Will Heath Make It To The Big Screen ?

Recent news around Hollywood is that Heath Ledger’s final film, The Imaginarium Of Dr. Parnassus, is struggling to find a US distribution deal-but why? In the year since Ledger’s death he’s proved to be quite the commodity in marketing. From securing The Dark Knight‘s place in blockbuster history to winning the Oscar last month, you would think there would be a bidding war over the rights to showcase the actor’s final performance.
Have distribution companies become frugal in the wake of a universal recession? Can they not agree on an appropriate fee? Or, as some reports claim, are they finding it hard to market the Terry Gilliam flick to an American audience?
The independently financed film, with a budget of $20 million, wrapped last August and tells the tale of a traveling circus magician who makes numerous pacts with the devil, with Ledger playing a mysterious outsider traveling through a dream world. Hmm. Not your typical summer time flick, but then again- high profile cast, crazy effects and weird makeup. Perhaps it is.
Either way I guess only time will tell whether Heath will make one last appearance on the silver screen or if his tragic story will end with his last performance going to straight to the DVD shelves.

What’s your thoughts? Would you see Imaginarium if it were released in theatres?



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Alton loves film. He is founder and Editor In Chief of BRWC.  Some of the films he loves are Rear Window, Superman 2, The Man With The Two Brains, Clockwise, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Trading Places, Stir Crazy and Punch-Drunk Love.

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