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Blunt Talk: The Complete First Season
From Academy Award® Nominated Executive Producer Seth MacFarlane
and Starring Golden Globe® Nominee Patrick Stewart and Academy Award® Nominee Jacki Weaver Available on DVD August 30, 2016
BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 11, 2016) – “Blunt Talk,” the hilarious and smart new STARZ Original series starring Patrick Stewart (“Star Trek” franchise, X-Men franchise, Wolverine franchise), who received a 2016 Golden Globe® nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy for his role in the series, will be released on DVD August 30, 2016 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. Executive produced by Academy Award® nominee Seth MacFarlane (“Family Guy,” Ted), The 10-episode half-hour series, set in Los Angeles, follows Walter Blunt (Stewart), a British import intent on conquering the world of American cable news. Through the platform of his nightly news show, Blunt is on a mission to impart his wisdom and guidance on how Americans should live, think and behave. The witty comedy also stars Academy Award® nominee Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook, The Five-Year Engagement) as Rosalie, Blunt’s tough and motherly producer-manager, Adrian Scarborough (The King’s Speech, Les Miserables) as Harry, Blunt’s manservant, and Timm Sharp (“Enlightened,” “Til Death”).
The series also features many guest stars including Elisabeth Shue (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”), Jason Schwartzman (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Ed Begley Jr. (“Arrested Development”), Richard Lewis (“Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Leaving Las Vegas) and Mary Holland (Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates). With a suggested retail price of $39.98, the “Blunt Talk” DVD includes 20 minutes of in-depth bonus features including commentary on the writing and making of each episode from Creator Jonathan Ames.
The series from MRC is also executive produced by Jonathan Ames (Creator and Showrunner), Stephanie Davis and Tristram Shapeero.[/quote]