Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has officially announced the Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital HD releases of the PlayStation Original Series. ‘Powers: Season 1’ will arrive early on Blu-Ray and DVD July 14 and on Digital HD a day earlier, July 13. Hit the jump to read the full announcement including special features listings and more.
For Immediate Release
POWERS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON
Starring Sharlto Copley, Susan Heyward, Noah Taylor and Eddie Izzard
Available on Digital HD July 13 & on Blu-ray™& DVD July 14
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CULVER CITY, Calif. (May 26, 2015) –POWERS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON,aPlayStation Original series, is the first scripted series forPlayStation Network. The serieswill be available on Digital HD July 13 and on Blu-ray and DVD July 14 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.Based on the 2004 comic book seriesof the same name from artist Michael Avon Oemingand writer Brian Michael Bendis (TV’s “Ultimate Spider-Man”),the series starsSharlto Copley (District 9), Susan Heyward (TV’s “The Following”), Noah Taylor (TV’s “Game of Thrones”), Olesya Rulin, Adam Godley,Max Fowler, with Michelle Forbes (TV’s “Orphan Black”) and British actor and comedian Eddie Izzard (TV’s “United States of Tara”).Set amidst today’s celebrity-obsessed culture,POWERSasks the question, what if the world was full of superheroes who aren’t actually heroic at all?
POWERS follows LAPD “Powers Division” detectives Christian Walker (Copley) and Deena Pilgrim (Heyward)as they investigate homicide cases involving people with superhuman abilities. Walker, once operating as a power until he lost his abilities to the super villain Wolfe (Izzard),now operates with just a gun and a badge to take down the formidable foes plaguing Los Angeles. The POWERS cast also includes Logan Browning (TV’s “Hit the Floor”).
POWERS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON willbe available on both Blu-ray and DVD as a three-discset with all 10 episodes.Both the Blu-ray and DVD will include the featurette “Policing the All Powerful:Envisioning and Filming Powers”; exclusive to the Blu-ray will be an additional featurette, “From One Visual Medium to Another: The Art and Adaptation of Powers,” as well as deleted scenes and outtakes.
What if the world was full of superheroes who aren’t actually heroic at all? Whatif all their “powers” were just one more excuse for mischief, mayhem, murder,and endorsement deals? Enter the men and women of the Powers Division, thebrave people in charge of protecting humans like us and keeping the peace overcommercialized, god-like men and women who glide through the sky imposingtheir power over the mortals who both worship and fear them. Based on thegraphic novel by Michael Avon Oeming and Brian Michael Bendis, the edgyand dramatic POWERS follows the lives of two homicide detectives,Christian Walker (Sharlto Copley) and Deena Pilgrim (Susan Heyward), who are assigned to investigate these cases.
DVD/Blu-ray Special Features:
- “Policing the All Powerful:Envisioning and Filming Powers”
Blu-ray Exclusive Special Features:
- Deleted Scenes
- “From One Visual Medium to Another:The Art and Adaptation of Powers”
POWERS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON has a running time of approximately 437 minutesand is not rated.
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