Johnny Travolta won’t be joining them, but it’ll still be nice to see “Face Off” star Nicolas Cage and Director John Woo teaming up again. The film in question is “Land of Destiny”, and as we speak they have the Kodak instamatic out snapping pics of potential filming locales.
According to The Calgary Sun, Woo is said to be looking again at the Calgary area as the principal backdrop for his period drama. "We had thought we’d be filming exclusively in Los Angeles, but I just got a new script that makes me want to look at Calgary again," Woo tells.
"…What has impressed me even more is the excitement the Alberta Film Commission has in wanting us to film in the (province). They have sent me some incredible location shots. It definitely makes me want to come and see them for myself. We told them we were hoping to begin filming in February and would need a lot of snow. They assured me, that’s one thing they could deliver."
"Destiny" is set in America in 1860 during the building of the railway. It focuses on a group of Chinese labourers and their Irish counterparts who have been brought to American expressly to build the railway.
"It is not a western, but an epic drama hopefully filled with warmth and powerful emotions," says Woo.
Woo has been developing this picture for Chow Yun-Fat and Nicolas Cage is still attached, but Cage won’t be able to get to Calgary until the fall.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.