One of the signature elements of Star Trek: Discovery is the striking reinvention of classic Trek villains the Klingons. The warlike alien race featured heavily in the debut season of the latest Trek show, which comes to Blu-ray this month, and this exclusive behind-the-scenes clip reveals a glimpse inside their memorable new look. Now playing: Watch this: Inside Star Trek: Discovery’s striking Klingon redesign 1:20 Production designers Tamara Deverell and Todd Cherniawksy take you inside the spectacular set of the sarcophagus ship. Inspired by ancient cultures — actual real-life ones, from Earth — the huge set is designed to reflect the history of the Klingon race in a church-like ship. Disclosure: CNET earns commissions from the services featured on this page. Since Discovery premiered on subscription service CBS All Access in North America and through Netflix elsewhere, this is the first chance for fans to catch the Star Trek prequel outside of streaming services. The season 1 Blu-ray will be available as a limited-edition steelbook (a collectible housed in a metal case) in the US and Canada starting Nov. 13, in the UK from Nov. 19, and Australia from Nov. 28. (Disclosure: CNET is owned by CBS.) The four-disc Blu-ray and DVD sets feature all 15 episodes of season 1, plus deleted scenes and documentary featurettes: Discovering Discovery: Interviews with producers, writers and stars of the show about the process of creating the debut season. Star Trek theme: A tuneful chat with executive producer Alex Kurtzman and composer Jeff Russo about creating… [Read full story]
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