'The King of Comedy' Dated for Blu-ray

Posted Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT by

Martin Scorsese's 1983 crime comedy will be 'napping Blu-ray in October.

In an early announcement to retailers, 20th Century Fox will be releasing 'The King of Comedy' on Blu-ray on October 29.

Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, and Sandra Bernhard light up the screen in this unforgettable film by Martin Scorsese. A funny thing happens to talk show host Jerry Langford (Lewis) on his way to the studio.... kidnapped by stand up comedian Rupert Pupkin (De Niro) and his wacky sidekick (Bernhard), Langford is forced to give Pupkin a shot at the big time by allowing the struggling comic to perform his routine on Langford's show. What unfolds is an incredibly funny and poignant story about the darker side of comedy.

Specs, supplements, and suggested list price for the Blu-ray haven't been revealed yet.

You can find the latest specs for 'The King of Comedy' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under October 29.

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The King of Comedy (Blu-ray)
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