Saturday, July 18, 2015

BBC Home Entertainment Announces ORPHAN BLACK: SEASON THREE on Blu-ray and DVD August 4, 2015

This is a TERRIFIC show. The writing is SHARP and CLEVER, […] the acting is solid, and TECHNICALLY IT’S BRILLIANT.” – The Wall Street Journal

“Come for Tatiana Maslany’s GRIPPING PERFORMANCE; stay for Tatiana Maslany’s nine other gripping performances.”  - New York Magazine

Street Date: August 4, 2015
Suggested Retail Price: DVD $29.98
                                        Blu-ray $34.98

Length: Approx. 460 mins + bonus materials/ 3-disc set (DVD) / 2-disc set (BD)

New York – June 30, 2015 Golden Globe® nominee Tatiana Maslany is back again (and again, and again) in BBC AMERICA’s groundbreaking original drama, Orphan Black: Season Three, on Blu-ray and DVD August 4, 2015. BBC Home Entertainment’s release features EXCLUSIVE content not available anywhere else, including behind-the-scenes crew interviews and a tour of the new rendition camp set.

After neutralizing the threat by the DYAD Institute and the ruthless clone Rachel (Maslany), Project Leda clones Sarah, Alison, Cosima and Helena, (Maslany) are finally all united in their journey towards the truth of who and what they are. But new discoveries that include Helena’s kidnapping, a book that could contain the answers to their existence, and the most shocking discovery of them all – a set of treacherous militaristic male clones (Ari Millen) with an unknown agenda – will test how tight their new bonds are.

Co-created by Graeme Manson and John Fawcett, with Manson also serving as writer and Fawcett as director, the Peabody Award-winning drama also stars Jordan Gavaris as Felix, Sarah’s loyal and feisty foster-brother, Maria Doyle Kennedy as Mrs. S., Sarah’s foster-mother,  Evelyne Brochu as DYAD scientist Delphine, Kristain Bruun as Donnie, Alison’s loveable oaf of a husband, Skylar Wexler as Sarah’s daughter Kira, Michiel Huisman as Kira’s father Cal, Dylan Bruce as Paul, an army officer working for secret forces in the clone world, Kevin Hanchard as Art, a detective caught in the clone trap, and Zoe De Grand’ Maison as Gracie, a Prolethean escapee.  Guest stars include Justin Chatwin as Jason Kellerman, a neighborhood dealer, James Frain as Ferdinand, a cleaner sent to DYAD, and Ksenia Solo as Shay, a new woman in Cosima’s life.

Orphan Black is produced by Temple Street Productions in association with BBC AMERICA and Bell Media’s SPACE. The original drama is executive produced by Ivan Schneeberg and David Fortier of Temple Street Productions. The international hit series is distributed by BBC Worldwide and can be seen in more than 170 countries. Season three premiered in the U.S. across all AMC Networks (BBC AMERICA, AMC, SundanceTV, IFC, and We TV) simultaneously, and on SPACE in Canada, on April 18, 2015.

Special Features:
“Creating the Castor Clones,” a glimpse of a day in the life of actor Ari Millen, and the origins of the male clones
“The Rendition Camp: Behind the Walls,” a tour around the elaborate rendition camp soundstage led by co-creator John Fawcett, cinematographer Aaron Morton and VFX supervisor Geoff Scott
“Dissecting the Scenes,” the cast and crew of Orphan Black pull back the curtain to reveal the magic of creating Season Three’s four-clone scenes
“The Look of Orphan Black,” cinematographer Aaron Morton and director John Fawcett describe how they devised the distinctive look of Orphan Black and how it’s developed over the last three seasons
“Team Hendrix: Rockin’ the Suburbs,” Tatiana Maslany and Kristian Bruun dig into the strange appeal of the annual Alison/Donnie episodes
"A blooper reel featuring hilarious outtakes from the season

About BBC Worldwide North America

BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) operating in the U.S. and Canada.  The company exists to maximize the value of the BBC’s assets for the benefit of the UK license payer and invests in public service programming in return for rights. The company operates channels, a production arm, consumer products and a digital business, in addition to handling sales & co-productions.  Under these businesses fall two key brands in the U.S. – digital cable channel BBC AMERICA and BBC Worldwide Productions, the production arm responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars.

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