Seth Rogen and Simon Pegg bringing Paul to Blu-ray

Posted by: Kristy Sturdivant

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced that the extra terrestrial comedy PAUL, starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Jane Lynch, Jason Bateman and featuring the voice of Seth Rogen, will be released in a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack on August 9, 2011. The film follows two British comic geeks who are traveling across the United States and along the way encounter an alien outside the infamous Area 51. For a comedy that opened up in March, PAUL didn’t do too bad bringing in over $37 million at the box office. There were a lot of good reviews about the film, but it is definitely not one of those movies for those that get offended easily.

I really like the team of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost and I’m optimistic about this movie. Although I’m not sure it will be one of those that will lend itself to multiple viewings, but you never know. Special features include:

Paul Blu-ray

  • Feature Commentary with director Greg Mottola, stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Bill Hader and producer Nira Park.
  • Between the Lightning Strikes: The Making of Paul
  • RV Doorway: The Cast of Paul On-Location
  • Runway Santa Fe: An Interview with Nancy Steiner: Featurette with Nancy Steiner, the film’s costume designer.
  • Smithereens: Featurette with the cast.
  • 5th Date Level Direction: The Cast on Greg Mottola: Featurette focusing on the cast’s impressions of director Greg Mottola.
  • Mexico Zero: The Locations of Paul: Featurette- Mexico Zero is the nickname the cast gives to New Mexico, where the majority of filming was done for Paul.
  • The Many Pauls: Featurette chronicling the processes used in the creation of the CGI Paul character.
  • Paul: The Musical: Featurette showing the cast joining together for an impromptu musical version of the film.
  • The Traveler Beagle: A look at all the different RVs used on the set of Paul, from fully functioning vehicles to a mock-up on a Hollywood soundstage.
  • The Evolution of Paul: Featurette which gives an inside look at how Paul became a living, breathing alien.
  • Simon’s Silly Faces
  • Who the Hell is Adam Shadowchild?: Featurette on the Jeffrey Tambor character.
  • Bloopers
  • Photo Galleries, Storyboards and Posters
  • BD-LIVE™
  • pocket BLU™
  • Advanced Remote Control
  • Video Timeline
  • Mobile-To-Go

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