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From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Tales from the Hood 2

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EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SPIKE LEE AND THE ORIGINAL FILMMAKERS FROM THE HAIR-RAISING TALES FROM THE HOOD ANTHOLOGY UNLEASH THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEXT INSTALLMENT

AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY™, DVD, DIGITAL AND ON DEMAND OCTOBER 2, 2018

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Prepare for a new unnerving yet amusingly illustrative narrative in the newest chapter of the nightmarish classic Tales from the Hood feature, Tales from the Hood 2, arriving on Blu-rayTM, DVD, Digital and On Demand on October 2, 2018 from Universal 1440 Entertainment, the original content production arm of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, presented in partnership with 40 Acres and a Mule. Starring Keith David ("Community," The Nice Guys), Tales from the Hood 2 introduces the audience to four new dreadful short tales, that follow the original film's cult classic roots. Sparked with both humor and terror, this brand new movie is filled with even more gritty social commentary and cultural subtext that will provoke and haunt viewers, while putting them on the edge of their seats.

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Tales from the Hood 2

Horror is back in the hood! The sequel to the groundbreaking original film Tales from the Hood reunites executive producer and Honorary Academy Award® winner Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing, Malcom X) and writers/directors/producers Rusty Cundieff ("Chappelle's Show," "The Wanda Sykes Show")  and Darin Scott (Menace II Society, Caught Up) for an all-new gripping, horrifying and oftentimes devilishly comical anthology. Keith David stars as Mr. Simms to tell bloodcurdling stories about lust, greed, pride and politics through tales with demonic dolls, possessed psychics, vengeful vixens and historical ghosts. Mr. Simms's haunting stories will make you laugh...while you scream.

Tales from the Hood 2 will make its world premiere at the 22nd edition of the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, Quebec on Friday, July 13.

Tales from the Hood 2 will be available on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital.

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Website: http://uni.pictures/TFTH2 
Trailer: http://uni.pictures/TFTH2Trailer 
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FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Keith David, Bryan Batt, Lou Beatty Jr., Alexandria DeBerry, Bill Martin Williams, Martin Bradford, Kendrick Cross
Casting By: Tracy Kilpatrick
Music By: Frederik Wiedmann
Costume Designer: Jillian Ann Kreiner
Editors: John Quinn, Miriam L. Preissel
Production Designer: Christina E. Kim
Director of Photography: Keith L. Smith
Executive Producers: Spike Lee, Robert Aaronson
Produced By: Jim Steele, Rusty Cundieff, Elaine Dysinger, Darin Scott
Written By: Rusty Cundieff & Darin Scott
Directed By: Rusty Cundieff, Darin Scott

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAYTM:
Street Date: October 2, 2018
Copyright: 2018 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 63198852 (US) / 63198851 (CDN)
Running Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes, 9 seconds
Layers: BD 50
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.78:1 Widescreen
Rating: Rated R for language throughout, violence, disturbing images, and sexual references.
Sound:
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, German and Latin American Spanish DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Language/Subtitles: English SDH, Cantonese, Complex Mandarin, Dutch, French Canadian, German, Greek, Latin American Spanish

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: October 2, 2018
Copyright: 2018 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 63197417 (US) / 63197420 (CDN)
Running Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes, 16 seconds
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: Rated R for language throughout, violence, disturbing images, and sexual references.
Sound: English and Latin American Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
Language/Subtitles: English SDH, Cantonese, Complex Mandarin, French Canadian, Latin American Spanish

About Universal 1440 Entertainment, LLC:
The Universal 1440 Entertainment banner develops and produces live-action and animated non-theatrical productions directly for distribution in all media worldwide. Since its formation in 2005, the group has assembled an exceptional roster of animated family fare, including the Daytime Emmy®-winning Curious George television series for PBS Kids and Hulu; as well as the beloved The Land Before Time film series and the all-new animated family film Mariah Carey's All I Want for Christmas is You. The group also has successfully built upon some of Universal's highly celebrated live-action, comedy and drama franchises, Scorpion King, Jarhead, American Pie and Bring It On as well as the terrifying Chucky movies.  Projects currently readying for release include the newest installment of the raw and edgy Honey franchise, the next chapter in the gritty action franchise Death Race and an adaptation of Bruce Coville's intergalactic classic Aliens Ate My Homework.

Universal 1440 Entertainment is a production entity of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (www.uphe.com). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios. Universal Studios is part of NBCUniversal. NBCUniversal is 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 networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

CONTACT:
Azure Anderson
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Azure.Anderson@nbcuni.com

 

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