04 juin 2015

Neuromancer: abandoned concept arts of the Vincenzo Natali version

In the link below you can see pictures shared by Vincenzo Natali about four abandoned projects he worked on: first the adaptation of Neuromancer, with a representation of the breaking program used in the Matrix by Case, a vision of Night City, 4 pages from the script, Maelcum, one of the pilots that lead the heroes towards their goal in orbit, The Sense-Net Pyramid, infiltrated by Molly in the novel, and another landscape shot I can't identify, perhaps when Wintermute attempts to trap Case in the Matrix towards the end! The... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2015

Neuromancer: good news, bad news!

The good news is that financing is at least in place! The article linked below reports that the Chinese company C2M Media Group allied with the British GFM Films. The bad news is that the project starts again from scratch. Vincenzo Natali left the project. We knew for a while that he was no longer attached to direct, but it seems that his screenplay won't be used either. The names of Mark Whalberg and Liam Neeson had been evoked at the time. At one point there were talks for having the Corean director Park... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2014

Neuromancer: 30 years already, and where is that movie?

Among my very favorite novels, there's Neuromancer by William Gibson, released on July the 1st of 1984 in the United States. It's a novel I re-read regularly, and each time I am taken by its peculiar atmosphere, very impressionistic. It's all by itself the founding novel of an entire science-fiction subgenre, named Cyberpunk. The cyberpunk is a wonderful playground, the heroes are in general at the bottom level, people that try to survive before giant corporations, as powerful as unhuman, and artificial intelligences in... [Lire la suite]
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