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Susan Foreman 10th March 2020 05:27 PM

Paramount Pictures
 
"PARAMOUNT PICTURES LAUNCHES NEW “PARAMOUNT PRESENTS” LABEL TO CELEBRATE FILMS FROM THE STUDIO’S EXPANSIVE LIBRARY WITH DELUXE EDITIONS

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.— March 10, 2020 – Paramount Pictures announced today that it will introduce a new “Paramount Presents” label to recognize and celebrate films from the studio’s vast and storied library. The “Paramount Presents” banner will be used for a new line of collectible Blu-ray Discs incorporating a curated selection of enduringly popular movies, as well as films that had a cultural impact upon their release. The first three films in the Blu-ray line will be the unforgettable phenomenon Fatal Attraction, which has been remastered under the supervision of director Adrian Lyne; 1958’s acclaimed Elvis Presley drama King Creole; and director Alfred Hitchcock’s intoxicating romantic thriller To Catch A Thief, which celebrates its 65th anniversary this year. All three titles will be available beginning April 21, 2020. Fatal Attraction will also have a limited theatrical release in 2020 (details to be announced at a later date). Additional titles scheduled to be released as part of the “Paramount Presents” Blu-ray line include newly remastered editions of Flashdance, Airplane!, and Ghost, as well as several titles arriving on Blu-ray for the first time ever, including Pretty In Pink and The Golden Child.

“Paramount’s library represents over a century of filmmaking and includes some of the greatest films in cinematic history,” said Bob Buchi, president, worldwide home media distribution, Paramount Pictures. “We look forward to opening the vault and sharing some of our most treasured films with fans under the new ‘Paramount Presents’ banner, both in theaters and in our new Blu-ray collection, which has been crafted to offer something special to casual fans, dedicated film enthusiasts, and collectors.” Designed for fans and film lovers, the new line of “Paramount Presents” Blu-ray Discs will include a diverse and eclectic array of films spanning all genres. The new collection will return each title to the spotlight with meticulously remastered releases that include brand new bonus content focused on the filmmakers. Presented in collectible packaging that includes a foldout image of the original movie poster and interior artwork featuring key movie moments, each Blu-ray in the Paramount Presents line features new interviews with filmmakers and/or celebrated film historian Leonard Maltin."



Nostalgic 10th March 2020 10:12 PM

They look nice, are they u.s., u.k. or both do we know?

Demdike@Cult Labs 10th March 2020 10:16 PM

They are US. No BBFC certs

Not sure why Susan created a new thread for them. Could have just put them in the non-UK thread.

The Reaper Man@Cult Labs 11th March 2020 09:54 AM

Bloody digipaks...:rolleyes:

Airplane,Flashdance etc have been released here countless times .....

Stephen@Cult Labs 11th March 2020 12:21 PM

Paramount Pictures
 
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Originally Posted by The Reaper Man@Cult Labs (Post 622080)
Bloody digipaks...:rolleyes:



I had the same reaction....then swore when I saw that Pretty in Pink and The Golden Child will be part of this line.

The Reaper Man@Cult Labs 11th March 2020 02:46 PM

Golden Child? I may have to reconsider......

Susan Foreman 11th March 2020 10:30 PM

'Fatal Attraction' is up for pre-order at Amazon US - $24.99

Release date: April 21, 2020

"Stylish and sexy, FATAL ATTRACTION, took audiences to terrifying new heights with its thrilling story of a casual encounter gone terribly awry. Newly remastered from a 4K film transfer supervised by director Adrian Lyne, this box office smash was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actress (Glenn Close)."

SPECIAL FEATURES:
  • Commentary by Director Adrian Lyne
  • Filmmaker Focus: Adrian Lyne on Fatal Attraction
  • Rehearsal Footage
  • Alternate Ending with Introduction by Director Adrian Lyne
  • Original Theatrical Trailer


Susan Foreman 12th March 2020 06:54 AM

'To Catch a Thief' is up for pre-order at Amazon US - $24.99

Release date: April 21, 2020

"Cary Grant plays John Robie, reformed jewel thief who was once known as "The Cat," in this suspenseful Alfred Hitchcock classic presented here newly remastered from a 4K film transfer. When Robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances (Grace Kelly), he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother's (Jessie Royce Landis) fabulous jewels. His plan backfires, however, and Frances, who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape. In a spine-tingling climax, the real criminal is exposed."

SPECIAL FEATURES:
  • Commentary by Dr. Drew Casper, Hitchcock Film Historian
  • Filmmaker Focus: Leonard Maltin on To Catch a Thief
  • Behind the Gates (2009): Cary Grant and Grace Kelly
  • Original Theatrical Trailer


Susan Foreman 12th March 2020 01:05 PM

'King Creole' is up for pre-order at Amazon US - $29.99

Release date: April 21, 2020

"Elvis Presley brings a new beat to Bourbon Street in KING CREOLE; presented here newly remastered from a 4K film transfer. Directed by Michael Curtiz (Casablanca, White Christmas), Elvis plays a troubled youth whose singing sets the French Quarter rockin’. With a sweet girl to love him and nightclubbers cheering, it looks like he’ll shake off his past and head for the top. But a mobster (Walter Matthau) and his man-trap moll (Carolyn Jones) could snare him into a life of crime."

SPECIAL FEATURES:
  • Filmmaker Focus: King Creole
  • Play the "Songs" Directly by Selecting the Scenes


Rob4 12th March 2020 01:37 PM

Are there any Paramount releases in the Premium Collection? Seems to me to be the most obvious outlet for equivalent UK releases.


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