New Release: Legion DVD and Blu-ray

Legion movie scene with Paul BettanyA different kind of angels and demons movie, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment‘s Legion was released on DVD and Blu-ray on May 11, 2010, priced at $28.95 and $34.95, respectively.

Filled with visual effects, the horror fantasy film stars Paul Bettany (Creation) as Archangel Michael who’s trying to protect a group of people, including a pregnant woman, at a remote desert truck stop as the apocalypse begins. Dennis Quaid (Pandorum), Lucas Black (Jarhead) and Tyrese Gibson (Transformers) also star.

Earning $40 million in theaters, Legion scored a dismal 19% approval on Rotten Tomatoes, but Sony is plumping up the home video release.

Both the DVD and Blu-ray offer three featurettes:

  • “Creating the Apocalypse”
  • “Humanity’s Last Line of Defense”
  • “From Pixels to Picture”

And the Blu-ray also has a picture-in-picture track, Sony’s BD-Live MovieIQ database and a downloadable digital copy of the movie.

 

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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.