Babylon 5 Season 5 (R2) in January
Warner Home Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Babylon 5: The Complete Fifth Season for 17th January 2005 priced at £54.99. Presented as a deluxe 6-disc box set, all 22 episodes of Season 5, The Wheel of Fire are presented with all-new widescreen transfers and remastered 5.1 soundtrack. The box set collection includes the following special features exploring the Babylon 5 Universe:
- Cast & crew commentary on three episodes
- Introduction by series creator J. Michael Straczynski
- Making-of documentaries Digital Tomorrow & Beyond Babylon 5
- Data & Personal Files
- Additional scenes and Gag reel
Warner Home Video are set to release the Babylon 5 Movie Collection DVD box set in February to be followed by the DVD debut of The Complete Series of the Babylon 5 spin-off Crusade in March 2005. The 13 episode series will keep all space fanatics satisfied. Crusade is first class, a sci-fi drama that combines clever plotting, suspense, action and emotion with cutting edge special effects.
Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski has also recently indicated that a theatrical film based on the space station soap opera is currently in development titled The Memory of Shadows although no official announcement has been made. Evidence enough that the Babylon 5 universe lives on.