Dark Angel Season 1 DVD details, and news on Season 2

Fox Home Entertainment have sent over the full press release for their February 24th 2003 Region 2 DVD release of Dark Angel Season 1. Retailing at £59.99 this 6-disc box set will contain all 21 episodes from Season 1 presented in Anamorphic Widescreen with DD2.0 Surround audio, and the following extra features...

Four interview segments:
1. James Cameron and Charles Eglee
2. Jessica Alba
3. Michael Weatherly
4. John Savage

Also noted in the press release (which you can read in full below) is the release date for Season 2 of Dark Angel that is currently scheduled for 21st April 2003!

Prepare for your heart to race and the tension to build as the thrilling news TV Dark Angel has finally arrives on DVD and video…

Dark Angel Season 1 DVD 6 disc boxset (RRP: £59.99) and video 5 cassette boxset (RRP: £39.99?) released to buy on 24th February 2003 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Created by filmmaking genius James Cameron responsible for all time classics “Rambo”, “Aliens”, "Terminator 2: Judgment Day", "True Lies" and "Titanic", Dark Angel is a critically acclaimed sci-fi thriller starring Jessica Alba and won the US “People's Choice Award for Favourite New Television Dramatic Series” in its first season. It has been celebrated in America is now a huge success on Channel Five in the UK.

The series begins in 2009 in Manticore, a government lab where young human specimens are genetically enhanced to become supersoldiers. After years of scientific experiments the subjects escape, but are chased and gunned down by military guards. 10 year old Max gets away through the trees and at is left in post-apocalyptic America alone in search of the others like herself, not knowing if any survived…

In 2020 Max (Jessica Alba) is a genetically engineered fighting fit babe! Seattle is dreary and dangerous after terrorists killed the US economy by detonating an electromagnetic pulse. Working as a delivery girl in the city Max tries to remain anonymous from the government who are constantly on the prowl for the lost supersoldiers.

The government are not the only ones on the hunt for Max. Logan, (Michael Weatherly) an idealist underground cyber-journalist, constantly campaigns against the corruption of the government and Manticore. He tracks down Max and asks her to join him and his cause, in return for his help to find her ‘siblings’. Max becomes a reluctant hero by using her super-strengths and in doing so lays her true identity on the line and therefore her freedom…

So saddle your motorbike and put your helmet on for this fast-moving, edge of your seat thriller series. Escaping the government is one thing. To remain free is another…

‘Sometimes it seems like it happened to someone else. Like maybe it was a story I heard... The hardest part is not knowing...if any of them made it. If I knew for sure I was the only one left, it would be worse. The truth is they'd just be like me... living on the run, always looking over your shoulder.’ Max 2020

Also included in the PR are the following character/actor stats...

Max Guevera

Status – Single

Profile – Delivery girl for Jam Pony X-Press /
Underground partner with Logan/Eyes Only, to fight against the corruptive US Government and Manticore

Max is a genetically engineered escapee from Manticore. She has been modified with feline DNA and so she has the following super abilities

· Enhanced strength, speed and agility
· Telescopic and night vision
· Hyper-sensitive hearing
· Superior mental processing skills
· Catlike reflexes/dexterity
· Strong lung capacity (can hold her breath for 4+ minutes)

Suffers from an unknown illness that causes seizures. Max controls her illness using the drug Tryptophan.

Pride possession is her motorbike

Jessica Alba

Status – Engaged to fellow Dark Angel actor Michael Weatherly

Profile – Actress

Acting History

· Honey (2003) Honey
· The Sleeping Dictionary (2002) Selima
· Dark Angel (2000) Tv Series Max Guevera/X5-452
· Paranoid (2000/1) Chloe
· Idle Hands (1999) Molly
· Never Been Kissed (1999) Kirsten Liosis
· P.U.N.K.S. (1998) Samantha Swaboda
· Flipper (1995) Tv Series Maya Graham

She likes Scuba-Diving in her spare time

Logan Cale/ Eyes Only

Status - Single

Profile - Underground cyber-journalist partner with Max to fight against the corruptive US Government and Manticore / Wealthy good guy

Idealist. Believes that evil, manipulated against itself, will destroy itself

Altruist. Does his best to fight corruption and help others

Background classified

Michael Weatherly

Status - Engaged to fellow Dark Angel Actress Jessica Alba
Ex-Wife Amelia Heinle (1995 – 1997)
One Son Named August

Profile - Actor

Acting History

· Trigger Happy (2001) Bill
· Venus And Mars (2001) Cody
· Dark Angel (2000) Tv Series Logan Cale/Eyes Only
· Ally Mcbeal Season 4 (2000) (Tv) Wayne Keebler
· Winding Roads (1998) Mick Simons
· The Last Days Of Disco (1998) Hap
· The Advanced Guard (1998) (Tv) Kevin

He loves music and used to play in a band

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