Powers made history earlier this year as the first ever TV series created especially for the PlayStation Network. But anyone without a PlayStation who missed out will be happy to hear that the entire first season is coming to Blu-ray. We love novel takes on the super hero genre, and Powers asks the question: what if the world was full of superheroes who aren’t actually heroic at all?
Based on the 2004 comic book series of the same name, Powers follows LAPD “Powers Division” detectives Christian Walker (Sharlto Copley from District 9, Elysium and Chappie) and Deena Pilgrim (Susan Heyward) as they investigate homicide cases involving people with superhuman abilities. The series also features comedian Eddie Izzard as a super powered villain.
The three disc-set includes a number of bonus featurettes to enjoy, including a piece on “Policing the All Powerful: Envisioning and Filming Powers” and “From One Visual Medium to Another: The Art and Adaptation of Powers.” The latter is exclusive to Blu-ray.
Keep an eye out. The series will be available on Blu-ray in the US from July 14. Expect a UK date shortly.