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The Shield - Sony's Official Press Release for The Shield - Season 6 on DVD


Available to own on August 26th

Posted by David Lambert
6/26/2008
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


"...This is some of the best TV you'll see all year...Sensational and electrifying."
                                                  - TV Guide, Matt Roush

THE SHIELD:
THE COMPLETE SIXTH SEASON


Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award Winner Michael Chiklis
Stars in the Groundbreaking Cop Drama

Guest Stars Include Academy Award® Winner
Forest Whitaker, Katey Sagal, and Franka Potente

Available in a Four-Disc Set August 26



CULVER CITY, CALIF. (June 23, 2008) - The edgy show that turned the conventional cop drama upside down returns to DVD August 26 when Sony Pictures Home Entertainment debuts The Shield: The Complete Sixth Season. The four-disc set contains the season's 10 episodes along with exclusive bonus features, including three all-new featurettes and deleted scenes and will be available for $59.95 SRP.

The Shield focuses on the tension between a group of corrupt but effective cops and a captain torn between bringing them down and advancing his own political ambitions. Emmy® and Golden Globe® winner Michael Chiklis (Fantastic Four) stars as rogue cop Detective Vic Mackey, Emmy® nominee CCH Pounder (TV's "ER," "The X-Files") as Detective Wyms, David Marciano (TV's "Due South," Lethal Weapon 2) as the Captain, Benito Martinez (Million Dollar Baby , Saw), Walter Googins (The Bourne Identity, Shanghai Noon), Jay Karnes (The Next Best Thing), Cathy Dent (Some One Like You..., TV's "Taken"), and Michael Jace (Planet of the Apes, Forrest Gump).

The Shield: The Complete Sixth Season features guest stars Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker (Last King of Scotland), Katey Sagal (TV's "Married...with Children," "8 Simple Rules"), and Franka Potente (The Bourne Identity). Also directing some of this season's episodes are three-time Oscar® nominee Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) and Emmy® nominee Paris Barclay (Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Juice in the Hood).

The Shield: The Complete Sixth Season episodes:
  1. On the Jones
  2. Baptism by Fire
  3. Back to One
  4. The New Guy
  5. Haunts
  6. Chasing Ghosts
  7. Exiled
  8. The Math of Wrath
  9. Recoil
  10. Spanish Practices


Major plotlines for The Shield: The Complete Sixth Season include:
Lt. Jon Kavanaugh (Whitaker) considers planting evidence to frame Detective Vic Mackey (Chiklis) for Detective Curtis 'Lemonhead' Lemansky's murder while Vic believes someone else is guilty. ~ Detective Holland 'Dutch' Wagenbach's (Karnes) robbery/homicide investigation leads him to a ruthless methamphetamine ring. ~ While trying to save his job by any means necessary, Vic is stuck training his replacement as they investigate a gang war. ~ An unexpected suspect turns up in a rape/mutilation investigation, and the team is under pressure to conceal a city official's daughter's drug addiction after she's found dead. ~ Detective Shane Vendrell (Goggins) aligns himself with an Armenian mob to prevent vengeful violence.

DVD Special Features:
  • Featurette: Saturn's Sons
  • Featurette: Two Directors
  • Featurette: Full Circle: Franka Potente
  • Commentary on Select Episodes
  • 33 Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary on Select Scenes
  • Digitally Remastered Audio and Video
  • Widescreen Presentations
  • Audio: English (Stereo), Spanish (Stereo)
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Bonus Previews
  • Closed Captioned


The Shield: The Complete Sixth Season has a run time of approximately 498 minutes and is not rated.


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