Friday, October 4, 2013

The Following Arrives On Blu-ray - January 7, 2014!









Includes All 15 Episodes Plus Over 3 Hours of Bonus Features


BURBANK, CA (October 3, 2013) – Almost as dedicated as Joe Carroll’s “followers,” television fans tuned in each week for the premiere season of The Following, making it the highest-rated new program of the 2012–13 television season. Now, fans can relive the thrills as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) releasesThe Following: The Complete First Seasonon DVD and Blu-rayTM Combo PackJanuary 7, 2014. An instant hit with viewers,The Following ranked as the #1 drama series (new or returning) on all of network TV among Adults 18-49! The Following: The Complete First Season includes all 15 suspenseful episodes and is available to own for $39.98/$49.99 SRP.  The release includes over three hours of bonus content including five behind-the-scenes featurettes, unaired scenes, a season finale commentary and more.


Golden Globe winner/Emmy® nominee Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy (Rome) star in this terrifying thriller from Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries, Scream) about an escaped serial killer, Joe Carroll (Purefoy), and the psychologically scarred ex-FBI agent, Ryan Hardy (Bacon), who returns to stop him. Working closely with an FBI team, including cult-specialist Debra Parker (Annie Parisse) and sharp upstart Mike Weston (Shawn Ashmore), Hardy unearths that Carroll was covertly communicating with a network of followers while in prison. Challenged with an ever-growing web of murders orchestrated by the diabolical Carroll, the FBI quickly learn that they are up against not one, but an entire cult of killers.


Created by Kevin Williamson, who executive produces along with Marcos Siega (Dexter, Damages, True Blood), The Following stars Golden Globe winner Kevin Bacon (A Few Good Men, Footloose, JFK), Natalie Zea (Justified, Under the Dome),Annie Parisse (Person of Interest, Law & Order), Shawn Ashmore (X-Men, Smallville), Valorie Curry (Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2), Nico Tortorella (Scream 4), Adan Canto, Kyle Catlett and James Purefoy (Rome, Camelot) as Joe Carroll. From Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Outerbanks Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television, The Followingreturns for season two in January 2014, airing Mondays 9/8c on FOX..


The Following: The Complete First Season DVD & Blu-Ray Combo Pack is one of our most highly-anticipated titles for 2014,” said Rosemary Markson, WBHE Senior Vice President, TV and Special Interest Marketing. “Fans will get to re-live their favorite suspenseful and chilling moments from season one, while enjoying over 3 hours of unbelievable bonus features.”


The Following: The Complete First Seasonon DVD & Blu-ray includes 15 one-hour episodes:

  1. Pilot
  2. Chapter Two
  3. The Poet’s Fire
  4. Mad Love
  5. The Siege
  6. The Fall
  7. Let Me Go
  8. Welcome Home
  9. Love Hurts
  10. Guilt
  11. Whips and Regrets
  12. The Curse
  13. Havenport
  14. The End is Near
  15. The Final Chapter


DVD Standard Features

•         4 DVD-9s

•         DVD Audio:  English (5.1), Portuguese

•         DVD Subtitles:  ESDH, Chinese, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Korean, Thai

•         Presented in 16 x 9 Widescreen Format


Blu-ray Combo Pack Features

•         3 BD-50s + 4 DVD-9s

•         DVD Audio:  English (5.1), Portuguese

•         BD Audio: 1080p Full HD Video, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 – English, French, Spanish

•         BD Subtitles: ESDH, French, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish

•         BD and DVD: Presented in 16x9 Widescreen Format


DVD & Blu-ray Combo Pack Features

  • From a Dark Place: Maximum Episode Mode of Extended Pilot.
  • The Thrill of Horror: The Creator Behind The Following (Featurette)
  • The Followers’ Den (Featurette)
  • The Cult of Joe Carroll: Inside the Followers (Featurette)
  • The Following Production Chronicles (Featurette)
  • Two Additional Mini Featurettes
  • Audio Commentary – finale episode
  • Deleted Scenes