All-Star Celebrity Cast For Command & Conquer Red Alert 3: Uprising

January 27, 2009


Eclectic Ensemble Cast Stars in
Newest Addition to the Red Alert Universe

Electronic Arts Inc. today announced
the members of the live action movie cast for Command & Conquer™ Red Alert™ 3:
Uprising, the upcoming campaign expansion to last fall’s award-winning Command &
Conquer™ Red Alert™ 3. Picking up in the aftermath of the events in the
original, Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Uprising features an eclectic cast
starring in the all new, live-action movie sequences the Command & Conquer
franchise is known for. From sci- fi legends to rising starlets and masters of
the squared-circle, the cast of Command & Conquer Red Alert 3: Uprising includes
(in alphabetical order): Jamie Chung, (Dragonball Evolution), Ric Flair (16-time
world heavyweight wrestling champion), Malcolm McDowell (Heroes, Clockwork
Orange, Wing Commander), Jodi Lyn O’Keefe (Prison Break), Holly Valance (Neighbours)
along with returning fan-favorites Gemma Atkinson and Ivana Milicevic.

“Quality live-action movies and
storytelling have always been a unique component to the Command & Conquer DNA
and we wanted to make sure we did things right with Uprising,” said Amer Ajami,
Senior Producer at EA Los Angeles. “We are really pleased we were able to
assemble another large and talented ensemble for Uprising, and we think our fans
are going to be pleased by everyone’s performances not only in the cutscenes,
but also in Commander’s Challenge, where you’ll actually be battling some of our

“When I found out that EA wanted me
to be part of Command & Conquer, all I could say was ‘Woooooooooooo!’” said
16-time world heavyweight champion, Ric Flair, who stars as Commander Hill, a
commander players will have to take on in the new Commander’s Challenge mode. “I
had a great time on set and whiIe I may have retired from the ring, I think my
fans are going to love seeing the “Nature Boy” style and profile his way to
victory. I know my kids are going to have a great time trying to take it to me
on the battlefield.”

Malcolm McDowell, who plays Rupert
Thornley, the president of the European Union, and had previously starred in the
live-action movies for the Wing Commander franchise, added, “It’s great to be
working with good actors and the more good actors you can get to do games, the
better. In the past people might have thought you could get away with anything
in games and that isn’t a good attitude. Kids are spending a lot of money and
time on these games and they deserve first rate performers and I’m glad to say
that this is what Uprising is.”

Command & Conquer Red Alert 3:
Uprising will take players deeper into the Red Alert™ universe with four new
mini-campaigns set in the aftermath of the events of Red Alert 3. The game also
features the new Commander’s Challenge mode, a series of 50 challenging,
over-the-top scenarios where players will need to battle through a gauntlet of
commanders and obstacles in order to unlock the game’s powerful new units.

Command & Conquer Red Alert 3:
Uprising will be available for digital download this March for $19.99 and has
not yet been rated by the ESRB or PEGI. For more information about the game,
please visit
,  home of Command & Conquer TV, EA’s
dedicated online Command & Conquer network that goes beyond the game and brings
players all the latest news, tips and strategies straight from the developers.
This Friday, fans can go to the website to catch the first episode of
BattleCastTM PrimeTime, the channel’s flagship program, which will have all the
latest Command & Conquer news including an interview with Ric Flair.

And for a behind-the-scenes look at
the making of Command & Conquer Red Alert 3: Uprising’s live-action movies and
the debut of the game’s first trailer, tune in this weekend to “GameTrailers TV
with Geoff Keighley” on SpikeTV (check local listings) and