“While he couldn’t say much about the film he has confirmed the film has just been finished” says this column while chatting with producer Steve Schwarz about the upcoming post-apocalpytic thriller “The Road” starring Viggo Mortensen.
“The story of Odysseus and basically it’s like a Clint Eastwood story where he comes back after 20 years at war and finds his island overtaken by bad guys and it’s sort of a little kinetic action movie of how this guy wins his island back” says director Jonathan Liebesman of his upcoming spaghetti gladiator movie “Battle: Los Angeles”.
“Comedy. Set in space. Will be my biggest budget yet, but still not crazy (somewhere in the $50 million range). Hopefully with Seth. Hopefully better than ‘Pluto Nash'” says director Kevin Smith of his previously mentioned upcoming sci-fi project.
“The reason I got excited about the project is I read a particular script that puts the whole legend on its head in every conceivable way and comes out with something that is both a kind of an ode to Bram Stoker’s original Dracula, in that it’s kind of a prequel to that, but it also redefines the character to such an extent that I found it quite exciting, so that is very much a kind of reinvention of that character and it’s why I got excited about it” says sequel/remake-loathing director Alex Proyas about why he’s taking on Bram Stoker’s famous vampire character in “Dracula Year Zero”.
“I’ll be looking at Michigan for our second-unit photography on the new ‘Spider-Man’ film” says Sam Raimi about location filming on the fourth film which heads into production next year.
“I’m getting uncomfortable. I’m done. I’m done, I hope you write whatever you want. I don’t give a damn” said Benicio del Toro after fielding a question about his new film “Che” and its portrayal of the Bolivian and Cuban revolutions.