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TAG IS “IT” WHEN TAG ARRIVES ONTO BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK, DVD AND DIGITAL FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

“My frontrunner for the funniest movie of the year.”

Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly

Own it Early on Digital August 17

Blu-ray and DVD debut on August 28

 

Toronto, ON, August 7– Join five highly competitive friends as they hit the ground running in the most epic game of the summer when “Tag” arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. From Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema and Broken Road production, this true story (We’re not kidding!) will now be yours to take home.

Tag” is directed by Jeff Tomsic (TV’s “Broad City”), with a starring ensemble cast led by Ed Helms (The “Hangover” movies, “We’re the Millers”), Jake Johnson (TV’s “New Girl”), Annabelle Wallis (“The Mummy”), Hannibal Buress (“Neighbors”), Isla Fisher (“Now You See Me,” “Wedding Crashers”), Rashida Jones (TV’s “Parks and Recreation”), Leslie Bibb (“Iron Man 2”), Jon Hamm (“Baby Driver,” TV’s “Mad Men”) and Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner (“The Hurt Locker,” “The Town,” “The Avengers” films).

The “Tag” screenplay was written by Rob McKittrick (“Waiting”) and Mark Steilen (TV’s “Mozart in the Jungle”). The screen story is by Mark Steilen, which is based on The Wall Street Journal article entitled “It Takes Planning, Caution to Avoid Being It,” by Russell Adams. The film is produced by Todd Garner and Mark Steilen, with Richard Brener, Walter Hamada, Dave Neustadter and Hans Ritter serving as executive producers.

"Tag" will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD.  The Blu-ray Combo Pack features a Blu-ray disc with the film and special features in hi-definition, a DVD with the film in standard definition and a Digital version of the movie.

Fans can also own “Tag” via purchase from digital retailers beginning August 17.

SYNOPSIS

For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade—risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry: “You’re It!” This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which should finally make him an easy target. But he knows they’re coming…and he’s ready. Based on a true story, this outrageous comedy shows how far some guys will go to be the last man standing.

BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS

“Tag” Blu-ray Combo Pack contain the following special features:

  • Bloopers
  • Deleted Scenes
  • “Meet the Real Tag Brothers’ Featurette 

“Tag” Standard Definition DVD contains the following special features:

  • “Meet the Real Tag Brothers’ Featurette

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS

On August 17, “Tag” will be available to own on Blu-ray from select digital retailers including iTunes and Google. It will also be available in high definition and standard definition on favourite devices from select digital retailers including iTunes, PlayStation, Xbox and others. On August 17, “Tag” will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.

ABOUT DIGITAL

*Digital movies or TV episodes allow fans to watch a digital version of their movie or TV show anywhere, on their favourite devices. Digital movies or TV episodes are included with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs. With digital, consumers are able to instantly stream and download movies and TV shows to TVs, computers, tablets and smartphones through retail services. For more information on compatible devices and services go to wb.com/digitalmoviefaq. Consult a digital retailer for details and requirements and for a list of digital-compatible devices.

BASICS

PRODUCT                                                                            SRP

Blu-ray Combo Pack                                                              $39.99

DVD Amaray                                                                          $31.98

Street Date: August 28

EST Street Date: August 17

DVD Languages: English, Canadian French, Latin Spanish

BD Languages: English, Canadian French, Latin Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese

DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Canadian French, Latin Spanish

BD Subtitles: English SDH, Canadian French, Latin Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese

Running Time: 100 minutes

Rating: Rated 14A for language throughout, crude sexual content, drug use and brief nudity

DVD: DLBY/SURR   DLBY/DGTL [CC]

Blu-ray: DTS HD-MA

THE CREDITS

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

PUBLICITY CONTACTS

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Edelman Public Relations

Chris Kang, 323/761/6545

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Corey Kingston, 416/730/6247

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