Via AICN kommt der Hinweis auf das "Cloverfield"-Monster, das von Hasbro als detailgetreues Modell vertrieben wird... SPOILER !!!
Unter Tippett.com gibt es Infos zu den Visuellen Effekten in "Cloverfield"...
Variety.com berichtet über eine mögliche Fortsetzung...
Matt Reeves is in early talks with Paramount to direct a "Cloverfield" sequel, and he has also made a deal with GreeneStreet Films to direct "The Invisible Woman."
Timing of the projects will depend on how quickly Paramount can complete discussions with Reeves, producer J.J. Abrams and scribe Drew Goddard to scare up another monster tale for the "Cloverfield" sequel. There's a good chance the sequel will be Reeves' next film, in which case he will direct "The Invisible Woman" afterward. [...]
With a $25 million budget, a strong concept and cast of unknowns, "Cloverfield" scored a $46 million opening frame, which was a record for a Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Paramount gave away almost no first-dollar gross, making the film a bargain for the studio. [...]
Heute startet "Cloverfield" in den deutschen Kinos...
Hollywoodreporter.com berichtet über die US-Einspielergebnisse...
[...] Paramount's monster film "Cloverfield," which topped the domestic chart last weekend, fell a big 68% in its sophomore session to $12.7 million in fourth place with a $64.3 million cume. [...]
CS! sprach mit Matt Reeves... Vorsicht SPOILER !!!
CS! berichtet über die US-Einspielergebnisse...
Paramount Pictures' highly-anticipated Cloverfield dominated the box office its first day in theaters with an estimated $16.8 million from 3,411 theaters. Made for just $25 million (plus marketing costs), the J.J. Abrams-produced movie will easily beat the all-time 3-day January weekend record held by "Star Wars: Special Edition" ($35.9 million) and the 4-day Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend record held by Black Hawk Down ($33.6 million). Cloverfield's three-day total should come close to $50 million, and the four-day should surpass the $50 million mark. [...]
Bei AICN gibt es einen Schwung Kritiken... Und bei IESB gibt es Video-Interviews mit dem Regisseur Matt Reeves und dem Drehbuchautor Drew Goddard... Und Robert Sanchez meint...
[...] Some of my colleagues believe that this movie should be left alone as a stand alone film. I couldn’t disagree any more. This movie needs a sequel and there is no doubt in my mind that if this movie opens the way it's tracking with a $30-40 million weekend opening, Cloverfield 2 will be on its way come 2010. [...]
Bei AICN gibt es eine Kritik von Quint... Ausserdem gibt es bei AICN eine Kritik von Latauro... Und dann gibt es da bei AICN noch eine Kritik von Massawyrm...
Bei IESB gibt es mehrere Interviews am Set, "Behind the Scenes"-Material, TV-Spots !!!
Bei AICN gibt es eine sehr positive Kritik von Harry Knowles... Vorsicht SPOILER !!!
Bei IESB kann man nachlesen, wie es zum Film kam... Und bei CS! gibt es einen Schwung neuer Bilder...
Bei STYD gibt es die Einladung zu Rob's Abschiedsparty...
Bei DailyMotion.com gibt es einen deutschsprachigen Bericht des fiktiven TV-Senders NNC über das Sinken einer Bohrinsel der Firma Tagruato...
Bei IESB gibt es einen exklusiven TV-Spot...
STYD sprach mit Michael "Rob" Stahl-David...
Es gibt neue "Cloverfield" TV-Spots...
Der "Cloverfield" TV-Spot zeigt neue Bilder aus dem Film...
AICN sprach ebenfalls mit Michael "Rob" Stahl-David...
Bei AICN gibt es eine Kritik zum Film von Neill Cumpston... Vorsicht SPOILER !!! Und IESB sprach mit Michael Stahl-David aka Rob...
STYD sprach mit dem Regisseur Matt Reeves...
Shock: [...] Regarding the widget clip, when the Statue of Liberty head falls to the street, I loved how everyone broke out their camera phones to document the moment. That was a nice touch.
Reeves: We thought that was very accurate for the time. To me, I felt that if you do it in this style - if this event had happened in New York and you had been there with a cell phone or camera you could've told the story yourself. The fun thing I had in mind was there's this hidden idea that there's this Rashomon experience that exists - everybody who experienced this night had their cameras, they made their movie of this event. In our case, "Cloverfield" is one of them.
