Saturday, July 07, 2012

Leaked 'Prometheus' box set details on iPad app, extras, extras, extras

Leaked details on the French site has revealed an extensive set of extras for a special nine-disc Blu-ray set titled "Evolution: From Alien to Prometheus." The set does not appear on the U.S. site.

The description has since been removed, but not before an enterprising soul at Prometheus Forum attached all the details to a post.

Here are the details of the first three discs as well as the summary.


Limited collector's box with a blister pack Space Jockey figurine, with:

- Prometheus (2D and 3D Active)
- A Blu-ray bonus Prometheus
- Alien: film version (1979) / Director's Cut (2003)
- Aliens: film version (1986) / long version (1991)
- Alien 3: film version (1992) / long version work completely restored (2003)
- Alien - Resurrection: film version (1997) / long version intro with JP Jeunet (2003)
- 2 Blu-ray bonus original Alien saga

New HD master on two existing versions of each film in the Alien saga original (film and extended)

Disc 1 (Prometheus 2D) (+150 minutes of bonuses):

On disk:
Cut scenes or alternative (15 mins)
Audio commentary by director (120 minutes)
The private records of Peter Weyland, four viral videos (18 minutes):
- The offer of Elizabeth Shaw
- Happy Birthday David
- Prometheus Transmission (extended version)
- The conference Weyland in 2023 (long version)

Outside the disk: Second Screen App: App iPad Control Blu-ray Remote which gives access to the archives of Peter Weyland (60 minutes):

- First and final draft of the script (text)
- Sketches of Ridley Scott (photo gallery)
- The Art of Prometheus (photo gallery)
- Pre-visualization (30 minutes)
- Tests of Noomi Rapace (15 minutes)
- The costume design (photo gallery)
- Tests "look" of the cast (10 minutes)
- Graphic Video Dashboard
- Photographs of the team
- Video of the private pilot
Production and post-release:
- Marketing Gallery

Disc 2 (Prometheus 3D):
The 3D film active

Disc 3 (Bonus complementary Prometheus):
The angry gods: how to make the Prometheus of Ridley Scott, nine videos (120 minutes):
- At the Conquest of Paradise (scenario)
- The engineering upside down (direction & design)
- The manifest human (characters & costumes)
- A nest of demons (creature design)
- A world without green spaces (Pinewood)
- Gains of chance (stunts & action)
- The beginning and end (Iceland)
- The sky on fire (visual effects)
- Prometheus without limits (post-production and theatrical release)
Units of improvement (30 minutes):
- Mini-featurettes
The archives of Peter Weyland (60 minutes)

Discs 4 - 9 are devoted to the original four "Alien" movies. The set is due to release on Oct. 3, 2012. The price is EUR 99.98; it's unclear if the set will appear in the U.S, but we assume it will (let's change that; we hope it will).

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