September 24, 2008
EMI America Records to Release Fox Reality Channel’s Acclaimed Original Series ‘Long Way Down’ in 3-DVD Special Edition Set on October 14
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the October 4 conclusion of Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman's epic motorcycle adventure original cable TV series, "Long Way Down," on Fox Reality Channel, EMI America Records will release a 3-DVD special edition collection of the 10-episode series that adds more than two hours of additional footage shot during the series' production and one hour of newly shot extra footage. Also included is "The Missing Face," a documentary of McGregor and Boorman's first trip to Africa. The collection, to be released October 14, offers fans a behind-the-scenes tour of the expedition that was built on spontaneous opportunities, new memories, and friendship.
In "Long Way Down," viewers are invited to share in the excitement as actors turned tourists, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, motorcycle from Scotland to South Africa. Over the course of 15,000 miles and 85 days, the friends boldly tarried in several countries, including Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Namibia.
On August 2, EMI America Records released the official soundtrack to the acclaimed cable television series. The soundtrack, available on CD and digitally, includes 15 songs that serve as a musical memoir of the voyage. Equipped with "Long Way Down"'s captivating soundtrack and 3-DVD set, fans of Fox Reality Channel's original series will find themselves vicariously transported as they share in MacGregor and Boorman's unique experience. 2 Friends. 15,000 Miles. 1 Epic Adventure.
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