Upcoming Movie ‘Predestination’ With Ethan Hawk (Trailer) Looks Great! Time Travel movies never get´s old (well if you travel to the future they will…ey?) Have a look at the upcoming movie Predestination with Ethan Hawke. It looks pretty promising!
The MIFF promotional material described the film as a “distinctive blend of sci-fi, noir and crime fiction with a Bukowskian streak”.
Predestination is a 2014 Australian science fiction thriller film, directed and written by Michael and Peter Spierig. The film is based on the Robert A. Heinlein short story ‘“—All You Zombies—”, and stars Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook and Noah Taylor.
Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career for all eternity. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must pursue the one criminal who has eluded him throughout time.
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On 14 May 2012, the Spierig brothers—who had already written a screenplay—were announced as the directors ofPredestination. Hawke was selected for the lead role, while Wolfhound Pictures and Blacklab Entertainment would produce the film.
Arclight Films had bought the international rights to the film, and on 18 May 2012, Tiberius Film attained the German rights to the film from Arclight. On 23 May 2012, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions acquired the American and some international rights to the film. On 5 September 2012, Screen Australia announced that it would finance the film as part of a A$5.5 million (US$5.6 million) investment in three feature films.
On 28 February 2013, Snook signed on to star in one of the film’s lead roles, followed by Taylor, who joined the cast of the film on 13 May 2013. Also in 2013, Pinnacle Films secured the Australian and New Zealand distribution rights to the film.
On 19 February 2013, pre-production was scheduled to begin on 25 February 2013, while shooting was scheduled to begin on 8 April 2013 in Melbourne, Australia for a duration of six weeks. Filming occurred at the Docklands Studios Melbourne facility, located approximately 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) from the city of Melbourne’s Central Business District (CBD), and by 13 May 2013, filming was underway. On 5 February 2014, some images from the film were released. On 21 July 2014, the first Australian trailer for the film was released. On September 25, another official trailer was released.
The film’s global premiere was held on 8 March 2014 at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, United States (US). The film was then selected for the opening night gala of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), held at the Hamer Hall venue on 31 July 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. The MIFF promotional material described the film as a “distinctive blend of sci-fi, noir and crime fiction with a Bukowskian streak.