Category: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Warner Brothers Threatens Bollywood’s Answer to ‘Benjamin Button’

Monday, Apr 6, 2009

Advertisements placed by Warner Brothers warned Bollywood film producers not to proceed with a planned Hindi remake of “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” Agence France-Press reported.

Last month, The Times of India said that the Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai would star in a film called “Action Replay,” about a man who ages in reverse. The plot appears to mirror “Benjamin Button,” the David Fincher film that starred Brad Pitt as a man who is born elderly and dies as a baby; that movie was co-produced by Warner Brothers and Paramount. Continue reading Warner Brothers Threatens Bollywood’s Answer to ‘Benjamin Button’

Coming to DVD & Blu-Ray The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Sunday, Apr 5, 2009

A thrilling adventure and captivating story of one man’s unusual and enchanted life, director David Fincher’s Academy Award®-winning film THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON debuts as a two-disc DVD and two-disc Blu-ray on May 5, 2009 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Called “a monumental achievement” that “must be experienced” (Rex Reed, New York Observer), the film stars Academy Award nominee Brad Pitt who “does his best work ever” (Lou Lumenick, New York Post) and Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett who “is simply dazzling” (Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal) in an exhilarating adventure that takes viewers on a breathtaking journey filled with romance and redemption. Nominated for 13 Academy Awards and winner for Best Visual Effects, Art Direction and Makeup, THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON also stars Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson (Hustle & Flow), Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton) and Julia Ormond (Legends of the Fall)) in a grand tale of a not-so-ordinary man and the people and places he discovers along the way, the loves he finds, the joys and romance of life and what lasts beyond time. Continue reading Coming to DVD & Blu-Ray The Curious Case of Benjamin Button