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Liman 'Jumper'

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Liman Jumps to Helm 'Jumper'

By Brad Brevet
Source: Variety | November 11, 2005

It appears a new trilogy is in the works as Doug Liman will direct Jumper, a film adaptation of the Steven Gould novel.
The original script by David Goyer is getting a rewrite by Fight Club scripter Jim Uhls.

Apparently the idea is to turn the story into a trilogy as it centers on a teenager who discovers he can teleport from one place to another. The 17-year-old first learns that he can jump when he escapes his abusive father.

The film is scheduled to go into production Spring 2006.
 
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=15321

Samuel L. Jackson in Liman's Jumper

Source: The Hollywood Reporter
July 10, 2006



Samuel L. Jackson is set to star in Regency Enterprises' Jumper, says The Hollywood Reporter. Doug Liman is directing the sci-fi thriller, making it his first feature helming gig since Mr. & Mrs. Smith.

Based on the Steven Gould novel, Jumper follows a kid from a broken home who discovers that he has the ability to teleport. In his quest for the man he believes is responsible for the death of his mother, the kid draws the attention of the National Security Agency and another youth with the same abilities.

Jackson will play the NSA agent tracking the jumper, and may have ulterior motives for finding him.

Tom Sturridge, Jamie Bell and Teresa Palmer already have been cast.

Regency, which is fully financing the picture, is planning a trilogy around the movie that also will feature extensive special effects. Shooting is scheduled to take place in Tokyo, Rome, Toronto and New York.

Lucas Foster and Simon Kinberg are producing along with Jay Sanders. Ralph Vicinanza and Vince Gerardis will executive produce. David Goyer wrote the original script, which was rewritten by Kinberg.
 
When the heck are they gonna begin filming? It was originally suppose to be spring...
nm...they've been filming since June.
 
so there not making bourne ultimatum.......****!

this "jumper" sounds non-actiony:(
 
^ They are indeed making The Bourne Ultimatum, however I believe Paul Greengrass is directing again..
 
Jumper sounds like a Nightcrawler Spin-off.......which by the way would be cool...using the same plot. LOL!!!!...and make Sam Jackson's character in the movie...NICK FURY!!!! GENIUS!!!!
 
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=15642

Jackson to Track Christensen in Jumper?

Source: Moviehole
July 24, 2006



Snakes on a Plane star Samuel L. Jackson talked to Moviehole and revealed that his "Star Wars" co-star Hayden Christensen won't star with him in Poker Night, which Jackson says is "dead in the water," but instead in another project.

Jackson says Christensen might be joining him in Doug Liman's "Jumper," based on the Steven Gould novel of the same name. It follows a kid from a broken home who discovers that he has the ability to teleport. In his quest for the man he believes is responsible for the death of his mother, the kid draws the attention of the National Security Agency and another youth with the same abilities. Jackson will play the NSA agent tracking the jumper, and may have ulterior motives for finding him

"Poker Night", which was set to be directed by "Star Wars" master of swords Nick Gillard, was to star Christensen as a young rookie detective who becomes the pawn in a serial killer's vicious game, with Jackson playing his boss.


The sci-fi thriller will be Liman's first feature helming gig since Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Tom Sturridge, Jamie Bell and Teresa Palmer already have been cast. Shooting is scheduled to take place in Tokyo, Rome, Toronto and New York.
 
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=15978

Christensen Confirmed for Liman's Jumper
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
August 11, 2006


It was rumored last month, and now it's official. "Star Wars" prequels star Hayden Christensen will has joined Jumper, a big-budget thriller being directed by Doug Liman (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, The Bourne Identity).

The film's production company, Regency Enterprises, has partnered with 20th Century Fox to finance the production, which sources say is budgeted in the $100 million range.

Christensen replaces Tom Sturridge in the lead role of David. Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell and Teresa Palmer remain with the project.

Based on the Steven Gould novel, Jumper follows a young man from a broken home who discovers that he has the ability to teleport. In his quest for the man he believes is responsible for the death of his mother, the kid draws the attention of the National Security Agency and another youth with the same abilities.

