« Slater becomes bum | Filmstalker | Reno 9-11!: Miami trailer online »

Promotion


Weinstein's buy Houdini film

HarryHoudini.jpgThe Harry Houdini film, Death Defying Acts, which was recently filming in Scotland for Guy Pearce and Catherine Zeta-Jones, has just been bought by the Weinstein's for distribution and it seems as though they are piling a fair amount into it.

A source close to the film said the studio is conjuring up some $5.5 million (2.9 million pounds) for "Death Defying," which was produced for less than $20 million. It also is shelling out some $500,000 for China, Thailand, Argentina, Hong Kong, Chile and other territories. The film just wrapped principal photography and is now in post production.

From Reuters. The film tells the tale of Houdini searching for a psychic who can convince him they are real. While Houdini is performing in Scotland a local psychic arrives to convince him she can speak to his dead mother. This is based on the true story of them meeting and falling for each other.

Sounds as though this UK-Australian production is going to do well and reach a fair audience. It bodes well for the film and Pearce's portrayal of the great magician.

What next with everyone making magic films?





Promotion


Promotion


Add a comment

Tagline

Site Navigation

Latest Stories

Partner

LOVEFiLM.png

Vidahost image

Latest Reviews

Promotion

Filmstalker Poll

Promotion

Subscribe with...

AddThis Feed Button

Windows Live Alerts

Site Feeds

Subscribe to Filmstalker:

Filmstalker's FeedAll articles

Filmstalker's Reviews FeedReviews only

Filmstalker's Reviews FeedAudiocasts only

Subscribe to the Filmstalker Audiocast on iTunesAudiocasts on iTunes

Feed by email:

Contact

My Skype status



SkypeTwitterPlurkFacebookMyBlogLogLinkedInIMDB

Help Out


Feedback

Site Information

Creative Commons License
© www.filmstalker.co.uk

Give credit to your sources. Quote and credit, don't steal


Movable Type 3.34