Battlestar Galactica 2.5 Now on DVD

SCI FI Channels highest rated tale of intergalactic survival continues when BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: SEASON 2.5 debuts on DVD on Sept. 19, 2006 (Universal Studios Home Ent., $49.98).

The second half of Season Two arrives on a three-disc set with 11 episodes, including a DVD exclusive of the extended mid-season cliffhanger Pegasus. Presented in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, the action-packed science fiction phenomenon comes with more than 10 hours of special features, including deleted scenes, podcasts and a behind-the-scenes look with exec producer David Eick. BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, a daring 21st century adventure, with eye-popping action, groundbreaking visuals and intriguing characters, is the winner of a 2005 Peabody Award for Achievement in Electronic Media. VFX provided by Zoic Studios, with additional support from Atmosphere VFX and Enigma Studios, under the overall supervision of Gary Hutzel.

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: SEASON 2.5 picks up the saga of the human survivors of a brutal century-long war. As they race toward the fabled home of mankind, Earth, the ragtag band of refugees are pursued by the relentless robots that have destroyed their home planets. Fighting for their lives, the band is also endangered by the presence of traitorous human alliances with the Cylon menace. Edward James Olmos and Mary McDonnell return as commander William Husker Adama and president Laura Roslin, the lynchpins of the unlikely alliance that holds the survivors together. The cast also includes Jamie Bamber (BAND OF BROTHERS), Katee Sackhoff (HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION), James Callis (BRIDGET JONES DIARY), Tricia Helfer (BEHIND THE CAMERA: THE UNAUTHORIZED STORY OF CHARLIES ANGELS) and Grace Park (producer/host of CANADAS NEXT TOP MODEL).

Bonus features include:* Ronald D. Moore's Podcast Commentaries Producer Ronald D. Moore provides a behind-the-scenes peek at the making of Battlestar Galactica., previously available only online.* David Eick's Video Blog Producer David Eick takes viewers onto the set to reveal the inner workings of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, including a personal tour of the new Battleship Pegasus.* Audio Commentary More insider information from Eick and Moore about the expanded midseason cliffhanger Pegasus.* RND TV Logos - A compilation of the animated logos at the end of each show - depicting the two exec producers Eick and Moore killing each other off in creative ways.* Deleted Scenes All new and never aired on TV!

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