Courtesy of eOne we have five copies of two fantastic DVD Box Sets up for grabs: the gripping, critically acclaimed Designated Survivor The Complete First Season, which is available to buy now and the darker than dark thrilling, chilling, Nordic-noiresque Canadian crime drama Cardinal The Complete First Season, which is available from Monday 2 October.
Hollywood favourite Kiefer Sutherland stars as the accidental President in the hit TV drama Designated Survivor, alongside a stellar all-star cast including Natasha McElhone as the new First Lady and Adan Canto, Maggie Q, and Kal Penn. ?This thrill-ride unfolds over 21-riveting episodes, which is available as a bumper six-disc DVD Box Set complete with a host of fascinating behind-the-scenes special features.
When a devastating attack on the US Capitol during the State of the Union wipes out most of the government, lower-level cabinet minister Tom Kirkman (Sutherland) is suddenly appointed President of the United States. As the ‘Designated Survivor’ he must step up to lead a severely troubled nation, whilst¬¬¬ steering the search to find those responsible for the catastrophic atrocity. Shocked to the core and completely unprepared, the new Commander-in-Chief is tasked with the mammoth struggle to hold together a country on the brink of imploding. With a chaotic backdrop of staggering conspiracies, thinly veiled agendas and raw emotions, Kirkman must fight to prove he’s the right man for the most powerful position on the World.
Cardinal is the most watched new Canadian series for 2017. This gripping, disturbing thriller is adapted from award-winning book Forty Words Of Sorrow, the first in the series of John Cardinal novels by Giles Blunt and recently aired on BBC 4, now it arrives on UK DVD.
Set against the stunning icy backdrop of Northern Ontario, the body of a missing 13-year-old is discovered and troubled detective John Cardinal (Billy Campbell – The Killing) is brought back into the homicide team, after a hunch he wouldn’t let go of and one he almost lost his job over, is proven horribly correct.
Now, as he searches for the murderer in an all-consuming race to stay one step ahead of a brutal serial killer, he must also face his own personal demons, as his family life threatens to unravel, while keeping a watchful eye on his new partner, detective Lise Delorme (Karine Vanesse – Revenge), who he believes may have a secret agenda. Can Cardinal catch the savage killer in this twisted game of cat and mouse or will it be his downfall in this riveting, stomach churning series?