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Teaser Debut: Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter

The teaser for Timur Bekmambetov‘s Abraham Lincoln – Vampire Hunter has arrived online. Despite our reservations on the project (Bekmambetov just seems a little too humourless for this material), the teaser employs an effective voice over from the late Johnny Cash that should convert any doubter. And, you know, footage of Abraham Lincoln (Benjamin Walker) demolishing vampires […]

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Alex Proyas’ pricey Paradise Lost has been abandoned

Legendary Pictures has abandoned Alex Proyas‘ $120 million adaptation of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, Deadline reports. Production was halted on the film back in December, as the studio struggled to keep costs down. Legendary decided to scrap the project when they realised they couldn’t adequately depict the tale’s grand, celestial battles on a smaller budget. Bradley […]

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Production halts on Alex Proyas’ Paradise Lost

Production on Alex Proyas‘ epic action film Paradise Lost has been halted by Legendary Pictures due to its fluctuating budget. The NSW-based shoot, set to generate 1300 local jobs, has a projected price tag of $120 million. However, Deadline claims that budget has since been exceed by “10 or 15%”, and production won’t begin again until that […]

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Casey Affleck joins Bradley Cooper in Paradise Lost

Casey Affleck is in negotiations to play the six-winged messenger of God, Gabriel, in Alex Proyas’ upcoming Paradise Lost, Variety reports. Proyas will shoot the big budget action adaptation of John Milton’s classic poem of the same name in Sydney. Bradley Cooper will star as the archangel Lucifer, who is at war with the archangel […]

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