Ubisoft have released a brand spanking new trailer ahead of the Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha short film.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha is a 25-minute prequel short movie to the upcoming Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier, following the exploits of the Ghosts dropped deep behind enemy lines in order to eliminate one of the world’s most sought-after war criminals.
Ghost Recon Alpha will be premiered exclusively on Uplay.com on May 13th. It will also be available to own on DVD as part of the Ghost Recon Future Soldier Collector’s edition, along with additional behind the scenes content.
Ghost Recon Alpha is deeply connected with the video game, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier.
- Characters: The main four characters in the movie are the same four playable characters in the video game.
- Storyline: The movie takes place immediately before a key turning point in the video game’s storyline, a vicious attack against a major European city.
- Location: the location where the movie takes place will be one of the multiplayer maps available in the adversarial mode of the video game.
- Exclusive unlock: a secret code is also hidden in the movie, enabling access via Ghost Recon Network to an exclusive weapon unlock playable in Ghost Recon Future Soldier.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha boasts a line-up of top Hollywood talent. The film was directed by Academy Award winners Hervé de Crécy and François Alaux, who won an Oscar in 2010 for Logorama, and produced by Rhea Scott for Little Minx, a Ridley Scott & Associates company. Tim Sexton, 2010 Academy Award nominee for Children of Men, and Gregory Pruss wrote the gripping script.
The film was shot by District 9 cinematographer Trent Opaloch; edited by Pietro Scalia, two time Academy Award winner for Black Hawk Down and JFK; with sound effects and sound effects editing by Per Hallberg, two time Academy Award winner for The Bourne Ultimatum and Braveheart as well as Michael Mann’s Heat; production design by Jan Roelfs (Gattaca, Alexander; and costume design by Sammy Sheldon (V for Vendetta, Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class, Black Hawk Down). Military Weapons Specialist Harry Humphries, consultant on such notable action films such as Transformers, Thor, Iron Man and Armageddon, ensured that the futuristic weaponry in the film was entirely realistic.
Watch the “Alpha Crossover” trailer below: