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Don't you hate it when your crowdfunded epic runs into a snag? When there is a secret ingredient missing? It could be something simple, something that's just lying around, yet would make your masterpiece perfect. Timo Vuorensola, director of Iron Sky, thinks he has identified one of his ingredients for the upcoming Iron Sky 2; The Coming Race. Mere dinosaurs and hollow planets are not enough it seems, to truly polish this production, Timo needs... A fat nerd. Isn't that nice? Check this casting call on the film's website: There's no dialogue, but quite a lot of shooting days. (...) What we're looking for is a personality, first and foremost. Yes, "fat nerd" is the description, but it's not about the physical as much it's...
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From Zoolander 2 to 23 Jump Street, with 100s in-between. Here's our rundown of the assorted movie sequels in the works...
Think Hollywood is bereft of original ideas? You just might after this. Here's our look at the assorted movie sequels currently in the works. Since we last did a list like this, we've dropped films that seem to have died a death - Wanted 2, Spring Breakers 2 - but we'll keep this rundown up to date over the coming month.
Without further ado...
23 Jump Street
Sony is pressing ahead with a third Jump Street movie, as well as a possible Jump Street vs Men In Black film, and a female-headlined spin-off. For 23 Jump Street specifically, Rodney Rothman is back and working on the script (he wrote the second one). It's unclear yet if Chris Miller and Phil Lord can find breathing space in their schedule to direct. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are both expected back, »
Nearly $150k raised by offering roles in the feature.
Finnish-German science fiction film Iron Sky: The Coming Race has completed its latest crowdfunding campaign, raising more than $500,000 on IndieGoGo.
More than 7,000 fans from 75 countries took part in the campaign.
“It’s amazing to see fans support us so heavily”, said producer Tero Kaukomaa. “This goes to show there’s an audience out there waiting for original science fiction films and they’re not afraid to show it.”
The main source of funds in the campaign came from the offer of extra roles, which raised nearly $150,000 of the total amount from more than 300 fans. Parts ranged from citizens of a Moonbase to being eaten by a dinosaur, costing from $200 to $5,000.
“The extra roles are a fun way to engage our audience and to offer them a unique experience,” said director Timo Vuorensola. “Filmmaking is an adventure and it is great to be able to bring our audience »
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After a crazy first trailer [see here] and two even crazier clips [see here and here], we now have a new featurette for director Timo Vuorensola’s Iron Sky: The Coming Race, which explores Pixomondo’s work on the follow-up to the crowd-funded hit cult. Check it out here…
Twenty years after the events of Iron Sky, the former Nazi Moonbase has become the last refuge of mankind. Earth was devastated by a nuclear war, but buried deep under the wasteland lies a power that could save the last of humanity – or destroy it once and for all. The truth behind the creation of mankind will be revealed when an old enemy leads our heroes on an adventure into the Hollow Earth. To save humanity they must fight the Vril, an ancient shapeshifting reptilian race and their army of dinosaurs.
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4 items from 2015
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