Here's a collection of behind the scenes set photos from a new fantasy film being made called Empires of the Deep which stars Olga Kurylenko from Quanum of Solace and the upcoming film Centurion. The movie looks like it could be a pretty big epic film.
The movie is being directed by Michael French (Heart of a Dragon), and also star stars Jea Choe, Sam Voutas, Alec Su, Jean-Michel Casanova, William Shriver and Maxx Maulion. The movie is set to come out sometime in 2011.
The synopsis boasts that this is a fantacy movie about magic and demons, with spectacular battles and an epic story transcending a thousand years. It will will introduce audiences to an entirely brand-new style of huge action set-pieces, a host of fantastical creatures and amazing underwater fight scenes. It will combine mystery and intrigue with incredible sea battles.
Sounds good to me! Thanks to isaacada1 for the tip!
Here are some details on the film followed by the set pics:
Mermaid legends have existed all over the world for thousands of years, attracting people from all over the world. Many questions remain unanswered regarding this bewitching and enigmatic race. Why do mermaids tempt humans with their seductive songs? What secrets lie hidden deep within their legends? Empires of the Deep will provide the answers in spectacular style.
Empires of the Deep is a unique undersea fantasy adventure, which uses the latest in CGI to shape a new and exciting underwater world. This world is inhabited by mermaids, giants, an evil mage and dozens of different undersea kingdoms and races: each with their own cultural traits. The giants are more powerful than the mysterious mermaids but both must ally together to battle an ancient evil
Our protagonist is a young man with a hidden power. After a local temple is ghosted away overnight, he begins his search and encounters the mysterious mermaid Aka * their meeting triggers an unforgettable series of events which shake the mermaid world to its very foundations.
The movie explores the mysterious and apparently bizarre characteristics of mermaids, depicting their danger as welI as their exquisite beauty; and how their love can be both bewitching and deadly.
Other themes explored by Empires of the Deep include the battle between good and evil and one man’s struggle against his own destiny.