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TWO classic Battlestar Galactica Blu-ray sets now up for pre-order in the U.S. on Amazon

November 24, 2014 - 7:50 pm   |   by

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All right, this is just a quick update to let you know that Amazon.com has just listed for pre-order TWO different SKUs of the classic Battlestar Galactica TV series on Blu-ray from Universal Studios Home Entertainment, each with a street date of 5/12/15.  [Read on here…]

The first is Battlestar Galactica: The Remastered Collection (SRP $119.98, but Amazon has it for $83.99), which is an 8-disc set containing all episodes of both the classic Battlestar Galactica (plus the pilot film) and Galactica 1980 in reformatted 1.78:1 aspect ratio, plus “over 4 hours of bonus features, including over 3 hours of deleted scenes from Battlestar Galactica: The Original Series. The collection also includes featurettes such as Glen Larson on the Creation of Battlestar Galactica and Stu Phillips: Composing the Score with an inside look at the creation of this remarkable production, and Remembering Battlestar Galactica, a 45-minute documentary illuminating the journey and impact of this ground-breaking series.”

The second set is Battlestar Galactica: The Definitive Collection (SRP $149.98, but Amazon has it for $104.99), which is an 18-disc set containing all episodes of both the classic Battlestar Galactica (plus the pilot film) and Galactica 1980 in the original 1.33:1 aspect ratio, as well as reformatted 1.78:1, plus all the same extras included in The Remastered Collection.

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Here’s a look at the cover artwork for both versions...

Battlestar Galactica: The Definitive Collection (Blu-ray Disc)    Battlestar Galactica: The Remastered Collection (Blu-ray Disc)

We’ll post more details on this release as they come in. Stay tuned...

Bill Hunt