"Open Season" (2006) - deutscher Titel "Jagdfieber" - ist ein CGI-Trickfilm ähnlich wie "Madagascar" und die erste Kinoproduktion von Sony Pictures Animation...
Der 900 Pfund schwere, handzahme Grizzly Boog (im US-Original mit der Stimme von Martin Lawrence, u.a. "Bad Boys") und der schmächtige Hirsch Elliot (Ashton Kutcher, u.a. "Butterfly Effect") verirren sich ausgerechnet zum Beginn der Jagdsaison im Wald. In der Not beschliesst das ungleiche Duo, gemeinsame Sache zu machen. Denn nur zusammen sind sie stark! Mit Hilfe anderer tierischer Waldbewohner wollen sie nun versuchen, den Wald von den Jägern zurückzuerobern...
Die Jagdsaison wurde am 9. November 2006 in den deutschen Kinos eröffnet...
Am 22. Januar 2009 wurde die Fortsetzung "Jagdfieber 2" auf DVD, UMD & Blu-ray Disc veröffentlicht...
Nachdem er sich Hals über Huf in Giselle verliebt hat, muss Elliot auf seinem Weg zum Traualtar noch einen kleinen Umweg einlegen, als Mr. Weenie von einer Bande verwöhnter Schoßhunde entführt wird, die ihn unbedingt zu seinem einstigen Besitzer zurückbringen wollen. Boog, Elliot, McSquizzy, Buddy und die übrigen Waldtiere starten eine groß angelegte Befreiungssaktion, um ihren wurstförmigen Freund zu retten und finden sich bald selbst im Feindeslager wieder: in der Welt der Haustiere. Angeführt vom Pudel Fifi wollen die Stubenhocker Mr. Weenie nicht kampflos ziehen lassen. Kann ein kleiner Pudel WIRKLICH etwas gegen einen 900 Pfund schweren Grizzly ausrichten? Wird Elliot Giselle je heiraten?
"Jagdfieber 2" auf DVD & Co. !!!
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Der TV-Sender Sat.1 zeigt heute um 20.15 Uhr "Jagdfieber" als deutsche Free-TV-Premiere...
Heute erscheint "Jagdfieber 2" auf DVD, UMD & Blu-ray Disc...
CS! zitiert aus einer offiziellen Meldung von Sony Pictures...
[...] Boog and Elliot are back for more crazy adventures. After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners. Boog, Elliot, McSquizzy, Buddy and the rest of the woodland creatures launch a full-scale rescue mission for their sausage-shaped friend and soon find themselves in enemy camp: the world of the pets. Led by a toy poodle named Fifi, the pets do not plan to let Mr. Weenie go without a fight. Can a toy poodle REALLY bring down a 900-pound grizzly bear? Will Elliot ever marry Giselle? Find out in OPEN SEASON 2. [...]
Heute startet "Jagdfieber" in den deutschen Kinos...
CS! berichtet über die US-Einspielergebnisse...
[...] Sony's computer-animated comedy Open Season dropped to fifth place with $6.1 million having grossed $77.3 million after five weeks ...]
CS! berichtet über die US-Einspielergebnisse...
[...] Remaining in fourth place for a second week in a row, Sony's computer-animated comedy Open Season grossed $8 million this weekend, bringing its total box office after four weeks to just below $70 million. [...]
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CS! berichtet über die US-Einspielergebnisse...
[...] Sony Pictures Animation's first feature film, Open Season, an animated action-adventure comedy voiced by Martin Lawrence and Ashton Kutcher, topped the box office with an estimated $23 million from 3,833 theaters. Budgeted at $85 million, the Columbia Pictures-distributed film opened in both conventional theaters and IMAX, averaging $6,000 per location. [...]
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[...] "Open Season" is Sony Pictures Animaton's first film and they really started it off on the right foot. It was great fun for both my kids and I. First off, the movie has a twisted sense of humor. [...]
The animation in "Open Season" is also excellent. The characters are quite cartoonish, but the hair is realistic looking and the movements are fantastic. The body language adds a lot to the performances of the characters. [...]
The only time "Open Season" really drags are in the obligatory slow, weepy moments of the film where sad songs play. Unfortunately this happens several times. It seems like every animated film must have moments like these and they aren't really necessary. [...]
If you're a fan of "Shrek" or the Pixar movies, I think you'll find "Open Season" worth giving a shot. As an adult I enjoyed it and kids will most definitely enjoy it. My kids are still quoting the catch phrase of the porcupine - "Buddy!"
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MovieWeb berichtet über die Comic-Con 2006...
[...] The film stars Martin Lawrence as a lovable bear named Boog, and Ashton Kutcher as a high strung mule deer.
