Is “Moon” evoking “,” or does its mining outpost on the far side of the moon simply happen to date back to the “” era which was of course eight years ago? I lean toward the second theory. After the mission carrying Dave Bowman disappeared beyond Jupiter, mankind decided to focus on the moon, where we were already, you will recall, conducting operations. In “Moon,” the interior design of the new lunar station was influenced by the “” ship, and the station itself is supervised by Gerty, sort of a scaled-down HAL that scoots around. At some point in the future we can’t nail down the story’s time frame , this station on the far side is manned by a single crew member, Sam Bell Sam Rockwell. He’s working out the final days of a three-year contract and is close to cracking from loneliness.

Duncan Jones’ passion project, Mute, gets a release date and it’s only a month away

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Duncan Jones: Pretty much [what happened in the movie], because there was a lot of of me in it. A lot of me and Sam [Rockwell, the lead actor].

Posted on Friday, January 19th, by Chris Evangelista. So here we are. All the tech checks on vfx now completed. Back then the film was a very different beast. Maybe not that cast… pic. It was going to be my first film. I sent it to Sam Rockwell who loved it! That was Moon. Years past, Mute kept being pushed to the back burner.

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A pair of ” wise-cracking American surgeons ” Paul Rudd and Justin Theroux may hold the only clues to Naadirah’s whereabouts. Apparently Jones was supposed to keep the news under his hat but he just couldn’t help himself. See the tweet below:.

Duncan Jones’ sci-fi passion project finally has a release date. “I sent it to Sam Rockwell who loved it! but he wanted to play Leo, the part.

By Tom Shone. Everyone was, like: what is he doing? Is his publicist going to tell him not to do that? This is chaos. And Chris takes out all the punctuation from his scripts. I mean, who are these guys? You know what I mean? He thinks about it. But my Elvis is probably a little more on the eccentric side.

File:Sam Rockwell and Duncan Jones at 2009 Tribeca

Sam Bell Sam Rockwell is nearing the completion of his 3-year-long contract with Lunar Industries, mining Earth’s primary source of energy on the dark side of the moon. Alone with only the base’s vigilant computer Gerty voiced by Oscar-Winner Kevin Spacey, Best Actor, American Beauty as his sole companion, Bell’s extended isolation has taken its toll. His only link to the outside world comes from satellite messages from his wife and young daughter.

He longs to return home, but a terrible accident on the lunar surface leads to a disturbing discovery that contributes to his growing sense of paranoia and dislocation so many miles away from home.

One of Rockwell’s most memorable roles to date was playing Sam Bell in Duncan Jones’ sci-fi movie ‘Moon.’ But it took some stern words from.

He followed the critical success of Moon with Netflix original movie Mute. Each of these entries tell a different story set in the same universe. The two collaborators partnered with artists such as Glenn Fabry, Simon Bisley, Duncan Fegredo, and Pia Guerra to illustrate the book with each artist taking on a different setting in the story. The book is nearly finished and available on the Kickstarter. The artistes have already been paid and fans can buy different versions of the book at different prices.

A script version of Madi existed long before Jones and his team adapted it into the graphic novel that is now on sale, IndieWire reported. Jones believed it would be a tricky film to finance but had promised in to try and get the movie made if fans like the graphic novel. This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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Moon and Warcraft director, Duncan Jones is making a return to sci-fi this year with his passion project Mute. In what seems like an age to learn anything more about the film or even when it will be released, Jones has revealed Mute will officially premiere on Netflix on February 23rd. Jones has been wanting to make this project a reality since , when he first wrote the screenplay.

So he went on to make Moon as a vehicle for Rockwell. I sent it to Sam Rockwell who loved it! Jones went on to state that numerous factors pushed back the making of Mute, paying tribute to his families battle with cancer.

Mute: The Moon reference featuring Sam Rockwell in Duncan Jones Netflix ‘​spiritual sequel’ explained. The new film is set in the same world as.

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Duncan Jones

Moon is a science fiction film directed by Duncan Jones in his directorial debut and written by Nathan Parker from a story by Jones. The film follows Sam Bell Sam Rockwell , a man who experiences a personal crisis as he nears the end of a three-year solitary stint mining helium-3 on the far side of the Moon. A follow-up film containing an epilogue to the film’s events, Mute , was released in

Moon director Duncan Jones reveals that his Blade Runner-esque sci-fi noir Sam Rockwell’s lead performance also made Moon into an.

David Bowie died Sunday , Jan. From a screenplay credited to Nathan Parker with a story by Jones, the film, which opened in L. As he prepares to return to Earth, he takes ill and is visited by someone who seems to be an eerie replica of himself. The film is moody and philosophical, a head-trip journey to the heart of self and the emotions that make humans unique. Jones, 38, spent time growing up in Switzerland, Australia, Japan, New York, Scotland and England — when he was known as Zowie Bowie — before attending college in Ohio and then pursuing graduate work in Nashville.

He would return to England to pursue filmmaking, starting out as a director of commercials. And that was where the science fiction came in, but really it was about people. It basically filled up the soundstage, a fully enclosed set. You could wander around anywhere you wanted and never destroy the illusion you were inside the base.

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