viggo Mortensen, and Academy Award® winner for Moonlight, Mahershala Ali, star in Green Book, a film inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class, and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line. When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on The Green Book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger as well as unexpected humanity and humor—they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

Filled with acclaimed performers, Green Book on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayand DVD includes three featurettes that will give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at how the actors and filmmakers brought the characters to film and the true story that inspired it.

4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAY, DVD & DIGITAL BONUS FEATURES:

  • Virtuoso Performances– Go behind the scenes with Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali as they discuss their characters and the lengths they went to accurately portray them.
  • An Unforgettable Friendship – Cast and filmmakers discuss the friendship between Don Shirley and Tony Lip.
  • Going Beyond the Green BookFilmmakers and cast discuss the significance of The Green Book.

Green Book will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-rayTM, Blu-rayTM and Digital. The 4K Ultra HD disc will include the same bonus features as the Blu-rayTM version, all in stunning 4K resolution.

  • 4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for four times sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio delivering a multidimensional sound experience.
  • 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.
  • MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app that 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 only available in the United States. For more information, visit https://moviesanywhere.com.

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FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini
Casting By: Rick Montgomery CSA
Costume Design By: Betsy Heimann
Music By: Kris Bowers
Music Supervisors: Tom Wolfe, Manish Raval
Edited By:  Patrick J. Don Vito
Production Designer: Tim Galvin
Director of Photography: Sean Porter
Executive Produced By: Jeff Skoll, Jonathan King, Octavia Spencer, Kwame L. Parker, John Sloss, Steven Farneth
Produced By: Jim Burke, p.g.a., Charles B. Wessler, p.g.a., Brian Currie, p.g.a., Peter Farrelly, p.g.a., Nick Vallelonga
Written By: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly
Directed By: Peter Farrelly

TECHNICAL INFORMATION 4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY™:
Street Date: March 5, 2019
Selection Number: 62202393/62202395 (CDN)
Layers: BD-66
Aspect Ratio:  Widescreen 16:9 2.00:1
Rating: PG-13 for thematic content, language including racial epithets, smoking, some violence and suggestive material
Languages/Subtitles:  English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
Sound:  English Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital 2.0, and French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Run Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™:
Street Date: March 5, 2019
Selection Number: 62201231/62201429 (CDN)
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio:  Widescreen 16:9 2.00:1
Rating: PG-13 for thematic content, language including racial epithets, smoking, some violence and suggestive material
Languages/Subtitles:  English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
Sound:  English Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital 2.0, and French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Run Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: March 5, 2019
Selection Number:  62200683/ 62201428 (CDN)
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio:  Anamorphic Widescreen 16:9 2.00:1
Rating: PG-13 for thematic content, language including racial epithets, smoking, some violence and suggestive material
Languages/Subtitles:  English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
Sound:  English and French Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0
Run Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

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, 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.

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