Shock: Is that to say there are more stories to be told then, post-"Cloverfield"? More to learn about the event that unfolds throughout the night?
Reeves: No, I don't think so. I don't know what we'll do next, there are a lot of fun things we're talking about. That was just something I wanted to put in the movie, to remind people that this is an Everyman experience. Media is so much an aspect of our lives today that even evoking that idea was exciting to us. That there could be different stories out there. [...]
Das "Cloverfield" Widget bietet 5 Minuten aus dem Film !!!
Wie STYD meldet, soll der Film nur eine Lauflänge von 90 Minuten haben... Und es gibt Neues zum Kult-Softdrink: Slusho! Werbe-Clip / Commercial gefällig !?!
Bei AICN gibt es kurze Kritiken zu einem Screening... Vorsicht SPOILER !!!
[...] overall i thought it was solid, definitely not great, and certainly not a genre redefinition. [...]
Bei JoBlo.com gibt es weitere Szenenbilder... Und bei STYD kann man das offizielle und weitgehend bekannte "Cloverfield" Teaser-Poster bestaunen...
Seit der neue J.J. Abrams' "Cloverfield" Trailer in HD-Qualität vorliegt, wird das Teil seziert: Bei SlashFilm.com kann man das unscharfe Cloverfield-Monster in Zeitlupe bestaunen... Und Filmstalker.co.uk widmet sich den "kleinen Monstern"... Und dann wäre da noch die "Slusho"-Affäre: Wie JoBlo.com meldet, taucht das Getränk sowohl in "Cloverfield" als auch in der TV-Serie "Heroes" auf !?!
Bei B-D kann man einen Blick auf die ersten offiziellen Szenenbilder werfen...
Der neue J.J. Abrams' "Cloverfield" aka "1-18-08" Trailer ist online und bestätigt den mutmasslichen Titel: "Cloverfield" !!!
Bei CHUD gibt es neben einer Beschreibung des kommenden Trailers, folgende Infos, u.a. zum Titel...
I have seen the trailer for the monster movie coming from producer JJ Abrams on January 18, 2008. The trailer, which was dated last week and lasts 2 minutes and 16 seconds, will debut in front of Beowulf on November 16th, and it's supposed to be when the title is announced. The version of the trailer I saw had the title attached at the end, so unless this title card was a temporary placeholder for the real title, this movie is called... wait for it...
Yep, the name we heard from the start. This does make me think that maybe this trailer, marked as Trailer #1, V.17, with "Newest FX Shots", could change between now and the 16th, especially in regards to the name. We'll see. In the meantime, here's a rundown of what I saw in the trailer [...]
All has been relatively quiet on the 1-18-08 front for the last few months since the San Diego Comic-Con, but a source for ComingSoon.net has revealed to us that the J.J. Abrams-produced monster movie will get a new trailer AND its title will finally be revealed on November 16 in front of Robert Zemeckis' animated Beowulf.
So far, we know very little about the movie beyond what we've seen in the teaser this past summer, the pictures on the official site, the director and writer (Matt Reeves and Drew Goddard) and some of its cast (Michael Stahl-David, Odet Jasmin, Mike Vogel, Lizzy Kaplan), but hopefully, more will become clear in a few weeks.
Bei FirstShowing.net gibt es die letzten Infos aus der "1-18-08"-Szene... Vorsicht mögliche SPOILER !!!
I can pretty much guarantee that by us reporting this, it will either be denied or changed - again. We learned exclusively here at Bloody-Disgusting that JJ Abrams' monster movie was in fact going to be titled "Monstrous", but was changed the second it hit the web (man we all gossip way too much!) Now it's our turn to ruin a possible title for the Matt Reeves' helmed giant monster movie, which wrapped last month in Los Angeles and New York... the title just might be.......... WRECK
Bei AICN gibt es neue Infos zum Look & Feel des Monsters... SPOILER !!!
Various sources are reporting that the official site for 1-18-08 (or, "Cloverfield) has not only been updated with a few new "snapshots," but if you linger around for roughly six minutes or so, you can hear the monster of the film (not a parasite, as Abrams has clearly said) belt out a roar.
Crank the speakers up to eleven, it's pretty darn cool.
Producer J.J. Abrams' 1-18-08, one of the best kept secrets of the year, is now in post-productin.
