A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Jason Isaacs plays the villain in this psychological supernatural horror movie.

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A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by thunder » Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:39 am

Jason Isaacs says his new project is A Cure for Wellness at the end of this interview (red carpet for Critics Choice awards):
http://www.gettyimages.no/detail/video/ ... /475705876

Some more info about the movie here:
http://www.slashfilm.com/gore-verbinski ... -wellness/
http://www.slashfilm.com/gore-verbinski ... -wellness/
Looks like there's a chance I can see this in the cinema (if I dare, it's a horror movie), there are some well known names attached to this. Isn't Gore Verbinski the guy who made the first Pirates of the Caribbean movies? (remember Mark Kermode saying he couldn't direct traffic. :lol )

JI didn't mention Blue Dog or Tanzania this time... don't know if it means change of plans or if he going to do them all
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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by Helen8 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:17 pm

Sounds like Verbinski has some very loyal followers. Add us Jason-loyal fans to the mix, and it'll have a decent showing.

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by Tosca Nini » Mon Jun 01, 2015 12:53 pm

Thanks for the scoop, Thunder.

My guess is that, reading this snippet:

"Verbinski has commited to making a supernatural horror film called A Cure for Wellness, which follows a man who travels into the Swiss Alps to find his boss, only to be trapped in a mental institution..."

Tanzania will stand for the Swiss Alps, which are ubber expensive to film on. Remember that the Kilimanjaro is in Tanzania.

And I think the boss will be JI. But I'm so often wrong that anything I say is wild speculation, more akin to Divination, really.

Another clue in the article is that:

"...A modest, studio horror film is always a guaranteed money-maker..." And JI said he was going to be in 2 low budget movies... One is Blue Dog.

And A Cure for Wellness starts filming in June. So JI could be filming in July, good time for climbing Kilimanjaro (he also said he hoped to survive Tanzania).

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by thunder » Mon Jun 01, 2015 1:05 pm

This says it's going to start shooting in Europe in June:
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-v ... ing-787055

And as far as I know, Tanzania doesn't have any film incentives (but is probably a low-cost country). A lot of Eastern European countries have film incentives, and they have mountains as well. (They usually stand in or Norwegian mountains in Norwegian movies, because Norway is too expensive.) I don't know...
...distributed worldwide
:wheee

I think he may be the bad guy in this... not basing it on anything. :mrgreen:

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Post by Tosca Nini » Mon Jun 01, 2015 1:16 pm

As I said, I'm a Divination trainee... :loco

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by thunder » Mon Jun 01, 2015 1:18 pm

Well, your divination even if a trainee, is probably better than my wild guesses. :lol

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by Helen8 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 5:10 pm

I think he may be the bad guy in this... not basing it on anything.

Got tired from saving the world from the perpetrators of the end of days?

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by amy223 » Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:11 pm

I hope when they say "horror" they mean more like "psychologically terrifying." Psychological terror I can deal with; blood and guts no can do, mis amigos. (I would see it for the Jason bits and to support him...but sit with my eyes closed/fingers in ears every time someone got slashed to bits. Every single time!).

I saw THE BABADOOK because (a) a friend recommended it, (b) Mark Kermode loved it, and (c) I remembered Jason Isaacs tweeting about it. I thoroughly enjoyed that one--I'm telling you all this, because my fingers are crossed that this A CURE FOR WELLNESS film is more in that vein. Otherwise, I'll sit with my eyes/ears closed to people being slowly disemboweled.

I also can't look when I have blood drawn. (On a related/unrelated side note. :???: )

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by thunder » Tue Jun 02, 2015 2:59 pm

He's going to be the villain:
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-v ... ore-799279
Jason Isaacs has signed on to play the villain in Gore Verbinski’s supernatural horror project A Cure for Wellness.
(...)
Isaacs will play the facility’s director, an aristocratic man who has dark designs on a patient (Goth).
And he just tweeted he's going to Berlin and is going to be there for months... so I don't know about the two other movies now. :scratch

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by Marie » Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:39 pm

Well at least this does not sound like a 5 min scene and done kind of movie! Yea!!!!!!

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by Tosca Nini » Wed Jun 03, 2015 5:31 pm

Thunder, you end up being completely right and me completely wrong.

But it would be great to see the Kilimanjaro standing for the Alps, in a comedy of course :hit

And Jason could take a blue dog with him, just to mix all 3 movies.

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by Tosca Nini » Thu Jul 23, 2015 5:27 am

It seems JI is at the Hohenzollern castle filming A Cure for Wellness at the moment, according to the following link:

http://www.swp.de/ulm/nachrichten/vermi ... 04,3346508

From translating the article I learned that they are filming until Friday and that the castle is closed to tourists. It will open on Saturday again. A local has flown above the location and spotted a pool and something looking like a guillotine (ouch!).

I suppose they will return to Babelsberg studio in Berlin afterwards.

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Post by Chari910 » Thu Jul 23, 2015 8:03 am

That's a fine looking castle right out of fairy tales!
Thanks, Tosca.

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by Marie » Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:04 am

Very beautiful! Ah but what horrors must be within?

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Re: A Cure for Wellness (New project)

Post by amy223 » Fri Jul 24, 2015 11:48 pm

Wow...WOW! That's pretty much all I'd be able to say while walking up to and through that place. I bet that castle has got some STORIES in it, and maybe some creepy ghosts to boot.

It does look like a fairy tale castle! ...is this going to be like a creepy Cinderella horror film? I'd swallow my fear of guts and gore and go see that.

(Thanks for finding + translating that, Tosca!)

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