The upcoming miniseries remake of The Andromeda Strain, which won’t air for another month on TV, is following suit with some other recent issues and set a release date for the DVD already: June 3rd, 2008. The miniseries stars Benjamin Bratt as Dr. Jeremy Stone, and is executive produced by Ridley and Tony Scott. Read More for the complete press release, and check out the official site.
BENJAMIN BRATT, ERIC MCCORMACK, RICKY SCHRODER,
ANDRE BRAUGHER, CHRISTA MILLER, DANIEL DAE KIM & VIOLA DAVIS
COMES THE SUSPENSE-FILLED MINISERIES
THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN
ON DVD JUNE 3, 2008
FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT
OVERVIEW: From executive producers Ridley Scott (American Gangster, Gladiator) and Tony Scott (Numb3rs) comes The Andromeda Strain, the edge-of-your seat, four-hour miniseries about a team of scientists investigating a deadly disease from an alien world that threatens to destroy mankind. Debuting as an original A&E television event on May 26 and 27, The Andromeda Strain features an outstanding cast featuring Benjamin Bratt (“Law & Order”), Christa Miller (“Scrubs”), Eric McCormack (“Will & Grace”), Ricky Schroder (“NYPD Blue”), Andrew Braugher (“Homicide: Life on the Streets”), Daniel Dae Kim (“Lost”), and Viola Davis (“Traveler”). Directed by two-time Academy Award nominee Mikael Saloman (Backdraft, The Abyss) and based on the best-selling novel by Michael Crichton, the DVD will be released as a two-disc set in Dolby 5.1 Surround that combines the complete uninterrupted four-hour presentation with a thrilling behind-the-scenes look at the production.
- AUDIO COMMENTARY – Director Mikael Salomon, executive producer David W. Zucker, executive producer Tom Thayer and editor Scott Vickrey.
- TERRA INCOGNITA: MAKING THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN – A comprehensive, behind-the-scenes look at the making of the miniseries including comparisons to the novel and the original film as well as interviews with the cast and crew.
- VISUAL EFFECTS BREAKDOWNS – A staggering 900+ visual effects shots. This insightful featurette explores a number of key visual effects scenes with in-depth commentary by the visual effects team.
- PHOTO AND DESIGN GALLERY