The epic alien-invasion saga from Warner Home Video and executive producer Steven Spielberg makes its DVD debut on 2nd July. Falling Skies: The Complete First Season will include numerous special features, including a sneak peek at the eagerly anticipated second season.
Falling Skies chronicles the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that leaves most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, survivors band together to begin the difficult task of fighting back against the aggressive aliens. Outside of Boston, history professor Tom Mason (E.R?s Noah Wyle) helps lead a small army named 2nd Massachusetts in the battle of their lives to preserve their families and what?s left of humanity.
The three-disc Falling Skies: The Complete First Season DVD will include all 10 episodes from the action-packed drama?s first season, along with such special features as a sneak peek at season two, ?Animating a Skitter? feature, commentary tracks and much more.
Joining Noah Wyle in Falling Skies are Moon Bloodgood (Terminator Salvation) as Dr. Anne Glass, a pediatrician who has become the survivors? primary physician; Will Patton (Armageddon) as Colonel Weaver, the gruff and emotionally scarred commander of the 2nd Massachusetts; and Drew Roy (The Secretariat), Tom?s oldest son who is just about to turn 18.
Falling Skies is executive-produced by Steven Spielberg, along with DreamWorks Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, Graham Yost (Justified, The Pacific) and screenwriter Robert Rodat (Saving Private Ryan), who wrote the pilot from an idea he co-conceived with Spielberg. Mark Verheiden (Heroes, Battlestar Galactica) and Greg Beeman (Heroes, Smallville) serve as co-executive producers.
Feature Running Time: Approximately 450 minutes No. of Discs: 3
DVD Extras: Animating a Skitter? feature, Falling Skies Panel: San Diego Comic-con 2011, Behind the scenes Unanswered questions: Season 2 sneak peak and Commentary