The pair find each other in the most unusual of circumstances, but must stick together once they get lost in the forest. Oh, and did I mention they're also being hunted by a mullet-bearing lunatic, voiced by Gary Sinise.
And speaking of the mullet, we were on the panel for Sony Pictures Animation and Doug Ikeler, the visual effects supervisor for the film said, "This is the first time someone's ever had to create a mullet in an animated movie." And most likely, he's probably right.
The panel consisted of Doug, along with the director, Jill Culton and the creator of the comic strip that the film is based on, Steve Moore. We were first shown the trailer for Open Season and the three walked up right after. The trailer was ok; of course, the animation was spectacular! But now a days, if it isn't you've got a serious problem. I really couldn't tell what the plot of the movie was from the trailer. But, it was funny and there were some decent one-liners thrown in there.
Jill started off by talking about living up near San Francisco in the woods and at first didn't really want to come down to Los Angeles to start working on the film. But she said, "After page 5, I knew I was going to move to LA; this was my story."
That comic strip it's based on is called In the Bleachers; Steve actually spoke a little on creating the characters and got up and drew Elliot on a pad. He started out with the nose, then the eyes, and then the body - he joked that he did all the animation himself for the movie; obviously, he didn't, but his drawing of Elliot looked pretty darn good.
We were then treated to another sequence from the film, that was just completed two weeks ago. The scene had the reunion of Elliot and Boog - they had met once before, and Boog thought he would never have to see Elliot again. He was wrong in a big way; Boog had never stepped outside, living in the garage of a house.
Elliot forces Boog to travel outside his normal elements; their first stop - the PuniMart, a 7-11 type joint. That's where the temptation of the outside world takes over for the two; they destroy the store, and must flee the neighborhood and try and survive in the woods. Once again, the animation kicks ass! There was great attention to detail on both characters and their other surroundings.
Doug Ikeler then stood up and gave about a 10-minute presentation on what went into the process of the animation. When Gary Sinise comes into play, there's a chase sequence through the rapid waters. Doug said, "We wanted to make it like a San Francisco car chasse on water." It definitely felt like that, equipped with an 'in-camera' log shot.
Overall, I was very impressed with Open Season; I think the humor will definitely come through as kids and adults will enjoy it. [...]
IMAX Corporation and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced that Sony Pictures Animation's first CG project Open Season, an animated feature from directors Roger Allers, the acclaimed director of The Lion King, Jill Culton, whose credits include Toy Story 2 and Monsters Inc., and co-director Anthony Stacchi (credits include Antz) will be released in IMAX® 3D simultaneously with the motion picture's premiere in conventional theatres on September 29, 2006. The motion picture will be digitally converted into IMAX 3D and re-mastered into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® through IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. Sony Pictures Releasing will be the exclusive distributor of the motion picture to IMAX® theatres worldwide. [...]
In Columbia Pictures' new action-adventure comedy Open Season, the first feature-length animated motion picture from Sony Pictures Animation, Boog (Martin Lawrence), a grizzly bear with no survival skills, has his perfect world in the tranquil town of Timberline turned upside-down when he meets Elliot (Ashton Kutcher), a scrawny, fast-talking wild mule deer. Elliot arrives in Timberline, missing an antler, and strapped to the hood of a truck, courtesy of the paranoid uber hunter Shaw (Gary Sinise). Against his better judgment, Boog frees Elliot. Elliot attempts to return the favor by "freeing" Boog from his idyllic existence with his beloved Park Ranger Beth (Debra Messing), who raised him since he was a cub. Things quickly spiral out of control. The two troublemakers are relocated together to the wild...just three days before open season! With hunting season upon them and Shaw in hot pursuit, Boog and Elliot must learn to work together and unite the woodland creatures. In a rowdy, madcap battle, they make the woods safe once and for all by turning the hunters into the hunted.
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The full voice cast has been announced for Sony Pictures' animated comedy Open Season, which stars Ashton Kutcher, Martin Lawrence, Debra Messing and Gary Sinise.
Billy Connolly (The Last Samurai) will voice squirrel McSquizzy, with Jon Favreau (Elf) as beaver Reilly; Patrick Warburton ("Less Than Perfect") as deer Ian; Jane Krakowski ("Ally McBeal") as doe Giselle; Gordon Tootoosis ("Into the West") as Sheriff Gordy; and Georgia Engel as Bobbi. [...]
Der "Open Season" Teaser-Trailer ist online...
Sony Pictures Animation, a division of Sony Pictures Digital, is set to begin production on its first feature length CGI motion picture, Open Season. The announcement was made today by Yair Landau, Vice-Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and president of Sony Pictures Digital.
