The Oscar Nominated ‘The Theory Of Everything’ On Blu-ray/DVD Feb. 17 And Nominees Reactions

Love, family, and genius powerfully combine as the brilliant astrophysicist Professor Stephen Hawking and his courageous wife Jane live extraordinary lives against all odds in The Theory of Everything, an inspiring love story coming to Digital HD February 10, 2015 and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet™, and On Demand February 17, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Based on Jane Hawking’s memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen and directed by Academy Award® winner James Marsh (Man on Wire), the acclaimed film is an unforgettable portrait of a singular marriage and the two exceptional souls who built it. The Theory of Everything is nominated for five Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Adapted Screenplay (screenwriter, Anthony McCarten).

Set to the music of Jóhann Jóhannsson, Academy Award® nominee and Golden Globe Award® winner for Best Original Score, The Theory of Everything stars Academy Award® nominee and Golden Globe Award® winner Eddie Redmayne and Academy Award® nominee Felicity Jones. The duo have dazzled critics and audiences alike with their stunning portrayals of one of the world’s greatest living minds and the woman who persevered for love. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking receives an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of—time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed.

To view trailer, visit: uphe.biz/TOETrailer
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Bonus Features on Blu-ray™ and DVD
· Deleted Scenes

· Becoming the Hawkings

· Feature Commentary with director James Marsh

HE THEORY OF EVERYTHING was nominated today for five Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Score and arrives on digital HD on February 10 and Blu-ray combo pack & DVD on February 17 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Press release and box art are below (also available at ftp://ftp.mprm.com/TheoryOfEverything) and here are some quotes from the film’s talent about their nominations:

“THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING” (Focus Features) – Nominee, for Best Actress in a Leading Role- Academy Awards

“I’m overwhelmed at this incredible news. This is a huge, huge honor. My deepest gratitude to the members of the Academy. I’ll look forward to celebrating this with everyone involved in THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING. Thank you so much.”
-Felicity Jones, Academy Award Nominee for Best Actress In A Leading Role (THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)
8:26am PT

“THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Best motion picture of the year- Academy Awards
“We are honoured that the Academy has recognised The Theory of Everything with five Oscar nominations today especially Eddie and Felicity’s incredible performances as Stephen and Jane Hawking. We’re delighted that Jóhann and Anthony were also recognised for their work on this film in a year with so many brilliant movies. ”
— Eric Fellner, co-chairman, Working Title Films, Academy Award nominee for Best Picture (as producer of nominated film THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)
8:23am PT

“THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING” (Focus Features) – Nominee, for Best Actor in a Leading Role- Academy Awards

“I’m so incredibly honored to be recognized by the Academy, and even more thrilled to share this honor with the entire family of filmmakers, cast, and crew of “The Theory of Everything.” This role was a once in a lifetime experience. Congratulations to my fellow nominees, thank you to the Academy, and thank you most of all to Stephen and Jane Hawking.”
-Eddie Redmayne, Academy Award Nominee for Best Actor In A Leading Role (THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)
8:13am PT

“THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay and Best motion picture of the year- Academy Awards

“Thank you, members of the Academy! I am humbled to learn of our most prestigious nominations. To be in the company of such great writers and producers and artists is a tribute to our film, to our talented team who worked so hard to bring this story to life, and, most importantly, to the extraordinary example provided us all by Jane and Stephen Hawking.”
— Anthony McCarten, Academy Award nominee for Best Picture (as producer of nominated film THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING) and Best Adapted Screenplay (as screenwriter of nominated film THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)
7:15am PT

“THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Best motion picture of the year- Academy Awards
“I am thrilled that the Academy members have embraced THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, as it is truly one of the most inspirational stories I have ever known. I hope our movie inspires people around the world to do as Jane and Stephen Hawking did: to reach beyond their realities and discover the unimaginable.”
— Lisa Bruce, Academy Award nominee for Best Picture (as producer of nominated film THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)
7:06am PT

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)- Academy Awards
“I’m deeply honored to be nominated for composing this score. Filmmaking is a collaborative medium, and I was lucky to work with artists of amazing caliber on THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING: the actors, the screenwriter, and the director, James Marsh — who has my gratitude for inviting me to be a part of his team and for being a brilliant, inspiring and generous collaborator. My thanks to the AMPAS members for this recognition.”
— Jóhann Jóhannsson, Academy Award nominee for Best Original Score (THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING)
6:41am PT

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