Thursday, July 24, 2014
The apocalypse beckons Films dealing with the apocalypse continue to attract filmmakers. After David Michod's The Rover comes Zak Hilditch's These Final Hours, a lively drama about a man confronting what really matters in the few hours before the world ends, which opens next week. And George Miller has been finishing Mad Max: Fury Road, which is out in May. Nathan Phillips, who stars in These Final Hours, plans to direct his own post-apocalyptic film, Hadean, set in Australia in 2050. “It’s kind of like The Fifth Element meets Star Wars,” he said. Hadean is an adaptation of Phillips' short film Post Apocalyptic Man. “I’ve got so many fabulous friends who are going to be in it like Thomas Wright, Angus Sampson, Alex O'Loughlin and Travis Fimmel," he says. "A lot of good Melbourne boys who’d love to come home.” Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/movies/short-cuts-behind-the-scenes-20140723-zvxpt.html#ixzz38OVEzMh8 Thanks to Five-0 Undercover for the heads up!