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From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment And Legendary Pictures: Dracula Untold.

A PRINCE GAINS UNTHINKABLE POWER AT AN UNIMAGINABLE COST IN THE ACTION-PACKED ADVENTURE

DRACULA UNTOLD

ON DIGITAL HD JANUARY 20, 2015

AND BLU-RAY(TM) COMBO PACK AND DVD ON FEBRUARY 3, 2015 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT AND LEGENDARY PICTURES

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most enduring and captivating figures of all time unveils his beginnings in Dracula Untold , a gorgeously realized, never before seen, story of the legendary vampire's origin story. Dracula Untold debuts on Digital HD on January 20, 2015 and on Blu-ray[sup.(TM)] Combo Pack, including Blu-ray[sup.(TM)], DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet[sup.(TM)], and On Demand February 3, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and Legendary Pictures.

For almost a century, the legend of Dracula has mesmerized audiences with the story of a charismatic royal who feasts on the blood of innocents after the sun goes down. Dracula Untold reveals the man behind the myth in the thrilling, action-packed tale of Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia (Luke Evans C The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Fast & Furious 6), who makes a terrifying deal with a supernatural ally that will allow him to save his family and his country C at the cost of his soul.

Joining Evans is an all-star international cast featuring Dominic Cooper (Captain America: The First Avenger), Charles Dance (HBO's Game of Thrones), Sarah Gadon (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) and Art Parkinson (HBO's Game of Thrones). In this epic tale of heroism and sacrifice in the face of savagery, the Dracula Untold Blu-ray[sup.(TM)] Combo Pack and DVD takes audiences behind the scenes with exclusive bonus content including interactive features, filmmaker commentary and much more.

The Blu-ray[sup.(TM)] Combo Pack includes a Blu-ray[sup.(TM)], DVD and DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet[sup.(TM)].

* Blu-ray[sup.(TM)] unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.

* DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away.

* DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet[sup.(TM)] lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.

Bonus Features Exclusive to Blu-ray [sup.(TM) ]

* Alternate Opening

* Deleted Scenes

* The Land of Dracula C An exclusive interactive map that takes fans deep into Dracula's mysterious world, including Castle Dracula, Cozia Monastery, Broken Tooth Mountain and Borga Pass.

* Luke Evens - Creating a Legend

Bonus Features on Blu-ray [sup.(TM) ] and DVD

* Day in the Life - Luke Evans C Personal moments with the film's star provide a glimpse into life on set.

* Dracula Retold C An exploration of the production, including costumes, sets and how the real history of Dracula is woven into the story.

* Slaying 1000 C A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Vlad's epic battle against an army of thousands, from the script and visual effects.

* Feature commentary with director Gary Shore and production designer Francois Audouy.

SYNOPSIS

Witness the origin story of one of legend's most captivating figures in the action-adventure, Dracula Untold . The year is 1462 and Transylvania has enjoyed a prolonged period of peace under the just and fair rule of the battle-weary Vlad III, the prince of Wallachia (Luke Evans, Fast & Furious 6, The Hobbit series). But when Sultan Mehmed II (Dominic Cooper, Captain America: The First Avenger) demands 1,000 of Wallachia's boys C including Vlad's own son C become child soldiers in his army, Vlad must enter into a Faustian bargain to save his family and his people. He gains the strength of 100 men, the speed of a falling star, and the power to crush his enemies. In exchange, he's inflicted with an insatiable thirst for human blood that could force him into a life of darkness and destroy all that he holds dear.

To view the trailer: http://uphe.biz/DraculaUntoldTrailer http://www.draculauntold.com/

FILMMAKERS Cast: Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Charles Dance, Sarah Gadon, Art Parkinson Directed By: Gary Shore Written By: Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless from characters By Bram Stoker Produced By: Michael De Luca, p.g.a. Executive Producers: Alissa Phillips, Joseph M Caracciolo, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni Director of Photography: John Schwartzman, ASC Production Designer: Francois Audouy Edited By: Richard Pearson, ASC Costume Designer: Ngila Dickson Music By: Ramin Djawadi

TECHNICAL INFORMATION C Blu-ray[sup.(TM)]: Street Date: February 3, 2015 Copyright: 2015 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved. Selection Numbers: 61129774 / 61131206 (CDN) Running Time: 1 hour 33 minutes Layers: BD-50 Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1 Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of warfare, vampire attacks, disturbing images, and some sensuality Technical Info: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1/DVS Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French DTS Digital Surround 5.1 Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French subtitles

TECHNICAL INFORMATION C DVD: Street Date: February 3, 2015 Copyright: 2015 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved. Selection Numbers: 61129775 / 61131208 (CDN) Running Time: 1 hour 33 minutes Layers: Dual Layer Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1 Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of warfare, vampire attacks, disturbing images, and some sensuality Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1/ DVS Dolby Digital 2.0[sup.2 ]Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1 Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French subtitles

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Universal Pictures Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

About Legendary Entertainment Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to mainstream audiences with a targeted focus on the powerful fandom demographic. Through complete or joint ownership, Legendary has built a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world's most popular intellectual property. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $9 billion worldwide at the box office. To learn more visit: www.legendary.com

CONTACT: Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Jennifer Black Vice President, Publicity Jennifer.black@nbcuni.com (818) 777-0546

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