Warner Bros. Pictures, Dark Castle Entertainment, IM Global and After Dark Films present an R rated, 91 minute, action, crime, thriller, directed by Walter Hill, written by Alessandro Camon, novel by Alexis Nolent with a theater release date of February 1, 2013.
The Action-Packed Blockbuster Franchise Returns with an Exhilarating New Installment & an All-Star Cast
Including Jeremy Renner & Rachel Weisz
THE BOURNE LEGACY
Coming to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack with UltraViolet™, DVD & Digital Copy on December 11, 2012
Universal City, California, October 18, 2012— On the verge of having their conspiracy exposed, members of the government’s intelligence community will stop at nothing to erase all evidence of their top secret programs in The Bourne Legacy, coming to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand December 11, 2012 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film is also available via Digital Download. Inspired by master storyteller Robert Ludlum’s immensely popular books, The Bourne Legacy takes the action-packed Bourne series to an explosive new level. With his life in jeopardy, agent Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner) must use his genetically-engineered skills to survive the ultimate game of cat-and-mouse and finish what Jason Bourne started. Presented in incomparable high-definition picture and perfect DTS master audio 7.1 surround sound, The Bourne Legacy Blu-ray™ includes an array of behind-the-scenes bonus features that take viewers inside the making of this global action-thriller.
For more than a decade, movie audiences worldwide have been enthralled by undercover agent Jason Bourne. A compelling mixture of riveting suspense, breathtaking action and shocking intrigue, The Bourne Legacy is the next thrilling original chapter in the hugely popular espionage franchise that has earned over $1 billion at the global box office. Director Tony Gilroy (Michael Clayton), screenwriter for the entire Bourne film series, steps behind the camera for the fourth installment. The film features a distinguished cast of compelling new faces and Bourne film favorites including Academy Award® nominee Jeremy Renner (The Avengers, The Hurt Locker), Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz (The Mummy, The Constant Gardener), Academy Award® nominee Edward Norton (The Incredible Hulk, Moonrise Kingdom), Stacy Keach (American History X, W.), Academy Award® nominee Joan Allen (The Bourne Supremacy, The Contender), Academy Award® nominee Albert Finney (The Bourne Ultimatum, Erin Brockovich), Academy Award® nominee David Strathairn (The Bourne Ultimatum, Good Night, and Good Luck) and Scott Glenn (The Bourne Ultimatum, Training Day). The screenplay was co-written by Dan Gilroy and produced by Frank Marshall, Patrick Crowley, Jeffrey M. Weiner and Ben Smith.
The Blu-rayTM Combo Pack contains a Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital Copy of the film, compatible with iPhone®, iTunes®, iPad®, iPod®, iPod®touch, Android™ and online retailer partners as well as UltraViolet™. UltraViolet™ is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows in the cloud to instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs. Consumers can now truly enjoy The Bourne Legacy anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice.
Exclusive Blu-rayTM Bonus Features
· Enter Aaron Cross: Discover how Jeremy Renner prepared for the role of Aaron Cross.
· Crossing Continents: Legacy on Location—From the frigid snow peaks of Canada to the teeming urban streets of Manila, no location was out of bounds as a potential backdrop in The Bourne Legacy.
· Man vs. Wolf: A look at the training and choreography it took to pull off the wolf sequence.
· Wolf Sequence Test: See the action of the thrilling wolf sequence at work.
· Moving Targets: Aaron and Marta: Director Tony Gilroy, stars Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and others shed light on the two characters who propel the film’s intense combination of drama and action. They reveal their complementary styles of working and discuss how they forged the evolving, emotional heart of the film together.
· UltraViolet™: The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows in the cloud to instantly stream and download to computers, tablets and smartphones. Consumers can now truly enjoy their movies anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice.
· Digital Copy: Viewers can redeem a digital version of the full-length movie from a choice of retail partners to watch on an array of electronics and portable devices including computers, iPad®, iPhone®, iPod™ touch, Android™ and more!
· pocket BLU™ App: The popular free pocket BLU™ app for smartphones is now even better with newly updated versions for iPad®, Android™ tablets, PC and Macintosh computers, with features made especially to take advantage of the devices’ larger screens and high resolution displays.
◦Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray™ player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live™ functions with ease.
◦Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the film.
◦Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray™ discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on the go, anytime, anywhere.
◦Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU™-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray™. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.
◦Keyboard: Entering data is fast and easy with your device’s intuitive keyboard.
