Everest, coming to Digital HD on December 22, 2015, and 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on January 19, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

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AN EPIC ADVENTURE BASED ON INCREDIBLE TRUE EVENTS THAT WILL TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY

Everest

 

ON DIGITAL HD DECEMBER 22, 2015

3D BLU-RAY, BLU-RAY, DVD AND ON DEMAND ON JANUARY 19, 2016

FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

 

“A Dizzying Visual Adventure” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Universal City, California, November 18, 2015 – Unbridled ambition, a ferocious storm, and the limits of human endurance collide at the top of the world in the white-knuckle adventure Everest, coming to Digital HD on December 22, 2015, and 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 19, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Following a pair of expeditions to the highest point – and most dangerous place – on Earth, Everest captures the brutal majesty of the deadly peak, and the boundless courage required to conquer it, with breathtaking cinematography and spectacular storytelling. Exclusive extras make Everest a can’t-miss, must-own event, bringing viewers behind-the-scenes for a look at the making of the film, as well as astonishing insights about the real-life 1996 summit attempt that inspired it.

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival. Critics call Everest “… exciting, thrilling, moving, and completely engaging.” – Scott Mendelson, Forbes

Jake Gyllenhaal (Southpaw, Brokeback Mountain), Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game, Pirates of the Caribbean), Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty, The Great Gatsby), Josh Brolin (Sicario, No Country for Old Men), John Hawkes (Winter’s Bone, The Sessions), Robin Wright (“House of Cards,” Forrest Gump), Michael Kelly (“House of Cards,” Viral), Sam Worthington (Avatar, Clash of the Titans) and Emily Watson (The Theory of Everything, Breaking the Waves) star in a thrilling and harrowing battle against the overwhelming power of nature.

BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO Blu-rayTM:

  • LEARNING TO CLIMB: THE ACTOR’S JOURNEY – Cast members and the two film consultants who helped them prepare for the shoot discuss getting ready for the arduous production.
  • A MOUNTAIN OF WORK: RECREATING EVEREST – Bringing Everest to life required the filmmakers to recreate the mountain through state-of-the-art studio work and visual effects. The teams involved talk about how they made the seemingly impossible possible.

 

BLU-RAYTM and DVD BONUS FEATURES:

  • RACE TO THE SUMMIT: THE MAKING OF EVEREST – The trials and tribulations of cast and crew as they journey to the foothills of Everest and beyond, battling the elements and forming deep bonds along the way.
  • ASPIRING TO AUTHENTICITY: THE REAL STORY – Recollections of the tragic events of May 10, 1996, from those who were there, as the cast and filmmakers discuss bringing this harrowing tale to life with authenticity and respect.
  • FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR BALTASAR KORMÁKUR

 
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FILMMAKERS:

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Sam Worthington, Emily Watson

Directed By: Baltasar Kormákur

Written By: William Nicholson, Simon Beaufoy

Produced By: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Baltasar Kormakur, Nicky Kentish Barnes, Brain Oliver, Tyler Thompson

Executive Produced By: Angela Morrison, Liza Chasin, Evan Hayes, Randall Emmett, Peter Mallovk, Lauren Selig

Director of Photography: Salvatore Totino

Production Designer: Gary Freeman

Edited By: Mick Audsley

Costume Designer: Guy Speranza

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION 3D BLU-RAY:

Street Date: January 19, 2016

Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Selection Number: 61168903 (US) / 61168906 (CDN)

Layers: BD-50

Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.40:1

Rating: PG-13 for intense peril and disturbing images

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles

Sound: English Atmos Dolby True HD/Dolby Digital 2.0, DVS DD 2.0; Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1

Run Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY:

Street Date: January 19, 2016

Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Selection Number: 61132204 (US) / 61153051 (CDN)

Layers: BD-50

Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.40:1

Rating: PG-13 for intense peril and disturbing images

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles

Sound: English Atmos Dolby True HD/Dolby Digital 2.0, DVS DD 2.0; Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1

Run Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:

Street Date: January 19, 2016

Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Selection Number: 61132205 (US) / 61153046 (CDN)

Layers: Dual

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1

Rating: PG-13 for intense peril and disturbing images

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles

Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1/Dolby Digital 2.0, DVS DD 2.0; Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1

Run Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) 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, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

 

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