After nearly 30 years, Bill & Ted are back to fulfill their destiny and write the song that will save the world. Despite the delay, the timing for Bill & Ted Face the Music seems right since the world could use a lighthearted, goofy fun family film at the moment. That said, the movie will be shown in theaters, though fans will likely go the VOD route given continued struggles with the coronavirus in the US. If you're not ready to brave the theaters just yet, pre-orders for the digital rental are live now - and there's a discount to be had.
UPDATE: It appears as though Amazon, Vudu and iTunes are offering the movie to own while FandangoNow is strictly a rental. Obviously, that changes everything - a few extra dollars is well worth going for the purchase. Plus, Vudu is also offering a $3 credit with pre-orders. FandangoNow are offering the rental in SD to 4K UHD for $19.99. You can own the movie for $24.99 here on Amazon Prime Video, here on iTunes, and here at Vudu.
In the new film, "The stakes are higher than ever for the time-traveling exploits of William 'Bill' S. Preston Esq. and Theodore 'Ted' Logan. Yet to fulfill their rock and roll destiny, the now middle-aged best friends set out on a new adventure when a visitor from the future warns them that only their song can save life as we know it. Along the way, they will be helped by their daughters, a new batch of historical figures, and a few music legends - to seek the song that will set their world right and bring harmony in the universe."
Bill & Ted Face the Music stars Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Samara Weaving, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Scott Mescudi (Kid Cudi), Kristen Schaal, Anthony Carrigan, Erinn Hayes, Jayma Mays, Jillian Bell, Holland Taylor, Beck Bennett, William Sadler, Hal Landon Jr., and Amy Stoch.
Stay tuned for details on Bill & Ted Face the Music before it lands in select theaters and On Demand on August 28th.
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