The darkly funny cult favorite is back from the dead when the film Dead Like Me premieres on DVD February 17th from MGM Home Entertainment. Set two years after the critically acclaimed Showtime series ended, the undead reapers are introduced to their new boss, Cameron Kane (Henry Ian Cusick; “Lost,” Hitman), whose new agenda creates disorder within the reaper clan. While Daisy (Sarah Wynter; “24,” “Windfall”) and Mason (Callum Blue; “The Tudors,” “Related”) fall prey to Cameron’s temptations, the infamous Georgia "George" Lass (Ellen Muth; Dolores Claiborne) creates more reaper havoc by breaking an important reaper rule: revealing herself to her Earthly family.
The Dead Like Me DVD bonus features include audio commentary from Ellen Muth and director Stephen Herek as well as a “Back >From The Dead: Resurrecting Dead Like Me” featurette for a suggested retail price of $26.98 U.S. / $37.98 Canada. Timed to the movie release, MGM is also releasing “Dead Like Me” The Complete Collection which includes the Dead Like Me feature film and the complete television series, a director and cast commentary, deleted scenes, featurettes and more, for the suggested retail price of $69.98 U.S. / $99.98 Canada. Prebook is January 21st.
Dead Like Me Synopsis
When George and her colleagues get a new boss whose focus is on moving souls quickly and enjoying life without consequences, the team begins to break the strict reaper rules. While her friends fall victim to their desires for money, success, and fame, George breaks another rule by revealing her true identity to her living family. As the reapers struggle with their roles on Earth, they each find that death can be just as complicated as life. Through its strong storyline, Dead Like Me delves into the intricate mythology and dark comedy created by the TV series and appeals to the show’s legions of fans as well as those new to the world of the reapers.
Dead Like Me Special Features
The Dead Like Me DVD is presented in widescreen with English Dolby Surround 5.1 sound. Bonus content includes:
· Audio commentary from director Stephen Herek and actress Ellen Muth
· “Back From The Dead: Resurrecting Dead Like Me” featurette
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I am very excited. This is one of the best shows ever. Let's hope the movie doesn't suck. I feel sorry for Sarah Wynter though, replacing Laura Harris just isn't an easy task.