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"Damages" on DVD

By admin Published: November 26, 2007

Close, Damages
Will I look any nastier in Blu-ray?
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The first season of the Glenn Close series arrives on Jan. 29 in standard DVD and Blu-ray. The series has also been renewed for two more seasons, although I don't expect to watch much.

Details after the jump ...

Here's the release:

Damages: The Complete First Season, with all 13 episodes of FX's engrossing legal thriller, debuts on DVD January 29 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Academy Award nominee Glenn Close (101 Dalmatians, Dangerous Liaisons) stars in the compelling drama, along with Ted Danson (TV's "Becker"), Rose Byrne (Marie Antoinette) and Tate Donovan (Good Night & Good Luck). Having just been picked up by FX for two more seasons, Damages now arrives on a three-disc DVD and Blu-ray High-Def disc, both with exclusive bonus content, including behind the scenes featurettes. Damages: The Complete First Season DVD will be available for $49.95 SRP, while the Blu-ray High-Def release will sell for $79.95 SRP

Set in New York's world of high stakes corporate litigation, Damages follows the lives of Patty Hewes (Close), one of the nation's most powerful and morally questionable litigators, and her bright, ambitious protégée, Ellen Parsons (Byrne), as they become embroiled in a class action lawsuit targeting Arthur Frobisher (Danson), one of the country's wealthiest CEOs. As Patty battles Frobisher and his attorney, Ellen witnesses just what it takes to win at all costs, as it quickly becomes clear that lives, as well as fortunes, may be at stake.

Damages, which returns for a second season next summer, made its network debut on July 24, 2007. The critically acclaimed drama series averaged 5.1 million viewers (from multi-airings and DVR viewings). ...

DVD and Blu-ray Disc Special Features Include:
Digitally Remastered Audio and Video
Widescreen Presentations
Featurette: Willful Acts
Featurette: Behind-the-Scenes
Featurette: Understanding Class Action
Featurette: Trust No One
Deleted Scenes and Bloopers
Audio Commentaries on select episodes
Audio: English 5.1 (Dolby Digital)
Subtitles: French
Bonus Previews
Closed Captioned

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