FRIEND REQUEST Arrives on Digital HD 12/19 and Blu-ray and DVD 1/9

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The consequences are deadly when black magic mixes with social media in FRIEND REQUEST, arriving on Digital December 19 and on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital), DVD and On Demand January 9 from Lionsgate. Alycia Debnam-Carey (“Fear the Walking Dead,” Into the Storm) leads the terrifying feature, which also stars William Moseley (The Chronicles of Narnia franchise, “The Royals”), Connor Paolo (“Revenge,” “Gossip Girl”), Brit Morgan (“Supergirl,” “Graceland”) and Liesl Ahlers (The Challenger Disaster).

Laura (Alycia Debnam-Carey) is a popular college student who lives her college life to the fullest and gladly shares it with her 800 Facebook friends. But when she accepts a friend request from her mysterious classmate Marina (Liesl Ahlers), she unwittingly sets a terrible curse in motion. The dead girl’s impenetrable profile begins to drive Laura into isolation. It takes control of Laura’s virtual world and her real life as well. One after another, her closest friends die horrendous deaths, leaving Laura with only a few days to solve the enigma of this haunting curse to save the few friends she has left, as well as her own life.

The home entertainment release of FRIEND REQUEST features exclusive bonus content including the “Friend Request: The Social Nightmare” featurette. A compelling blend of horror movie traditions and modern social media elements, FRIEND REQUEST will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.

BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • "Friend Request: The Social Nightmare" Featurette

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Year of Production: 2017
Title Copyright: © 2017 Wiedemann & Berg Film GmbH & Co. KG / SevenPictures Film GmbH / TOPFILM 120 (PTY) LTD. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: R for horror violence, disturbing images, and language
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Closed-Captioned: N/A
Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 96 minutes
Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16x9 Widescreen 2.35:1 Presentation
DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen 2.35:1 Presentation
Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master AudioTM
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio


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