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From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: HYDE PARK ON HUDSON

ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEES BILL MURRAY AND LAURA LINNEY STAR IN CHARMING AND FRESH HISTORICAL TALE

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --From Roger Michell, the acclaimed director of Notting Hill, comes Hyde Park of Hudson, a charming and fresh look at one of the most pivotal meetings in history. Starring Academy Award® nominees Bill Murray (Lost in Translation, Moonrise Kingdom) and Laura Linney (The Savages, Love Actually), Hyde Park on Hudson explores the mysteries of love and friendship, and the bond between U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Murray) and his neighbor and intimate Margaret Suckley (Linney). In 1939, as Great Britain faces the imminent war with Germany, FDR invites the King and Queen of England for a June weekend at his Upstate NY home. During this first-ever visit of a reigning British monarch to America, international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR's domestic establishment. Focus Features' Hyde Park on Hudson is available on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack with UltraViolet™, on DVD and On Demand on April 9, 2013, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment; and is available on Digital Download beginning March 26, 2013.

Spotlighting Murray in his Golden Globe Award-nominated performance as FDR as well as Olivia Colman in her British Independent Film Award-winning performance as the Queen, Hyde Park on Hudson also stars Samuel West (Notting Hill), Elizabeth Marvel (Burn After Reading), Elizabeth Wilson (The Birds), and Olivia Williams (Anna Karenina) as Eleanor Roosevelt.

The Blu-ray Combo Pack allows fans to watch Hyde Park on Hudson anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice.  It includes a Blu-ray disc, a DVD, a Digital Copy and UltraVioletfor the ultimate, complete viewing experience.

  • Blu-ray disc unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound.
  • DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing the movie in more places, both at home and while away.
  • UltraViolet is a revolutionary new way for fans to collect their moves and TV shows in the cloud.  UltraVioletlets consumers instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs.  Now available in both the United States and Canada.
  • Digital Copy provides fans with a choice of formats from a variety of partners, including options to watch on iPhone®, iPad®, Android, computers and more.

BONUS FEATURES (BLU-RAY and DVD):

  • DELETED SCENES
  • A LOOK INSIDE HYDE PARK ON HUDSON
  • FIRST DAYS
  • FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR/PRODUCER ROGER MICHELL AND PRODUCER KEVIN LOADER

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – BLU-RAY:
Street Date:  April 9, 2013
Copyright:  2012 Universal Studios.  All Rights Reserved.
Selection Number:  62123726        
Running time:  1 Hour, 35 Minutes
Layers:  BD-50
Picture Format : Widescreen 
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Rating:  Rated R for brief sexuality
Languages/Subtitles:  English SDH, Spanish, French
Sound:  DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – DVD:
Street Date:  April 9, 2013
Copyright:  2012 Universal Studios.  All Rights Reserved.
Selection Number: 62119741
Running time: 1 Hour, 35 Minutes
Layers: Dual Layer
Picture Format: Anamorphic Widescreen
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Rating:  Rated R for brief sexuality
Languages/Subtitles:  English SDH, Spanish, French
Sound:  Dolby Digital 5.1

CAST AND FILMMAKERS
Cast: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Marvel, Elizabeth Wilson, and Olivia Williams
Directed by: Roger Michell
Written by: Richard Nelson
Produced by: Kevin Loader, Roger Michell, David Aukin
Executive Producer: Tessa Ross
Line Producer: Rosa Romero
Director of Photography:  Lol Crawley
Production Designer:  Simon Bowles
Film Editor: Nicolas Gaster
Music by:  Jeremy Sams
Costume Designer: Dinah Collin
Casting by: Gail Stevens, CDG, and Ellen Lewis

The movie's official site is www.HydeParkOnHudsonMovie.com.

About Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.

CONTACT: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

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