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Digimon: The Battle for Earth is a Japanese-American science fiction fantasy action film directed by Nacho Vigalondo and written and produced by Drew Gars and Vigalondo, which is based on the anime of the same name. This is the sequel to the film Digimon and Digimon: The Dark Network and it is the third installment of the live action Digimon film series. The film stars an ensemble cast featuring Ansel Elgort, Josh Hutcherson, Bella Thorne, Liana Liberato, Asa Butterfield, Robert Sheehan, Ty Simpkins, Joey King, Guy Pearce, Tom Cruise, Liam Neeson, Jennifer Garner, Ken Watanabe, Simon Pegg, Emma Watson, Zach Woods, Samuel L. Jackson, Craig T. Nelson, Orla Brady, David Harbour, Elizabeth Marvel, Anna Kendrick, Dan Aykroyd and Patrick Stewart.

Plot

A year after their second adventure in the Digital World, the DigiDestined have moved on with their lives. But they recieve a message from Gennai that reveal that there's an eighth DigiDestined and that an evil Digimon named Myotismon and his army have arrived in the real world to find him/her. They decide to find the Eighth member before Myotismon does. Meanwhile, Myotismon presence causes the apparent death of the President of the United States, so the goverment takes action into tracking him down.

Synopsis

In a castle in the Digital World, the vampire Digimon Myotismon (Baker) is preparing is about to depart for the real world through a legendary door, where he had learned of a prophecy that there is an Eighth DigiDestined member, so he plans on going to the real world and kill the Eighth DigiDestined.

On Earth, at the international government agency D.A.T.S., computer scientist Laurel Walsh (Headey) has detected an unknown digital object on the highway of cyberspace, She and her assistant Sara Jean Aubrey (Watson) head to the director of D.A.T.S. Satsuma Rentarō (Watanabe)

Cast

Humans

Digimon

Digimon Partners

- Spencer Wilding as WarGreymon (motion capture performer)
  • Kirk Thornton voices Gabumon,
  • Tifanie Christun voices Biyomon, Sora's Digimon partner.
  • Jeff Nimoy voices Tentomon, Izzy's Digimon partner.
    • Jeff Nimoy also voices Motimon, Tentomon's rookie form.
    • Jeff Nimoy also voices Kabuterimon, Tentomon's champion form.
    • Jeff Nimoy also voices MegaKabuterimon, Tentomon's Ultimate form.
  • Anna Garduno voices Palmon, Mimi's Digimon partner.
    • Anna Garduno also voices Tanemon, Palmon's rookie form.
    • Mari Devon voices Togemon
    • Samantha Jo as Lillymon, a pixie type Digimon and Palmon's Ultimate form.
  • R. Martin Klein voices Gomamon, Joe's Digimon partner.
    • R. Martin Klein also voices Bukamon, Gomamon's rookie form.
    • R. Martin Klein also voices Ikkakumon, Gomamon's champion form.
    • Michael Sorich voices Zudomon, a Sea Animal Digimon and the Ultimate form of Gomamon.
  • Laura Summer voices Patamon, T.K.'s Digimon partner.
    • Laura Summer also voices Tokomon, Patamon's rookie form.
    • Daniel Cudmore as Angemon.
  • Edie Birman voices Gatomon, an Exalted Beast Digimon and one of Myotismon's lieutenants. She is the secondary antagonist turned supporting protagonist.
    • Edie Birman also voices Salamon, Gatomon's Rookie form.
    • Emily Rose as Angewomon, Gatomon's ultimate form, an Archangel Digimon.

