From Hell


2h 1m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Jack the Ripper was the first tabloid star of the twentieth century and remains the most notorious and enigmatic serial killer in history. After five heinous, ritualistic murders are committed during a ten-week span in London in the Fall of 1888, Scotland Yard Inspector Frederick Abberline's new ass

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Production Company
20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Studio Facilities; Abbey Road Studios; Barrandov Studios; Custom Film Effects; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Eastman Kodak; Executive Cutting Services; Illusion Arts, Inc.; Panavision, Ltd.; Scarlet Letters; Stillking Films
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment; 20th Century Fox International; Fs Film Oy; Hispano Foxfilms; Skifan Hf; Ufd
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Prague, Czech Republic

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 1m

Synopsis

Jack the Ripper was the first tabloid star of the twentieth century and remains the most notorious and enigmatic serial killer in history. After five heinous, ritualistic murders are committed during a ten-week span in London in the Fall of 1888, Scotland Yard Inspector Frederick Abberline's new assignment is to investigate the brutal "Jack the Ripper" murders in the Whitechapel district of London. Along with a string of mutilated prostitutes, he uncovers a conspiracy involving the government, sex, and blackmail that could lead straight to the Royal Palace.

Cast

Johnny Depp

Fred Abberline

Heather Graham

Mary Kelly

Ian Holm

Sir William Gull

Jason Flemyng

Netley

Robbie Coltrane

Sergeant Peter Godley

Lesley Sharp

Kate Eddowes

Susan Lynch

Liz Stride

Terence Harvey

Ben Kidney

Katrin Cartlidge

Dark Annie Chapman

Estelle Skornik

Ada

Paul Rhys

Doctor Ferral

Nicholas Mcgaughey

Officer Bolt

Ian Richardson

Sir Charles Warren

Annabelle Apsion

Polly

Joanna Page

Ann Cook

Mark Dexter

Albert Sickert; Prince Edward

Danny Midwinter

Constable Withers

Samantha Spiro

Martha Tabram

David Schofield

Mcqueen

Byron Fear

Robert Best

Peter Eyre

Lord Hallsham

Cliff Parisi

Mac--Bartender

Sophia Myles

Victoria Abberline

Ralph Ineson

Gordie

Amy Huck

Gull'S Maid

Rupert Farley

Doss Landlord

Don Douglas

Hospital Director

John Owens

Marlebone Governor

Tony Tang

Opium Den Owner

Liz Moscrop

Queen Victoria

Roger Frost

Sidewalk Preacher

Ian Mcneice

Police Surgeon Robert Drudge

Steve John Sheperd

Special Branch Constable

Al Hunter Ashton

Stonecutter

Poppy Rogers

Alice Crook

Bruce Byron

Ann Crook'S Father

Melanie Hill

Ann Crook'S Mother

Andy Linden

Carpenter

David Fisher

Carpenter; Letter Writer

Gary Powell

Constable No 1

Steve Chaplin

Constable No 2

Vincent Franklin

George Lusk

Louise Atkins

Bold Hooker

Anthony Parker

John Merrick

James Greene

Masonic Governor

Dominic Cooper

Constable No 3

Carey Thring

Police Photographer

Vladimir Kulhavy

Rag & Bone Man

Graham Kent

Records Clerk

Rupert Holliday-evans

Sailor

Simon Harrison

Thomas Bond

Paul Moody

Young Doctor

Glen Berry

Young Labourer

Charlie Parish

Labourer No 2

Gerry Grennell

Funeral Minister; Letter Writer

Trevor Jones

Performer

Steve Williams

Performer

Gareth Cousins

Performer

Steve John Shepherd

James Greene

Crew

Anna Abbey

Costumer To Heather Graham

Geoffrey Alexander

Original Music

Geoffrey Alexander

Conductor (The Academy Of St Martin In The Field)

Paul Apted

Digital Assistant

Steve Artmont

Heather Graham'S Makeup

Pavel Attl

Electrician

Vanessa Baker

Adr Voice Casting

Lukas Barczay

Sound Mixer (2nd Unit)

