Escape Room hits Blu-ray with alternate opening & ending next month

THE TAKING OF DEBORAH LOGAN and INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY director Adam Robitel already has a sequel to his hit PG-13 thriller ESCAPE ROOM (pre-order HERE) in the works. Columbia Pictures will be releasing ESCAPE ROOM 2 in April 2020, but until then today we have word on the Blu-ray release of the first film. It will be released via Sony Pictures digitally on April 9 and on Blu-ray and DVD on April 23. Special features are set to include an alternate opening and an alternate ending along with 6 - count 'em out - 6 deleted scenes, and 3 featurettes that sound interesting. 

You can check out the full list of special features below and then make sure to hit us up and let us know if you plan to snag a copy of ESCAPE ROOM on Blu-ray once it hits this April. ESCAPE ROOM debuted back in January and doubled it's reported $9 million budget opening weekend performing well ahead of industry expectations. In fact, opening weekend audiences gave the film a "B" CinemaScore. Not bad! I haven't had the chance to see the film yet, but our own Jimmy O gave the film a 7/10 rating saying the movie "may not reinvent the wheel or shock audiences with any major revelation, but it certainly manages to entertain." Sounds good to me!

Special features:

Games, Set, Match featurette

The Lone Survivors featurette

Would You Ever Part 1 & 2 featurette

Alternate ending

Alternate opening

6 deleted scenes

The story follows:

An intriguing invitation bring six strangers together. Initially, they think they have gathered for a highly immersive escape room, but they soon make the sickening discovery that they are pawns in a sadistic game of life and death. Together, they move from one terrifying scenario to the next as they find clues and solve puzzles. But the players soon learn that exposing their darkest secrets may hold the key to survive.

The cast includes Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Taylor Russell, Tyler Labine, Jay Ellis, and Nik Dodani. Neal H. Moritz (I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER, URBAN LEGEND) and Ori Marmur (JACK THE GIANT SLAYER, BATTLE LOS ANGELES) produce the film. Did you go see ESCAPE ROOM in theaters earlier this year? What did you think? Hit us up and let us know below! ESCAPE ROOM will be released via Sony Pictures digitally on April 9 and on Blu-ray and DVD on April 23. And don't forget, Columbia Pictures will be releasing ESCAPE ROOM 2 on April 17, 2020.


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