The Animated Series Is Coming to Blu-ray

The Animated Series Is Coming to Blu-ray

Star Trek: The Animated Series -- The Animated Adventures of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek, will arrive on Blu-ray via CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution on November 15. The set will include all 22 episodes, presented in 1080p HD and spread across four discs, with commentaries -- by producer David Wise, writer David Gerrold and Michael and Denise Okuda -- and text commentaries on select episodes. Special segments -- created for the DVD set released in 2006 -- will include Drawn to the Final Frontier: The Making of Star Trek: The Animated Series and What's the Star Trek Connection? The former is a 24-minute featurette including interviews with TAS producers and writers about how the series was created and why it still holds up, while the latter will offer of a glossary of characters and themes common to TAS and other series. Also included will be a storyboard gallery and a show history.

New to the set will be 22 colorful poster-style cards, one for each episode, created by the artist Juan Ortiz. Available now for pre-order, Star Trek: The Animated Series - The Animated Adventures of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek will run 526 minutes. Go to www.amazon.com to pre-order it.

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