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'54: The Director's Cut' Comes to Digital HD in All Its Hedonistic Glory

'54: The Director's Cut' Comes to Digital HD in All Its Hedonistic Glory

After hotly anticipated and successful premieres in Berlin and San Francisco, "54: The Director's Cut" will hit Digital HD on June 2 from Miramax and Lionsgate. Dubbed the "ultimate party movie," this freewheeling dive into the debauchery days of New York's Studio 54 has been resurrected with 44 minutes of never-before-seen material. Sexy Ryan Phillippe stars as a Jersey boy who gets sucked into this world of sex and drugs alongside Salma Haye, Breckin Meyer, Sherry Stringfield, Neve Campbell and, of course, Mike Myers as the disco mecca's icky co-owner. (In the clip below, Phillippe gets his first taste of the sweet life.) Miramax and Harvey Weinstein demanded reshoots before slashing the film down to a lean, sanitized and altogether messy 100 minutes in 1998. But the new version, which includes a key bisexual subplot left on the cutting room floor, won heaps of praise on the festival circuit this year. (Vulture has a great

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