FirstShowing.net weiss mehr über das Sequel... [...] it hardly made more than $12 million at the box office, not much, but enough to warrant a sequel! Following the film's release, a few reports came online from some interviews with the director and producers saying that a sequel was already in the works with a script completed. A scooper today has exclusively confirmed with FS.net that the sequel has been greenlit at New Line and it is already in pre-production!
Our scooper has close ties with the studio and reported to us that the script was turned in and approved and "it is in pre-production and the leading actors have signed on for the second film." There was no confirmation on a release date, but it looks like it was going for a pre-strike shoot and in-line for release next year. [...]
Heute startet "Shoot'Em Up" in den deutschen Kinos...
CS! berichtet über die US-Einspielergebnisse... [...] The New Line action-thriller Shoot 'Em Up was knocked out of the Top 10 with a 55% drop, having grossed just $10.3 million in its first week. [...]
CS! berichtet über die US-Einspielergebnisse... [...] New Line action-thriller Shoot 'Em Up opened in 2,108 theaters with just $5.5 million in sixth place. Starring Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti and Monica Bellucci, the film averaged $2,585 per location. [...]
Bei AICN gibt es eine Kritik von Vern... [...] The movie is not a masterpiece. I say that only because I believe a movie like this COULD be a masterpiece. This one is not because the editing is too quick, the camera is generally too close to the action, the music is mostly cheesy, some of the oneliners are corny but not a good enough kind of corny, some of the running gags run too many times, some of the exposition of the deliberately convoluted storyline gets a little more clunky than is acceptable. In other words, this PREHYSTERIA 3 guy is no master yet. But the movie is a hell of alot of fun, I would be an asshole to dismiss it based on those flaws. I really enjoyed this movie.
Although it's way more of a comedy and it's about ten times sillier, the movie SHOOT 'EM UP most reminded me of was TRANSPORTER 2. Because it's action packed, it's completely ridiculous, it wipes boogers on all matters of logic and science, it is not serious but pretends to be, and it's less than 90 minutes so it gets in there, gets the job done and then hauls ass out the back door before you can say thank you.
Bei AICN gibt es eine Kritik von Moriarty... [...] It’s easy to orchestrate mayhem, but it’s hard to make it count. SHOOT ‘EM UP is ridiculous from the moment it starts, and yet, somehow, in the midst of this insane mayhem and despite the fact that the film moves at a preposterous gallop from the opening frame to the last, there’s a soul in there. [...]
Bei AICN gibt es eine weitere Kritik zum Film...
Bei Moviehole gibt es ein Interview mit Clive Owen... [...] he does hope to reprise his role in Shoot ‘Em Up for a sequel if the film does as well as is anticipated. "I’ve talked to Michael at length many times. This is just the beginning and some of the ideas that guy has had would make this film look like a family film. He’s told me some things about ideas he’s had and they make Shoot ‘Em Up look like a very normal film."
Bei Moviehole gibt es ein Interview mit Monica Belucci...
Moviehole meldet... Michael Davis, the man behind what-could-be-the-coolest-film-of-the-year "Shoot 'Em Up" [..] tells Moviehole that recent talk of a sequel was taken out of context.
The filmmaker says he was misrepresented when online reports suggested he'd already penned the sequel.
"No [I haven't written a sequel] and this is what got misinterpreted - we had some guys through the internet come in and also my publicists don’t like me to talk about this too much because they want me to talk about the movie at hand. I wrote a new script that is it’s own stand alone action script. I could take it to any studio and set it up as it’s own action franchise. But if the script were tweaked, it could also end up being Shoot ‘Em Up II".
Having said that, Davis would be keen to do a "Shoot 'Em Up II".
"I would love to do Shoot ‘Em Up II and I think Clive is into it", he adds. [...]
Die Offizielle Website bietet weitere Clips / Ausschnitte für volljährige US-Amerikaner... *g*
CS! berichtet über ein mögliches Sequel... Vorsicht SPOILER !!!
Bei Latino Review kann man einen Blick auf 3 "Shoot'Em Up" Charakter-Poster werfen...
AICN berichtet ebenfalls aus dem Schneideraum und sprach mit dem Regisseur Michael Davis...
CS! berichtet aus dem Schneideraum...
CS! meldet... Although New Line Cinema's hard core action flick Shoot 'Em Up won't hit theaters until September 7, director Michael Davis told ComingSoon.net today he was prepared to make a sequel. He said he already has a script and is planning on submitting it to the studio sometime this summer.
Davis also said he looks at Shoot 'Em Up as a franchise and believes the star of the film, Clive Owen, would be back on board.
"What happened in this movie which is great, throughout the movie Paul Giamatti keeps saying 'Who are you Mr. Hero?' And then he says, 'Oh you're this guy. This is you. Isn't that you?' Smith (Owen) never says, 'Yeah you got my back story.' So the back story in 'Shoot 'Em Up' supports some of the themes and emotions of the movie, but I never had Clive Owen admit to it," Davis stated.
He added, "So if I ever wanted to do a sequel and create a different back story that had a little bit more residence for the new story, I could make up a new back story which I think is kind of fun. I think once you give up the mystery behind the hero and you know everything about him, it's less fun."
