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Is all illegal downloading bad for business? Perhaps, on paper. But it's the major reason director Richard Schenkman and producer Eric D. Wilkinson are readying a sequel to their 2007 film The Man From Earth — one of the few “viral” feature films. Photos: Where No One Can Hear You Scream: 18 Big-Screen Space Disasters Tuesday, Schenkman and Wilkinson launched a Kickstarter campaign for Man From Earth: Millennium, which follows the original film's lead character, John Oldman (David Lee Smith), a Cro-Magnon who managed to survive 14,000 years. Man From Earth was penned by the late science
- Matt Patches
In 2007 The Man From Earth took the internet by storm, introducing a mind-boggling, completely compelling, science fiction concept to an unexpectedly wide audience. It was writer Jerome Bixby’s final work, and the film wasn’t made until almost a decade after his death. Now, six years after the film’s release, the filmmakers are listening to the audience cries for more, and making a sequel, Man From Earth Millennium. To fund the sequel, they’ve followed the recent independent film trend and launched a Kickstarter campaign for the project.
The sequel is being made by the original’s director, Richard Schenkman, and produced again by Eric D. Wilkinson. The man from Earth himself, David Lee Smith, is returning as well to star in the film. The page doesn’t reveal much about the plot, but it does list the anticipated pre-production start date as November of this year with »
- Alexander Lowe
2 items from 2013
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