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Looper US release in December

Looper - a sci-fi thriller from writer/director Rian Johnson (Brick, The Brothers Bloom) - comes to US DVD and Blu-ray on 31 December 2012 through Sony.

Synopsis: In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented – but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a “looper” – a hired gun, like Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) – is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good…until the day the mob decides to “close the loop,” sending back Joe’s future self (Bruce Willis) for assassination. The film is written and directed by Rian Johnson and also stars Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, and Jeff Daniels.

Extras include:

  • Feature Commentary with Director Rian Johnson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt
  • Two Featurettes:
    • “Looper: From the Beginning”
    • “Scoring Looper”
  • 5 Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Rian Johnson and Noah Segan
  • Looper Animated Trailer
  • Blu-ray Exclusives:
    • “The Science of Time Travel” Featurette
    • 17 Additional Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Rian Johnson and Noah Segan

The Blu-ray is listed as Region A only on the back cover artwork provided by Sony. Language options are English 5.1 DTS-HD MA, plus English Audio Description and English, English SDH and Spanish subtitles.

And for when you get the DVD or Blu-ray, you can find an alternative commentary track Johnson recorded solo for viewers to use when watching the film in cinemas. Check it out on the film's official tumblr page.

Read Gavin's review of Looper.

The UK release from Entertainment One is scheduled for 28 January 2013. Extras are TBC.

Below is the US artwork followed by the UK offering from Entertainment One...


UK Pre-order links
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