When struggling documentary filmmaker Laurel Healy (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) takes a job working with her brother, Senator Luke Healy (Danny Pino), she soon discovers there's more to Washington than meets the eye. As tensions grow amongst political parties, so does a conspiracy involving alien bugs replacing the brains of several members of congress. The investigation unfolds while the infection spreads. Whatever's happening, it's clear this isn't politics as usual.
The first 13-episode season has just finished on CBS a week ago yesterday, and we're all waiting on word if it will get renewed for a second season. In the meantime, today CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution have announced that on December 6th
they will put out BrainDead - Season 1
This political satire show stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, 10 Cloverfield Lane
), Danny Pino (Cold Case, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
), Aaron Tveit (Gossip Girl, Grease Live
), and Tony Shalhoub (Wings, Monk
). The production is from Ridley Scott and his Scott Free Productions, co-created by husband-and-wife team Robert and Michelle King (the folks behind The Good Wife
Pricing, package art, and extras (if any) haven't been provided yet, but stay tuned and we'll get that to you just as soon as we can!