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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007) Poster

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Kevin Smith and Juliette Lewis were filming Catch and Release (2006) on an adjoining set, and came to visit this set. Burt Reynolds saw them steal two boxes of Krispy Kreme donuts.
Script development took over a year. In the end, Doug Taylor rewrote 80% of the script because the original story was considered too reminiscent of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
Production of the computer-generated imagery in the movie was convoluted and problematic. Uwe Boll claims he had to fire several different CGI providers who outsourced their jobs to lower-quality providers who worked for less money.
The "medicine" Merick gives Farmer was actually tea mixed with ketchup. Uwe Boll purposely concocted the mixture to get a disgusted reaction from Jason Statham.
During production, Uwe Boll sponsored a charity visit to the set. Guests got to see behind-the-scenes work, and proceeds were donated to a children's hospital. Reportedly, Ray Liotta was extremely upset by it. In future interviews he talked about how "crazy" Boll was for allowing so many spectators onto the set.
Siu-Tung Ching's salary was higher than Uwe Boll's.
Jason Statham filmed many of his action scenes while nursing an injured tendon in his foot. He is noticeably impaired while running.
John Gajdecki had trouble filming many special effects shots, especially scenes with outdoor "green screens." Jan Kruse left the project due to conflict with Gajdecki, who was eventually fired and replaced by Doug Oddy.
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The first public cut of the film was completed 8 hours before screening. Uwe Boll personally flew the movie from Vancouver to Los Angeles.
Some of the Krug costumes cost over $10,000 each to produce.
The king's personal guards were exclusively portrayed by members of Siu-Tung Ching's stunt team.
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Uwe Boll considered releasing the original cut of the film in two installments because of its length. Instead, it was edited into a theatrical release, and the director's cut was released on DVD.
While filming an outdoor fight scene, Burt Reynolds grew overheated in his armored costume, became unconscious, and fell from the platform the duel was being filmed on. Reynolds claims this was the only time in his career that he had to miss a day of filming due to sickness or injury.
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The film includes 1280 shots of digital effects.
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Kevin Costner was offered the lead role. Uwe Boll claims Costner wasn't interested in filming a large-scale action film, and instead offered Boll the opportunity to direct the project he was working on at the time, Mr. Brooks (2007). Boll turned it down.
Claire Forlani was the last major performer to be cast. Her role had been previously offered to Jessica Alba and Jessica Biel.
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Though Siu-Tung Ching was the action director, Uwe Boll personally choreographed the scene featuring Jason Statham and Ron Perlman fighting the Krug in the barn.
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Uwe Boll claims that the 156-minute director's cut of the film is not, in fact, the complete version of the film. Boll claims that an unreleased, three-hour version of the movie was created that featured more scenes of character development.
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A day of filming was lost due to heavy fog. Some of the forest terrain and mountaintops could only be accessed via helicopter, and on a particular foggy day, Uwe Boll and part of his crew were literally stranded on a mountain for over two hours because the helicopter wouldn't take off.
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Shot in 2005.
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Burt Reynolds extensively rewrote and edited the dialogue for his death scene, creating friction with script supervisor Ingrid Kenning. Reynolds had never played a character who died in a film, and was adamant that the scene be something special.

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