METALLICA THROUGH THE NEVER to Be Released On All Platforms 1/28

METALLICA THROUGH THE NEVER to Be Released On All Platforms 1/28

Metallica today announced that their groundbreaking 3D feature film, Metallica Through The Never, directed by award-winning filmmaker Nimród Antal, will be released on DVD, Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, digitally, and V.O.D. (Video On Demand) on January 28, 2014 through Blackend Recordings. Formats will include a standard 2-disc package on DVD, Blu-ray, or 3D Blu-ray, as well as special expanded versions. The DVDs and Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray will include extensive behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the film, including an 80+ minute Making Of 'Metallica Through The Never documentary, various interviews with the cast and crew and never before seen Metallica content.

Metallica fans will also be able to purchase a limited-edition deluxe package containing a piece of the actual stage used in the film, a lithograph print autographed by all four band members and more. Full details of the package are below. The digital format will include the feature film, as well as the Making Of 'Metallica Through The Never' documentary. For more information on each DVD format, see below or visit www.metallica.com. The film will also be available for rental and download via V.O.D. on January 28 in the U.S., and at a later date (tbd) in Canada.

International territories will release the film on DVD/VOD and digital platforms day and date with the US or very shortly thereafter. Please go to metallica.com for information regarding specific countries and release dates.

Picturehouse released Metallica Through the Never in North America on September 27, 2013. The film stars Metallica, one of the most popular, influential rock bands in history. In the music-driven, 3D motion picture event, filmmaker Nimród Antal immerses audiences in a bracing, raw and visceral cinematic experience with spectacular live performance footage of Metallica's most iconic songs -- created exclusively for film -- combined with a bold, narrative story featuring imagery drawn from the band's trailblazing iconography. Dane DeHaan portrays Trip, a young roadie sent on an urgent mission, during the Metallica's roaring live set in front of a sold-out arena. The film features dazzling pyrotechnics, the most elaborate live-performance stage ever built, state-of-the-art 3D photography captured on up to 24 cameras simultaneously and pioneering and innovative sound mixing utilizing a celebrated and award-winning audio team from both the film and music worlds. Metallica Through The Never was the first feature film to be released exclusively by IMAX in all of its theaters in North America.

I. Standard DVD (2 Discs)

DISC 1

1. Metallica Through The Never Movie

2. Theatrical Trailer

3. Master Of Puppets Music Video

4. EPK - Cast & Crew Interviews

5. Interviews With The Sound & Music Team

DISC 2

1. Making Of Metallica Through The Never Documentary

2. Mill Valley Film Festival Q&A With Metallica, Director Nimród Antal & Dane DeHaan

3. Orion Festival 2013 Film Tent Highlights with Lars Ulrich

*Also included in package: Digital Download of the film

II. Blu-ray (2 Discs)

DISC 1

1. Metallica Through The Never Movie

DISC 2

1. Making Of Metallica Through The Never Documentary

2. Theatrical Trailer

3. Master Of Puppets Music Video

4. EPK - Cast & Crew Interviews

5. Interviews With The Sound & Music Team

6. Mill Valley Film Festival Q&A With Metallica, Director Nimród Antal & Dane Dehaan

7. Orion Festival 2013 Film Tent Highlights with Lars Ulrich

*Also included in package: Digital Download of the film

III. 3D Blu-ray/Blu-ray (2 Discs)

*NOTE: The 3D DVD cover will include 3D lenticular artwork that is actually a reusable STICKER, giving fans a 3D souvenir

On 3D Blu-ray Disc:

1. Metallica Through The Never Movie in 3D

On 2D Blu-ray Disc:

1. Making Of Metallica Through The Never Documentary

2. Theatrical Trailer

3. Master Of Puppets Music Video

4. EPK - Cast & Crew Interviews

5. Interviews With The Sound & Music Team

6. Mill Valley Film Festival Q&A With Metallica, Director Nimród Antal & Dane DeHaan

7. Orion Festival 2013 Film Tent Highlights with Lars Ulrich

*Also included in package: Digital Download of the film

IV: LIMITED Deluxe Blu-ray Set (3 Discs) - QTY TBD - 1 Run will be produced

*NOTE: The 3D DVD cover will include 3D lenticular artwork that is actually a reusable STICKER, giving fans a 3D souvenir

DISC 1 - On 3D Blu-ray Disc:

1. Metallica Through The Never Movie in 3D

DISC 2 - On 2D Blu-ray Disc

1. Metallica Through The Never Movie

DISC 3 - On 2D Blu-ray Disc

1. Making Of Metallica Through The Never Documentary

2. Theatrical Trailer

3. Master Of Puppets Music Video

4. EPK - Cast & Crew Interviews

5. Interviews With The Sound & Music Team

6. Mill Valley Film Festival Q&A With Metallica, Director Nimród Antal & Dane DeHaan

7. Orion Festival 2013 Film Tent Highlights with Lars Ulrich

8. Limited Edition Metallica Through The Never Bandana

9. Limited Edition Metallica Through The Never litho movie poster

*Also included in package: Digital Download of the film

V: LIMITED EDITION METCLUB-ONLY RELEASE: Blu-ray Set (3 Discs) - only 1,000 will be produced

