The Cloverfield Paradox Blu-ray Clip Dives Into the Water with Zhang Ziyi

Posted 2019/02/06 12 0


Almost a year after its big Netflix debut after the Super Bowl last year, the Paramount thriller The Cloverfield Paradox is finally coming home on Blu-ray and DVD this week, with it available for purchase on February 5. Today, we have an exclusive look at the movie, which goes behind the scenes with actress Zhang Ziyi.

Zhang Ziyi is seen working in a giant water tank during one of the thriller’s most climactic moments. It was a challenge to shoot, and it also required a lot of exercise. The actress had this to say about her time spent on set.

“I have never acted in this type of film before. I was very curious about it. I have some intense underwater scenes. Two days of shooting in a small tank. It was tough because you have to carry weights in the water. You have to do a lot of stuff in the water. For me it was kind of like exorcise. It was also unique to see. When Julius asked me to come and join the fun, he said ‘You will be kickass.’ I said, ‘Yes, I will do it.'”

Take the ultimate journey into the unknown with the heart-pounding sci-fi thriller The Clover, arriving on Blu-ray and DVD February 5, 2019 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Featuring over 25 minutes of never-before-seen bonus content including behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and crew, The Cloverfield Paradox Blu-ray and DVD are must-own discs for your collection. The film will also be available as part of the new Cloverfield 3-Movie Collection on Blu-ray and DVD.

The Cloverfield Paradox Blu-ray and DVD each include a making of documentary that delves into the inspiration for the story and how the film went from concept and design to completion. The discs also include interviews with the cast as they reflect on the experience of bringing the sci-fi thriller to life.

Related: Netflix Paid Over $50M for Cloverfield Paradox, Was It Worth It?

The third film in producer J.J. Abrams’ thrilling Cloverfield franchise, 
The Cloverfield Paradox follows a group of scientists orbiting Earth on the brink of a devastating energy war. They prepare to test a device that could provide unlimited power…or trap them in a terrifying alternate reality. The film features a sensational international cast including Daniel Brühl (Captain America: Civil War), Elizabeth Debicki (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2), Aksel Hennie (Hercules), 
Gugu Mbatha-Raw (A Wrinkle in Time), Chris O’Dowd (Get Shorty), John Ortiz (Silver Linings Playbook), David Oyelowo (Selma), and Ziyi Zhang (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon).

The Blu-ray bonus features will include “Things Are Not as They Appear: The Making of The Cloverfield Paradox“, which contains the exclusive footage we have here, direct from Paramount Pictures. Also included is “Shepard Team: The Cast”, which looks at the ensemble of international actors that have been lined up for this thriller. The video comes from Paramount Home Entertainment.



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