[04/08/03 - 12:00 AM] 'Soul Food,' 'Dead Zone' Dvds on Tap By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)
CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- The first seasons of cable series "The Dead Zone" and "Soul Food" are being primed for release this summer.
Lions Gate Home Video will offer "The Dead Zone: The Complete First Season" on June 17th. The four-disc set will feature all 13 episodes of the series' first season on USA presented in 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. Extras include interviews and audio commentary with creators Michael and Shawn Piller, the cast and crew members as well as an in-depth tour of the visual effects used in the series and special collector's packaging. The MSRP is currently set at $49.95. Previously, Lions Gate had released the first two episodes of the series' first season as a separate "pilot movie."
Meanwhile, Paramount Home Video has "Soul Food: The Complete First Season" set for a June 24 release. All 20 first season episodes of the Showtime series are presented in 4:3 full screen and Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. This five-disc set features no extras and an MSRP of $79.95.
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