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Paul lands on Earth with free Blu-rays

By Patrick Luce Aug 10, 2011, 20:49 GMT

Paul lands on Earth with free Blu-rays

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost ("Hot Fuzz", "Shaun of the Dead") reunite as sci-fi geeks taking a pilgrimage to America\'s UFO heartland. There they meet a smart-ass alien, Paul (voiced by Seth Rogen), who takes them on an insane road trip. As they struggle to return Paul home, the little green man might just take the outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes. From the director of "Superbad", Greg Mottola, and ...more

One tiny alien takes two comic geeks on the ultimate road trip with the arrival of Paul on Blu-ray and DVD from Universal Studios Home Entertainment and M&C’s giving away five copies of the Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack edition – which includes the unrated version of the film and the theatrical cut!

Paul reunites Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) as two sci-fi geeks on a pilgrimage to America’s UFO heartland, where they accidentally encounter an alien who sends them on an insane road trip that alters their universe forever.

Written by Pegg and Frost, Paul boasts a star-studded cast that features Seth Rogen (The Green Hornet, Knocked Up) as the voice of Paul, Sigourney Weaver (Avatar), Jason Bateman (Hancock), Kristen Wiig (Date Night, Knocked Up), Jane Lynch (“Glee”), Bill Hader (Pineapple Express), Joe Lo Truglio (Role Models), Jeffrey Tambor (“Arrested Development”) and Blythe Danner (Little Fockers).

Directed by Greg Mottola (Superbad), Paul comes loaded with in-depth, behind-the-scenes features, bloopers, filmmaker and cast commentary and more, to take viewers on a comical journey behind the making of this critically hailed film.

Synopsis: For the past 60 years, an alien named Paul (voiced by Seth Rogen) has been hanging out at a top-secret military base. For reasons unknown, the space-traveling smartass decides to escape the compound and hop on the first vehicle out of town—a rented RV containing Earthlings Graeme Willy (Pegg) and Clive Gollings (Frost).

Chased by federal agents and the fanatical father of a young woman they accidentally kidnap, Graeme and Clive hatch a fumbling escape plan to return Paul to his mother ship. As two nerds struggle to help, one little green man might just take his fellow outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes.

Bonus features exclusively available on the Blu-ray combo pack: 

Between the Lightning Strikes: The Making of Paul

Behind the Scenes Featurettes –
RV Doorway: The Cast of Paul On-Location — The cast is just as funny off-screen as they are in front of the camera.

Runway Santa Fe: An Interview with Nancy Steiner — Follow Nancy Steiner, the costume designer, as she chooses hilarious T-shirts and wardrobe for the cast.
Smithereens — Blowing up a house on location causes excitement among the cast.
5th Date Level Direction: The Cast on Greg Mottola — The cast talks about the fun of working with Mottola, who also directed Superbad.
Mexico Zero: The Locations of Paul—Mexico Zero is the nickname the cast gives to New Mexico, where the majority of filming was done for Paul.
The Many Pauls — To create Paul, the filmmakers used all the tricks of the trade, from capturing Seth Rogen’s facial expressions and movements, to using a child dressed up as an alien while on-set.
Paul: The Musical — The cast joins together for an impromptu musical version of the film.
The Traveler Beagle — A look at all the different RVs used on the set of Paul, from fully functioning vehicles to a mock-up on a Hollywood soundstage.

BD-LIVE:  Access the BD-Live Center through your Internet-connected player to watch the latest trailers and more.
pocket BLU:   The groundbreaking pocket BLU app uses iPhone, iPod touch, Android, PC and Macintosh to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-ray player.  Also available on the iPad, owners can enjoy a new, enhanced edition of pocket BLU made especially to take advantage of the tablet's larger screen and high resolution display.  Consumers will be able to browse through a library of Blu-ray™ content and watch entertaining extras on-the-go in a way that's bigger and better than ever before. 

Bonus features on Blu-ray and DVD:
Bloopers
The Evolution of Paul — An inside look at how Paul became a living, breathing alien.
Simon’s Silly Faces — Simon Pegg makes an assortment of wildly funny faces for the camera.
Who the Hell is Adam Shadowchild? — Find out about the legendary sci-fi writer from the characters in Paul.
Feature Commentary with Greg Mottola, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Bill Hader and Nira Park
Photo Galleries, Storyboards and Posters

To enter, contestants need to provide a name and e-mail address. Upon notification of winning, contestants will have five days to reply with the name and address of where their prize should be sent.

Sorry, but this competition is open to residents of the USA only.

CLICK HERE to enter to win a Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack edition of Paul!



Further Reading on M&C

Kristen Wiig Biography - - Kristen Wiig Movies -
Nick Frost Biography - - Nick Frost Movies -
Sigourney Weaver Biography - - Sigourney Weaver Movies -
Simon Pegg Biography - - Simon Pegg Movies -

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