One of the odder casting choices in recent memory comes thanks to Alex Proyas and his upcoming take on Milton’s iconic piece, Paradise Lost. The film will star Bradley Cooper, in one of his most out of the box roles, as Lucifer.
However, according to Ausfilm (via The Playlist), those looking to see Cooper decked out as the devil himself, may be disappointed. The outlet is reporting that the film will have a huge production culminating in 100 complete weeks of work (20 weeks pre-production, eight weeks of shooting and 72 weeks of post), and will motion captured instead of live action.
The film looks at the battle between Lucifer and Michael, and with the immense battles portrayed here, it’s not all that shocking that Proyas is going this route, and with the long production time, it should give Legendary, the studio behind the picture, enough time to really craft a beautiful feature. (more...)