Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Release: Manhattan: Season One

Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Release Date: April 7, 2015
Price: DVD $49.98, Blu-ray $49.97
Studio: Lionsgate

Set against the backdrop of the mission to build the world’s first atomic bombManhattan: Season One is a scripted television drama seen on WGN America.

The big one is coming in Manhattan.

The big one is coming in Manhattan.

It’s 1943, the time that the Manhattan Project is underway, in a Los Alamos, New Mexico that the world knows nothing about. Trying to live their lives are the brilliant but flawed scientists and their families who attempt to coexist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their existence.

Created by Sam Shaw and starring Rachel Brosnahan (TV’s House of Cards), Michael Chernus (TV’s Orange Is the New Black), Daniel Stern (Breaking Away) and Olivia Williams (Sabotage), Manhattan was received positively by critics and viewers and was renewed for a second season, which is slated to premiere later in 2015.

The Blu-ray and DVD contain the following features:

  • “Ground Zero: Bringing the Bomb to Screen” featurette
    · “P.O. Box 1663: Creating a City that Didn’t Exist” featurette
    ·       “‘Now I Am Become Death’: J. Robert Oppenheimer” featurette
    ·       “Recreating an Era: ‘Manhattan’ Costume Design” featurette
    ·       Select episode audio commentaries with Cast and Crew


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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.