Last month, Darren Aronofsky was asked if he's looking to revisit his "Batman: Year One" script, to which the director replied that "we're doing a comic book of a script that's really hard to make and see what happens."
It turns out that he wasn't talking about "Batman" at all, but a sci-fi project he has been developing since he was 13 years old. It's called "Noah" and is based on the biblical Noah's Ark story that Aronofsky has already written the script for and is now turning into a comic book with Canadian artist Nico Henrichon. It is supposed to be about the end of the world seen through the eyes of Noah.
"Noah was the first person to plant vineyards and drink wine and get drunk," Aronofsky said back in 2007. "It's there in the Bible - it was one of the first things he did when he reached land. There was some real survivor's guilt going on there. He's a dark, complicated character."
He later added: "It's the end of the world and it's the second most famous ship after the Titanic. It's about environmental apocalypse which is the biggest theme, for me, right now for what's going on on this planet. So I think it's got these big, big themes that connect with us."
The comic book will be released in 2012 and we now have a promotional video for it below.
i like aronofsky, i like comic books... but something tells me i won't like this
Detrimentalwrites: on February 8th, 2011 at 11:00:46 AM
I'm On A Boat!
ShizPafwrites: on February 8th, 2011 at 11:28:04 AM
Nice a sci fi movie based on a fictional comic based off the biggest fantasy novel in existance. Not derivative at all.
Inceptionwrites: on February 8th, 2011 at 11:41:24 AM
Another "Noah's Ark" film, soon to be collecting dust in some library shelve.
minkowskiwrites: on February 8th, 2011 at 12:33:09 PM
Genesis and Noah, The Greatest Lie ever Told:
God makes man, God makes mistake making Eve, man makes mistake and f*cks eve, eve makes mistake and eats apple. Eve get's big belly. Cain pops out. Abel pops out. Cain gets tired Abel hoggin the Xbox and kills him. Adam and Eve's surviving children f*ck each other for a long time. Noah pops out somewhere. God gets pissed because Adam and Eve's kids are still f*cking and so he floods the world. Noah builds big boat, big boat carries away two of all kinds of dinosaurs, water recedes, boat now on big mountain, dove sh*ts on Noah's head, Noah starts f*cking his family, his kid's start f*cking each other, end credits.
minkowskiwrites: on February 8th, 2011 at 12:54:27 PM
"It's there in the Bible"
What load of monkey spunk isn't in the Bible?
"it was one of the first things he did when he reached land."
Right after he washed the goat ejaculate off his d*ck.
"There was some real survivor's guilt going on there."
Yeah, like he survived, the world didn't and Noah felt noah guilt.
"He's a dark, complicated character."
He built a f*cking boat. He lived. It's as dark and complicated as Gilligan's Island without the f*cking Skipper.
"He later added: "It's the end of the world and it's the second most famous ship after the Titanic."
Noah landed on the mountain, he didn't hit it, and Celine Dion wasn't there playing 'My Heart Will Go On' as the world sunk beneath the f*cking waves.
"It's about environmental apocalypse which is the biggest theme, for me, right now for what's going on on this planet."
And Al Gore's on the Ark's poop deck?
"So I think it's got these big, big themes that connect with us."
A mythical man building a big mythical boat to escape a mythical global flood has what to do with me again?
minkowskiwrites: on February 8th, 2011 at 1:04:21 PM