Could Snowpiercer Be A Hit Movie In the U.S. After All?
Never bet against a massive ice-cracking high-speed train. For months, everybody's been talking about how the Weinstein Company dumped the masterpiece Snowpiercer in limited release after director Bong Joon-ho wouldn't agree to cuts and a voiceover. But now... the movie's actually on its way to being a sleeper hit.
Is it Dawn talk time yet?
Or Snowpiercer spoiler time?
As far as Dawn, maybe hold off on spoilers for another week, after Saturday we can open it up. I saw it yesterday and will post my non spoiler thoughts later...
Prequel To Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes And Sequel To Fraggle Rock From Boom! Studios - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movie, TV News
First, Michael Moreci will write a the six-issue series filling the gap between Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes as humanity falls and apeness rises.
And, at San Diego Comic Con, they will debut an exclusive Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes: Contagion oneshot prequel to the new movie by Caleb Monroe and Tom Derenick.
Snowpiercer Tries to Reinvent Hollywood's Distribution Model - Businessweek
I think it's a smart move. Release smaller movies more gradually. Let word of mouth spread a bit.Instead, Quinn hopes this idiosyncratic release strategy will broaden the range of options available to distributors of smaller films in a ruthless marketplace. “Whether you’re a giant studio release or a small indie, nowadays you’ll gross the majority of your expected box office in the first four to six weeks,” he says. “So why not figure out a better way to maximize that opportunity—when people are talking about your movie and wanting to see it—instead of holding back on these very restrictive theatrical windows? I think this might change the way a lot of people think about film distribution.”