Davis confirmed he will be at Comic-Con in San Diego with Clive Owen and will screen the entire film [...]
Bei AICN gibt es eine weitere Kritik zum Film... [...] The film is what it is. It's mindless, ridiculous, and over-the-top (all this in a good way)... but it doesn't quite fulfill. Just to start off, there are around two or three shootouts (about 30min of the film) at the start before we get even a hint of the story. As cool as the sequences are, there just comes a point where you ask "wtf is this about?" [...]
Bei AICN gibt es mehrere Stimmen zu einer Testvorführung... [...] What the film really is is one long action sequence. The audience I saw it with LAUGHED and cheered and howled all throughout.
Giamatti is the unlikely tough guy, the "pussy with a gun in his hand." Monica Belushi is very beautiful and gets to have her nipples sucked. I mean who is NOT gonna see this film?!
The shooting is like a video game - unreal and harmless. [...]
Bei AICN gibt es eine positive Kritik... [...] easily the funniest action film since Bruce Willis in his heyday. It's also the first movie in a while where if I had the power, I'd tell the projector to string it up again and rewatch the whole thing right away. It is a damn good time. [...]
Bei AICN gibt es eine negative Kritik... [...] The plot is dumb and the story nonexistent. I didn't care about the whole reason the baby was in danger, and when you do finally find out what the reason is...you won't be impressed and you certainly won't become one iota more involved with the story. Mindless action with no story is just mindless action. I am an action movie fan. I am a fan of rated-R action. I understand that the movie is going for over-the-top action, but if it's possible, some of action here is beyond over-the-top. A lot of it is too ridiculous to be called "cool". [...]
Bei AICN gibt es mehrere positive Kritiken zu einer Testvorführung...
Bei AICN gibt es mehrere, gemischte Kritiken zu einer Testvorführung... [...] I swear this must be the highest body count in a movie since the entire army of Sauron was wiped out in Return of the King. [...]
Bei Blackfilm.com gibt es ein Interview mit Clive Owen...
CS! sprach mit Clive Owen... [...] "Literally, I came from Toronto yesterday," he told us. "This script landed and it was so inventive and so crazy and wild. It's an incredibly wild fresh, original script and an incredibly ingenious action movie where the lead character keeps being put in incredible situations. You can't believe he's going to get out of them, but somehow he does in very inventive ingenious [ways]. It starts with the guy delivering a baby in an alleyway with people shooting at him, and it doesn't let up for the next 90 minutes. I met the director and thought if someone can pull this off, this will be wild and extraordinary. I met him and I thought he could pull it off, because he had been planning this movie for seven years, and it's going really, really well. He's incredibly on top of it and organized and it's leaping off the page." [...]
AICN meldet... [...] Clive Owen has been in discussions to star as SHOOT-EM-UP's Mr. Smith since around the time of SIN CITY's release, but only just now is it being announced. [...]
Now, what this news means for all of us fans is that Clive has a major action vehicle to totally let loose in. A raging R-rated bullet-riddled bit of mad mayhem. The sort of thing he'd never get to do had he signed on to do James Bond as so many fans wanted. Here he kills hard and fucks hard. This thing has the potential to just amaze. And personally, getting Clive is a major coup! Starts filming in January of 2006 - not sure if Clive will shoot his part in SIN CITY 2 before or after that... Hell, knowing Robert - he probably already has.
Bei AICN gibt es ein Interview mit dem Regisseur Michael Davis... [...] SHOOT 'EM UP starts literally in the middle of a gun battle where the hero, Mr. Smith, is delivering a baby in the middle of a gunfight. The mom dies but the infant lives. He thinks the assassins were after the mother, but he soon discovers the baby is the target. Mr. Smith must uncover the reason why this newborn is the target to save the kid's life and his own. Mr. Smith is the angriest man in the world and is the worst person in the world to take care of the kid. He is near homeless. He takes the baby to a prostitute that services men with a lactation/mommy fetish. He calls her DQ, short for Dairy Queen. She’s the perfect heroine to help him.
The three form a makeshift family while on the run ands under fire. Every possible cool thing you can do with a shoot out is explore in this relentless- RUN-LOLA-RUN with a gun-like story. It also has a strong anti-establishment angle that I like. It combines influences of the Hollywood action film and American Indie films, along with a big dose of world cinema, mainly the Hong Kong action films. [...]
Bei AICN gibt es einen Kommentar von Harry Knowles zu den "Shoot'Em Up" Animatics... [...] This reel shows about 9 major gun-centric action set pieces that are incredible. This reel isn't about character development, it feels more like a male AEON FLUX action piece done in a Don Herzfeldt-like line drawn - but more detailed than pure stick figures. What commences?
Well my first reaction was - HOLY SHIT THIS IS COOL!!! Next I realized that all of the action was completely possible, yet wildly inventive. Next I thought - The MPAA would have a field day with this. Then I watched it again... and watching it I realized that the tone of what was happening was so fanciful, that I think everything save the gunfight-love scene (which is just... god I hope they can film that!) should get through.
You remember those BMW / Clive Owen short films that kicked unholy ass online? This reel feels like those times 10. It feels like a mixture of that and the Matt Damon "BOURNE" films, John Woo's HARDBOILED and lastly Tom Tykwer's RUN LOLA RUN. [...]