FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“A celebration of Melissa McCarthy’s talents.”
Amy Nicholson, Variety
PACK YOUR BAGS AND HEAD BACK TO COLLEGE WITH MELISSA MCCARTHY WHEN
Life of the Party
ARRIVES ONTO BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK,
DVD AND DIGITAL FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Own it Early on Digital on July 24
Blu-ray debuts on August 7
Toronto, ON, June 14 – Watch as a newly divorced mother resets her life and navigates the world of college when “Life of the Party” arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital.
“Life of the Party” is directed by Ben Falcone (“Tammy,” “The Boss”). Alongside McCarthy, the film also stars Gillian Jacobs (“Don’t Think Twice,” TV’s “Love,” TV’s “Community”), Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids,” “Sisters”), Julie Bowen (TV’s “Modern Family”), Matt Walsh (TV’s “Veep,” “Ghostbusters”), Molly Gordon (“Love the Coopers,” TV’s “Animal Kingdom”), Stephen Root (“Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”), Oscar nominee Jacki Weaver (“Silver Linings Playbook,” “Animal Kingdom”), Jessie Ennis (TV’s “Better Call Saul”), Adria Arjona (TV’s “True Detective,” TV’s “Emerald City”), Debby Ryan (TV’s “Jessie”) and Jimmy O. Yang (TV’s “Silicon Valley”).
Falcone’s behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Julio Macat (“The Boss,” “Horrible Bosses 2,” “Daddy’s Home”), production designer Rusty Smith (“The Boss”), editor Brian Olds (“Central Intelligence”), and costume designer Louise Mingenbach (the “The Hangover” franchise) with music by Fil Eisler (“How to Be Single,” TV’s “Empire”). A New Line Cinema production, “Life of the Party” will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
McCarthy and Falcone co-wrote the screenplay and produced through their production company, On the Day Production. Chris Henchy is also producing the film, with David Siegel serving as executive producer.
“Life of the Party” will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack for $39.99 and DVD for $31.98. The Blu-ray Combo Pack features a Blu-ray disc with the film and special features in high definition, a DVD with the film in standard definition and a Digital version of the movie.
Fans can also own “Life of the Party” via purchase from digital retailers beginning July 24.
When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna (McCarthy) turns regret into reset by going back to college…landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna—now Dee Rock—embraces freedom, fun and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior year no one ever expected.
BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS
“Life of the Party” Blu-ray Combo Pack contain the following special features:
- '80s Party
- Mom Sandwich
- Bill Hate-O-Rama
- Gag Reel
- Deleted Scenes
“Life of the Party” Standard Definition DVD contain the following special feature:
- '80s Party
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS
On July 24, “Life of the Party” will be available to own in high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers including iTunes, PlayStation, Xbox and others. On August 7, “Life of the Party” will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.
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Blu-ray Combo Pack $39.99
DVD Amaray (WS) $31.98
Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: August 7
EST Street Date: July 24
DVD Languages: English, Canadian French, Latin Spanish
BD Languages: English, Canadian French, Latin Spanish,
DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Canadian French, Parisian French, Latin Spanish
BD Subtitles: English, Canadian French, Parisian French, Latin Spanish
Running Time: 105 minutes
Rating: Rated PG for mature theme, coarse language, and drug content.
DVD: DLBY/SURR DLBY/DGTL [CC]
Blu-ray: DTS HD-MA
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