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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 05.19.11] movie news cyberpunk scifi

Vincenzo Natali's Neuromancer is finally moving forward after swift sales at Cannes 2011. Visual FX pre-production has already begun, but really all you need to know is in the press release:

From the release:
Seven Arts Pictures and GFM Films announced today that "Neuromancer," written and directed by Vincenzo Natali and adapted from the William Gibson best-selling novel, has secured sales from distributors in the first three days of Cannes. Territories licensed include: South Korea and Thailand, Taiwan, China, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and India, CIS, Poland, and the Middle East.

"Response to this cult cyberspace thriller has been tremendous and the film ticks a lot of boxes with distributors. The film will be a Canadian-European co-production with principal photography occurring in Canada, Istanbul, Tokyo, and London. Work on the visual effects has already begun, with an anticipated start date in the first quarter of 2012," said Kate Hoffman, Chief Operating Officer of Seven Arts. GFM also reported advanced discussions in Germany, the UK, France, and the USA..

So there you have it, cyberpunkers. After a solid two years of deals and false starts, it looks like we're finally getting an Neuromancer film.


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Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

somebody should be banned from ever again touching photoshop. gears? really?


Anonymous (11 years ago) Reply

no no no. I want that poster


fractos (11 years ago) Reply

Heh, I've had a screenplay of Neuromancer for about 10 years. I wonder if it's the same one...


Merzmensch (11 years ago) Reply

I hope. I very hope...

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