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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha film hitting stores same day as game

After a decade-long manhunt, U.S. Intelligence has received new intel on Chevchenko, a mastermind of the world’s most heinous war crimes. Linked to Russian ultranationalists, Chevchenko is about to deliver a dirty bomb large enough to contaminate Moscow for centuries. Enter the Ghosts, the U.S. Army’s most elite Future Soldiers. These precision-trained and lethal human weapons are armed with the most devastating high-tech combat systems, and they are tasked with taking out Chevchenko and stopping this international catastrophe before it erupts.

On May 22nd, New Video’s Flatiron Film Company is set to release Ubisoft Motion Pictures’ Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha on DVD and Blu-ray day-and-date with the release of Ubisoft’s highly-anticipated Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier video game for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha boasts a line-up of top Hollywood talent, and was directed by Oscar winners Hervé de Crécy and François Alaux, who won an Oscar in 2010 for Logorama, and produced by Rhea Scott for Little Minx. Tim Sexton, 2010 Academy Award nominee for Children of Men, and Gregory Pruss, longtime writing collaborator with David Fincher, 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.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha is the 25-minute prequel film to the video game Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier and follows the Ghosts as they are dropped deep behind enemy lines in order to eliminate one of the world’s most sought-after war criminals. DVD/BD bonus features include the producers’ 2010 Comic-Con teaser and a “Making Of” featurette.

In Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha, the Ghosts are the most highly trained and lethal soldiers on the planet. In this prequel film to the video game Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier, follow them as they are dropped deep behind enemy lines in order to eliminate one of the world’s most sought-after war criminals. The stakes are high – success will ensure safety of one of the world’s largest and most populated cities.

Armed with the most advanced weaponry on the planet, the Ghosts will need every facet of their elite skills in order to secure a victory over an opponent that has them severely outnumbered. Most soldiers wouldn’t have a chance – but these are the Ghosts; they’ll do whatever it takes to annihilate their enemies.

Bonus features on the DVD and Blu-ray editions, include: Ghost Recon Alpha Comic Con Teaser; The Making of Ghost Recon Alpha.

Check out the some images from Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Alpha, below.