WHV Press Release: Smallville: The Complete Series and The Tenth Season

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    The Ultimate Collector’s Set for the Ultimate Fan


    SMALLVILLE: THE COMPLETE SERIES


    Featuring All 218 Episodes, Including Never-Before-Seen Special Features, in Highly Collectable New Packaging


    The Complete Series Collection will also be released day and date with Smallville: The Complete Tenth Season


    Flying into Homes November 29, 2011


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    BURBANK, CA (October 6, 2011) – After 10 incredible seasons, Smallville: The Complete Series will soar onto DVD from Warner Home Video on November 29. This ultimate collector’s set for the ultimate fan features over 192 hours of content – including all 218 episodes, over five hours of newly added special features such as an unaired, never-before-seen Superboy pilot from 1961, a retrospective look at the series with over 100 minutes of season featurettes, a decade of Comic-Con featurette and more!



    In addition, exclusive printed materials include a Daily Planet newspaper, written by DC Comics, that highlights the important storylines developed during the 10-year run of the show and an episode guide with never-before-seen production art (storyboards/sketches) and behind-the-scenes photos. Smallville: The Complete Series is presented in highly collectable new packaging consisting of two lay-flat picture books that hold 62 discs and available for $339.88 SRP with an order due date of October 25.



    For fans that have been waiting for the final installment to complete their collection, Smallville: The Complete Tenth Season will also be available on November 29. Available on both DVD and Blu-ray™ for a SRP of $59.98 for the DVD and $69.97 for Blu-ray, the special features will include never-before seen featurettes, deleted scenes and more.



    “It’s been an unbelievable 10 season run for Smallville, still one of the most popular series on television and one of our best-selling titles on DVD,” said Rosemary Markson, WHV Vice President, TV and Special Interest Marketing. “The fan base for the franchise is not only huge, but loyal and they’re going to love this ultimate collector’s edition.”



    This modern retelling of a hero's legendary origins blends realism, action, heart and humor as Clark Kent completes his epic journey by claiming his birthright as the world’s ultimate hero – Superman.



    Starring Tom Welling as “Clark Kent,” Allison Mack as “Chloe Sullivan,” Kristin Kreuk as “Lana Lang,” Michael Rosenbaum as “Lex Luthor,” John Glover as “Lionel Luthor,” Erica Durance as “Lois Lane,” Annette O’Toole as “Martha Kent,” John Schneider as “Jonathan Kent,” Justin Hartley as “Oliver Queen,” Sam Jones III as “Pete Ross,” Cassidy Freeman as “Tess Mercer,” Aaron Ashmore as “Jimmy Olsen,” Eric Johnson as “Whitney Fordman,” Laura Vandervoort as “Kara,” Callum Blue as “Zod,” Jensen Ackles as “Jason Teague” and Sam Witwer as “Davis Bloome,” Smallville has also featured many notable guest stars including Terence Stamp, James Marsters, Michael McKean, Ian Somerhalder, Jane Seymour, Brian Austin Green, Pam Grier, Helen Slater, Michael Ironside, Julian Sands, Tori Spelling, Rutger Hauer and Christopher Reeve.



    Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Based on DC Comics characters, Smallville was developed for television by Alfred Gough & Miles Millar. Its executive producers have included Gough & Millar, Brian Peterson, Kelly Souders, James Marshall, Michael Tollin, Brian Robbins, Joe Davola, Todd Slavkin, Darren Swimmer, Greg Beeman, Ken Horton and Tom Welling. The series is from Tollin/Robbins Productions, Millar/Gough Ink and Warner Bros. Television.


    MARKETING SUPPORT


    Smallville: The Complete Series will be released day & date with Season 10 and will be supported with a multi-million dollar media, promotions and publicity campaign.


    SMALLVILLE: THE COMPLETE SERIES

    SPECIAL FEATURES



    The Adventures of Superboy – the original 1961 pilot


    A Retrospective Look at The Series with over 100 Minutes of Season Featurettes - the first in-depth, season-by-season look at the creation of this landmark television series. Highlights include new interviews with Tom Welling, Eric Durance, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack, Phil Morris, John Schneider and many more, as well as rare behind-the-scenes footage. A Decade of Comic-Con featurette


    Paley Fest 2004 Event


    Aquaman Pilot


    Secret Origin: The American Story of DC Comics


    The Making of a Milestone - Expanded Version of the 100TH Episode (Season 5)


    A Daily Planet newspaper written by DC Comics that highlights the important storylines developed during the 10-year run of the show


    Episode guide with never-before-released on DVD production art and behind the scenes photos


    SMALLVILLE: THE COMPLETE TENTH SEASON

    SPECIAL FEATURES



    Back in the Jacket: A Smallville Homecoming: cast and creators reflect on the landmark 200th episode Homecoming, in which Clark Kent experiences transformative events on the way to his final destiny


    The Son Becomes the Father: How Clark Kent’s fathers/son relationships evolved over the series’ 10 years


    How Do You Do Music Video


    Commentary on episodes Lazarus and Kent


    Deleted scenes


    SMALLVILLE: THE COMPLETE SERIES

    Running time: Approx. 156 Hours (episodes)

    Over 28 hours (special features)

    Street Date: 11/29/11

    Order Due Date: 10/25/11

    SRP: $339.88

    Catalog #: 1000204522


    SMALLVILLE: THE COMPLETE TENTH SEASON

    Running time: 929 min.

    Over 2 hours (special features)

    Street Date: 11/29/11

    Order Due Date: 10/25/11

    SRP DVD: $59.98

    DVD Catalog #: 1000173538

    SRP Blu-ray: $69.97

    Blu-ray Catalog #: 1000172790



    About DC Entertainment

    DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters asSuperman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com.



    SUPERMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.



    About Warner Home Video


    With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, a division of the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.



    About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group


    Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles



    For more information on this and other titles distributed by Warner Home Video, visit www.whvdirect.com.
     

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