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From the acclaimed writers of LOST, Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis, comes the complete first season of ABC-TV’s enchanting hit, “Once Upon A Time,’ to stunning high-definition Blu-rayTM and DVD on August 28, 2012. The year’s #1 co-viewed drama on broadcast television, “Once Upon A Time: The Complete First Season,” includes all 22 adventure-filled episodes of the first season and allows fans to delve deeper than ever before into the mystery and magic of the epic new series with immersive, never-before-seen bonus material that will continue to keep audiences of all ages spellbound -- including conversations with the cast on their childhood memories of Snow White, deleted scenes, audio commentaries, an exploration of the genesis of this innovative and inspiring series and “The Fairest Bloopers of Them All.”
“Once Upon A Time” the Evil Queen cast an evil spell on an enchanted forest filled with fairytale characters. The curse trapped these characters in a place where all their happy endings were stolen – our world. Now the Evil Queen is acting as town mayor, and all of the inhabitants of the fairytale world of Storybrooke can’t seem to remember any details of their past lives. As the truth starts to unfold, the battle between good and evil begins. The enchanted TV series features a stellar ensemble cast including Ginnifer Goodwin (“Big Love”), Jennifer Morrison (“House M.D.”), Lana Parrilla (“Medium”), Josh Dallas (“Thor”), Jared S. Gilmore (“Mad Men”), Robert Carlyle (“28 Weeks Later”) and Raphael Sbarge (“Dexter”).
Once Upon A Time: The Complete First Season” exciting DVD bonus materials include:
• "FAIRY TALES IN THE MODERN WORLD" – this exciting feature allows viewers to explore the genesis story of “Once Upon A Time,” as they learn about the creative approach of adapting a world of fairy tales into the wholly original world of the show.
• “BUILDING CHARACTER” – From start-to-finish, following the creation, conceptualization, casting, clothing and filming of the beloved character, Belle, played by Emilie de Ravin, from the ground up.
• “WELCOME TO STORYBROOKE” – Ginnifer Goodwin takes audiences on a tour of Storybrooke, Maine, both the town on the show and its real inspiration – a small town outside Vancouver.
• “THE STORY I REMEMBER… SNOW WHITE” – The show’s actors share their childhood memories of the beloved fairy tale Snow White, illustrated to original storybook graphics.
• THE FAIREST BLOOPERS OF THEM ALL” – often hilarious outtakes fans won’t want to miss.
• DELETED SCENES – Nine Deleted Scenes
• AUDIO COMMENTARIES – Five insightful episode commentaries including Co-Creator /Executive Producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz; writer Jane Epenson; and cast members including Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Dallas, Robert Carlyle, Lana Parilla and Jennifer Morrison.
In addition to all DVD bonus features, the Blu-ray release also includes:
• “ONCE UPON A TIME: ORIGINS” – Viewers enter into this interactive archive and uncover the rich and diverse historical origins of the world’s favorite fairy tale characters from “Once Upon A Time.” Josh Dallas guides fans to discover how each of these European based tales has evolved over centuries of retellings into the stories known and loved today.
For more information, visit: abc.go.com/shows
Additional information: Once Upon A Time: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray and DVD