GAME OF THRONES Actor To Star As Egyptian God Horus For Alex Proyas?? Sounds Like!!
Alex Proyas is one of those directors who takes a few years to regroup between projects, and his work invariably results in product which is interesting at the very least.
His last big screen undertaking was KNOWING back in 2009, a strange mix of CLOSE ENCOUNTERS and (INSERT ROLAND EMMERICH MOVIE HERE) which managed some atmospheric, visually arresting, and disturbing moments despite its overall unevenness. Before that, his previous high-profile project was the 2004 adaptation of I, ROBOT - a picture over which the filmmaker famously (and appropriately) slammed Fox. Proyas is perhaps best remembered as the mastermind of DARK CITY back in 1998. I recently saw the Director's Cut of the film for the first time, and was hugely impressed by its style and ambiance. I don't recall the theatrical edit terribly well, but the DC seemed to improve the film's flow and clarity - I was quite taken by the whole.
Proyas is now back in the mainstream with GODS OF EGYPT - a title I hope changes, as it smacks of being an IMAX documentary of some sort...which it decidedly is not. THIS piece over at The Wrap says Nikolaj Coster-Waldau - Jaime Lannister in HBO's GAME OF THRONES...
...is now in talks to take a lead in the film.
"Gods of Egypt" is set in ancient Egypt against the legendary world of great pyramids and sphinxes. Coster-Waldau would play Horus, the god of the sky, who teams up with a human thief and Hathor, the goddess of love, on a magical quest to avenge the death of his father, Osiris.
Coster-Waldau also appeared in the Guillermo del Toro-Executive Produced MAMA earlier this year, as well as Joseph Kosinski's rather stunning OBLIVION. GODS OF EGYPT...could feasibly be spectacular and interesting...title not withstanding. I'm eager to lar more about it.
- Google +
Readers Talkbackcomments powered by Disqus
- Capone feels slightly in limbo about HEAVEN IS FOR REAL!!! -- 280 total posts 255 posts
- Capone desperately wants to pull the plug on TRANSCENDENCE!!! -- 219 total posts 175 posts
- HERCULES ON THE RADIO!! Learn What Ain’t It Cool’s TV Critic Thinks Of The First Jack Bauer 24 Adventure Since 2010!! Plus GAME OF THRONES, MAD MEN, HANNIBAL, AGENTS OF SHIELD, And More!! And The Return Of FX MOVIE DOWNLOAD Star Sasha Perl-Raver!! Listen And Call In LIVE Saturday 8pm PT / 11pm ET!! -- 109 total posts 109 posts
- Harry rambles fondly about Eli Roth's THE GREEN INFERNO a real red meat Jungle Cannibalism kinda movie! -- 233 total posts 90 posts
- Does This X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST International Poster Get you X-Cited?? -- 566 total posts 43 posts
- Watch the Opening 3 Minutes of Joss Whedon's IN YOUR EYES! -- 189 total posts 32 posts
- Two Images From Michael Fassbender’s MACBETH Movie!! -- 115 total posts 25 posts
- REAL HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION Premiere!! The Return Of ORPHAN BLACK!! Hallmark’s A LESSON IN ROMANCE!! Lifetime’s A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT!! Herc’s Saturday TV Talkback!! -- 14 total posts 14 posts
- ‘There Is Only One Hell!!’ Stannis, Davos, Melissandre, Varys, Bran, Hodor, Reek And The Bastard Of Bolton Return For Tonight’s Big Second GAME OF THRONES Of 2014!! -- 357 total posts 10 posts
- Check Out Thomas Haden Church in this Trailer for WHITEWASH! -- 66 total posts 10 posts