Myotismon's Army

  • Guy Pearce as Myotismon, an undead Digimon and the King of Undead Digimon. He serves as the main antagonist of the film.
  • Derek Stephen Prince voices DemiDevimon, a spiteful imp Digimon and a flunky that works for Myotismon. He is the true secondary antagonist of the film.
  • Dave Guerrie voices Phantomon, the driver to Myotismon's carriage and the general of Myotismon's army of Bakemon. He is the quaternary antagonist of the film.
  • Frank Welker voices MegaSeadramon, one of Myotismon's servants that guarded Ikkakumon's way.
    • Frank Welker also voices Gesomon, one of Myotismon's henchmen.
    • Frank Welker also voices DarkTyrannomon, one of Myotismon's minions.
  • Derek Mears as SkullMeramon, one of Myotismon's henchmen who is searching for the Eighth Child.
  • Mark Hamill voices Bakemon, the minions of Myotismon. They serves as the tertiary antagonists in the film.
    • Mark Hamill also voices Snimon, one of Myotismon's minions.
  • Kevin Michael Richardson voices Raremon, a Ghost Digimon working for Myotismon terrorizes the bay looking for the Eighth Child.
    • Kevin Michael Richardson also voices Tuskmon, a henchman of Myotismon.
    • Kevin Michael Richardson also voices Mammothmon, a minion of Myotismon.
  • Keegan-Michael Key voices Gotsumon, a minion of Myotismon.
  • Jordan Peele voices Pumpkinmon, a minion of Myotismon.

Others

  • Patrick Stewart as Gennai, a data-based human in the form of an old man who serves as the DigiDestined's guide when they arrive in the Digital World.
  • Chris Pine voices Wizardmon, Gatomon's old friend.
- Danny Woodburn as Wizardmon (motion-capture)
  • Sam Reigel as Kudamon, Rentāro's Digimon partner.
    • Sam Reigel Reppamon, Kudamon's Champion form.

Production

During production on Digimon 2, executive producer Jeff Nimoy announced that there will be a third of the live action Digimon film series. Director Nacho Vigalondo would to direct the film.

Simon Pegg and Dan Aykroyd have returned to reprise their roles from the first film. Gars stated that Pegg will receive a larger role in the film. It was announced that Tom Cruise would star as a lead supporting role in the film, while Liam Neeson, Orla Brady and Emma Watson were in early talks to join the cast of the film. On March, Zach Woods was also in final talks to join the film and to play seventh and final supporting role. On April, Jennifer Garner joined the film to star as the First Lady to Cruise's President Oliver. Cruise will play as U.S. president Oliver who teams up with the DigiDestined to save the planet. Watson and Brady will play scientists who detect Myotismon coming to earth, Neeson will be U.S. Vice President Loomis and Woods will play a cowardly government agent. On July, Anna Kendrick was added to the cast of the film to play Carol Williams, a woman whose the reason Myotismon's on earth. Ken Watanabe joined the cast of the film to play Satsuma Rentarō, the head of D.A.T.S.

Aside from the human characters, Australian actor Guy Pearce was casted as the film's main antagonist, Myotismon. Actor Chris Pine joined the film as the voice of Wizardmon.

Industrial Light & Magic was chosen to create the visual effects for the first film and the second film. Hongo and Gars hired Oscar winners John Knoll and Hal T. Hickel, both known for their work on the Star Wars prequel trilogy and the Pirates of the Caribbean films. Legacy Effects was hired to do the special and practical effects on the film. Shane Mahan, known for creating the armored suits for Iron Man, was hired on as effects supervisor. John Rosengrant was also brought in for his work on Real Steel. Oscar winner Clay Pinney, known for his work on Independence Day and Star Trek, was also brought on board. Hybride Technologies, a division of Ubisoft, and Rodeo FX also contributed to the visual effects music: hero by skrillet and digimon theme song. Some of the practical creature effect were provided by Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

Trivia

  • The running time is 155 minutes.
  • The film is rated PG-13 for action violence and language.
  • The film is distributed by Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures, while being produced by Saban Films and Toei Company.
  • In the anime franchise, DATS stood for Digital Accidental Tactics Squad, but the film, it was changed to stand for Digital Advanced Tactics Service.
  • Pearce, Cudmore, Rose, Jo and Mears were the only actors in Digimon roles that were not in motion capture, they were put in make-up and costume.
  • James Gandolfini was originally set to play Colonel Miles, but he sadly died of a heart attack on June 19, 2013. So the role went to Samuel L. Jackson.

Main Cast Gallery

Digimon

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