A call sheet for 1-18-08 landed in the mitts of NY Mag - take a look here.
As you can see, a proper title at the top is substituted by the alias "LA/NYC Cheese," but what's driving many outlets into fits of speculation is that this call sheet may have revealed the ending. The biggest hint being a scene on the call sheet that's referred to as, well, "Alternate Ending."
Actors Michael Stahl-David and Odette Yustman (as Rob and Beth, respectively) appear to be the primary focus of Monday's lensing which finds them under a Central Park bridge - just like what we see in these spy videos.
According to the call sheet, principal photography wrapped its 33 day shoot yesterday.
Die Offizielle Website bietet ein neues Bild...
Der "1-18-08" Teaser-Trailer ist nun auch in offizieller, hochauflösender Fassung online !!! Und Harry von AICN hat eine Mail von JJ erhalten (PS: Das Talkback ist ebenso interessant)...
[...] Thanks for your support of our little movie. I can't wait to talk to you more about it -- of course, knowing you, by the time we talk you'll know more than I will.
Regarding the online stuff you posted: yeah, we're doing some fun stuff on the web. But, obviously, if the movie doesn't kick some massive ASS, who gives a rat's about what's online? So as you can imagine, we're focusing mostly on THAT. For what it's worth, the only site of ours that people have even FOUND is the 1-18-08.com site. The others (like the Ethan Haas sites) have nothing to do with us. [...]
While unleashing "Transformers" onscreen this week, Paramount also lifted the lid on a top-secret project in the form of a teaser trailer for a new film, "Cloverfield."
"Cloverfield," which revolves around a monster attack in New York as told from the point of view of a small group of people, is being produced by J.J. Abrams. It is being directed by Matt Reeves, who co-created "Felicity" with Abrams, and is written by Drew Goddard, who has worked with Abrams on "Lost" and "Alias."
Paramount greenlighted the project under a veil of heavy secrecy in February, about the same time that Abrams agreed to the take over the directing reins of the new "Star Trek" film.
The casting process was just as mysterious. No scripts or even scene pages were sent out; agents who were contacted were simply asked if their client wanted to be in the movie or not. Eventually a cast, made up mostly of relative unknowns, was put together; it includes Michael Stahl-David ("The Black Donnellys"), Odet Jasmin, Mike Vogel ("Supercross") and Lizzy Kaplan ("The Class").
The movie, which is believed to have a relatively modest budget of about $30 million, began shooting in mid-June in New York. With "Transformers" generating huge tracking numbers in the weeks before its release, the studio decided to put footage from "Cloverfield" in a teaser in front of "Transformers" to build buzz.
After first presenting the Paramount and Bad Robot logos -- Bad Robot being Abrams' shingle -- the trailer opens with scenes from a surprise going-away party in a New York bar with a view of the city. Before long, a thundering roar is heard, and by the time guests run downstairs, pandemonium and flaming debris are hitting the streets. After a huge explosion at the lower end of Manhattan, what appears to be the head of the Statue of Liberty comes hurtling up the street like a giant projectile.
The trailer's footage is shot by a hand-held camera, home-movie style, giving it a sort of "Armageddon" meets "The Blair Witch Project" feel, though it is not clear if the entire movie follows that style. While the trailer does not reveal the name of the movie, it does announce a release date of Jan. 18.
Several copies of the trailer, seemingly shot in theaters with a camcorder, were posted on YouTube by Thursday morning. But by Thursday afternoon, some links had been taken down, replaced by an advisory saying, "This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Paramount Pictures Corp."
Producing the movie along with Abrams is Bryan Burk, who has worked on such Abrams shows as "Lost," "Six Degrees" and "What About Brian." Guy Riedel and Sherryl Clark are executive producing. [...]
TheMovieBlog.com titelt "Paramount Doesn't Want People To See Their Trailers"...
Moriarty von AICN schreibt...
[...] all the stuff I’ve heard about the script and the designs for the monster and the work they’ve been doing on the Paramount lot and over at the offices on Cloverfield (the reason for the fake title, no doubt) makes me think this is going to be one groovy movie.