Christensen will play the young man who can teleport. Jackson plays an NSA agent, while Bell is the jumper who shows Christensen the ropes.

David Goyer wrote the original script, which was rewritten by Simon Kinberg. Regency and Fox hope to turn the story into a trilogy.
 
love Doug Liman, this sounds interesting
 
This is pretty much "Sliders: The Movie".

And I think the seriesis good enough without someone plagiarizing its plot for the sake of a movie.
 
This project sounds really promising IMO.
Im definatley looking forward to seeing where it goes.
 
thealiasman2000 said:
This is pretty much "Sliders: The Movie".

And I think the seriesis good enough without someone plagiarizing its plot for the sake of a movie.

No, its nothing like sliders- the movie :rolleyes:
 
green said:
http://www.ropeofsilicon.com/news.php?id=3116
Liman Jumps to Helm 'Jumper'

By Brad Brevet
Source: Variety | November 11, 2005

It appears a new trilogy is in the works as Doug Liman will direct Jumper, a film adaptation of the Steven Gould novel.
The original script by David Goyer is getting a rewrite by Fight Club scripter Jim Uhls.

Apparently the idea is to turn the story into a trilogy as it centers on a teenager who discovers he can teleport from one place to another. The 17-year-old first learns that he can jump when he escapes his abusive father.

The film is scheduled to go into production Spring 2006.

Isn't Hayden Christiansen goning to be in this movie?
 
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=17013

Rachel Bilson is a Jumper
Source: Variety
October 16, 2006


Rachel Bilson (The Last Kiss, "The O.C.") is stepping in as the leading lady opposite Hayden Christensen in Regency Enterprises and 20th Century Fox's sci-fi adventure pic Jumper, being directed by Doug Liman.

Variety reports that Bilson takes over the role from Teresa Palmer, who dropped out when the role was reconceived as a 25-year-old woman rather than a 20-year-old.

Samuel L. Jackson and Jamie Bell also star in the filming, currently shooting in Toronto.

Planned as a trilogy, Jumper is the next project for the creative team behind Regency hit Mr. & Mrs. Smith: Liman and producers Lucas Foster and Simon Kinberg.

Based on the 1992 Steven Gould novel, Jumper follows a young man from a broken home who discovers he has the ability to teleport. In his quest for the man he believes responsible for the death of his mother, he draws the attention of the National Security Agency and another young man with the same abilities.

David Goyer adapted the screenplay, which was rewritten by Jim Uhls and Kinberg.

Jay Sanders is producing with Foster and Kinberg. Ralph Vicinanza and Vince Gerardis executive produc

:heart::ninja:
 
Wow, good move for Bilson. This makes two smart film choices for her IMO.:up:
 
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=18036

Liman's Jumper Shoots at the Colosseum
Source: The New York Times
December 17, 2006


The New York Times reports that director Doug Liman and Fox got permission to shoot the sci-fi thriller Jumper, starring Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson and Rachel Bilson, at the Colosseum in Rome. Here's a clip:

No props. No lights. Not even a video cart was permitted to touch the ground. But Mr. Liman, his actors and a small crew from the science fiction thriller "Jumper" — granted unprecedented access even to the amphitheater's labyrinthine guts, where gladiators and doomed beasts once waited — were to shoot their pivotal love scene on a stage that still belongs more to the dead than the living.

The full article, including photos, is available here. The movie hits theaters on February 15, 2008.


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Sounds good, wonder how it's going to play out into a triology. I'm tempted to look up the books, but I don't want to spoil myself.
 
Lord Blackbolt said:
Jumper sounds like a Nightcrawler Spin-off.......which by the way would be cool...using the same plot. LOL!!!!...and make Sam Jackson's character in the movie...NICK FURY!!!! GENIUS!!!!

Right - their teleporting abilities vary.

Nightcrawler is short-range, while the 'Jumper' can literally go a lot further than that. The title is even suggestive of that.

Honestly, and in addition to accusations of a 'Sliders rip-off', some people don't learn how to read.

Interesting film, if done right and if in the appropriate style. It has potential.

What was the other film that Bilson did?
 

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