Tag Archives: nsw

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 […]

Continue reading

Australian filmmaker killed in helicopter crash

Australian writer-producer Andrew Wight and American cinematographer Mike deGruy have died in a helicopter crash off the coast of New South Wales. Pictured: Wight, with Sanctum executive producer James Cameron. Wight, 51, co-wrote and produced the 3-D Australian film Sanctum. He has been described as James Cameron‘s Australian right-hand man. DeGruy, 60, had won numerous BAFTAs […]

Continue reading