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Monday, December 7, 2015
WHAT WE'RE WATCHING: The Martian on Digital HD 12/22 and 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™ & DVD Jan. 12, 2016
Ridley Scott’s Highest Grossing Film Ever Tops over $570 Million Worldwide to Date
On Digital HD Dec. 22
3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™ & DVD Jan. 12, 2016
"THE BEST MOVIE ON THIS OR ANY OTHER PLANET!
-Pete Hammond, Deadline
MASTER DIRECTOR, RIDLEY SCOTT BRINGS A RIVETING STORY OF SHEER HUMAN WILL AND SURVIVAL
Now everyone can “Bring Him Home” with the highly anticipated release of the stellar movie event of the year. Buckle up and brace for the thrilling journey that is Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment’s THE MARTIAN, arriving on Digital HD December 22 and 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray & DVD Jan.12, 2016.
From legendary director Ridley Scott (Alien, Prometheus) comes a gripping tale of human strength and the will to survive. During a mission to Mars, American astronaut Mark Watney (played by Academy Award winner Matt Damon) is presumed dead and left behind. But Watney is still alive. Against all odds, he must find a way to contact Earth in the hope that scientists can devise a rescue plan to bring him home. Based on the best-selling novel by Andy Weir, THE MARTIAN provides a realistic glimpse into life in outer-space that will have you on the edge of your seat! In addition to wowing audiences around the world, the film is one of best reviewed of the year and has been named one of the best movies of the year by such groups as National Board of Review, which also awarded top honors to Ridley Scott for Best Director, Matt Damon for Best Actor and Drew Goddard for Best Adapted Screenplay.
The 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™ and Digital HD release will have more than 90 minutes of special features including an exclusive newly produced in-world retrospective starring Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sean Bean covering the “true” story behind the daring rescue seven years after the events of the film occurred. The Martian also includes two making of documentaries, a gag reel and more. Now you can become part of the universal phenomenon that has taken the galaxy by storm in the comfort of your own home.
THE MARTIAN BLU-RAY™ SPECIAL FEATURES
Signal Acquired: Writing and Direction
Learn how the producers brought an acclaimed novel, a master director and a stellar cast together for THE MARTIAN.
Occupy Mars: Casting and Costumes
Matt Damon and his ensemble of incredibly talented actors discuss their roles in THE MARTIAN.
5 Theatrical In-World Pieces
Ares III: Farewell
The Right Stuff
Ares: Our Greatest Adventure
Leave Your Mark
Bring Him Home
Ares III: Refocused
Seven years after the events of Ares 3, take a deeper look at the true story behind Mark Watney's daring rescue
ABOUT TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is the industry leading worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox produced, acquired and third party partner film and television programing. Each year TCFHE expands its award-winning global product portfolio with the introduction of new entertainment content through established and emerging formats including DVD, Blu-ray™ and Digital HD™. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.