Cool Stuff: WETA’s District 9 Exosuit Statue

At Comic-Con, WETA Workshop unvieled the newest District 9 collectable, a statue of the Exosuit from the film.

Modeled with fanatical attention to detail by Weta Senior Modelmaker David Tremont and art directed by Greg Broadmore, this piece has been created by the very same artists and craftsmen who worked on the movie. Produced in a strictly limited edition of only 600 world wide and being such an incredibly detailed model, the Exosuit is likely to be very popular and we recommend pre-ordering to avoid disappointment.

This six and a half pound 12 inch tall statue is limited to 600 pieces, and will be available in the first quarter of 2011. You can preorder now on Wetanz.com for $599.99. See more photos and get more information after the jump.

Official Information:

Prize item in Nigerian crimelord and gun runner Obesandjo’s stash of alien weaponry, the alien exosuit provides Wikus van der Merwe with a much needed advantage in the epic final battle against Koobus and his Reaction Force troops. Look closely and you will see not only the Arc Generator, but also the Assault Rifle mounted to the exterior of this massive exoskeletal power suit. It’s a tank with arms and legs – mess with it at your peril.

Designed for the District 9 movie by Weta Designer Greg Broadmore, this awesome piece of equipment is fully featured for serious battle in alien worlds. It sports an array of weapons and communications systems, most of which are beyond what human scientists can fathom, let alone replicate. Being such an iconic feature in the film, the Exosuit will feature on the cover of The Art of District 9, scheduled for release later this year.

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