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Lost Stanley Kubrick Movie In Production And Starring ScarJo!!

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Stanley Kubrick has another film in the works - despite having passed away 11 years ago!

Production is now underway for the film, Lunatic at Large, which is based off a treatment written by the acclaimed director and pulp writer Jim Thompson back in the late 1950s. Kubrick apparently misplaced the project, and his son-in-law, Phillip Hobbs, discovered it going through his estate back in 1999!

Hobbs says:

"I remember Stanley talking about Lunatic. He was always saying he wished he knew where it was, because it was such a great idea."

The film involves a group of characters, including a temperamental ex-carnival worker and a barfly, living in NYC in 1956. The audience must attempt to figure out which one is an escaped mental patient/axe murderer!


Scarlett Johansson and Sam Rockwell are both attached to star!

Hopefully this one will work out better than the last two posthumous releases of Kubrick films - AI and Eyes Wide Shut just did not measure up!!

What do U think?? Will U go see Lunatic at Large???

[Image via AP Images.]

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14 comments to “Lost Stanley Kubrick Movie In Production And Starring ScarJo!!”

  1. 1

    I ove scarleyy johansson!! lol good for her

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  3. 3

    AI was a Kubrick project he never worked on as a director. He handed the thing to Spielberg. By the way, most critics loved that film.

  4. 4

    boy, that pic looks like a funny inverted nipple.

  5. 5

    Carnies — Mental Patients — Axe Murdering — How could it not be a hit. Sounds wickedly fabulous!

  6. 6

    can't wait!!

  7. 7

    curiousred is correct - AI was originally proposed as kubrick production/spielberg film - kubrick himself wanted spielberg to man the lens with stanley obviously holding the creative weight - had kubrick still be alive - it probably would have been one hell of a picture. and for the record mr. perez - eyes wide shut was not a post humous release - not really anyway - he was alive and well during and all the way through post production only to pass a few weeks later - so yes he was deceased when it hit screens but only for a few months at most. just sayin—–

  8. 8

    please be true! my favorite, sam rockwell, in a movie with a delicious plot like that - gotta have it!!

  9. 9

    Eyes wide shut wasn't even a posthumous film, he directed and made it. i guess he did die before it was released but still.

  10. 10

    "and Eyes Wide Shut just did not measure up!!"

    What the hell?

  11. 11

    lol Eyes Wide Shut is an amazing film

    I guess just because it didnt make a lot of money it didnt "measure up"

  12. 12

    I'm still trying to figure out who the Axe Wielding Homicidal Maniacs in REAL LIFE are!

  13. 13

    i love those two movies!
    and maybe..if it looks good enough.

  14. 14

    you are really ignorant. do a little research