AHA! New film for JI? "Green Zone"

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Post by grannybear » Wed Mar 05, 2008 12:12 pm

Also they say there'll be some shooting in London so he'll be close to home and family. Which I'm sure he likes.

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Post by Helen8 » Fri Mar 07, 2008 12:22 pm

Empire Mag ALWAYS has
positive things to say about Mr Jason..well deserved...


Oh, yeah, and the movie also has Matt Damon. LOL

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Post by kjshd05 » Sun Mar 09, 2008 1:51 am

http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video ... 3420.shtml

an interview, from CBS news, posted over on the IMDB thread..
does not mention Mr Jason, but does give a brief look and good
synopsis of the plot

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Post by Hilary the Touched » Sun Mar 09, 2008 10:35 am

Thanks for that, Kim. This movie sounds like it's going to be very thoughtful and interesting, and I'm glad to hear it has the support of the troops who are participating.
I was a little startled to see that the HMMWVs being used with their doors off. That would seem to sort of negate the whole point of a HMMWV!

(At about 2:45 and 3:05 into the clip, you can see soldiers in the back of a truck. It's a "deuce and a half", and I used to ride in one of them! Their design apparently dates from WWII and hasn't altered much since then. I was in a really small unit, and we didn't have people with discreet jobs like driver--everybody had to kind of double up. [I was trained to operate a 10K generator, for example] My squad leader drove our truck--she's about 5'1", and had to sit on a stack of manuals to see over the steering wheel!!)

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Post by Gillian » Sun Mar 09, 2008 11:34 am

Thanks, Kim! This film should provide an interesting insight, especially for people like me who'd never heard of the Green Zone.

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Post by kjshd05 » Sun Mar 09, 2008 3:06 pm

Hilary, that is awesome...

Gils, U R most welcome...

I am ashamed to say, I also never heard of this green zone...
looking like an interesting movie...although, someone made the
comment over on the IMDB thread, that the book contained all
interviews...we'll see how it turns out...

I still don't fancy Matt Damon, sorry...LOL

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Post by Guest » Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:51 pm

OK, someone has also posted over on IMDB, that they need
"North American" looking extras, for the filming in the UK...

http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0947810/boar ... d/99888982

After March 25 th, several locations in London..crowd scenes..
the pay is good, too!! LOL Let's go...LOL

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Post by kjshd05 » Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:52 pm

...oops, sorry Ladies, the above "guest" was me...LOL

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Post by Hilary the Touched » Sun Mar 09, 2008 8:03 pm

How interesting--I wonder why they need to be "North American". The stereotypical "American" look is . . .
Anglo Saxon, like, English. :scratch
I also read that they had filmed stuff in Spain, using Norwegian students and tourists to achieve the effect!
What portion of the story features Americans in uniform in London??
I'm not following along very well tonight . . .

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Post by kjshd05 » Sun Mar 09, 2008 9:15 pm

Hils, I read the same article about the Norwegian students being used
as Americans..

After reading your post, I'm confused, too...LOL
To me, can you tell the difference between an American
and a Brit...maybe by dress code...LOL...
I never thought we were that different...

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Post by DhaniGrrrrl » Mon Mar 10, 2008 7:16 am

Thanx for posting this bit of news Char!

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Post by kjshd05 » Mon Mar 10, 2008 7:25 am

thanx Char, check out the blog from the Empires, I posted it over
on Jason News...a bit of a dark pic (Matt Damon giving speech), Mr
Jason standing to the side, and a nice line about wanting to lick
Mr Jason's face (Empire folks)...not Matt Damon (sorry, I still dont
like him)...LOL

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Post by Angel Tavington » Mon Mar 10, 2008 7:40 am

I don't like Matt Damon either, HAHAHAHAHA!



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Post by Hilary the Touched » Mon Mar 10, 2008 9:38 am

I of course assumed that Matt Damon wanted to lick Jason Isaacs' face.

Might be a bit awkward to work together after that, I can't help but think . . .
And thanks for that new morsel, Char! (TOLD you he wasn't no lieutenant!)

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