Genesis II / Planet Earth

Type: New Blu-Ray

Includes: Genesis II (1973) Conceived as a pilot for a TV series that never happened, this sci-fi tale from Gene Roddenberry centers on 20th-century NASA scientist Dylan Hunt (Alex Cord), awakened after decades of suspended animation to a post-apocalyptic world in conflict between two factions. As the peaceful members of the PAX try to convince Hunt to join them, the violent, mutated Tyranians wish to use his knowledge of nuclear technology to their advantage. Mariette Hartley, Ted Cassidy co-star. 74 min. C/Rtg: NR Planet Earth (1974) OGene Roddenberry's second pilot for his proposed "Genesis II" series stars John Saxon as Dylan Hunt, a scientist frozen in suspended animation in the 20th century and revived in the year 2133. Hunt encounters the matriarchal Confederacy of Ruth and is soon enslaved along with the rest of the men. Now, he has two choices: escape or become breeding stock for the society's leader (Diana Muldaur). With Janet Margolin, Ted Cassidy. 74 min. C/Rtg: NR Standard; Soundtracks: English DTS HD mono Master Audio, Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH).