FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
“A must-see thriller” ~ Bill Zwecker, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
“Lots of surprising twists and turns.” ~ Edward Douglas, NY DAILY NEWS
“Another thrilling chapter in the Robert Langdon story!” ~ Dave Morales, FOX TV, Houston
Robert Langdon is Humanity’s Last Hope
in the Intense Globe Trotting Adventure
Starring Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones and Ben Foster
Directed by Ron Howard
Debuting on Digital, 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ & DVD January 24
Bonus Materials Include Over 25 Minutes of Deleted Scenes,
Six Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes and More!
CULVER CITY, Calif. (Dec. 19, 2016) – The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons were just the beginning and now with INFERNO, two-time Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks (Best Actor: Forrest Gump, 1994; Philadelphia, 1993), two-time Academy Award winner Ron Howard (Best Director & Best Picture, A Beautiful Mind, 2001) and bestselling author Dan Brown are reunited for the latest intense thriller in this billion-dollar franchise. After waking up in a hospital room in Florence, Italy, with no memory of what has occurred for the last few days, Robert Langdon (Hanks) suddenly finds himself the target of a manhunt while solving the most intricate riddle he’s ever faced. Joining the international adventure are Felicity Jones (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Irrfan Khan (Jurassic World), Omar Sy (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Ben Foster (Hell or High Water) and Sidse Babett Knudsen (“Westworld”). INFERNO debuts on digital,4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ and DVD January 24 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
The INFERNO Blu-ray, DVD and digital releases are loaded with exciting and never-before-seen bonus content, including deleted scenes and six intriguing behind-the-scenes featurettes. Director Ron Howard shares his process for bringing to life the iconic imagery described in Dante’s Divine Comedy and the powerful themes that the classic story infuses into the film in “Visions of Hell,” while in “Ron Howard, A Director’s Journal,” viewers follow the acclaimed auteur as he returns to the world of Robert Langdon and documents his journey via social media. “Inferno Around the World,” highlights the stellar international cast involved in the film and the crew’s unprecedented access to stunning locations across the globe. Novelist Dan Brown, Director Ron Howard, Screenwriter David Koepp and Tom Hanks explore the evolution of Robert Langdon across the franchise and the new insights discovered about the hero in “A Look at Langdon.” Felicity Jones is front and center in “This Is Sienna Brooks,” which shines a light on one of the film’s most complex characters and the precision with which the Oscar® nominated actress (Best Actress, The Theory of Everything, 2014) brings her to life, while Ben Foster’s character gets the spotlight in “The Billionaire Villain: Bertrand Zobrist,” where viewers go inside the mind of the brilliant but dangerous villain and hear from Foster and the filmmakers about crafting this terrifying character.
In this contemporary action thriller, the famous symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia and finds himself the target of a manhunt. Langdon teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a virus that would wipe out half of the world’s population.
Directed by Ron Howard with a screenplay by David Koepp, INFERNO is based upon the novel by Dan Brown. The film is produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard with David Householter, Dan Brown, William M. Connor, Anna Culp and Ben Waisbren as Executive Producers.
Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Bonus Materials Include:
- Deleted and Extended Scenes
- Six Featurettes:
- “Ron Howard, A Director’s Journal”
- “A Look at Langdon”
- “The Billionaire Villain: Bertrand Zobrist”
- “This Is Sienna Brooks”
- “Inferno Around the World”
- “Visions of Hell”
INFERNO has a run time of approximately 121 minutes and is rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence, disturbing images, some language, thematic elements and brief sensuality.