The Black Phone Home Entertainment Release Details Revealed

(from left) The Grabber (Ethan Hawke, back to camera) and Finney (Mason Thames) in The Black Phone, directed by Scott Derrickson.

You won’t have to wait much long to enjoy Scott Derrickson’s The Black Phone from the comfort of your couch with digital and physical version launching this month.

This morning, Universal Pictures announced the home release details for Scott Derrickson’s latest horror film, The Black Phone. And it’s coming pretty damn soon. The digital version of the film arrives next Friday, August 12th, while the physical Blu-ray will hit the following week on August 16th with a whole bunch of bonus features:

Finney (Thames), a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer (Hawke) and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices of the killer’s previous victims. And they are dead set on making sure that what happened to them doesn’t happen to Finney. The film is produced by Derrickson & Cargill’s Crooked Highway and presented by Universal and Blumhouse.

EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURES on BLU-RAY, DVD & DIGITAL:
DELETED SCENES
Is This America Now?
No Dreams
ETHAN HAWKE’S EVIL TURN – Dive deeper into the character of The Grabber and how Ethan Hawke was able to transform into this unnerving villain.
ANSWERING THE CALL: BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE BLACK PHONE – Take a behind-the-scenes look into the most pivotal elements of THE BLACK PHONE production, including adapting the story and achieving the vision of director Scott Derrickson.
DEVIL IN THE DESIGN – Explore how the intricacies of production design helped bring this film to life, from the set design, to costumes, to hair and makeup.
SUPER 8 SET – Cast and crew break down the decision to shoot the dream sequences on Super 8 film, and how that helped capture the aesthetic of the time period.
SHADOWPROWLER – A short film by Scott Derrickson
FEATURE COMMENTARY BY PRODUCER/CO-WRITER/DIRECTOR SCOTT DERRICKSON

Will you be picking up The Black Phone later this month?

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