•BD-LIVE™: Access the BD-Live™ Center through your Internet-connected player to access the latest trailers, exclusive content and more!
Bonus Features on Both the Blu-rayTM and DVD
· Deleted Scenes
· Re-Bourne: Find out how co-writer/director Tony Gilroy, star Jeremy Renner and the rest of the creative team expanded the Bourne universe into a new film that reveals a larger, even more dangerous conspiracy.
· Capturing Chaos: The Motorbike Chase: Watch Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and 2nd unit director Dan Bradley film the thrilling climactic motorcycle chase through the chaotic and insanely congested streets of Manila.
· Feature Commentary with director/co-writer Tony Gilroy, co-writer Dan Gilroy, editor John Gilroy, director of photography Robert Elswit, second Unit director Dan Bradley and production designer Kevin Thompson.
The Bourne Legacy pulls back the curtain on a government secret even darker than Jason Bourne. When Bourne exposes Operation Treadstone at the end of The Bourne Ultimatum, he sparks a bonfire that threatens to burn down decades of research and development into the building of better spies and warriors. In The Bourne Legacy, audiences discover that there are actually a variety of covert intelligence programs – all of which now feel the threat of exposure. On the verge of having their conspiracy revealed, members of the government’s intelligence community will stop at nothing to erase all evidence of their top secret programs. With his life in jeopardy, agent Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner) must use his genetically-engineered skills to survive the ultimate game of cat-and-mouse and finish what Jason Bourne started.
Cast: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Stacy Keach, Dennis Boutsikaris, Oscar Isaac with Joan Allen, Albert Finney, David Strathairn, Scott Glenn
Directed By: Tony Gilroy
Screenplay By: Tony Gilroy & Dan Gilroy
Story By: Tony Gilroy
Produced By: Frank Marshall, Patrick Crowley, Jeffrey M. Weiner, Ben Smith
Inspired By the “Bourne” series Created by Robert Ludlum
Executive Producers: Henry Morrison, Jennifer Fox
Director of Photography: Robert Elswit ASC
Production Designer: Kevin Thompson
Edited By: John Gilroy ACE
Music By: James Newton Howard
Casting By: Ellen Chenoweth
Costume Designer: Shay Cunliffe
About Universal Studios Home Entertainment
In honor of its Centennial anniversary, Universal Pictures proudly salutes 100 years of unforgettable films that have entertained audiences and touched the hearts of millions around the globe. In celebration of our first 100 years, Universal Studios Home Entertainment is proud to present a selection of our many beloved movies as part of an extensive year-long program that underscores the studio’s rich cinematic history and indelible cultural impact.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a 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 television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.
Summit Entertainment, QED International, Envision Entertainment Corporation and IAC Productions present a 101 minute, PG-13, action, crime, mystery, drama, directed by Rob Cohen, written by Marc Moss and Kerry Williamson and novel by James Patterson with a theater release date of October 19, 2012.
Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Entertainment and Legendary Pictures present a PG-13, 164 minute action, adventure, crime, drama, directed by Christopher Nolan, written by Nolan, Jonathan Nolan and David S. Goyer with a theatre release date of July 20, 2012.
Marvel Enterprises, Paramount Pictures, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and Evil Eye Pictures present a PG-13, 142 minute action, adventure, sci-fi, directed by Joss Whedon, written by Whedon and Zak Penn and scheduled for a theatre release date of May 4, 2012.
Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Intrepid Pictures, Moonlighting Films and Bluegrass Films Productions present a rated R, 115 minute, action, crime, mystery, drama directed by Daniel Espinosa and written by David Guggenheim with a theatrical release date of February 10, 2012.
Twentieth Century Fox, Adam Schroeder Productions and Davis Entertainment present a PG-13, 83 minute action, adventure, thriller, horror, drama directed by Josh Trank with screenplay and story by Max Landis with a theatrical release of February 3, 2011.
Paramount Pictures, Skydance Productions and Bad Robot present a PG-13, 133 minute, action, adventure, thriller, sure to make you laugh several times, directed by Brad Bird and written by Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec with a theatrical release date of December 16, 2011.
Fans Across the Globe Can Tune In Online to Experience the Red Carpet Firsthand
HOLLYWOOD, CA (December 12, 2011): Paramount Pictures and Coke Zero announced
today they will team up to present the live MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE—GHOST PROTOCOL
movie premiere in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on December 14th. The live red carpet
event will air online beginning at 7:00 p.m. BRST/ 4:00 p.m. EST / 1:00 p.m. PST
and will feature a live performance by Grammy®-nominated DJ & Producer Tiësto,
who will unveil his brand new re-mix of the famed Mission: Impossible theme
song, written by Lalo Schifren, for the first time ever. This special red carpet
event will be streamed free at CokeZero.com/Mission<http://www.CokeZero.com/Mission>,
http://www.facebook.com/tiesto and Coke Zero on Facebook.
