‘Tis the season for Star Trek. New details about the upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray collection Star Trek: The Original Series—The Roddenberry Vault have been released, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The never-before-seen footage is being released in honor of the original series’ 50th anniversary. Created by Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek debuted on NBC in 1966.
The three-disc Roddenberry Vault DVD/Blu-Ray set includes “12 classic episodes alongside a wealth of new material, including three documentaries combining unseen footage from the vault with new interviews featuring people who worked on Star Trek as well as famous fans.”
The documentaries and episodes included are:
- Inside the Roddenberry Vault, in which Rod Roddenberry (son of Gene) takes viewers on a guided tour through long-lost film reels.
- Star Trek: Revisiting a Classic, which looks back at the beginnings of the original series and promises to include a glimpse of life on the set.
- Strange New Worlds: Visualizing the Fantastic, a feast for Trekkie tech-heads that explores some of the franchise’s key special effects, like the spaceships and the transporters.
- “The Corbomite Maneuver,” “Arena,” “Space Seed,” “This Side of Paradise,” “The Devil in the Dark,” “The City on the Edge of Forever,” “Operation – Annihilate!”, “Metamorphosis,” “Who Mourns for Adonais?,” “Mirror, Mirror,” “The Trouble with Tribbles,” and “Return to Tomorrow.””
Star Trek: The Original Series—The Roddenberry Vault will be released on December 13th.
What do you think? Are you a fan of Star Trek: The Original Series? Will you buy the new DVD/Blu-Ray set?