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How Did Harvey Weinstein Make Millions From the Lord of the Rings Series?

If you are a fan of the fantasy novel by the genius J.R.R. Tolkien, you would know that there’s more to the book series than just mythical creatures running around with a magical ring. The Lord of the Rings films were supposed to be released by Disney through Miramax but they decided not to fund …

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For the 2015 Chinese film “Wolf Totem”, 35 Mongolian wolves were trained in China for over 4 years by a Scottish trainer, who trained them to sit, snarl, and fight on cue. After filming, the wolves were ultimately relocated to Canada, since they only understood commands in English

Wolf Totem (film) Mongolian wolves (Canis lupus chanco) used in the film In the novel and the film, Chen Zen is sent to work on the steppes of Inner Mongolia (a region of China) during the Cultural Revolution, and a government official orders all wolves in the region to be killed. The filmmakers used real …

For the 2015 Chinese film “Wolf Totem”, 35 Mongolian wolves were trained in China for over 4 years by a Scottish trainer, who trained them to sit, snarl, and fight on cue. After filming, the wolves were ultimately relocated to Canada, since they only understood commands in English Read More »

Stu, the IT guy from “what we do in the shadows”, is in fact an IT guy named Stu in real life. He thought he was on set to help with IT related tasks and had no idea how big his part in the movie was until filming was almost wrapped

IT guy turns accidental film star It’s out of the shadows and into the spotlight for IT guy turned actor Stu Rutherford. At film festival screenings of their new movie, the fans don’t reserve their loudest cheer for celebrated writers and co-stars Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi. Instead, says Clement, they “erupt” when “Stu the …

Stu, the IT guy from “what we do in the shadows”, is in fact an IT guy named Stu in real life. He thought he was on set to help with IT related tasks and had no idea how big his part in the movie was until filming was almost wrapped Read More »