Claudio Jiménez Palomar participó en el equipo de efectos especiales para la película 2012
|2012 - Sony (aka Farewell Atlantis)|
|Symbol: 2012S Status: Active Genre: Action/Adventure Phase: Development|
|Roland Emmerich will direct the adventure film 2012 for Sony Pictures. Based on a script he wrote with Harald Kloser, 2012 is in the vein of Day After Tomorrow where the world goes through upheaval as the apocalypse comes closer. The title refers to the year that ends the Mayan calendar.|
Shooting begins this week in
With a budget said to be more than $200 million, the Sony Pictures production Farewell Atlantis, also known as 2012 in preproduction, may be one of the most expensive films ever made in Canada — if not the most expensive.
The film’s crew arrives in
Filming will take place in
Directed by Ronald Emmerich, the man who made films such as Independence Day and Godzilla, Farewell Atlantis is based on Whitley Strieber’s novel about a group of people struggling with the disastrous end of the world as predicted by the Mayan calendar.
According to the calendar, the
Mayans believed the world would end on
One of the first big projects to hit the market since the three-month writers’ strike, the disaster movie, starring John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Amanda Peet, Danny Glover, Woody Harrelson, Thomas McCarthy, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Oliver Platt, is scheduled to hit theatres in 2009.
Extras were cast locally earlier this summer.
Other major films shot in and