Guillermo del Toro-Produced ‘Mama’ Dated For Home Video

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Guillermo del Toro produced Mama starring Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”) will make its Blu-ray and DVD debut on May 7, 2013, reports TheHDRoom. The streaming digital download version will be available two weeks earlier on April 23.

“Mama is the story of two vanished girls whose parents were killed. When the girls reappear, their uncle and his girlfriend care for them, but that doesn’t mean their deceased mother is completely out of the picture.” The horror thriller was released in cinemas on January 18, 2013 and won its opening weekend with $28.4 million. To date it has earned $70.9 million domestically from a production budget of only $15 million.

The Blu-ray edition of Mama is presented in 1080p video and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. It includes the DVD, an UltraViolet copy, and the following bonus features:

-MATRIARCAL SECRETS BD EXCLUSIVE: An in-depth exploration of the digital and practical effects employed to shape the film’s phantom presence.
-DELETED SCENES with Commentary by Director/Co-Writer Andy Muschietti and Producer/Co-Writer Barbara Muschietti
-ORIGINAL SHORT WITH INTRODUCTION BY GUILLERMO DEL TORO with Commentary by Director/Co-Writer Andy Muschietti and Producer/Co-Writer Barbara Muschietti
-THE BIRTH OF MAMA: MAMA began as a chilling short that announced a new voice in the horror genre. Exclusive interviews with Executive Producer Guillermo del Toro and the filmmakers track the bloodline of the feature and explore changes needed to make the transition to a film.
-FEATURE COMMENTARY with Director/Co-Writer Andy Muschietti and Producer/Co-Writer Barbara Muschietti

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