Ota Bares

Animal Handler

Jeeda Barford

Costume Buyer

Mike Barlett

Other

Kym Barrett

Costume Designer

Robert Baumgartner

Gaffer

David Baxa

Other

David Baxa

Set Designer

John Bell

Original Music

Frances Bennett

Graphic Artist

Jan Bernotat

Other

Dawn Betancourt

Foley Mixer

Beverly Binda

Hair Make-Up Artist

Joe Binford

Avid Assistant

Celia Bobak

Production Buyer

Steve Boeddeker

Sound Design

James Bolt

Re-Recording Mixer

Rino Bonavita

2nd Assistant Accountant

Jan Boruvka

Gaffer (2nd Unit)

George Bowers

Editor

Robb Boyd

Assistant Music Editor

Ruth Breslaw

Production Coordinator (London)

Jim Brookshire

Dialogue Editor

Alisa Moore Buckley

Assistant (To Amy Robinson)

Dave Burke

Digital Assistant

Jayne Buxton

Hair Make-Up Artist

Sabrina Calley

Set Costumes

Josef Calta

Props Master

Eddie Campbell

Source Material (From Novel)

Ted Caplan

Foley Editor

Petr Cejka

Electrician

Kateruba Cervene

Set Medic (2nd Unit)

Marie Charvatova

Other

Martin Childs

Production Designer

Jana Chovancova

Assistant (To Set Decorator)

Jane Clive

Costume Textile Effects

Peter Cobbin

Music Recorder & Mixer

Dominic Combe

Other

Stuart Conran

Other

Nick Cook

Prosthetic Hair Technician

David Cooney

Storyboard Artist

Gareth Cousins

Music Recorder & Mixer

Martin Danek

Art Department Construction No 2 2

Harvey De Souza

Other

George Dean

Other

Dj Demigod

Other

Peter Deming

Director Of Photography

John Dent

Other

Annmarie Deringer

Assistant (To Hughes Brothers)

Lindy Diamond

Other

Brendan Donnison

Adr Voice Casting

Andrew Dudman

Other

Robert Dufek

Other

Mitch Enzmann

Other

Daniel Erb

2nd Assistant Operator (Magic Gmbh/Motion Control Equipment)

Stewart Evans

Historical Consultant

Miroslav Fara

2nd Assistant Propmaster

Jiri Farkas

Key Makeup/Hair

Stepan Farkas

Production Assistant

Marek Ferko

3rd Assistant Accountant

Peter Fern

Special Effects Senior Technician (Illusion Arts/Special Visual Effects)

Dawn Fintor

Foley Artist

Christopher Flick

Foley Editor

Kveta Flori

Other

Nicholas Fluhr

Baby Vocals

Bela Friedlova

Other

Jan Gal

Other

Joyce Gallie

Casting

Larry M Garrison

Publicist

Tim Gedemer

Sound Design

Stephan O Gessler

Other

George Gibbs

Special Effects Supervisor (Illusion Arts/Special Visual Effects)

Alex Gipson

Music Editor

Colin Gold

Post-Production Assistant

Tim Gomillion

Other

Neill Gorton

Supervisor

Martina Gothauserova

3rd Assistant Director

Sandra Granovsky

Apprentice

Richard Gray

Costume Illustrator

Gerry Grennell

Dialogue Coach

Ivo Gresak

Key Grip (2nd Unit)

Sarah Grispo

Hair Make-Up Artist

Sissy Grover

Production Coordinator (Usa)

Thomas M. Hammel

Executive Producer

Jane Hamsher

Producer

Jeffrey Harlacker

Post-Production Supervisor

John Harmon

Dolly Grip

Shaune Harrison

Prosthetic Key Sculptor

Petr Hartl

1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Karel Havlicek

Caterer (2nd Unit)

Terry Hayes

Screenwriter

Simon Heck

Other

D. M. Hemphill

Re-Recording Mixer

Paul Hicks

Other

Veronika Hladikova

Assistant (To Heather Graham)

