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Anchor Bay Has Masters of Sci-Fi Set

16 Jun, 2008 By: Billy Gil

Anchor Bay Entertainment will release a Masters of Science Fiction two-disc DVD set Aug. 5, at $29.97. Prebook is July 3.

The set houses the entire ABC series, plus two never-before-aired episodes. The series consists of adaptations of short stories from authors such as Howard Fast, John Kessel, Harlan Ellison, Robert Heinlein, Walter Mossley and Robert Sheckley.

Episodes include “The Awakening,” based on a story by Fast and starring Terry O'Quinn and Elisabeth Rohm; “A Clean Escape,” based on a story by Kessel, directed by Mark Rydell and starring Judy Davis and Sam Waterson; “The Discarded,” based on a story by Ellison and starring John Hurt, Brian Dennehy and James Denton; “Jerry Was A Man,” based on a story by Heinlein and starring Anne Heche and Malcolm McDowell; and DVD exclusives “Little Brother” (based on a story by Mossley) and “Watchbird” (teleplay by J. Michael Straczynski, based on a short story by Sheckley, and starring Sean Astin and James Cromwell).

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