Plaudits abounded May 19 as the Entertainment Merchants Association announced the winner of its 2017 college scholarship and recognized two industry leaders, Vubiquity’s Michele Edelman and Fandango’s Paul Yanover, at a luncheon in Universal City, Calif.
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will release The Fate of the Furious on Digital HD June 27 and on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray July 11. An extended cut of the film will be available through digital platforms, with a code for the extended cut available with the DVD and Blu-ray editions.
Three men in the United Kingdom have been sentenced a combined 10 years and seven months prison time for selling pirated DVDs. A fourth man received a suspended 16-month sentence, according to an investigation headed by Suffolk Trading Standards and Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT), an IP-protection organization.