MGM Press Release: Stargate: Atlantis Season 5

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    THE THRILLING COSMIC ADVENTURES LIVE ON

    STARGATE ATLANTIS


    SEASON 5

    The Intrepid Team Explores The Lost City In The Final Season Of Intergalactic Missions Landing On DVD June 30 From MGM Home Entertainment

    Five Disc Set Of The People’s Choice Award-Winning* Series Features All 20 Episodes
    And Two Exclusive Extended Episodes

    LOS ANGELES, CA – Travel through the Stargate as the ultimate and final season of the adrenaline-driven, intriguing space drama, “Stargate: Atlantis” Season 5 arrives as a five-disc DVD collection June 30 from MGM Home Entertainment. From award-winning Executive Producers Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper, the fifth and final season continues to deliver out-of-this world excitement and amazing adventures with exceptional visuals chronicling the voyage of the Atlantis team in the Pegasus galaxy. Members of the Atlantis expedition encounter new challenges, as Richard Woolsey (Robert Picardo; “Star Trek: Voyager”) becomes the leader, replacing Samantha Carter’s (Amanda Tapping; “Sanctuary”) season four role. Additionally, the fifth season’s crew includes fan favorites Joe Flanigan (The Other Sister), Jason Momoa (“Baywatch: Hawaii”), Rachel Luttrell (Imposter), Jewel Staite (“Firefly”) and David Hewlett ("The Triangle") as Dr. McKay. The final season also reunites past cast members Amanda Tapping, Michael Shanks (“The Outer Limits”) and Paul McGillion (“Stargate SG-1”).

    The “Stargate: Atlantis” Season 5 five-disc set includes all 20 thrilling episodes, DVD-exclusive extended episodes “Vegas” and “Enemy at the Gate,” plus behind-the-scenes cast and crew interviews and audio commentaries and will be available for the suggested retail price of $49.98 U.S./$69.98 Canada. Prebook is June 3. Catch up on all the intergalactic adventures with the previous four seasons, available on DVD now.

    *2008: Favorite Sci-Fi Show, Season 4

    Synopsis:
    In this action-packed fifth season, sparks fly when Woolsey becomes the new leader of the Atlantis team. Meanwhile, McKay faces difficult personal challenges; Teyla must balance her roles as mother and warrior; Ronan’s past returns with a vengeance, and Keller finds peril, then help, from an unlikely source. A provisional relationship with the Wraith takes a shocking turn and new adversaries test the team’s courage and resolve like never before.

    DVD Specifics:
    The “Stargate: Atlantis” Season 5 DVD is presented in English 5.1 Dolby Surround, Spanish and French audio, with English, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.

    DVD Episodes and Special Features:
    Disc 1
    · “Search and Rescue”
    o Commentary by Executive Producer Martin Gero and Director/Producer Andy Mikita
    · “The Seed”
    o Commentary by Director William Waring
    · “Broken Ties”
    o Commentary by Executive Producer Joseph Mallozzi and Actor Jason Momoa
    · “The Daedalus Variations”
    o Commentary by Supervising Producer Alan McCullough and Director/Producer Andy Mikita
    · Featurettes
    o Mission Directive: Search and Rescue with Andy Mikita and Martin Gero
    o Showdown! Ronan v. Tyre
    o Bringing the Seed to Life
    · Photo Galleries
    o Photo Gallery
    o Production Design Gallery
    Disc 2
    · “Ghost In the Machine”
    · “The Shrine”
    · “Whispers”
    o Commentary by Executive Producer Joseph Mallozzi and Director William Waring
    · “The Queen”
    o Commentary by Supervising Producer Alan McCullough and Director Brenton Spencer
    · Featurettes
    o Mission Directive: Whispers with William Waring and Joseph Mallozzi
    o Tricks of the Trade: Submerging the Stargate
    o Joe Flanigan: A Conversation with the Colonel
    · Photo Galleries
    o Photo Gallery
    o Production Design Gallery

    Disc 3
    · “Tracker”
    o Commentary by Executive Producer Carl Binder and Director William Waring
    · “First Contact”
    o Commentary by Executive Producer Martin Gero and Director/Producer Andy Mikita
    · “The Lost Tribe”
    o Commentary by Executive Producer Martin Gero and Director/Producer Andy Mikita
    · “Outsiders”
    o Commentary by Supervising Producer Alan McCullough and Director William Waring
    · Featurettes
    o Mission Directive: Tracker with William Waring and Carl Binder
    o Dr. Jackson Goes to Atlantis
    o Building a Humanoid with James Robbins and Martin Gero
    · Photo Galleries
    o Photo Gallery
    o Production Design Gallery
    Disc 4
    · “Inquisition”
    o Commentary by Director Brenton Spencer and Actor Tobias Slezak
    · “The Prodigal”
    o Commentary by Executive Producer Carl Binder and Director/Producer Andy Mikita
    · “Remnants”
    o Commentary by Executive Producer Joseph Mallozzi and Director William Waring
    · “Brain Storm”
    o Commentary by Executive Producer/Director Martin Gero
    · Featurettes
    o Mission Directive: Brain Storm with Martin Gero
    o The Life and Death of Michael Kenmore
    o Deleted Scenes (Part One)
    · Photo Galleries
    o Photo Gallery
    o Production Design Gallery
    Disc 5
    · “Infection”
    · “Identity”
    · “Vegas” (Extended Episode)
    o Commentary by Executive Producer Robert C. Cooper, Producer John G. Lenic and Editor Mike Banas
    · “Enemy at the Gate” (Extended Episode)
    o Commentary by Executive Producer Paul Mullie and VFX Supervisor Mark Savela
    · Featurettes
    o Stargate Atlantis Goes To Vegas
    o Inside the Stargate Costume Department
    o Deleted Scenes (Part Two)
    · Photo Galleries
    o Photo Gallery
    o Production Design Gallery


    “STARGATE: ATLANTIS” SEASON 5
    Street Date: June 30, 2009
    Order Date: June 3, 2009
    Pricing: $49.98 U.S. / $69.98 Canada
    Running Time: 1010 mins.
    Catalog Number: M114041
    MPAA Rating: NR
    Closed Captioned YES
     
  2. Mark Talmadge

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    Finally, I can complete my Stargate DVD TV library.
     

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