The Shannara Chronicles, Season 1 Coming to DVD June 7

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Season 1 of The Shannara Chronicles will be released on DVD on June 6, 2016. The season, which starred Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero, Manu Bennett, and John Rhys-Davies, ended its 10-episode season last month. The show is currently available for digital purchase on Amazon.com.

Press release:

FROM THE PRODUCERS OF IRON MAN, SPIDER-MAN 2 AND SMALLVILLE COMES AN
EPIC NEW FANTASY SERIES

THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES SEASON ONE

Based on the Popular Book Series, First Season Arrives on DVD June 7,2016 with Exclusive Special Features

NEW YORK – MTV’s hit show The Shannara Chronicles Season One arrives on DVD June 7, 2016.  Executive produced and written for television by Alfred Gough & Miles Millar (Smallville) and executive produced by Jon Favreau (Iron Man), the lavish fantasy series is based on the 26-volume book series by Terry Brooks.  The Shannara Chroniclespremiere on MTV was viewed 14.6 million times across linear and digital platforms and delivered the best single-week performance on iTunes ever for an MTV series.

Set thousands of years in the future, The Shannara Chronicles follows three heroes, Elf-Human hybrid Wil (Austin Butler, Arrow), Elvin Princess Amberle (Poppy Drayton,Downton Abbey), and Human Rover Eretria (Ivana Baquero, Pan’s Labryinth), as they embark on a quest to stop an evil Demon army from destroying the world.  The show also features Manu Bennett (The Hobbit), John Rhys-Davies (The Lord of the Rings), and James Remar (Dexter).

Arriving just in time for Father’s Day and graduation gift-giving, the four-disc DVD set includes all 10 episodes from the inaugural season along with more than 30 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage.

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES:
•       Behind-the-scenes
•       Meet the Characters
•       Exploring New Zealand
•       Terry Brooks interview
•       Making of the Dagda Mor

DVD Release Date: 6/7/16
U.S. Rating: NR
Running Time: 411 min
Format: Widescreen
Price: $29.99 US/ $32.99 Canada

The Shannara Chronicles is written for television by and executive produced by Al Gough and Miles Millar.  Jon Favreau, Jonathan Liebesman, Terry Brooks and Dan Farah also serve as executive producers. The first two episodes were directed by Jonathan Liebesman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles).

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