SOURCE: Buena Vista Home Entertainment

August 29, 2007 08:00 ET

Step Into the World of the Others With "LOST: The Complete Third Season, The Unexplored Experience" on DVD and Blu-ray™ High-Def December 11, 2007

Catch Up on the Full Season of the Fan Favorite Show and Watch Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Footage of Your Favorite Castaways

BURBANK, CA--(Marketwire - August 29, 2007) - The mystery continues when "LOST: The Complete Third Season, The Unexplored Experience" comes to DVD and Blu-ray High-Def on December 11, 2007 from Buena Vista Home Entertainment. Both collections feature all 23 episodes of Season Three of ABC-TV's hit series, which was recently nominated for six Primetime Emmy® awards, plus over six hours of bonus features. The Blu-ray™ collection also includes an exclusive, interactive BD-Java feature that reveals truths from each of the show's critically acclaimed seasons. Either way, it's the perfect way to catch up on what's been happening on the island before the highly-anticipated Season Four premiere.

"LOST: The Complete Third Season, The Unexplored Experience" is a must-have for fans of the two-time Best Drama honoree (2005 Emmy® Award, 2006 Golden Globe®). Though rescue still eludes the Flight 815 crash survivors, suspense, action and danger are found everywhere on the island. In Season Three, as the power of the island to both heal and destroy comes into sharp focus, the lines between good and evil are blurred and loyalties are challenged when the survivors of the crash become tangled within the lives of the Others. Terry O'Quinn ("John Locke") and Michael Emerson ("Ben Linus") each received 2007 Primetime Emmy® nominations as Best Supporting Actor for their outstanding work as rivals forced into an uneasy alliance on Season Three.

Released day-and-date on seven-disc DVD and six-disc Blu-ray High-Def collections -- a first for a Buena Vista TV series -- "LOST: The Complete Third Season, The Unexplored Experience" allows viewers to delve into the secrets behind the series. Bonus features include never-before-seen "Lost Flashbacks," "Lost in A Day," which shows 24 hours of production, and a deeper dive into "The World of the Others," where cast and producers reveal more about the island's mysterious inhabitants. It also features a behind-the-scenes look at 10 episodes with "Lost on Location," deleted scenes, bloopers and more.


The seven-disc DVD includes the following bonus features:

--  "The World of the Others"
    Featuring interviews with the producers and the cast, "The World of the
    Others" explores the crucial role of "The Others" in season 3 and what
    the world of Lost holds for these characters in the future.
--  "Lost Flashbacks"
    Never-before-seen glimpses into the past lives of the castaways
--  "Lost in A Day"
    Fans of Lost will have a chance to see what it really takes to create
    the show each season. Cameras follow each part of the "Lost" machine to
    cover a day's work on the series. Spanning seven episodes, from Hawaii
    to California, and from the writers' room and the sound studio to the
    production office and the Hawaii set, you'll be amazed to see
    everything this show accomplishes day in and day out.
--  "Lost on Location"
    A behind-the-scenes look at the making of 10 episodes from season 3
--  "The Lost Book Club"
    Learn about the role of literature in the story of "Lost" in this
    exploration of the books featured in the series.  The show's producers
    and cast reflect on the books highlighted in the series, and what they
    mean to the world of "Lost."
--  Deleted Scenes
    Nine new scenes from the cutting room floor.
--  Bloopers
    Hilarious outtakes of the cast and crew from the set of the third
    season of "Lost."
--  Audio Commentaries
--  Plus much more!!

The Blu-ray High-Def Disc includes all the above features plus:

--  Exclusive, interactive BD-Java Feature
    Fans will rethink what they know about "Lost" and change the way they watch
    the show.  Viewers decipher truth from conjecture through an interactive
    control panel unlocking the mysterious world of "Lost."

The SAG Award-winning ensemble cast includes Naveen Andrews (Sayid), Henry Ian Cusick (Desmond), Emilie de Ravin (Claire), Michael Emerson (Ben), Matthew Fox (Jack), Jorge Garcia (Hurley), Josh Holloway (Sawyer), Daniel Dae Kim (Jin), Yunjin Kim (Sun), Evangeline Lilly (Kate), Elizabeth Mitchell (Juliet), Dominic Monaghan (Charlie) and Terry O'Quinn (Locke).

"Lost" was created by Jeffrey Lieber, J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof. Abrams, Lindelof, Bryan Burk, Jack Bender, Jeff Pinkner and Carlton Cuse serve as executive producers. "Lost," which is filmed entirely on location in Hawaii and premiered on September 22, 2004, is from ABC Studios.

ABC's top-rated Emmy®- and Golden Globe®-winning primetime series is priced at $59.99 SRP in the U.S. and $87.99 SRP in Canada. The Blu-ray Disc is priced at $124.99 U.S. and $169.99 in Canada.

STREET DATE:                    December 11, 2007
Direct prebook:                 October 2, 2007
Distributor prebook:            October 16, 2007
Suggested retail price:         $59.99 U.S./$87.99 Canada
Feature run time:               991 Minutes
Rated:                          TV 14 LSV.  Bonus materials not rated, and
                                 subject to change.
Aspect ratio:                   1.78:1
Sound:                          Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 Surround Sound
Languages:                      English, French, Spanish

Blu-ray Disc®
STREET DATE:                    December 11, 2007
Direct prebook:                 October 2, 2007
Distributor prebook:            October 16, 2007
Suggested retail price:         $124.99 U.S./$169.99 Canada
Feature run time:               991 Minutes (episodes only)
Rated:                          TV 14 LSV.  Bonus materials not rated, and
                                 subject to change.
Aspect ratio:                   1.78:1
Sound:                          English 5.1 16-bit Uncompressed PCM
                                English 5.1 Dolby Digital
                                English 2.0 Dolby Digital
                                French 5.1 Dolby Digital
                                Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital
Languages:                      English, French, Spanish

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