Courtesy of CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution CW’s Beauty and the Beast (B&B) panel was teeming with cast and producers announced today at San Diego Comic-Com 2013 that the first season will be featured on DVD with a release date of October 1–and fans of the show in attendance received a “sneak peek” of the gag reel, which is included in the DVD collection. In addition to all 22-episodes of the first season, the 6-disc collection will feature loads of goodies including:
• Audio Commentary – Discover the thought process to the beginning of the hit series as Executive Producers Jennifer Levin and Sherri Cooper reflect on the pilot episode.
• Season in Review: The Beginning – Take a look back at the successful first season with all-new interviews from the cast and crew.
• Dressing the Beauty – From the costume department’s trailer, go inside Catherine “Cat” Chandler’s wardrobe as Costume Designer Catherine Ashton shares her process in styling television’s newest female icon.
• Creating the Beast – Explore the practical techniques used to transform Vincent Keller (Jay Ryan) from tortured doctor to vicious beast. Beginning with makeup and wardrobe, and then on set, this feature includes interviews with the talented creators, artists and Ryan himself about what it really takes to create the beast.
Synopsis: Full of suspense and romance, BEAUTY & THE BEAST stars Kristen Kreuk and Jay Ryan, who bring to life the modern-day spin on the beloved classic tale. Homicide detective Catherine “Cat” Chandler (Kreuk) teams with the mysterious Dr. Vincent Keller (Ryan), the man who saved her life years earlier and who has a terrible secret – when he is enraged, he becomes a terrifying beast, unable to control his super-strength and heightened senses. They develop a complex relationship, understanding that their connection is extremely dangerous for both of them.
Of course the CW renewed B&B for a second season which will premiere Monday, October 7th at 9/8c.
The BEAUTY & THE BEAST – THE FIRST SEASON DVD set will be available nationwide in the US and Canada. The DVD is presented in 16×9 Full Frame with English 5.1 & English 2.0 audio and English SDH, Latin American Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese subtitles. It is Not Rated in the U.S. and rated PG in Canada. The total running time is approximately 15 hours and 23 minutes.
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