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David Fincher Can't Get Funding for "Heavy Metal"

Posted: August 25th, 2010 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
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David Fincher (Fight Club, Curious Case of Benjamin Button) has been planning to make a new "Heavy Metal" movie for the last few years and has attached James Cameron (Avatar), Zack Snyder (300) and Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean) to direct segments of the film.

MTV News has now caught up with Fincher to get an update. "We're trying to get people to embrace R-rated, anthology, 3-D. You would think [there would be no problems] with all of the examples we can show of how it works," the helmer said sarcastically.

But Fincher is confidant that the movie will eventually get financing and be made. He said: "It's an ongoing process. It's going to be one of those things that when we finally get to do it, that's when everybody will say, 'Of course! We always loved this.'"

"Heavy Metal" is inspired by the '70s science fiction fantasy magazine, which previously was the basis for a 1981 film and a 2000 sequel. This version will consist of eight or nine individual animated segments, each by a different director, all of them infused with the spirit of the erotic and violent storylines that defined the magazine.

1981 "Heavy Metal" Trailer:

Source: MTV News

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trailertrash writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 9:28:12 AM

David Fincher Can't Get Funding or a comment on WP ...
CCBlev writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 9:30:48 AM

ikleesdekrant writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 10:28:36 AM

No funding for this piece of bad assery? Hollywood gets more gay everytime I look..
on August 25th, 2010 at 10:43:51 AM

well, we'll have sucker punch at least...
coldplayesence writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 12:09:45 PM

He should call James Cameron, he has plenty of money to spend.
Anung_un_rama writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 12:59:26 PM

jims building his city under the water and thats not cheap
Mr. Blonde writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 12:59:56 PM

1981 Heavy Metal was one of the best sci-fi animations of its time. Four part anthology linked by a mysterious glowing green orb that represents the pure evil of the universe. Various beings are drawn to the globe wanting to possess its power for corruption and to unleash anarchy. There are well developed characters, incredible graphic violence, torture and sex esp. with Taarna the Amazonian being the climax story (yes, c*m countless times) with her hotter than hell warrior outfit which includes her infamous butt cheeks. Catch this to see good old school animation and storytelling.

Fincher is a great director but it will be a challenge to ringmaster 8 or 9 other directors for their entries (scheduling alone will kill this project). This seems like too many short stories to cram in. I say do 4 shorts that way each selected director can properly demonstrate their animation skills within 30 minutes and not have plot, character development suffer from time restraints.

Good luck getting Cameron's contribution - he's too busy over the next few years planning Avaf*cks 2 and 3.
Mr. Blonde writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 1:03:46 PM

constraints (I must have been visualizing that bondage scene).
rabid writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 1:34:36 PM

This is a genius idea that will eventually get made. It just needs time for the idea to set in amongst certain directors.
nicholas56 writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 3:10:50 PM

the fist movie was f*cking awesome second one not so much. hope this one has all the sex and violence like the first one with a great music score to go with it
BobMcBob writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 4:04:02 PM

anthology films blow; Decalogue was actually a TV miniseries--not a film--so it doesn't count
encoreyourface writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 4:11:48 PM

is the first worth watching?
jdl107 writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 7:17:58 PM

Heavy Metal was the sh*t, if all those directors did this that wouold be amazing. I would also be interested in Alfonso Cuaron doing a segment, perhaps throw in Guillermo Del Toro in there as well.
jdl107 writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 7:22:00 PM

@Encore: I don't believe what I just read.

I seriously thought all the dudes on here have seen almost every film made.

It's good if you're into cartoon stories and rock n' roll. Although for a cartoon it's really good, and crazy.
bale01289 writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 9:31:33 PM

@encore - Directly watch this one! Pick up the soundtrack while you're at it. Great movie!
Max Rockatansky Junior writes:
on August 25th, 2010 at 10:21:35 PM

He can't get funding to remake Heavy Metal but Brett Ratner hasn't been assassinated by a guy dress like John Wilkes Boothe ?

What the f*ck ?
Shogo1307 writes:
on August 26th, 2010 at 1:21:30 AM

This could be done amazingly on a low budget like 70-90mil and thats being generous lol! i mean the first one was done on a 30mil budget most of which was spent on booze and cocaine!
encoreyourface writes:
on August 26th, 2010 at 9:48:55 AM

i'll have to see it then,thanks guys.

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