Wing Commander Region 1 DVD booklet

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WING COMMANDER

SCENE SELECTION

1. Main Titles

2. The Kilrathi Attack

3. Mission to Vega

4. Scylla

5. The Tiger Claw

6. Your Wing Commander

7. Making Friends

8. The Admiral's Message

9. Radical Action

10. A Total Maniac

11. The Pilgrim Legacy

12. The Jump Point

13. Reconnaissance

14. Orphans

15. Taggart's Secret

16. Battle Stations!

17. Crash Landing

18. Under Siege

19. Going Into Combat

20. Chris and the Kilrathi

21. The Gift

22. Angel's Choice

23. Showdown

24. the Quasar's Jump Point

25. Point of No Return

26. Heroes

27. End Titles


Chris Roberts - Director / Story

"Wing Commander is a hard-core war movie set in space. In some ways, it has more in common with Midway and The Battle of Britain than with a science fiction film," says director Chris Roberts, who created Wing Commander in 1990 as a computer game. "I wanted to make a film about people under the incredible tension of battle."

Robert's entertainment industry career began in the computer game field, designing hit games first in the United Kingdom, then for Electronic Arts and Origin Systems, Inc. He's produced such international bestsellers as Times of Lore, Bad Blood, Strike Commander, and the Wing Commander series.

Currently, Roberts has his own company, Digital Anvil, an entertainment company specializing in the fusion of silicon and celluloid. In addition to creating innovative interactive computer games and movies with star power, Digital Anvil is also a ditital production house creating state-of-the-art special effects.


Freddie Prinze Jr. - "Christopher Blair"

Nominated twice for Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, for Favorite Actor - Horror for I Know What You Did Last Summer and for Favorite Supporting Actor - Horror for I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, Freddie Prinze Jr. is one of the hottest young stars on the big screen. Named "Big Man on Campus" in Entertainment Weekly's "Who's Who in Hollywood High," he also starred in such box office hits as She's All That with Rachael Leigh Cook.

The Albuquerque native has appeared on television in series such as "Family Matters" and 1995's anthology series, "The Watcher." His most recent Television appearance was in "Detention: The Siege at Johnson High' starring Rick Schroeder ("NYPD Blue").

Prinze was intrigued by Wing Commander's rebellious rookie space pilot, Christopher Blair. "Blair is young and cocky. He thinks he knows more than he does." The character's heritage, which serves him well in battle, also fascinated Prinze. "Blair's mother belonged to an alien race known as Pilgrims," he explained. "They possessed uncanny navigational skills, which Blair has inherited."


Saffron Burrows - "Jeanette 'Angel' Devereaux"

"Devereaux is a survivor who carries a lof of responsibility," said Saffron Burrows about her role in Wing Commander. "She faces mortality on a daily basis and doesn't like To be diverted from her missions. I also liked The fact that she has a lof of history That affects herevery action."

The British born Burrows began her career as a model, made numerous appearances on British television, then segued into movies with a role in the Daniel Day-Lewis starrer, In the Name of the father. That was followed by The role of Nan in Circle of friends starring Chris O'Donnell and Minnie Driver. Other credits include Woody Allen's Celebrity, Mike figgis' One Night Stand, and The Matchmaker.

Scheduled for a July 30, 1999 release, Burrows next stars in the Renny Harlin directed Deep Blue Sea with Samuel L. Jackson, filmed at fox Studios Baja, the studio constructed for the filming of The 1998 worldwide blockbuster, Titanic.


Matthew Lillard - "Todd 'Maniac' Marshall"

Named "The Class Clown" in Entertainment Weekly's "Who's Who in Hollywood High," Matthew Lillard first captured audiences' attention with his portrayal of the hyperkinetic Stuart in The thriller Scream. More recently he co-starred in She's All That as the self infatuated Brock Hudson in the film's sendup of MTV's "The Real World."

Other films include SLC Punk!, The Curve with Keri Russell ("felicity "), Mad love with Chris O'Donnell and Drew Barrymore, Hackers with Angelina Jolie, and The HBO special, If These Walls Could Talk." He also starred opposite Emmy Award winner Kim Delaney ("NYPD Blue") in ABCs critically acclaimed television movie, "The Devils Child."

A close friend of co -star freddie Prinze Jr., Lillard enjoyed playing The character of Maniac. "I loved Maniacs obsession with adrenaline - of needing that 'rush' to challenge the odds. And since I grew up with Star Wars, it was a dream to do a science fiction film."


Tchéky Karyo - "Commodore James 'Paladin' Taggart"

Turkish born Tchéky Karyo may be best remembered for the roles of Anton Depeaux, the ex-boyfriend of Meg Ryan's revenge obsessed character in Addicted to Love, which also starred Matthew Broderick and Kelly Preston, and Bob in Luc Besson's La Femme Nikita, starring Anne Parillaud and Jean Reno.

With nearly fifty movies to his credit, Karyo also appeared in such cable specials as HBO's "From the Earth to the Moon," "And the Band Played On" with Mathew Modine and Aldn Alda, and Showtime's "The Sketch Artist."

His English language movie credits include the role of Dimitri Mishkin in GoldenEye, starring Pierce Brosnan, Operation Dumbo Drop, starring Danny Glover and Ray Liotta, 1492: Conquest of Paradise starring Gérard Depardieu, and Bad Boys, starring Will Smith, Téa Leoni, and Martin Lawrence. Other films include Dobermann,-Le Moine et la Sorciére (The Sorceress), and Le Retour de Martin Guerre (The Return of Martin Guerre).