After Dark Originals ’51′ Gets Home Video Date

The military’s best kept secret is out as Lionsgate releases After Dark Originals: 51 on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand on September 20.

Fully developed and produced by masters of suspense After Dark Films, the movie is a SyFy Original co-production that premiered on the network in February. Starring Vanessa Branch (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl), Bruce Boxleitner (Tron: Legacy), Rachel Miner (Bully) and Jason London (Dazed and Confused), the sci-fi thriller is directed by Jason Connery (Pandemic). The After Dark Originals: 51 DVD includes a behind-the-scenes featurette.

Bowing to political pressure, the Air Force has decided to allow two well-known journalists limited access to the nation’s best-kept secret – Area 51. Given the opportunity, one of the base’s long-term visitors exploits this occasion to liberate himself and his fellow alien captives. The incident quickly turns Area 51 from a secure government base to a destination of terror.