Cult of Mac‘s evaluation of Apple TV+ crime drama Defending Jacob, mentioned that it was the primary present to actually justify the existence of Apple’s streaming TV service. Now it’s acquired one other first beneath its belt: The primary Apple TV+ collection to obtain a bodily media launch.
On Tuesday, the present was given a Blu Ray and DVD launch, making it the primary Apple TV+ present to obtain that therapy. Even the likes of The Morning Present and Ted Lasso, Apple’s largest hits to this point, haven’t been launched on this approach.
Defending Jacob stars Chris “Captain America” Evans as assistant district legal professional Andy Barber. Barber’s life is shaken up when his son Jacob is accused of killing a bully at his highschool. The present additionally stars Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Betty Gabriel, Sakina Jaffrey, and J.Okay. Simmons.
It was tailored from a bestselling novel of the identical title by William Landay, and directed by the Oscar-nominated Morten Tyldum.
The eight-part collection debuted on Apple TV+ in April 2020. In contrast to many different Apple TV+ reveals, there isn’t any second season deliberate — since this was a miniseries adaptation of a single, finite story.
Obtainable on DVD and Blu Ray
In some methods, it’s a bit shocking to see an Apple TV+ collection on bodily media. In any case, the aim of constructing its personal reveals is that Apple has exclusivity as to how they’re seen. If you wish to watch an Apple Unique, the thought is that it’s a must to purchase Apple TV+.
However, as with the DVD releases of assorted Netflix collection, it’s potential that the streaming service most related to the present doesn’t management the house distribution rights. Defending Jacob was filmed for Apple by Mimir Movies, Mark Bomback Productions, Paramount Tv Studios, and Nameless Content material. The field artwork doesn’t seem to say Apple TV+. That means that this isn’t an Apple-led residence launch.
Defending Jacob prices $34.99 on Blu Ray and $19.99 on DVD. It consists of beforehand unseen bonus footage and featurettes.
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