Open Season will feature the vocal talents of Martin Lawrence, Ashton Kutcher and Debra Messing. In a classic, mismatched comedic pairing, Open Season tells the story of a 900 pound domesticated Grizzly bear named Boog (Lawrence) and a scrawny, one-horned mule deer named Elliot (Kutcher), stranded together in the woods during hunting season. Boog and Elliot must work together to rally the animals of the forest and turn the tables on the hunters. Messing will voice the character of Beth, a forest ranger who rescued Boog as a cub and raised him. Open Season is inspired by the humor of syndicated cartoonist Steve Moore (In the Bleachers). Moore will serve as executive producer along with John Carls.
Sony Pictures Animation was established in May, 2002, and is led by Executive Vice Presidents Sandra Rabins and Penney Finkelman Cox. Open Season will be the division's first release, scheduled for Spring 2006.
"Penney and Sandy have assembled a team of outstanding, innovative filmmakers," said Landau. "Open Season is just the first in a slate of technologically and artistically compelling features from Sony Pictures Animation."
"In casting the characters of Boog, Elliot and Beth, we knew we had to find actors with great comedic timing," said Rabins and Finkelman Cox. "Boog is a domesticated bear who has the town wired and Elliot is a fast-talking misfit. In Martin and Ashton, we've found a comedic duo who will truly bring to life the personalities of Boog and Elliot. Debra will bring to the character of Beth such heart and warmth, at the same time providing her own unique wit and humor."
Open Season is directed by Jill Culton, with Anthony Stacchi serving as co-Director. Culton was credited with the original story for Monsters, Inc, where she served as both Head of Story Development and as Conceptual Artist; she was on the story team for Toy Story 2, where she is credited with designing the character of Jessie. Culton's other credits include A Bug's Life (Storyboard Artist), Cats Don't Dance (Directing Animator), and Toy Story (Story). Stacchi most recently was part of the development team on Curious George. Other credits include Antz (Story artist) and James and the Giant Peach (visual effects).
The digital animation will be provided by Sony Pictures Imageworks, currently in production on the highly anticipated CGI adaptation of the beloved children's book, The Polar Express, with Robert Zemeckis; and Spider-Man 2, the sequel to the 2002 blockbuster film Spider-Man. Imageworks produced last year's Academy Award®-winning animated short film, The ChubbChubbs. [...]
DVD & Video
FSK: Ohne Altersbeschränkung
Regie: Roger Allers, Jill Culton, Anthony Stacchi
DVD Erscheinungstermin: 13. März 2007
Als DVD-Extras gibt es u.a. den Kurzfilm "Boogs & Elliots nächtlicher Raubzug";
Filmdokumentationen: Wie wurde 'Jagdfieber' gemacht? Wer steckt hinter den Stimmen der tierischen Stars?;
Entfallene Szenen; Musikvideo 'I Wanna Lose Control (Uh Oh)' von Deathray;
Audiokommentare zum Film mit den Machern von Jagdfieber;
Spiel mit! Sprachen-Spiel; Glücksrad; Wie entstand die Filmszene 'Der Biberdamm bricht'?; Ringtales (Handy Videos)...
FSK: Ohne Altersbeschränkung
Regie: Matthew O'Callaghan, Todd Wilderman
Erscheinungstermin: 22. Januar 2009
Das offizielle Buch zum Film
48 Seiten (Oktober 2006)
Open Season / Jagdfieber
Featuring the Songs from Paul Westerberg
Soundtrack zum Film
Erscheinungstermin: 3. Oktober 2006
12 Titel: u.a. Meet Me in the Meadow; I Belong; I Wanna Lose Control (Uh Oh); Wild as I Wanna Be
Ubisoft veröffentlichte am 2. November 2006 das Videospiel "Jagdfieber" für Nintendo DS,
GBA... Ab dem 21. Dezember 2006 ist das Spiel auch für Nintendo Wii erhältlich...
Spiele zwei verschiedene Rollen - In der Rolle von Boog und Elliot erlebt man das Filmabenteuer wieder
Gemeinsam sind wir stark - Der Spieler arbeitet mit Beth, Shaw und all seinen Lieblingstieren des Filmes Jagdfieber zusammen.
Großes Waffenarsenal - Mit Stinkbomben, geschleuderten Hasen, Nüsse werfenden Eichhörnchen und ungewöhnlichen Waldstreichen werden die Jäger verjagt!
Aufregende Abenteuer - Der Spieler rollt in einem riesigen Schneeball, überwindet Stromschnellen auf einem schwimmenden Gebäude, erlebt einen verrückten Minen-Trip in einem Waggon und noch einige weitere tollkühne Abenteuer, während Boog sich von "mild" zu "wild" entwickelt.
Multiplayerspaß - Der Spieler kann seine Freunde herausfordern oder witzige Minispiele zu viert genießen.
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