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Title: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Senushemi on November 10, 2013, 10:11:29 pm
[color:#990099]Some of you know that I'm a big Phantom of the Opera fan. Gerard Butler played the role of The Phantom in that movie. So when I saw this I just had to share:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2404233/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast

Gerry (you know, the guy from 300?) has been cast to portray Set. I can't wait to see this! :D[/color]
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Tanebet on November 10, 2013, 11:18:35 pm
Some info about the movie
http://www.slashfilm.com/geoffrey-rush-will-be-one-of-alex-proyass-gods-of-egypt/
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The story kicks off when the Egyptian god Set kills his brother, the underworld deity Osiris.
Osiris’ son Horus attempts to avenge his father by killing his uncle, but succeeds only in having his eyes plucked out. Still determined to stop the mad Set, Horus joins forces with the love goddess Hathor and a human thief who happens to be in love with a slave.


Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Sageling on November 10, 2013, 11:52:42 pm
Torn between being really excited for this movie and giving the side-eye at oversimplifying the Set/Wesir/Heru conflict and turning Hathor into a Hollywood love goddess.
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Kefetmisenu on November 11, 2013, 07:48:56 am
At first I was going to complain about a whitr guy playing Set and then I remembered. Either way my hopes for this film are abyssmal at best
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Kel_Solaar on November 11, 2013, 12:21:35 pm
Cool. It's pretty good they haven't completely overlooked Anciemt Egypt. Should be better than The Mummy anyway.
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Maen on November 11, 2013, 03:05:13 pm
Hey, the Mummy had some pretty well made Middle Egyptian language, at least.
I also kind of dread the Hathor-love-goddess thing. And I bet they won't get close to the original text of the myth... or the movie would have to be NC17.

senebty

Ma'en
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Kel_Solaar on November 12, 2013, 07:23:09 am
Did it really? I didn't know that.

Have they decided on a rating for this film yet?
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Tanebet on November 12, 2013, 07:38:20 am
 
Quote from: Kel_Solaar
Did it really? I didn't know that.

Have they decided on a rating for this film yet?


no information available yet
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Arefsenu on November 12, 2013, 10:38:58 am
I really hope it's not rubbish! ^.^
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Maen on November 12, 2013, 03:19:46 pm
Here's an article about the language used in The Mummy and Stargate:
http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/faculty/stsmith/publications.html
 - scroll down and click the individual pages to view them.

senebty

Ma'en
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Nubwy on November 13, 2013, 03:40:38 pm
I'm not a film critic and I usually find something good in most movies I watch. Looking forward to this!!! :)
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Rev. Mose on November 13, 2013, 05:27:21 pm
I've gotta say - I'm hoping this film will turn out at least half-way decent! ^.^

And the plot sounds vaguely familiar. I wonder where they got that idea from. <_<

Regardless, I think it'll be awesome to see a modern interpretation of the ancient myths.
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Kel_Solaar on November 15, 2013, 02:18:01 am
Quote from: Maen
Here's an article about the language used in The Mummy and Stargate:
http://www.anth.ucsb.edu/faculty/stsmith/publications.html
 - scroll down and click the individual pages to view them.

senebty

Ma'en


Thanks Maen.
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Ankhetbast on November 21, 2013, 02:19:12 am
I'm going to be optimistic about this.  Nothing is perfect, and no film portrayal will make every one of us perfectly happy.  I have this sneaking suspicion that I'll be "rooting" for Set.  ;)  
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: N4ph2 on January 15, 2014, 03:56:10 pm
Unless they include the erotic texts...then I'll be impressed.

Otherwise, big american films tend to be just awful.

I did laugh a little bit at 'and then i remembered..' in regards to Set being played by a white dude. Ha.
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Senushemi on January 15, 2014, 04:04:52 pm
Thanks for bumping this up! So far it's just in pre-production and set for a 2016 release. Guess we have some time to wait. :P
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Ikhet on January 15, 2014, 07:06:13 pm
I will skip this one and watch something good.

Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: terrapin46 on January 15, 2014, 07:15:31 pm
I am totally amazed that no-where in all of this is the famous Isis mentioned.

I would be put off, except I have this mental image of Aset standing behind a screen writer going, "ABSOLUTELY NOT, keep me out this venture."

I guess we'll all see soon enough if it was intentional foresight on Her part, LOL.
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: N4ph2 on January 15, 2014, 07:59:41 pm
It may mercifully land in development hell forever...

Stargate (the movie) was really terrible enough for a good century or two at least.
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Iwaat on January 15, 2014, 10:04:30 pm
I'm really kinda torn between excitement (especially because,well, Gerard Butler) and  being skeptical at it being any good.
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: Djehutyendy on April 14, 2014, 08:49:11 am
I just stumbled across this movie because I was looking up Chadwick Boseman (who might be Black Panther???) on imdb, and I saw that he is supposed to be Thoth...!!! I was kind of shocked that they are doing a movie about this! I can't help but cringe, though. I will probably see it anyway, but I am not too excited about it..

I loved The Mummy movies so much, and I think it is for this reason that I have any shred of hope. But I feel like movie styles have changed so much since then, that it won't be anything like The Mummy.
Title: Re: New movie about Ancient Egyptian gods slated for 2015
Post by: izabellsa on April 22, 2014, 09:38:38 am
Quote from: thefisherfool
I am totally amazed that no-where in all of this is the famous Isis mentioned.

I would be put off, except I have this mental image of Aset standing behind a screen writer going, "ABSOLUTELY NOT, keep me out this venture."

I guess we'll all see soon enough if it was intentional foresight on Her part, LOL.


I bet Set is getting a real kick out of this. Let's see how they do!