Some months ago, Arcana Pictures optioned the television and film rights to Tim Powers' World Fantasy Award-winning novel Last Call. Now they want to raise money to film a scene from the book. The purpose is to use the scene to pitch a larger project. They're using Kickstarter to raise the capital so dig into your pockets and the back of your closet and pledge. More details are available via the link.
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Arcana Pictures has optioned the exclusive worldwide television and film rights to author Tim Powers' World Fantasy Award-winning novel Last Call. You can view it below or go to YouTube for a bigger version.
Last Call Optioned
Alison Flood of guardian.co.uk talked to Tim Powers about On Stranger Tides and other topics. He gets chatty about his next book and he explains how he builds his fantastic tales from 'real-world lumber'.
Maryann Yin of GalleyCat talked to Tim Powers about how his book inspired Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
The red carpet for the premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides was broadcast live on May 07, 2011. You can rewatch the broadcast by clicking on the link below. Tim is interviewed at about the 38 minute mark.
Live May 07, 2011
Last August, Tim mentioned that he and Serena were going to visit the set of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Here is evidence that they made it and had a chance to meet Johnny Depp.
Christine Amarantus has written an article for The Daily Titan of Call State Fullerton. In it, she interviews James Blaylock and Tim Powers about their time there and the early days of their writing. It covers their days with Philip K. Dick and K.W. Jeter and delves into their adventures developing novels known as steampunk. It mentions their relationship with William Ashbless who gave On Stranger Tides its name.
While Johnny Depp is expected to return as Captain Jack Sparrow for a fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie, Titans may be interested to know that the roots of it stem back to Cal State Fullerton.
Read the full article on the The Daily Titan of Call State Fullerton web site.
Photo © Janelle Conner/Daily Titan
Posted by: Rodger on August 13th, 2010 at 11:49
Posted in: Movie News
Serena and I might get to visit the set of the Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides on Tuesday, the 17th of August. If it works out, I'll describe here what went on.
Posted by: Rodger on July 28th, 2010 at 13:20
Posted in: Movie News
News is starting to surface on the filming of Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides. Several people emailed me with links and I thought you'd like to see what they found.
- Dailymotion has posted the official Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides Trailer
- RadarOnline.com has posted video and photos from the Maui, Hawaii set of the cast of the Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides
- Cominsoon.net reports on the RadarOnline.com details of Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides