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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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Alex Proyas bringing Bradley Cooper to Sydney for Paradise Lost

Alex Proyas is set to film a big-budget sci-fi adaptation of John Milton’s legendary poem Paradise Lost, starring Bradley Cooper, in Sydney. According to Inside Film, the effects house Digital Domain will set up a local office in NSW to accommodate the project. The project announcement was made by Proyas and acting NSW premier Andrew Stoner at Fox Studios […]

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