Matt Reeves, a writer on FELICITY, whose only feature film so far is THE PALLBEARER with David Schwimmer and Gwenyth Paltrow, is the man who will be calling the shots onset. There are a lot of Bad Robot alumni involved in this one, but Reeves is the guy I’m most interested in at the moment. He’s directed episodes of shows like FELICITY, CONVICTION, HOMICIDE, and RELATIVITY, and he was the guy who directed the pilot for MIRACLES in 2003. I love the notion of a giant monster movie that’s all being shot from the POV of handheld video cameras, like a real event unfolding [...]
AICN gibt es ein paar neue Infos und eine Beschreibung zu J.J. Abrams' "Cloverfield" Teaser-Trailer... SPOILER !!!
[...] JJ Abrams is not directing the film... he's too busy with prep for STAR TREK. It's just something he's overseeing. And as far as the script goes, I fully expect Herc to pitch a little green tent when he learns that it's Drew Goddard of BUFFY/ANGEL/ALIAS/LOST fame who is writing the film. [...]
[...] just saw the Cloverfield trailer at work and it's going to be pretty intense! It is from the perspective of people's camera in NYC. A huge earthquake breaks up a going away party. The people at the party go to the roof top just in time to catch lower Manhatten erupt into a ball of fire! They make their way to the street to witness the head of the statue of liberty fly down the street, end clip with screaming! Insane!
Bei TrekMovie.com gibt es neben ein paar Infos auch eine Beschreibung zum "Cloverfield" Teaser-Trailer...
[...] it is for the mysterious JJ Abrams horror/monster movie project called ‘Cloverfield’ (possibly just a codename) which we reported on in February. People at Paramount still will not talk on the record but sources tell TrekMovie.com that the buzz about the film is all part of a kind of viral marketing push. Cloverfieldmovie.com was redirecting to Paramount, but now it is not anymore (the domain was purchased earlier this year shortly before word of the project was first leaked). [...]
Here is a description of the trailer [...]
On shaky video cam footage, we see a group of young New Yorkers throwing a party for a friend who is moving. No music, no voice-over intoning "In a world..." Just what looks like raw footage. Then there’s booming and shaking. An earthquake? What’s up? The party goers head to the roof, where they can see things flying through the sky (meteors? explosion debris?) More running and confusion.Somebody says something like "Look at the size of that thing!" but we don’t see it on the videocam footage, which still looks raw and real even though it involves shit shooting out of the sky. Near the very end of the trailer, we see a massive chunk of debris hit the ground: the head of the Statue of Liberty. Then: "From J. J. Abrams. Coming January 18 2008." No title.
Obviously it was the ‘From J.J. Abrams 2008' stuff that got people thinking about Star Trek, because it is the only 2008 project that he is officially involved in. Last July Abrams did sign a five year multi-picture deal and this is clearly one of the projects. At the time it was said he would not only do big projects like Trek, but also some smaller low budget films. It is likely Cloverfield falls into this category. It is quite unusual for a studio to put out a trailer for a project they do not even admit exists, and some are questioning whether this is going to work. Time Out Chicago asks the question "How is buzz supposed to build for Cloverfield (and bad title,by the way) if only supergeniuses like Scott [researcher] and supergeeks like the staff of Ain’t It Cool News can find the film?" They have a good point, however it may be that this film is a small film that is really only aimed at the ’supergeeks’ and between now and next January it is sure to get some more traditional forms of promotion. [...]
Right now, JJ Abrams is involved in some miiiiighty interesting stuff [...]
So what is CLOVERFIELD? Well, word from inside the company is that CLOVERFIELD is a giant monster movie, featuring something that's being referred to internally as "The Parasite," and we’re going to see a trailer for it very soon that’s been designed and shot even as we speak. I’m not sure if it’s going to be attached to TRANSFORMERS or if we’ll see it later in the summer, but it’s definitely coming soon. And the end of it should feature one of those iconic images that makes people talk about a trailer for months.
And what makes this different than any other giant monster movie? Well, as I understand it, most of the film is going to be shot using home video cameras, as if from the point of view of real people who are experiencing an attack on New York. It’s designed as a fairly small picture, all things considered, and right now, they’re working to make sure the script is going to deliver some wild thrills (like an earthquake that levels Manhattan or an oil tanker flipping over by the Statue of Liberty), but that it’s not suddenly going to turn into a giant $150 million movie. It’s a tricky balance, and if they pull off everything they’re trying to do, CLOVERFIELD could be something really groovy. Not a man in suit in sight. [...]