Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt Star in the Unbelievable True Story THE BIG SHORT, Coming to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack March 15, 2016

Critically Acclaimed Hit is Nominated for Five Academy Awards
Including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actor

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–“One of the most absorbing and entertaining films of the year” (Mara
Reinstein, Us Weekly), director Adam
McKay’s “witty, smart, sharp and funny” (Scott Mantz, “Access
Hollywood”) masterpiece THE BIG SHORT arrives on Blu-ray
Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand March 15, 2016 from Paramount Home Media
Distribution.


Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director,
Best Supporting Actor (Christian Bale), Best Adapted Screenplay and Best
Editing, THE BIG SHORT also was named one of the top 10
films of the year by The Wall Street Journal,
New York Times, Los
Angeles Times
, Entertainment Weekly, Us
Weekly
, the American Film Institute and many more.

Based on the best-selling book by Michael Lewis, THE BIG SHORT
details the true story of four outsiders who risked everything to take
on the big banks during the greatest financial fraud in U.S. history.
Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt deliver
career-best performances in “the most wildly entertaining must-see movie
of the year” (Toni Gonzales, Fox-TV).

THE BIG SHORT Blu-ray Combo Pack with Digital HD is packed
with over an hour of bonus content. Go behind the scenes with Ryan
Gosling, Steve Carell and Christian Bale as they talk about their
characters and the real people in this unbelievable true story, then
discover the facts behind the gripping events as author Michael Lewis
and the filmmakers discuss how the most incredible heist of the century
was pulled off. Plus, catch five deleted scenes that were not shown in
theaters and hear director Adam McKay reveal the challenges he faced in
bringing the book to the screen.

THE BIG SHORT Blu-ray Combo Pack

THE BIG SHORT Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high
definition with English DTS:X, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1
Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio
Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese
subtitles. The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced
for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital,
Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English,
French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The combo pack includes access
to a Digital HD copy of the film as well as the following:

Blu-ray

  • Feature film in high definition
  • In the Tranches: Casting
  • The Big Leap: Adam McKay
  • Unlikely Heroes: The Characters of The Big Short
  • The House of Cards: The Rise of the Fall
  • Getting Real: Recreating an Era
  • Deleted Scenes

DVD

  • Feature film in standard definition

The Blu-ray Combo Pack available for purchase includes a Digital HD
Version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to
collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add
movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or
download them—reliably and securely—to a variety of devices.

THE BIG SHORT Single-Disc DVD

The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs
with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1
Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish
and Portuguese subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard
definition.

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Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises present a Plan B
Entertainment production of an Adam McKay film: “The Big Short.”
Starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt.
Produced by Brad Pitt, p.g.a., Dede Gardner, p.g.a., Jeremy Kleiner,
p.g.a. and Arnon Milchan. Based upon the book by Michael Lewis.
Screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay. Directed by Adam McKay.

About Paramount Home Media Distribution

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Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed
entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to
premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures,
consumer products, and digital content for audiences in 180 countries
and territories. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and
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of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide
digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable
devices and emerging technologies.

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THE BIG SHORT

Street Date:

March 15, 2016 (Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand)

SRP: $39.99 U.S. (Blu-ray Combo Pack)
$29.99 U.S. (DVD)
U.S. Rating: R for pervasive language and some sexuality/nudity
Canadian Rating:

14A for nudity and coarse language

 

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Contacts

Paramount Home Media Distribution Contact:
Brenda Ciccone,
323.956.8091
Brenda_ciccone@paramount.com