Production on Odd Thomas Halted - EXCLUSIVE
06.17.11 by Chris
Odd Thomas, starring Anton Yelchin, Willem Dafoe, and 50 Cent, and based on the popular Dean Koontz novel is filming in New Mexico, or more correctly, was filming in New Mexico.
Production on director Stephen Sommers' (The Mummy, G.I. Joe) movie was abruptly halted earlier this week, reportedly over financing troubles, REELZCHANNEL has learned.
According to an email sent by The Screen Actor's Guild, the movie's production company, Two Out of Ten Productions, is in default under a SAG agreement.
The email further states that SAG members should not work on Odd Thomas until further instructed.
The movie had started filming in and around Albuquerque and Santa Fe in May.
On Location Casting, an extra casting agency working on Odd Thomas posted a Facebook message saying the movie is on a brief hiatus.
The production was said to employ about 100 local crewmembers and more than 15 principal and background talent.
Also starring in Odd Thomas is Patton Oswalt and Tim Robbins. The books the movie is based on are about a short-order cook, Odd Thomas, in a small desert town who possesses the ability to communicate with the dead. Odd can make himself heard to the dead but they cannot speak to him, though they can make signs and mouth words.
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