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Don’t Pick Up the Phone — Stephen King’s CELL coming to video Sep 27

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Stephen King had never tackled zombie tales before Cell, his 2006 novel.  Now that story comes to the screen — and to your home on DVD and Blu-ray.

Cell stars John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. These two starred together in 2007’s King film 1408. Now they pursue another King tale of suspense and terror as two man racing against the clock to stop a horde of rabid killers as their city descends into apocalyptic madness.

Cell will be on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD on Sep 27.  The disc will have a feature commentary and making-of featurette. The DVD will be $19.99, the Blu-ray $24.99.

is currently available on Video on Demand.

The full release is below

 

DESCRIPTION

Experience action-packed terror as two men race against the clock to stop a horde of rabid killers as their city descends into apocalyptic madness in the pulse-pounding thriller, Cell, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), and Digital HD on September 27from Lionsgate. The film is currently available On Demand. Based on Stephen King’s chilling book, the film stars John Cusack (Love & Mercy) alongside Oscar® nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Best Supporting Actor, Pulp Fiction, 1994) and Stacy Keach (The Bourne Legacy). Cell was directed by Tod Williams from a screenplay by Stephen King and Adam Alleca. The home entertainment release ofCell contains audio commentary with the director and a look behind the scenes of the film in the “To Cell and Back” featurette. The CellBlu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

 

Stephen King’s best-selling novel is brought to terrifying life in this mind-blowing thriller starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. At the Boston airport, Clay (Cusack) witnesses a scene of chaotic mayhem when an electronic signal turns hundreds of cell phone users into rabid killers. Desperate to find his estranged wife and son, Clay teams with a train driver (Jackson) to battle the horde of murderous “phoners” as the city descends into apocalyptic madness.

 

CAST:

John Cusack               Love & Mercy, Being John Malkovich, Chi-Raq

Samuel L. Jackson      Pulp Fiction, The Hateful Eight, The Avengers

Isabelle Fuhrman         The Hunger Games, Orphan

Owen Teague             Wild in Blue, Echoes of War, TV’s “Bloodline”

Clark Sarullo                Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Anthony Reynolds      The Hunger Games, Iron Man 3

Erin Elizabeth Burns    TV’s “Stan Against Evil”

and Stacy Keach        TV’s “Prison Break,” The Bourne Legacy

 

BLU-RAY/DVD/DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES*

  • Audio Commentary with Director Tod Williams
  • “To Cell and Back” Featurette

*Subject to Change

 

Year of Production: 2016

Title Copyright: Cell © 2014 CELL Film Holdings, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2016 Saban Films LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: R for Disturbing Violent Content, Terror, Brief Sexuality and Language

Genre: Thriller, Action

Closed-Captioned: None

Subtitles: English and Spanish; English SDH

Run Time: 98 Minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition, 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1) Presentation

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1) Presentation

Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™

DVD Audio Status: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio