A week and a half ago we broke the news
- well, rumors at the time - that Universal would be bringing out a DVD release of Galactica 1980
, the original spin-off of the original show starring Lorne Greene. This morning the studio has formally announced that, for a Boxing Day treat on December 26th
! Here is the studio description:
Galactica 1980 lands on DVD for the first time ever! With all ten thrilling episodes on two discs, see what happens when the original Battlestar Galactica crew finally makes the long-anticipated descent to Earth. With time running out and the Cylons closing in on their trail, Commander Adama and the Galactica must work harder than ever before to help Earth create the technology necessary for battle. Along for the action-packed fight are such stellar guest stars as Dirk Benedict, Brion James, Dennis Haysbert and more! It's an epic adventure unlike any other, and an absolute must-have for any Battlestar Galactica collection!
This 2-DVD set will clock in at around 8 hours, and rings up for an affordable $29.98 SRP. Video will be the original full-frame, and audio the original English Mono. There will be English subtitles as well. Stay tuned for box art; we'll bring you that just as soon as we can!