From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Captive State


UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 11, 2019 — (PRNewswire) —  In the aftermath of a global alien invasion, one young man must choose whether to rebel against The Legislature and ignite a war to save humanity in the thrilling, CAPTIVE STATE, arriving on Blu-rayTM, DVD, Digital, and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE, as well as On Demand on June 11, 2019 from Participant Media and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. From Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt, the sci-fi thriller stars Ashton Sanders (Moonlight) alongside an out-of-this-world supporting cast including John Goodman (10 Cloverfield Lane), Jonathon Majors (Hostiles) and Vera Farmiga ("Bates Motel").

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Captive State

A decade since an extraterrestrial force has occupied our planet, deceiving humanity with the promise of peace and unity, Chicago Police Officer William Mulligan (Goodman) is tasked with maintaining law and order in a city on the brink of rebellion. Gabriel (Sanders); the young brother of a fallen militant and the son of Mulligan's ex-partner, is faced with the crucial choice: Collaborate… or fight back. Also starring Vera Farmiga, CAPTIVE STATE is unlike any future world ever imagined.

Filled with unexpected twists and shocking revelations, CAPTIVE STATE on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital feature exclusive insight from cast and filmmakers, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, taking fans deeper into the world of this "impressively suspenseful" (Joe Leydon, Variety) sci-fi adventure. 


  • Igniting a War – Producer/Co-Writer/Director Rupert Wyatt explains how this ensemble cast helped achieve a high degree of realism against the backdrop of an alien invasion story.
  • Building the World of Captive State – Filmmakers and cast discuss their experiences shooting on location in Chicago, and how it played a pivotal role in setting the tone for this gritty science fiction film.
  • Feature Commentary with Director/Producer/Co-Writer Rupert Wyatt

CAPTIVE STATE will be available on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital, and Movies Anywhere.

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  • Movies Anywhere is the digital app that simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-rayTM and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. MOVIES ANYWHERE is only available in the United States. For more information, visit

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Cast: John Goodman, Ashton Sanders, Jonathan Majors, Colson Baker and Vera Farmiga
Music By: Rob Simonsen
Costume Designer: Abby O'Sullivan
VFX Supervisor: Eric Pascarelli
Editor: Andrew Groves
Production Designer: Keith P. Cunningham
Director of Photography: Alex Disenhof
Executive Producers: Jeff Skoll, Jonathan King, Ron Schmidt, Adam Simon
Produced By: David Crockett, p.g.a. and Rupert Wyatt, p.g.a.
Written By: Erica Beeney & Rupert Wyatt
Directed By: Rupert Wyatt

Street Date: June 11, 2019
Selection Number: 62207110 / 62207109 (CDN)
Layers: BD 50
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Widescreen
Rating: Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action, some sexual content, brief language and drug material.
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish
Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0, and French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Run Time: 1 Hour and 49 Minutes

Street Date: June 11, 2019
Selection Number: 62195626 / 62207108 (CDN)
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: Rated Pg-13 for sci-fi violence and action, some sexual content, brief language and drug material.
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish
Sound: English and French Dolby Digital 5.1 and English Dolby Digital 2.0
Run Time: 1 Hour and 49 Minutes

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE – is a unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). UFEG produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms, as well as consumer products, interactive gaming and live entertainment. The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango and DreamWorks Animation Film and Television. UFEG is part of NBCUniversal, 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, world-renowned theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Azure Anderson
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment


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