The film’s star and producer Tom Cruise, co-star Paula Patton, director Brad
Bird and other special celebrity guests will be on-hand in Rio for live
interviews with hosts Quddus and Carla Lamarca. As part of this special
live-stream, Coke Zero, Tiësto and MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE—GHOST PROTOCOL fans will
be able to ask cast members questions directly from the Livestream chat. In
addition, fans will have the opportunity to experience highlights from the
multi-city global tour the cast and filmmakers have completed, including stops
in Japan, Korea, India, Dubai, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Russia and
“The 'Mission' movies have an immense worldwide fan base,” commented LeeAnne
Stables, Paramount’s Executive Vice President of Worldwide Marketing
Partnerships. “And bringing brand leader Coke Zero and a live performance by
internationally renowned DJ & Producer Tiësto together to celebrate the release
of this next installment in the hit 'Mission' franchise couldn’t make for a more
exciting global event.”
“The theme song to MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE is so recognizable and immediately
ignites an emotion. We’re so excited to see how Tiësto will make it his own,”
said Chip York, Worldwide Entertainment Marketing Director, The Coca-Cola
Company. “The energy at the Rio premiere and the Livestream of the event will
‘Make it Possible’ for fans to experience something unique and special, as Coke
Zero celebrates our partnership with the next installment of the movie
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE—GHOST PROTOCOL is directed by Brad Bird, written by Josh
Appelbaum & André Nemec and is produced by Tom Cruise, J.J. Abrams and Bryan
Burk. Blamed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin, IMF operative Ethan Hunt
is disavowed along with the rest of the agency when the President initiates
“Ghost Protocol.” Left without any resources or backup, Ethan must find a way
to clear his agency’s name and prevent another attack. To complicate matters
further, Ethan is forced to embark on this mission with a team of fellow IMF
fugitives whose personal motives he does not fully know.
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – GHOST PROTOCOL opens in IMAX and other select locations
beginning Friday, December 16th and nationwide on December 21st, 2011.
For more information, visit http://www.MissionImpossible.com
Like us on Facebook at http://www.Facebook.com/MissionImpossibleMovie
Follow Mission: Impossible on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/GhostProtocolhttp://www.twitter.com/GhostProtocol
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About Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of
filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading content
company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment
brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in
filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation,
Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and
Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Famous Productions,
Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount
Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.
The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company<http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com> (NYSE: KO) is the
world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500
sparkling and still brands. Led by
Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, our Company’s portfolio features 15
billion dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero,
vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we
are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and
juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution
system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of
1.7 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable
communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental
footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work
environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the
communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among
the world’s top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system employees.
For more information, please visit www.thecoca-colacompany.com<http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com>
or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo<http://twitter.com/CocaColaCo>.
Tiësto, a.k.a. Tijs Verwest, is a performer who’s transcended musical genres to
create a global “Tiësto brand.” His achievements include a Grammy® nomination,
numerous MTV awards, performing at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Athens
Olympic Games, and even a wax statue at Madame Tussauds. With over 10 million
followers on Facebook and over 270 million hits on YouTube, Tiësto has truly
become a universal phenomenon.
Recently voted ‘The Greatest DJ Of All Time’ in a poll conducted by leading
dance music publication Mixmag, Tiësto has worked with artists as diverse as
Nelly Furtado, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Goldfrapp, Jónsi from Sigur Rós, Diplo, and
Busta Rhymes. When he’s not collaborating with the world’s most respected
artists he’s jet setting his way around the globe playing sold out shows to his
adoring fans. His 2010 “Kaleidoscope World Tour” spanned more than 15 months and
175 dates across six continents playing to over 1,000,000 people. The hugely
successful tour was recognized by Billboard Magazine who nominated Tiësto for
two 2010 Billboard Touring Awards and placed him among Billboard’s Top 25
biggest grossing touring acts of 2010.
TriStar, Digital Factory, Stage 6, Europa Corp, TF1 Films Production and Grive Productions present a PG-13, 107 minute action, adventure, drama directed by Olivier Megaton, written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen with a release date of August 26, 2011.