Petr Hnetkovsky

Stunts

Roman Hodek

Key Grip

Jan Hodny

Swing Gang

Buck Holland

Assistant (To Johnny Depp)

Roman Holub

Special Effects Technician (Illusion Arts/Special Visual Effects)

Larry D Horricks

Unit Production Manager (2nd Unit)

Andrew Howard

Assistant Director

Jiri Hrubes

Location Assistant (2nd Unit)

Martin Hubacek

Assistant Editor

Maria Hubackova

Set Costumes

Zdena Hudeckova

Other

Albert Hughes

Executive Producer

Allen Hughes

Executive Producer

Jiri Husak

Other

Marcela Jahodova

1st Assistant Accountant

Mirka Janatova

Production Coordinator (Czeck Republic)

Zuzana Jaresova

Costume Department Translator

Mirek Jaromersky

Electrician (2nd Unit)

Igor Jelen

Best Boy (2nd Unit)

Nelly Jencikova

Accountant

Marta Jencova

Wardrobe Assistant (2nd Unit)

Tomas Jeseticky

Caterer (Jtv)

Trevor Jones

Original Music

Trevor Jones

Music

Kim Jorgensen

Assistant Editor

Lubos Kadane

Set Production Assistant

Petr Kaderabek

2nd Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Ales Kahout

Electrician

Martin Kalkhoff

Other

Bohumil Kapek

Electrician (2nd Unit)

Vaclav Kares

Other

John Keating

Special Effects Technician (Illusion Arts/Special Visual Effects)

Elizabeth Keenan

Art Director Assistant

Barbora Kelbichova

Other

Julian Kershaw

Original Music

Jiri Klinke

Stand-By Construction (2nd Unit)

Philip Knowles

Special Effects Senior Technician (Illusion Arts/Special Visual Effects)

Jindra Koci

Art Director

Barbora Kolarova

Special Effects Interpreter/Assistant (Illusion Arts/Special Visual Effects)

Petr Konrad

Gaffer

Lada Koranda

Other

Tamara Koubova

Makeup (2nd Unit)

Tamara Koubova

Make-Up/Hair Assistant

Lenka Kourilova

Other

Jan Kovarik

Grip

Honza Kozel

Assistant (To Johnny Depp)

Jan Kubes

Special Effects Technician (Illusion Arts/Special Visual Effects)

Martin Kubricht

Art Department Construction No 1 1

Hana Kucerova

Wardrobe Supervisor; Wardrobe Supervisor (2nd Unit)

David Kulczycki

Dialogue Editor

Sabina Kulichova

1st Assistant Accountant

Pavel Kurak

Camera Trainee

Milena Kvapil

Post-Production Runner

Vannessa La Pato

Adr Editor

Robert Lahoda

Stunts

Susan Lambie

Script Supervisor

Dan Lebental

Editor

Jaroslav Lehman

1st Assistant Props On-Set

Pavla Lehnerova

Art Department Coordinator

Vladislav Lew

Scenic Artist

Dimo Lipitkovsky

Stunts

Viktor Lonek

Videoassistant (2nd Unit)

Colin Lovering

Other

Elton L Macpherson

Supervising Production Accountant

Terry Madden

1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Dina Mala

Production Assistant

Jiri Malek

Other

Lucie Malikova

Script Continuity (2nd Unit)

Imad Maly

Assistant Director Trainee

Jiri Maran

Stand-By Carpenter

Jiri Maran

Stand-By Construction (2nd Unit)

Alena Mareckova

Make-Up/Hair Assistant

Guy Massey

Other

Paul Massey

Re-Recording Mixer

Jan Mates

Construction Manager

Rob Mayor

Other

David Mckimmie

Post-Production Coordinator

Karolina Melicharova

Production Coordinator (2nd Unit)

Jan Mensfk

1st Assistant Director

Jan Metejka

Electrician

Mike Milliken

Color Timer

Gabriel Molnar

Electrician (2nd Unit)

Alan Moore

Source Material (From Novel)

