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The Boy on Digital HD 4/26 and Blu-ray & DVD 5/10

The Boy (2016) Blu-RayThe Boy is a 2016 American psychological horror film directed by William Brent Bell and written by Stacey Menear. The film stars Lauren Cohan (The Waking Dead) as an American nanny who is shocked that her new English family’s boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive. To date it has grossed nearly $55 million against its $10 million budget.

Lauren Cohan Stars In The Chilling Thriller The Boy

Available on Digital HD April 26th, 2016 and on Blu-Ray and DVD May 10th from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Universal City, California, March 9, 2016 -A young American woman uncovers the menacing nature of the English family she cares for in The Boy, a terrifying thriller debuting on Digital HD on April 26, 2016 and on Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand on May 10, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. From Lakeshore Entertainment (Exorcism of Emily Rose and The Underworld Franchise) and STX Entertainment (The Gift, Secret in Their Eyes), the film is a frightening thrill ride directed by William Brent Bell (The Devil Inside) and starring Lauren Cohan (The Walking Dead).

The Boy Synopsis

Greta (Cohan) is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village. She soon discovers that the family’s 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that they care for just like a real boy, as a way to cope with the death of their son 20 years prior. After violating a list of strict rules, a series of disturbing and inexplicable events bring Greta’s worst nightmare to life, leading her to believe that the doll is actually alive.

The film will be available on Blu-ray™ with DIGITAL HD and UltraViolet™ and DVD.

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FILMMAKERS

  • Cast: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans
  • Directed By: William Brent Bell
  • Written By: Stacey Menear
  • Produced By: Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Richard Wright
  • Executive Producers: Eric Reid, David Kern, John Powers Middleton, Robert Simonds, Adam Fogelson, Oren Aviv, Wang Zhongjun, Wang Zhonglei, Donald Tang, Jim Wedaa, Roy Lee, Matt Berenson
  • Production Designer: John Willett
  • Director of Photography: Daniel Pearl, ASC
  • Edited By: Brian Berdan, ACE
  • Casting By: Julie Hutchinson, CSA
  • Music By: Bear McCreary
  • Costume Designer: Jori Woodman

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™

  • Street Date: May 10, 2016
  • Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
  • Selection Number: 64178542 (US)
  • Layers: BD-50
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2:40:1
  • Rating: PG-13 for violence and terror, and for some thematic material
  • Languages/Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Sound: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
  • Run Time: 1 Hour. 38 Minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD

  • Street Date: May 10, 2016
  • Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
  • Selection Number: 64177382 (US)
  • Layers: Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1
  • Rating: PG-13 for violence and terror, and for some thematic material
  • Languages/Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Run Time: 1 Hour. 38 Minutes

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