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BMK!

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KreeCapt

Subj: JLA Movie to possibly be a CGI/Mo Cap film, ala Beowulf!
Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 at 01:05:58 pm EDT
Reply Subj: Re: Questions About JLA Movie?
Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 at 09:20:48 am EDT

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> When will they be casting the roles for this movie? Which JLA characters are going to be in the movie? Who will/should play the characters? What will the story about about?

It's all rumor so far but:

Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash (Barry Allen), Green Lantern (Stewart) and Aquaman. Also Maxwell Lord will be in it.

Casting is next week. The story rumor is OMAC.

> > When will they be casting the roles for this movie? Which JLA characters are going to be in the movie? Who will/should play the characters? What will the story about about?
>
> It's all rumor so far but:
>
> Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash (Barry Allen), Green Lantern (Stewart) and Aquaman. Also Maxwell Lord will be in it.
>
> Casting is next week. The story rumor is OMAC.


It seems like the JLA movie could possibly be a "photo-real CGI/Mo Cap" film, much like the Robert Zemekis' directed, Neil Gaiman co-penned, upcoming Beowulf movie.

IESB.net now has this to report. The whole article can be found here:

http://www.iesb.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3121&Itemid=99


Excerpted from article, based on an e-mail IESB.net received:


"I'm in Europe on business right now, but managed to check my email (filled to the brim with spam of course) and noticed a very interesting message from a contact over at Sony Imageworks.

It seems that although they did cgi work on Superman Returns, there has been no talk of them coming back to work on the sequel. However, and take this with a grain of salt, Imageworks are apparently in the running to provide services on the JLA film, competing with R&H and possibly WETA (the latter being unconfirmed).

But the real interesting thing about this is that the contract is for an all-cgi "photo-real" motion capture movie, much like the upcoming Beowulf.

This is unsurprising, given George Miller's recent track record with the likes of Happy Feet, and motion capture cgi would certainly account for the casting sessions that are supposedly starting next week, meaning that Miller can cast actors rather than faces for the roles, use their performances and tweak things as he sees fit."

-BMK!-



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