Karel Moos

Swing Gang

Ian Morse

Senior Foam Technician

Dan Mottl

Stunts

Tomas Munzperger

Other

Igor Murco

Pre-Rigging Electrician

Don Murphy

Producer

John Murray

Foley Supervisor

Ladislav Musil

Grip (2nd Unit)

Tomas Muzik

Grip

Mary Nelson-duerrstein

Negative Cutter (Executive Cutting)

Olina Norkova

Other

Bobina Novotna

Cashier

Jiri Novotny

3rd Assistant Props On-Set

Jiri Novotny

Props (2nd Unit)

Adam O'neill

Art Director (Backlot)

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2001
Production Company
20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Studio Facilities; Abbey Road Studios; Barrandov Studios; Custom Film Effects; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Eastman Kodak; Executive Cutting Services; Illusion Arts, Inc.; Panavision, Ltd.; Scarlet Letters; Stillking Films
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment; 20th Century Fox International; Fs Film Oy; Hispano Foxfilms; Skifan Hf; Ufd
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Prague, Czech Republic

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 1m

Articles

Remake - Jack the Ripper


THE MANY FACES OF JACK THE RIPPER

The recent success of From Hell, the film adaptation of Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell's excellent graphic novel, probably shouldn't have come as a real surprise. Jack the Ripper has fascinated people for well over a century, inspiring a small library of books ranging from the silliest conspiracy text to Iain Sinclair's hallucinatory novels. Inevitably there would be movies featuring the Ripper. He eventually became something of a generic boogeyman, popping up as a minor character in films like Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992) but there are other films that focus mainly on him.

The first movie with Jack the Ripper appears to have been the 1929 Pandora's Box starring Louise Brooks as a free-spirted woman who may or may not be a prostitute. This was based on the work of the controversial Franz Wedekind, one of Germany's leading playwrights at the turn of the century. His story has been filmed at least seven times, including a 1980 version by Walerian Borowczyk (Immoral Tales). The 1929 version is actually based on two plays, Pandora's Box and Earth-Spirit, the convoluted history of which need not detain us here (except to note that this was also the source of Alban Berg's opera Lulu).

Oddly enough, considering the public interest and dramatic potential, Ripper films have tended to not focus on the actual case. Exceptions are a couple of TV movies, one in 1988 named Jack the Ripper (starring Michael Caine) and one in 1997 entitled The Ripper (starring Gabrielle Anwar) though some might mention the 1959 Jack the Ripper that imagines an American detective heading to London to track down the killer. More commonly though Ripper films attempt some twist to the story, often to the point that they have no relation to the real Jack the Ripper case. An obvious example is the idea of pitting the Ripper against his fictional contemporary Sherlock Holmes. A few novels had used the idea but the first film was A Study in Terror (1965) based on an Ellery Queen novel. More notable perhaps is Murder by Decree (1979) which pits Sherlock Holmes (Christopher Plummer) against a Ripper protected by a vast conspiracy. It was directed by Bob Clark of A Christmas Story (and Porky's fame.

Other cross-breeds with familiar characters occur as well. One of the better examples is Time After Time (1979), directed and co-written by Nicholas Meyer (who had written best-selling novels where Holmes meets Freud and Bernard Shaw). Here, Jack (David Warner) escapes to the 1970s using a time machine and it's up to H.G. Wells (Malcolm McDowell) to follow and capture him. Only Wells didn't plan on falling in love with a bank clerk (Mary Steenburgen), possibly because in his day such clerks were all men. Another example is Edge of Sanity (1989) which adapts the Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde story (with the lead played by Anthony Perkins) so that Mr. Hyde is actually Jack Hyde, aka Jack the Ripper. The Ruling Class (1972) starring Peter O'Toole as an unbalanced English lord features a subplot in which he imagines he IS the Ripper, going so far to even murder a woman on his estate.

Other Ripper films present a later series of murders that follow the earlier pattern. In films like the 1976 Jack the Ripper from prolific cult director Jess Franco (and recently released on DVD), the murderer (Klaus Kinski) is a modern serial killer mimicking the Ripper. A similar idea occurs in Jack the Mangler (1971, aka Jack the Ripper and originally Jack el destripador de Londres) where Spanish cult actor Paul Naschy plays a lunatic re-enacting the Ripper murders. Hands of the Ripper (1971), a Hammer production, features Jack the Ripper's daughter who has grown up to be a very unstabile adult.

