Horror movie starring Dolph Lundgren
(Mike). Written by Richard
Christian Matheson and Thomas
Szollosi (screenwriters of The Hulk, Knight Rider
and A-Team TV series). Produced by Philippe
Latham. Executive producers: Steven
J. Cannell, Antony
Blakey, co-executive producer Anthony
Tomaska. Co-produced by Colin
McKeown and Stephen Marsden. Production companies: Lucky
7 Productions LLC, Liverpool Film Studios, Tower Film Productions,
UKFS, Lucky UKFS, FrameWerk, The Tower Limited Liability Partnership.
Distributed internationally by Bauer
Martinez Studios. Budget: $6 million. Was to begin filming
on July 14, 2003 in Liverpool and North Wales but it hasn't started
photography because they had to finalise details about the location
etc. In October 2003, the project has been put on hold at Bauer
Martinez Studio. Dolph confirmed the project was put aside. In
Ocotober 2004, the movie begins filming in Canada without Dolph
but with the same director and a $1,2 million budget, the main
character is re-written as a female lead.
is making a 'predator type action' movie called It Waits.
Dolph's latest offering is
apparently about a scary monster and many exterior shots will
be filmed in North Wales when cameras start rolling in the summer.
Liverpool Film Studios boss
Colin McKeown , who will be producing Dolph's film, told The
insider: "It's been my dream that we bring the big names
to the city.
"Our reputation goes
before us and as a location we are world famous."
Colin adds that he wanted
to film forest sequences for Dolph's film in Liverpool but "we
don't have a forest.
"I was thinking of planting
a new one - anything's possible in Liverpool." from ic
Liverpool.co.uk, May 2003
thanks to Tom for the news!
Bauer Martinez Cannes 2003 product list
Pictures Cannes special issue):
Horror. Pre-Production Dir Steven R. Monroe Cast
Dolph Lundgren. A demon is accidentally released from a tomb,
and only one man is in his way."
May 19, 2003:
have been sold to Russia, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Greece and
the Middle East." from
update May 20, 2003:
"Action hero Dolph Lundgren,
of Rocky IV and Universal Soldier fame, is to star
in one of the films, a horror movie with the working title The
Soul of Caleb Lee [incidentally
a different project], which will begin shooting in Liverpool
"In The Soul of Caleb
Lee, Lundgren will play a man forced to grapple with an unknown,
malevolent force. The script is currently being revised after
which precise locations and a budget will be set.
Post production will be carried
out at Kirkdale-based Liverpool Film Studios. Studio director
Colin McKeown said: "We are still waiting on the script
so I can't say anything about many of the details but I am pleased
to confirm that the Dolph Lundgren film will be shot in Liverpool
from July 14." " from
to read the entire article)
thanks to Darling for the link!
Asked on his official site about
the status of the project, Dolph Lundgren replies: "that
movie never happened for various reasons"
The movie is finally being filmed,
without Dolph Lundgren by the same director (Steven R. Monroe),
with a much smaller budget ($1,2 million).
"- Stephen J. Cannell,
whos been responsible for some of the greatest TV Series
to ever call Vancouver homefrom 21 Jump Street to Wiseguy to The
Commish, returns to town with his latest feature film It
Waits. Cannell is set to Executive Produce with Steven R.
Monroe (House of 9) directing from a script by Richard
Christian Matheson and Thomas Szollosi. Filming is set for October
14th thru November 5th, 2004 at Lions Gate Film Studios in North
Back in Early 2003, Dolph
Lundgren (Masters of
the Universe, Universal Soldier) was cast as Mike,
the lead in the film, and shooting was set to take place in Liverpool
that summer on a budget of $6 million dollars
but it never
happened. So now the production is back AND we can confirm that
Lundgren is no longer attached to star." fom Holywood
BAUER MARTINEZ STUDIOS
presents a UKFS production
in co-production with LUCKY UKFS and FRAMEWERK in association
THE TOWER LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP
DOLPH LUNDGREN "IT WAITS"
executive producers STEVEN J. CANNELL ANTONY BLAKEY co-executive
producer ANTHONY TOMASKA written by RICHARD CHRISTIAN MATHESON
and THOMAS SZOLLOSI produced by PHILIPPE MARTINEZ and ALAN LATHAM
directed by STEVEN R. MONROE