Several decades ago, Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson did a study to see how to perfect sexual stimulation. The story of the two has been made into a drama series on Showtime starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan. The first season hits Blu-ray on June 24th in a 4 disc set with special features, deleted scenes, and and featurettes. Check out the bonus features below:
-Commentary on the Pilot episode with Michael Sheen, Lizzy Caplan, Caitlin FitzGerald, Teddy Sears, Michelle Ashford & Sarah Timberman
-Three All-New Featurettes:
-Making Masters of Sex – A behind-the-scenes exploration on the creation of the series – from inception through production.
-A Masterful Portrayal: Michael Sheen as Dr. Masters – Celebrated actor Michael Sheen discusses why he found Masters such a great character to portray, what he learned during his research into the role, and what the greatest challenges were in portraying Dr. Masters.
-Ahead of Her Time: Lizzy Caplan as Virginia Johnson — Lizzy speaks in depth about her research for the role and the secret to playing opposite a ‘master’ like Michael Sheen.
-The Real Masters: A Conversation with Thomas Maier –Masters of Sex is based upon the biography of Masters and Johnson by acclaimed biographer Thomas Maier. In this featurette, Maier shares some of the most amazing discoveries he made about the lives of Masters and Johnson while researching them for his book. Maier also talks about the extraordinary influence that Masters and Johnson have had on American culture in general.
-Surprising Facts About Sex: The Masters’ Great Discoveries—In Masters of Sex, Masters and Johnson embark upon years of deep scientific research into human sexual behavior. This featurette reviews some of the most surprising and shocking discoveries they made about sex.