Some films go even futher. Take Bridge Across Time (1985), a TV movie that shows the London Bridge being relocated to Arizona where suddenly mysterious murders happen and it's up to policeman David Hasselhoff to save us all. And during the busy days of blaxploitation there was an announcement for Black the Ripper but this appears to have never actually been made. Certainly there are more Ripper films waiting discovery....

By Lang Thompson

A Surrealistic Thriller From Spain Gets an American Makeover

One of the most anticipated new movie releases for this December is Vanilla Sky starring Tom Cruise (as David Aames) and his current flame, Penelope Cruz. What most people don't know is that the film is a remake of Abre Los Ojos/Open Your Eyes (1997), a psychological thriller by Spanish director Alejandro Amenabar which also featured Penelope Cruz in the central female role. In the original version, a handsome Lothario named Cesar attends a party where he meets his best friend's latest crush, Sofia. Immediately smitten, Cesar succeeds in luring Sofia away from his pal and is soon involved in a passionate romance with her, the first time he has experienced true love. But in the process, he abandons his current lover and she takes an unexpected revenge. The result of this action sends the storyline spiraling into a dark, netherworld of facial surgery, masks, cryogenics, and disturbing dream states which are often indistinguishable from reality. It's hard to imagine how director Cameron Crowe will handle the labyrinth plot twists and mind games in his version, especially in light of his past work (Jerry McGuire, Almost Famous) which seems positively sunny and upbeat compared to Vanilla Sky. And how will Crowe handle the ambigious ending? The original climax of Abre Los Ojos/Open Your Eyes - a surrealistic encounter on top of a skyscaper - sent most moviegoers out of the theatres scratching their heads, questioning what they had just seen.

What we do know is that Vanilla Sky is going to be set in New York City and focus on contemporary culture in America. On the official Vanilla Sky web site (www.vanillasky.com), Tom Cruise states that the film "is a pop culture ride. It's one of the sub-themes of the movie, how pop culture affects us, and how we use it as a standard as to what we expect from our own lives."

Vanilla Sky will also be visually striking and innovative in its approach to the main character's disoriented state of mind. Crowe said, "From the very beginning, I wanted a shot where David Aames is alone in Times Square. We had to have the shot because it's from a dream that David is having where he's running tragically alone in the world. The producers did some magic to get us Times Square to ourselves, and it helped us provide the shot with an eerie, inspired feeling."

Soon, we'll all have a chance to see just how successful Crowe and Cruise have been in their latest collaboration and whether Vanilla Sky will actually improve on the original version or whether it will depart from it completely, spinning off in a new direction.

