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Semi O.T. pre-emptive post.
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Sep 7 2009, 3:16am

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Semi O.T. pre-emptive post. Can't Post

In a few days there will be a BIG announcement (big for me, at least) that is not-Hobbit related. BEFORE anyone starts wondering the usual "how does he have time?, Is this detracting form The Hobbit?" etc It is a project that started over 2 years ago, before The Hobbit and will render fruits in the mid-term, not intruding on my Hobbit duties. Rest assured.

The key letter is "D"



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Sep 7 2009, 3:19am

Post #2 of 66 (9642 views)
Well then, a pre-emptive congratulations. [In reply to] Can't Post

For whatever news is imminent.

And thanks for the heads-up!

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Sep 7 2009, 3:24am

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Well, congratulations in advance [In reply to] Can't Post

Look forward to hear the big "D" news.

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Sep 7 2009, 3:32am

Post #4 of 66 (9802 views)
Congrats on Deadman, GDT! [In reply to] Can't Post

At least, I presume that's what the good news is about. Wink

It sounds like a fabulous project! It gives us something to look forward to post-Hobbit. CoolSmile

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Sep 7 2009, 3:48am

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Methinks Altaira is on to something... [In reply to] Can't Post

or at least I hope she is right!

Congrads Guillermo!


Sep 7 2009, 3:53am

Post #6 of 66 (9502 views)
Been called [In reply to] Can't Post

"big D" once or twice but, alas.

Josh Wigler at MTV Movie Blog asks "...have we seen the last of 'Hellboy'"? Strange, they didn't mention current commitments.

Consider that nonsense preempted.


Sep 7 2009, 4:04am

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The key letter is "T" [In reply to] Can't Post

For "thoughtful", of you. GDT, it was so amazingly nice of you to give us a heads up. Thank you kindly & hope the new project is a successful and enjoyable one!


Sep 7 2009, 6:23am

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Well, [In reply to] Can't Post

I think it is Deadman, Del Toro producing and there was talk that Arcel (from Denmark) is directing it. But that is maybe dated.. Arcel also wrote the script for Mænd der hader kvinder, a great film.
With Del Toro 'only' producing it, there will probably be no interference with The Hobbit. About midterm - Is there such thing when making The Hobbit?

Really looking forward to Deadman, with or without Del Toro onboard.. (But I prefer Del Toro on board, he did great things to Hellboy) It was the only comicbook that I liked as a kid. It had that great feel and atmospere. And the look of him.. a superhero that isn't a superhero. And with the excistence of the great being (was it Hara Kushna? Rama Kushna) of the universe it has some lovecraftian background, although it is a comic book. Well I'm rambling..

Conclusion - I'm looking forward to it.


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Sep 7 2009, 8:57am

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Congrats! [In reply to] Can't Post

I am glad that things are working out so well for you!

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Sep 7 2009, 11:03am

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'D'ancing with the Stars? [In reply to] Can't Post

GDT's head knew he should say 'no' to the invitation, but his feet said 'yes!yes!yes!'

don't panic folks, its all going to be done with motion capture via satellite from WETA studios in New Zealand. he's a multi-tasker

(This post was edited by carrioncrow on Sep 7 2009, 11:08am)

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Sep 7 2009, 11:43am

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You're making me think. You should know by now that that's not a good idea. [In reply to] Can't Post

Perhaps this isn't up to Weta's exacting standards, but I hope it's good for a laugh. Wink

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(This post was edited by Kyriel on Sep 7 2009, 11:44am)
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Sep 7 2009, 11:56am

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okay i was joking [In reply to] Can't Post

but i think we just found our Kili and Fili


Sep 7 2009, 12:17pm

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*scooches closer to monitor, perches on edge of seat* [In reply to] Can't Post

Alrighty then... this has GOT to be so exciting for you to finally have a long-time-coming project about to take flight! CONGRATULATIONS on your NEW CHAPTER of creations :D


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Sep 7 2009, 1:36pm

Post #14 of 66 (9240 views)
Congrats! [In reply to] Can't Post

Sounds important to you, so it's great it's happening. Smile

Here's to Del Toro becoming the Irvin Kershner of Middle Earth!

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Sep 7 2009, 5:23pm

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Just a guess. [In reply to] Can't Post

"Drood" maybe?

Tol Eressea

Sep 7 2009, 5:31pm

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Congratulations on your big news! [In reply to] Can't Post

I look forward to the announcement!


Sep 7 2009, 5:34pm

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congratulations !!! [In reply to] Can't Post

well... I DO wonder how do you do it, hehehe
and it`s great you do it !

I`m looking forward with much excitement !

I guess I can only imagine half of your own excitement


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Sep 7 2009, 6:02pm

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How many of you are there, anyway? [In reply to] Can't Post

Just kidding, of course. Congratulations in advance on what I'm sure will be another interesting project. You do keep yourself busy, don't you?

P.S. With someone else, I would think 'the key letter is "D"' means "D" for dollars, but I don't think that is the case for you. And yes, I mean that as a compliment. Smile

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Sep 7 2009, 8:50pm

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Kyriel, [In reply to] Can't Post

your planet is a weird and scary place but I love it!


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Sep 7 2009, 9:03pm

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Probably either Drood or Deadman [In reply to] Can't Post

And I'm looking forward to both, so this should be exciting indeed!


Sep 7 2009, 9:14pm

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"D" [In reply to] Can't Post

Looking forward to hearing what it is!

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Sep 7 2009, 9:34pm

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"D" for Delighted [In reply to] Can't Post

that you've taken the moment to forewarn us of your impending special news - congratulations!


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Sep 7 2009, 10:31pm

Post #23 of 66 (9209 views)
Why do I always click on your links, Kyriel? [In reply to] Can't Post

that is so Dangerously wierd.

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Sep 7 2009, 10:36pm

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too funny, Carrioncrow [In reply to] Can't Post

I might actually watch 'D'ancing with the Stars if GDT were doing performance capture via WETA. Each week it could be a different creature, or better yet, they could cg Astaire and Kelly in there. Really show those other contestants a thing or two. Sly

or NOT!

GDT, congrats on having big news to share, that's always fun.

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Sep 7 2009, 11:24pm

Post #25 of 66 (9196 views)
RE: Semi O.T. pre-emptive post. [In reply to] Can't Post

Too bad it's not Vampire Hunter D

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