Fox's sci-fi comedy series 'The Orville' season one is now available on DVD

Owing to the success of the show, 20th Century Fox has recently announced the home entertainment release of the first season of 'The Orville'.


                            Fox's sci-fi comedy series 'The Orville' season one is now available on DVD

20th Century Fox's hit sci-fi comedy, 'The Orville' is set to return for season two by the end of this year. The season one of the show hit the right chord and was awarded the Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Television Series this year. Owing to the success of the show, 20th Century Fox has recently announced the home entertainment release of the first season of 'The Orville'. It has already released in the UK and is set to release on December 11 in the United States. The DVD will comprise of all 12 episodes from season one, plus various featurettes and highlights from the show's presentation at PaleyFest 2018, reported Flickeringmyth

 

 

The creator of 'Family Guy', Seth MacFarlane, created this series taking inspiration from 'Star Trek'. This season will have 'Star Trek' alumn like Marina Sirtis, Robert Picardo, and Tim Russ guest starring in the show. Along with them, a veteran 'Star Trek' writer will also join 'The Orville' board as an additional executive producer. 

Jonathan Frakes, the 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' star and director will also join the board, and will direct one episode of 'The Orville'. ComicBook reported Frakes speaking at a convention about the series and comparing it to CBS All Access' 'Star Trek: Discovery', where he said, "The 'Star Trek' that we have has really found its voice, and Discovery has really found its voice."

 



 

 

He added, "And 'The Orville' has filled in a void. For a lot of people, 'The Orville' is their new 'Star Trek' because it does tell stories like [The Next Generation], and it has got wild humor in it." The series stars MacFarlane as Capt. Ed Mercer, who is the captain of the U.S.S. Orville, and alongside him are Adrianne Palicki as Cmdr. Kelly Grayson, Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn, Scott Grimes as  Lt. Gordon Malloy, Peter Macon as Lt. Cmdr. Bortus, Halston Sage as Lt. Alara Kitan, and J Lee as Lt. John LaMarr. 

The season two of 'The Orville' is set to premiere on December 30.