If you loved “Paul” when it was in the theaters, you won’t have much longer to wait until you can watch the film in your own home. “Paul” will be out on DVD and Blu-ray August 9!

The Blu-ray Combo Pack will include a Blu-ray and DVD copy of the unrated and theatrical versions of the film. Also, for a limited time only, the Combo Pack will include a digital copy of the unrated film that can be viewed on many types of digital devices. Blu-ray users can also access MY MOVIES, an exclusive feature that allows Blu-ray users to stream a bonus film instantly to their television through any internet-connected Blu-ray player via BD-Live. MY MOVIES can also stream the bonus film to their Smartphone and iPad using the free pocket BLU app. Like the digital copy, the bonus movie offer will be available for a limited time. You can visit universalhidef.com for more details.

Here’s a complete rundown of the special features to appear on the Blu-ray and DVD:

– Between the Lightning Strikes: The Making of Paul

– Behind the Scenes Featurettes:

– RV Doorway: The Cast of Paul On-Location – The cast is just as funny off-screen as they are in front of the camera.

– Runway Santa Fe: An Interview with Nancy Steiner – Follow Nancy Steiner, the costume designer, as she chooses hilarious T-shirts and wardrobe for the cast.

– Smithereens – Blowing up a house on location causes excitement among the cast.

– 5th Date Level Direction: The Cast on Greg Mottola – The cast talks about the fun of working with Mottola, who also directed Superbad.

– Mexico Zero: The Locations of Paul-Mexico Zero is the nickname the cast gives to New Mexico, where the majority of filming was done for Paul.

– The Many Pauls – To create Paul, the filmmakers used all the tricks of the trade, from capturing Seth Rogen’s facial expressions and movements, to using a child dressed up as an alien while on-set.

– Paul: The Musical – The cast joins together for an impromptu musical version of the film.

– The Traveler Beagle – A look at all the different RVs used on the set of Paul, from fully functioning vehicles to a mock-up on a Hollywood soundstage.

· BD-LIVE: Access the BD-Live Center through your Internet-connected player to watch the latest trailers and more.

· pocket BLU: The groundbreaking pocket BLU app uses iPhone, iPod touch, Android, PC and Macintosh to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-ray player. Also available on the iPad, owners can enjoy a new, enhanced edition of pocket BLU made especially to take advantage of the tablet’s larger screen and high resolution display. Consumers will be able to browse through a library of Blu-ray content and watch entertaining extras on-the-go in a way that’s bigger and better than ever before. pocket BLU offers advanced features such as:

– Advanced Remote Control – A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live functions with ease.

– Video Timeline – Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the film.

– Mobile-To-Go – Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on the go, anytime, anywhere.

– Browse Titles – Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.

– Keyboard – Entering data is fast and easy with your device’s intuitive keyboard.


– Bloopers

– The Evolution of Paul – An inside look at how Paul became a living, breathing alien.

– Simon’s Silly Faces – Simon Pegg makes an assortment of wildly funny faces for the camera.

– Who the Hell is Adam Shadowchild? – Find out about the legendary sci-fi writer from the characters in Paul.

– Feature Commentary with Greg Mottola, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Bill Hader and Nira Park

– Photo Galleries, Storyboards and Posters

Below is a video of “Paul” stars and co-creators Simon Pegg and Nick Frost discussing some of their favorite bonus scenes from the DVD. Have you been waiting on pins and needles for the home entertainment release of “Paul”? Sound off below.


By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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