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‘Arrival’ to release digitally later this month

Arrival is ready for the home box-office

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Denis Villeneuve’s thriller “Arrival” will get a 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand release this Valentine’s Day. The studio will first release the film on Digital HD on January 31, then release the film in other formats on February 14, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

The film stars Five-time Academy Award nominee Amy Adams as expert translator Louise Banks. When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team races against time to decipher their intent. As tensions mount between fearful governments, Banks discovers the aliens’ true purpose and, to avert global war, takes a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity. Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner and Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker co-star in the film.

“Arrival” has been named one of the best films of the year by the American Film Institute, National Board of Review, New York Times, USA Today and many more. In addition, Adams was named Best Actress by the National Board of Review and received Golden Globe and SAG nominations for her performance. Screenwriter Eric Heisserer has won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and received a Writer’s Guild nomination.

“Arrival” premiered in theaters back in November, the film made $94.12M domestically before going on to make $63.27M overseas. The film was directed by Denis Villeneuve, working off a screenplay by Eric Heisserer. The film is an adaptation of an original story written by Ted Chiang called the “Story of Your Life”. The cast includes Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg and Jadyn Malone.

The ARRIVAL 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Packs include over an hour of special features, with in-depth explorations of the film’s subject matter, sound, score, editing and more. Fans of the film, or anyone that hasn’t seen it, can pre-order the thriller in any format on sites like Amazon.com.