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FREAKY, Starring Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton, Arrives on Digital January 26 and on Blu-ray & DVD February 9

FROM THE CREATORS OF HAPPY DEATH DAY,
VINCE VAUGHN AND KATHRYN NEWTON BODY SWAP
IN THE GENRE BENDING SLASHER COMEDY
AVAILABLE TO OWN FOR THE FIRST TIME

BRING HOME THE KILLER SWITCH EDITION WHICH INCLUDES NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN BONUS CONTENT AND DELETED SCENES

WINNER OF CRITICS CHOICE SUPER AWARD FOR VINCE VAUGHN AS BEST ACTOR IN A HORROR MOVIE

“CERTIFIED FRESH” ON ROTTEN TOMATOES

BE THE FIRST TO OWN IT ON DIGITAL JANUARY 26, 2021
BLU-RAYTM AND DVD FEBRUARY 9, 2021
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT


Universal City, California, January 19, 2021 – Prepare for a FREAKY take on the body-swap movie which only Blumhouse, makers of Happy Death Day & The Purge franchise, could bring: a teenage girl switches bodies with a relentless serial killer! From the deliciously debased mind of writer-director Christopher Landon (Happy Death Day, the Paranormal Activity franchise) and prolific horror producer Jason Blum (HalloweenThe Purge franchise), comes a horror-comedy about a stalker, a high school senior, and the brutal truth about surviving high school available on Digital on January 26 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD on February 9. FREAKY is “the most purely enjoyable horror movie made in years” (David Sims, THE ATLANTIC). Hailed as “an absolute blast – fun, frantic, horror/comedy mash-up” (Drew Taylor, COLLIDER), the Killer Switch Edition continues the fun and scares with exclusive bonus content including deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film and a feature commentary with Co-writer/Director Christopher Landon. With an 83% “fresh” score on Rotten Tomatoes and critical praise for Vaughn and Newton as “the new killer comedy scream team” (Rachel Smith, CELEBRITY PAGE), Vaughn won a Critics Choice Super Award for Best Actor in a Horror Movie.

High school senior Millie (Kathryn Newton, Blockers, HBO’s “Big Little Lies”) is just trying to survive being the unpopular kid when she becomes The Butcher’s (Vince Vaughn, Wedding CrashersCouples Retreat) next target. Their fateful encounter gets twisted and wake up in each other’s bodies. Now looking like a towering psychopath, Millie learns she only has 24 hours to reverse the curse and get her body back before the switch becomes permanent and she’s trapped in the form of a middle-aged maniac forever.  With some help from her friends—ultra-woke Nyla (Celeste O’Connor, Ghostbusters: Afterlife), ultra-fabulous Joshua (Misha Osherovich, The Goldfinch) and her crush Booker (Uriah Shelton, Enter the Warriors Gate)—Millie races against the clock to reverse the curse while The Butcher discovers that having a female teen body is the perfect cover for a little Homecoming killing spree.
 

BONUS FEATURES on BLU-RAYTM, DVD and Digital:

  • Deleted Scenes
    • The Butcher Lends a Hand
    • Charlene Hears a Rumor
    • Late for the Party
  • Split Personalities: Millie vs. The Butcher – Two opposing characters. One killer chemistry! Go behind-the-scenes to see how Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton worked together to bring these two very different characters to life and how they created distinct personal traits for both. This piece will focus on the magnetism between Vaughn and Newton, and how that chemistry raised the stakes for two characters stuck in such a strange situation.
  • Crafting the Kills – This feature will take viewers into the “Wood Shop” set to see how all of the various elements and departments come together to create an extraordinary kill that fans will talk about for years to come. We will also discuss the inspiration behind this bilateral bisection, what makes it both fun and horrifying, and how it is different from anything else you have seen in other horror films.
  • Christopher Landon’s Brand of Horror – Blending horror and comedy is a difficult task that not many can achieve, but Christopher Landon has proven time and time again that he is uniquely skilled at it. FREAKY is no different. Learn how Christopher’s vision brought new energy to the concept and elevated the story, all while creating a fun and proficient working environment. This behind-the-scenes look at how he weaves humor and gore together will give fans an intimate understanding of why a Christopher Landon film is a genre of its own.
  • Final Girl Reframed – The concept of a “Final Girl” is nothing new in the horror genre. However, Millie isn’t your typical Final Girl. We take a closer look at all the ways FREAKY takes your genre expectations and smashes them
  • Feature Commentary with Co-writer/Director Christopher Landon

 

FREAKY will be available on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital.

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Website: https://www.uphe.com/movies/freaky
Trailer: http://uni.pictures/FreakyTrailer
Facebook: /FreakyMovie
Twitter: @UniversalHorror
Instagram: @FreakyMovie2020
#FreakyKillerSwitch

 

FILMMAKERS
Cast: Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Katie Finneran, Celeste O’Connor, Misha Osherovich and Alan Ruck
Casting By: Terri Taylor C.S.A, Sarah Domeier Lindo C.S.A
Music By: Bear McCreary
Costume Designer: Whitney Anne Adams
Edited By: Ben Baudhuin
Director of Photography: Laurie Rose
Executive Producers: Couper Samuelson, Jeanette Volturno
Produced By: Jason Blum
Written By: Michael Kennedy & Christopher Landon
Directed By: Christopher Landon
Produced by Blumhouse in association with Divide/Conquer

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™:
Street Date: February 9, 2020
Selection Number: 61213863 (US) / 61213868 (CDN)
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2:39.1
Rating: Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, sexual content, and language throughout
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian and Latin American Spanish
Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0, French Canadian DTS Digital Surround 5.1 and Latin American Spanish DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Run Time: 1:41:55

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date:
 February 9, 2020
Selection Number: 61213862 (US) / 61213867 (CDN)
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1
Rating: Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, sexual content, and language throughout
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian and Latin American Spanish
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital 2.0, French Canadian Dolby Digital 5.1 and Latin American Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 1:41:55
 

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