Fans of the 'Star Trek' franchise might have divided opinions on the series 'Star Trek: Enterprise,' but now they'll be able to inform their opinions in high-definition. 'Star Trek: Enterprise - The Complete First Season' has been announced for a March 26 release.
The series, which premiered in 2001 and ran for four seasons, starred Scott Bakula and Jolene Blalock, amongst others, as officers aboard the USS Enterprise, a ship able to travel further into space than any before. Set 100 years before James T. Kirk took over the ship, the series explored the origins of several Star Trek plot devices and stories, until it was cancelled by UPN in 2005.
Now, the series is coming to Blu-ray -- and the set will feature more than the first seasons twenty-six episodes. A retrospective documentary titled "To Boldy Go: Launching Enterprise" will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the development of the series and will feature interviews with the cast and crew involved. The three parts of the documentary are as follows, according to the press release:
Part One: Countdown - Chronicles the challenges faced by the producers and creative staff as they attempt to launch a new chapter in the Star Trek® saga by making the then-radical decision to create a prequel to the beloved original series. Features all new interviews with keypersonnel including creators Rick Berman and Brannon Braga, production designer Herman Zimmerman, technical consultants Michael and Denise Okuda, writers Andre Bormanis, Phyllis Strong and more.
Part Two: Boarding the NX-01 - Follows the team as they begin the casting process and production on the series 2-hour pilot “Broken Bow.” Features all-new interviews with key cast and crew including series pilot director James L. Conway and series leads Scott Bakula ("Jonathan Archer"), Connor Trinneer ("Trip Tucker"), and Dominic Keating ("Malcolm Reed").
Part Three: First Flight - Charts the course for the rest of the series' first season including all-new interviews with key production and post-production personnel.
The six-disc set will feature plenty of other special features as well.
Star Trek: Enterprise - The Complete First Season will hit Blu-ray shelves on March 26. Will you be picking up a copy?