Filming for 'Johnny Thunder 2' is Done!
By: Andrew Bermudez
(Lego Studios; April 5, 2010)
It felt like the day would never come, but it is here: the filming for Johnny Thunder and the Gift of the Nile is now done! "I'm sort of glad it's over, but it was fun while it lasted," said camera assistant Peter Jacobs. Here is an overview of the filming:
Total # of days spent filming: 50
Total # of sets used: 36
Total # of actors fired: 1 (Bandit 1)
Total # of injuries on set: 0
Total # of mishaps on set: 4 (dehydrated crew, stolen equipment, fried mainframe, angry extra)
Total # of people Dracula killed: 0
Now that the filming is done, the cast and crew has returned home to edit the movie. It has also been confirmed that the film WILL come out July 16th, 2010. For product tie-ins, the Cafe Corner's Klutz Kidz meal will feature toys based on the movie between June 21st and August 30th, 2010 and the Legotown Museum will be featuring a 'Johnny Thunder 2' themed special exhibit between July 16th and September 19th, 2010.
For the other studio project Forest of Fear, filming will be done this Summer, while the film is scheduled for release on October 8th, 2010.