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Thursday, March 26, 2015

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Seventh Son

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Seventh Son




UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A young apprentice must rise up against an evil queen in the action- packed fantasy film Seventh Son on Digital HD May 12, 2015, On Demand on May 19, 2015 and Blu-ray((TM)) and DVD May 26, 2015 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and Legendary Pictures. Starring Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges (True Grit,Iron Man), Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Stardust) and Academy Award winner Julianne Moore (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, The Kids Are All Right), the home entertainment release includes an alternate opening, deleted scenes, behind-the-scenes exclusives about the making of the film, and much more.

In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order (Oscar(®) winner Jeff Bridges) travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers, the last Seventh Son (Ben Barnes). Torn from his quiet life as a farmhand, the unlikely young hero embarks on a daring adventure with his battle-hardened mentor to vanquish a dark queen (Oscar(® )winner Julianne Moore) and the army of supernatural assassins she has dispatched against their kingdom.

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

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Bonus Features Exclusive to Blu-ray((TM) ):

-- Alternate Ending
-- Deleted/Alternate Scenes
-- The Making of Seventh Son
-- Forging a Medieval Realm
Bonus Features On Blu-ray((TM) )& DVD:

-- The Making of Seventh Son
-- Defenders of Good
-- Resurrecting the Wicked
-- The Legend and Lore of the Seventh Son
-- Visual Effects Gallery

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore Ben Barnes, Kit Harington, Djimon Hounsou
Directed By: Sergei Bodrov
Written By: Charles Leavitt, Steven Knight, Matt Greenberg, based on the novel "The Spook's Apprentice" by Joseph Delaney
Produced By: Basil Iwanyk, Thomas Tull, Lionel Wigram
Executive Producers: Jon Jashni, Brent O'Connor, Alysia Cotter
Cinematographer: Newton Thomas Sigel
Production Designer: Dante Ferretti
Edited By: Paul Rubell ACE, Jim Page, Michael Kahn ACE
Costume Designer: Jacqueline West
Music By: Marco Beltrami


Street Date: May 26, 2015
Copyright: 2015 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Numbers: 61130365 (US)/ 61131203 (CDN)
Running Time: 1 hour 42 minutes
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.40:1
Rating: PG-13 for intense fantasy violence and action throughout, frightening images and brief strong language
Technical Info: English DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1/DVS Dolby Digital 2.0(2), Spanish and French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French subtitles


Street Date: May 26, 2015
Copyright: 2015 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Numbers: 61130366 (US)/ 61131202 (CDN)
Running Time: 1 hour 42 minutes
Layers: Dual layer
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1
Rating: PG-13 for intense fantasy violence and action throughout, frightening images and brief strong language
Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1/Dolby Digital 2.0(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 ( 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 $10 billion worldwide at the box office. To learn more visit:

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ARRIS Appoints Patrick Macken as Senior Vice President and General Counsel

ARRIS Appoints Patrick Macken as Senior Vice President and General Counsel

SUWANEE, Ga., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) today announced the appointment of Patrick Macken as senior vice president and general counsel. In this role, Macken will oversee all aspects of the company's global legal function and will report to ARRIS Chairman and CEO Bob Stanzione. Macken will be based at ARRIS's headquarters in Suwanee, Georgia.

Macken has provided legal counsel and support to ARRIS for more than 10 years as outside counsel at Troutman Sanders LLP, where he most recently served as a partner in the firm's Corporate Group. His expertise encompasses legal issues focused on securities laws, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and corporate governance.

"Patrick is a strategic addition to our legal team, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise specific to ARRIS," said Bob Stanzione. "I'm confident that his continued accomplishments will facilitate our growth in new and existing markets, as we collaborate with our customers to invent the future of entertainment and communications for millions of people around the world."

Macken has been a frequent speaker on securities law and corporate governance matters and has co-authored a number of articles on federal securities laws and corporate finance transactions. He was named a "Best Lawyer in America" in the area of securities and capital markets by Best Lawyer, the peer-review publication of the legal profession.

Macken received both his bachelor's degree and J.D. from Tulane University.

ARRIS is a global innovator in IP, video and broadband technology. We have continually worked with our customers to transform the experience of entertainment and communications for millions of people around the world. The people of ARRIS are dedicated to the success of our customers, bringing a passion for invention that has fueled our history: We created digital TV, delivered the first wireless broadband gateway and are pioneering the standards and pathways for tomorrow's personalized, Ultra HD, multiscreen, and cloud services. We are dedicated to meeting today's challenges and preparing for the tasks the future holds. Collaborating with our customers, ARRIS will continue to solve the most pressing challenges of 21st century communications. Together, we are inventing the future. For more information:

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