District 9 : Christopher Johnson and son - Prawns

$249.00 USD
Availability:
SOLD OUT
Edition Size:
600
Dimensions:
14.2" x 7.9" x 7.9" (H x W x D)
36 cm x 20 cm x 20 cm
Weight:
3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)


Exiled by fate to an alien and hostile planet where he is placed in a ghetto and forced to survive on black market pet food, Christopher Johnson is on a relentless quest to escape.

With the help of his son and a few close confidants, he has managed to scrape together enough alien fuel to attempt a get-away. Beneath his ramshackle shelter hides a secret waiting to be unearthed. It's now or never.

From Neill Blomkamp's District 9, Weta brings you a sculpture of the two hero "prawns" as they are condescendingly referred to by the humans of Johannesburg.

They stand amid the rubble that is both their immediate source of nourishment and also offers a faint glimmer of hope to a people marooned.

Sculpted in 1/6 scale by Weta Workshop sculptor David Meng, who designed and sculpted the prawns for the film, movie collectibles don't get much more authentic than this.

We'd like to thank our friends at Image Engine for their awesome work bringing the prawns to digital life in the District 9 movie. 

Produced in a strictly limited edition of 600 world wide, the prawns are sure to become a very collectible item and we recommend pre-ordering to avoid disappointment.

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  • Christopher Johnson & Son
  • Close-up of little CJ
  • Close-up of Christopher Johnson
  • Christopher Johnson & Son
  • Cat food - yum!

Please Note: Product photos are of a pre-production prototype. Every individual item is painted by hand and variations will occur.

Most useful user reviews

wetaholic
08/07/10
Weta Collector
5 stars

Exactly what I asked for! :)

I was desperate to see a statue of Christopher Johnson and Little... Read more.

I was desperate to see a statue of Christopher Johnson and Little CJ and boy did WETA deliver! I had to get my order in for this and glad I did as I am sure it's gonna sell out soon, I want it to be in my office on a bookcase one day. It's just awesome when you ask for something and people listen to what the customer wants! Yahoo :D Hide.

7 of 7 people found this useful.

DarkSpark
14/04/11
Weta Collector
5 stars

No Problems with Purchase!

As soon as I saw this, I had to pre-order it! I'm... Read more.

As soon as I saw this, I had to pre-order it! I'm so glad that I did because 2 months after I pre-ordered, they were sold out. The item arrived two days ahead of schedule and no problems existed with either the transfer of money or the item's delivery. This product looks amazing on my bookshelf and catches the attention of everyone who enters my room. Thank you WETA! You have once again made a spectacular product! Hide.

1 of 1 people found this useful.

SFowler
24/03/11
Weta Collector
0 stars

Amazing

Just opened the box today. It was more than I expected. The... Read more.

Just opened the box today. It was more than I expected. The base is perfect. It was a little lighter in color, but it really shows off the detail. Great job WETA! Hide.

2 of 3 people found this useful.