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EMMERICH ABANDONS LOW-BUDGET MOVIE ON EVE OF PRODUCTION

November 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite its ultra-low production cost, the “found footage” movie premise, exhibited in such films as the Blair Witch and Paranormal Activity movies, may be getting a little stale. That apparently is what has prompted director Roland Emmerich to abandon The Zone, a $5-million project that was supposed to start shooting next week. According to The […]

MOVIE BUDGET GOES FROM PARANORMAL TO NORMAL

October 21, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Paranormal Activity 2, which is being released at midnight tonight, cost $3 million to produce versus $15,000 for the original, despite the fact that the sequel retains most of the look and feel of the original. The difference in cost, according to the Los Angeles Times, can be explained largely by the fact that “Paramount […]