While quite a few fans have already seen the ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘ documentary ‘What We Left Behind’ on the big screen, there will be quite a few bonus features when the home release comes out on August 6th, 2019! Not only is there bonus content on the main release, but Shout Studios has a two-disc special edition coming out with even more bonus content! However, there will only be 1500 copies of this one available so you’ll want to get your orders into it quickly!
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The standard release is set to give us 90-minutes of additional content to the documentary, and it will include “six special features, 12+ deleted scenes, bonus featurettes with cast and crew, a look into the HD remastering process, and more”!
Specifically, the special features include:
- An Intro from Ira
- A Brief History of Deep Space Nine featurette
- What We Left Out – Deleted Scenes
- Behind the Scenes at the Variety photoshoot featurette
- HD Remaster Discussion with the filmmakers
- More from the Fans featurette
- Theatrical Trailer
While there aren’t that many additional features in the extended edition, what they lack on numbers they make up for in time as it will include:
- A Musical Reunion with Composers Dennis McCarthy and Kevin Kiner
- A Roundtable Look at The Making of the Documentary
- A 50-minute discussion with co-director and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine showrunner Ira Steven Behr, co-director David Zappone, producer Kai de Mello-Folsom, producer/editor Joseph Kornbrodt and producer/editor Luke Snailham
That last one, in particular, should be a real stand out for Trekkies everywhere!
Are you planning on picking up a copy of ‘What We Left Behind’? Do you feel that the bonus material in the special edition will make it worth adding a copy to your collection over the standard release? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine first aired in January 1993, well over a year after the death of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. When compared to The Original Series and The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine was written off as too “dark,” and “edgy,” “the black sheep” of the Star Trek family, a show that did not fit Roddenberry’s vision of the future. Though polarizing within the franchise, the show pushed narrative boundaries for seven seasons and gained a rabid cult following. Now, over twenty years after the series ended, fans and critics all over the world are rediscovering Deep Space Nine and embracing the show with an enthusiasm rivaling the affection they feel for any other Star Trek series. What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, takes a detailed look at this historic series and consider the reasons Deep Space Nine went from a family outcast to a Star Trek mainstay.