*NOTE: The 3D DVD cover will include 3D lenticular artwork that is actually a reusable STICKER, giving fans a 3D souvenir

DISC 1 - On 3D Blu-ray Disc:

1. Metallica Through The Never Movie in 3D

DISC 2 - On 2D Blu-ray Disc

1. Metallica Through The Never Movie

DISC 3 - On 2D Blu-ray Disc

1. Making Of Metallica Through The Never Documentary

2. Theatrical Trailer

3. Master Of Puppets Music Video

4. EPK - Cast & Crew Interviews

5. Interviews With The Sound & Music Team

6. Mill Valley Film Festival Q&A With Metallica, Director Nimród Antal & Dane DeHaan

7. Orion Festival 2013 Film Tent Highlights with Lars Ulrich

*Also included in package: Digital Download of the film

PLUS

1. Limited Edition Metallica Through The Never Bandana

2. Limited Edition Metallica Through The Never lithograph movie poster AUTOGRAPHED BY ALL FOUR MEMBERS OF METALLICA!

3. A piece of the Stage used in the making of Metallica Through The Never. Fans will receive an actual piece of "Doris" (The Statue of Lady Justice") from the stage with a letter of authenticity. This will not be sold anywhere else now or ever again

DIGITAL FORMATS:

Purchase:

HD & SD Versions -

Includes:

1. Metallica Through The Never Movie (in 2D)

2. Making Of Metallica Through The Never Documentary

Rental (film only):

HD & SD Versions -

1. Metallica Through The Never Movie (in 2D)

About Metallica

Formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, Metallica have become one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 110 million albums worldwide and playing to millions of fans the world over. They have scored several multi-platinum albums, including 1991's Metallica (commonly referred to as "The Black Album"), which is the best selling album in history of Soundscan scanning 16 million albums in the United States alone. Their latest album, Death Magnetic, was certified platinum just six weeks after it debuted atop the Billboard Top 200 Album chart in October 2008. Death Magnetic charted at #1 in 32 countries.

Metallica have also garnered numerous awards and accolades, including nine Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, and multiple MTV Video Music Awards, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009. The band recently celebrated its 30th-Anniversary with a week's worth of fan club concerts at the Fillmore Theater in San Francisco, CA. In 2012, they announced the launch of Orion Music + More, an annual two-day festival curated and headlined by the band. Last summer, Metallica unveiled a brand new stage in Mexico City that featured iconic elements that spanned its 30-year career and is featured in the film Metallica Through the Never. They played eight shows to nearly 180,000 fans at the Sports Arena in Mexico City. On June 8th and 9thMetallica hosted the second annual Orion Music + More in Detroit, Michigan at Belle Isle.

About Dane DeHaan

Dane DeHaan has made a formidable impression on film audiences and is currently one of the industry's most sought after actors. Following his role on the HBO series In Treatment DeHaan broke out in the box office hit, Chronicle. This year, DeHaan was seen in Kill Your Darlings opposite Daniel Radcliffe and the critically lauded film, The Place Beyond the Pines directed by Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine). Dane's other credits include Lawless, directed byJohn Hillcoat (The Road,) opposite Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy and Lincoln directed by Steven Spielberg. Upcoming, Dehaan will be seen in The Amazing-Spiderman 2 in the role of Harry Osbourne, an old friend of Peter Parker. Directed by Marc Webb, DeHaan stars opposite Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, and Jamie Foxx. Sony Pictures will release the film May 2, 2014. DeHaan will also be seen in independent dark comedy Life After Beth, opposite Aubrey Plaza. He will soon begin production on Life, in which he will portray James Dean starring opposite Robert Pattinson.

About Nimród Antal

Nimród Antal first came to international attention for writing and directing the critically acclaimed Hungarian-language film Kontroll, which was awarded the Cannes Film Festival's Prix de la jeunesse (presented in the Un Certain Regard section), and the Golden Hugo at the Chicago International Film Festival. The film, set against the backdrop of the Budapest Metro subway system, also earned Antal a European Film Award nomination for Best Director. His subsequent feature-film directing credits include the horror-thriller Vacancy, starring Luke Wilson and Kate Beckinsale; the action-thriller Armored, with Matt Dillon and Laurence Fishburne; and the sci-fi action-thriller Predators, starring Adrien Brody. Born in Los Angeles of Hungarian ancestry, Antal moved to Hungary in 1991 to attend the Hungarian Film Academy. Since graduating, Antal has gone on to direct films in both the U.S. and Hungary.

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