Find an Education at ‘LOST U’; Online Enrollment Begins September 22
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is proud to bring fans a groundbreaking new Blu-ray experience, “LOST University,” featured on the highly anticipated Blu-ray release of “LOST: The Complete Fifth Season.” LOST University is a captivating immersive bonus experieonce powered by BD-Live that will expand the world of “LOST”, giving viewers around the world an unprecedented interactive experience unlike any other before it.
Viewers will be able to join LOST executive producers Carlton Cuse, Damon Lindelof, the cast of “LOST,” and a panel of esteemed experts for a vast array of courses at LOST University, delving into the themes and storylines regularly explored on the groundbreaking television series. Through this robust, engaging, multi- semester experience, students will gain a better understanding of the story, unique insight to the mysteries of “LOST,” and perhaps even valuable clues as the show heads into its final season. “LOST University” will be accessible through several portals, starting now with www.lostuniversity.org, where “LOST” fans can enroll beginning September 22, 2009, months before the university goes completely live on December 8, 2009. The main campus of “LOST University” will live on the “LOST: The Complete Fifth Season” Blu-ray disc and will be powered by BD- Live.
Each visit to LOST University through the “LOST: The Complete Fifth Season” Blu-ray disc will connect viewers to a unique and exclusive experience, powered by BD-LIVE technology. Upon launching the innovative interface, students immediately get access to their personalized lesson plans, compelling HD Audio-Visual presentations and communication from the LOST University faculty and staff. Like any real university, campus life at LOST University is not solely focused on higher learning, pop quizzes and homework. Through an extended web experience, students will be able to pay visits to the campus bookstore to purchase LOST U merchandise, or discuss their school experience and “LOST” theories through study-groups on the LOST University message boards. Potential students will even have the opportunity to prep for the LOST U experience in advance on www.lostuniversity.org with story and character refresher courses and advanced reading suggestions… all providing information vital to getting up-to-speed with the world of LOST as it heads into its final season.
LOST University expands the world of “LOST”—viewers won’t just visit that world, but begin to understand it. Every semester, LOST University brings students deeper into the mythology, the history, the philosophy, and the mysteries of television’s ultimate mystery.
LOST University will offer a wide variety of entertaining and informative courses including…
• Introductory Physics of Time Travel
• Family Psychology
• The Languages Of “LOST”
• Jungle Survival Basics
• Deciphering Hieroglyphics
• Art Of “LOST” seminar
• Philosophy 101
• …and all things “LOST”
About LOST: The Complete Fifth Season Blu-ray
The show that revolutionized primetime proves once again why it is television’s most addictive and creative series, as the epic story of “LOST” twists, turns and spirals through time in its brilliant fifth season. Destiny sends the Oceanic 6 back to the Island and into the heart of the enigmatic Dharma Initiative. The reason they had to return and the fate of all those who were left behind is revealed as the momentum builds toward the much anticipated series finale in 2010. Some of “LOST’s” most pressing questions are finally answered in a spectacular 5-disc collection, packed with deleted scenes, exclusive interviews, as well as Blu-ray exclusive content like LOST University.
“LOST” stars Naveen Andrews as Sayid, Henry Ian Cusick as Desmond, Jeremy Davies as Daniel Faraday, Michael Emerson as Ben, Matthew Fox as Jack, Jorge Garcia as Hurley, Josh Holloway as Sawyer, Daniel Dae Kim as Jin, Yunjin Kim as Sun, Ken Leung as Miles, Evangeline Lilly as Kate, Elizabeth Mitchell as Juliet and Terry O’Quinn as Locke.
“LOST” was created by Jeffrey Lieber and J.J. Abrams & Damon Lindelof. Abrams, Lindelof, Bryan Burk, Jack Bender, Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz and Carlton Cuse serve as executive producers. “LOST,” which is filmed entirely on location in Hawaii and premiered on September 22, 2004, is from ABC Studios.
“LOST” Season 5 on Blu-ray is set to be released December 8, 2009 with a MSRP of $79.99. “LOST” is rated TV-14 LV.