Showing posts from March, 2010

Studio Updates: Almost Done Filming

By: Andrew Bermudez (Lego Studios; March 29, 2010)      Easter is almost here, and with it comes some great news: the filming for Johnny Thunder and the Gift of the Nile is almost done! Currently, the crew is outside Abu Simbel, and they just finished a major action scene. "We don't want to say what's it's about, in fear that we may spoil the movie, but I can say that it's an important part of the film," said Director Steven Lawrence. "After we are done outside, we will move inside, where the finale will be filmed."      Unfortunately, one of the extras was less than impressed with his paycheck. "He insisted that he wanted top billing with the stars," said boom operator Sarah Williamson. "After we pointed out that his character didn't even have a name, he got pissed off, knocked over a few stage lights, and stormed off into the desert. No one has seen him since then. Fortunately, we had more extras on hold." Assistant Direct…

Explore the New Lego Studios Database!

By: Andrew Bermudez (Lego Studios; March 16, 2010)      About one week ago, the motherboard for the studio's database died again. However, instead of putting in another motherboard, the studio's technicians decided to just simply replace the whole system. "Don't worry. We didn't lose any information. Currently, we are putting all of the backed up information onto the new system," said Mark Matthew, head of the board of directors.      Unlike the old system, which was a Windows XP, this new system is a Windows 7, and there is certainly a lot to like about the new computer. Johnathon Parker, scriptwriter-in-training, stated, "It's all so cool. Not only does it run faster with its quad-core processor, but it does other flashy stuff too. I can make virtual sticky notes, edit any of the computer's sound effects, watch TV on my computer, and more. Now, with the studio's new computer, I can goof off when I'm supposed to be doing my job. Oops. D…

A Johnny Thunder 2 Gallery

By: Andrew Bermudez (Luxor, Egypt; March 1, 2010)      While Johnny Thunder and the Gift of the Nile is in development, the cast and crew put together a collection of production photos and screen shots from the movie. They all hope you enjoy it!

     As for news on the film itself, the second trailer will come out mid-May 2010, and the film is expected to debut July 16th, 2010.