Geostorm hits Digital HD this January
Geo-storming onto digital
The sci-fi actioner “Geostorm” is coming to Digital HD this winter, the film will also release as a Blu-ray Combo Pack, and on DVD. This was Dean Devlin’s (writer/producer, “Independence Day”) feature film directorial debut, and released in theaters back in October. “Geostorm” stars Gerard Butler (“Olympus Has Fallen,” “300”), Jim Sturgess (“Cloud Atlas”), Abbie Cornish (“Limitless”), Alexandra Maria Lara (“Rush”), Daniel Wu (“The Man with the Iron Fists,” “Warcraft: The Beginning”), and Eugenio Derbez (“How to Be a Latin Lover”). Oscar nominees Ed Harris (“The Hours,” “Apollo 13”) and Andy Garcia (“The Godfather: Part III”) are also featured in the film.
“Geostorm” will be available on iTunes, Amazon Video and Google Play on January 16, 2018. While the film had a slumbering domestic run ($33M) it did much better worldwide ($207M). The Warner Bros. Pictures’ project did debut at #2 on the domestic box-office, but was overshadowed by “Boo! A Madea’s Halloween 2”.
Butler stars as Jake, a scientist who, along with his brother, Max, played by Sturgess, is tasked with solving the satellite program’s malfunction. Cornish stars as Secret Service agent Sarah Wilson; Lara as Ute Fassbinder, the ISS astronaut who runs the space station; Wu as Cheng, the Hong Kong-based supervisor for the Dutch Boy Program; Derbez as space station crew member Hernandez; with Garcia as U.S. President Andrew Palma; and Harris as Secretary of State Leonard Dekkom. The film also stars Zazie Beetz (upcoming “Deadpool 2,” TV’s “Atlanta”), Adepero Oduye (“The Big Short,” “12 Years a Slave”), Amr Waked (“Lucy,” “Syriana”), Robert Sheehan (“The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” “Season of the Witch”) and Eugenio Derbez (“Instructions Not Included”).
The film, written by Dean Devlin & Paul Guyot, is produced by Skydance’s David Ellison, Devlin, and Skydance’s Dana Goldberg. Herbert W. Gains, Electric Entertainment’s Marc Roskin and Skydance’s Don Granger are the executive producers. Rachel Olschan of Electric Entertainment and Cliff Lanning co-produce.
“Geostorm” will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99 and DVD for $28.98. The Blu-ray Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in hi-definition on Blu-ray and the DVD features the theatrical version in standard definition. The Blu-ray Combo Pack includes a digital version of the movie. Fans can also own “Geostorm” via purchase from digital retailers beginning January 16.