By Jeff Stafford

Remake - Jack The Ripper

Remake - Jack the Ripper

THE MANY FACES OF JACK THE RIPPER The recent success of From Hell, the film adaptation of Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell's excellent graphic novel, probably shouldn't have come as a real surprise. Jack the Ripper has fascinated people for well over a century, inspiring a small library of books ranging from the silliest conspiracy text to Iain Sinclair's hallucinatory novels. Inevitably there would be movies featuring the Ripper. He eventually became something of a generic boogeyman, popping up as a minor character in films like Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992) but there are other films that focus mainly on him. The first movie with Jack the Ripper appears to have been the 1929 Pandora's Box starring Louise Brooks as a free-spirted woman who may or may not be a prostitute. This was based on the work of the controversial Franz Wedekind, one of Germany's leading playwrights at the turn of the century. His story has been filmed at least seven times, including a 1980 version by Walerian Borowczyk (Immoral Tales). The 1929 version is actually based on two plays, Pandora's Box and Earth-Spirit, the convoluted history of which need not detain us here (except to note that this was also the source of Alban Berg's opera Lulu). Oddly enough, considering the public interest and dramatic potential, Ripper films have tended to not focus on the actual case. Exceptions are a couple of TV movies, one in 1988 named Jack the Ripper (starring Michael Caine) and one in 1997 entitled The Ripper (starring Gabrielle Anwar) though some might mention the 1959 Jack the Ripper that imagines an American detective heading to London to track down the killer. More commonly though Ripper films attempt some twist to the story, often to the point that they have no relation to the real Jack the Ripper case. An obvious example is the idea of pitting the Ripper against his fictional contemporary Sherlock Holmes. A few novels had used the idea but the first film was A Study in Terror (1965) based on an Ellery Queen novel. More notable perhaps is Murder by Decree (1979) which pits Sherlock Holmes (Christopher Plummer) against a Ripper protected by a vast conspiracy. It was directed by Bob Clark of A Christmas Story (and Porky's fame. Other cross-breeds with familiar characters occur as well. One of the better examples is Time After Time (1979), directed and co-written by Nicholas Meyer (who had written best-selling novels where Holmes meets Freud and Bernard Shaw). Here, Jack (David Warner) escapes to the 1970s using a time machine and it's up to H.G. Wells (Malcolm McDowell) to follow and capture him. Only Wells didn't plan on falling in love with a bank clerk (Mary Steenburgen), possibly because in his day such clerks were all men. Another example is Edge of Sanity (1989) which adapts the Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde story (with the lead played by Anthony Perkins) so that Mr. Hyde is actually Jack Hyde, aka Jack the Ripper. The Ruling Class (1972) starring Peter O'Toole as an unbalanced English lord features a subplot in which he imagines he IS the Ripper, going so far to even murder a woman on his estate. Other Ripper films present a later series of murders that follow the earlier pattern. In films like the 1976 Jack the Ripper from prolific cult director Jess Franco (and recently released on DVD), the murderer (Klaus Kinski) is a modern serial killer mimicking the Ripper. A similar idea occurs in Jack the Mangler (1971, aka Jack the Ripper and originally Jack el destripador de Londres) where Spanish cult actor Paul Naschy plays a lunatic re-enacting the Ripper murders. Hands of the Ripper (1971), a Hammer production, features Jack the Ripper's daughter who has grown up to be a very unstabile adult. Some films go even futher. Take Bridge Across Time (1985), a TV movie that shows the London Bridge being relocated to Arizona where suddenly mysterious murders happen and it's up to policeman David Hasselhoff to save us all. And during the busy days of blaxploitation there was an announcement for Black the Ripper but this appears to have never actually been made. Certainly there are more Ripper films waiting discovery.... By Lang Thompson A Surrealistic Thriller From Spain Gets an American Makeover One of the most anticipated new movie releases for this December is Vanilla Sky starring Tom Cruise (as David Aames) and his current flame, Penelope Cruz. What most people don't know is that the film is a remake of Abre Los Ojos/Open Your Eyes (1997), a psychological thriller by Spanish director Alejandro Amenabar which also featured Penelope Cruz in the central female role. In the original version, a handsome Lothario named Cesar attends a party where he meets his best friend's latest crush, Sofia. Immediately smitten, Cesar succeeds in luring Sofia away from his pal and is soon involved in a passionate romance with her, the first time he has experienced true love. But in the process, he abandons his current lover and she takes an unexpected revenge. The result of this action sends the storyline spiraling into a dark, netherworld of facial surgery, masks, cryogenics, and disturbing dream states which are often indistinguishable from reality. It's hard to imagine how director Cameron Crowe will handle the labyrinth plot twists and mind games in his version, especially in light of his past work (Jerry McGuire, Almost Famous) which seems positively sunny and upbeat compared to Vanilla Sky. And how will Crowe handle the ambigious ending? The original climax of Abre Los Ojos/Open Your Eyes - a surrealistic encounter on top of a skyscaper - sent most moviegoers out of the theatres scratching their heads, questioning what they had just seen. What we do know is that Vanilla Sky is going to be set in New York City and focus on contemporary culture in America. On the official Vanilla Sky web site (www.vanillasky.com), Tom Cruise states that the film "is a pop culture ride. It's one of the sub-themes of the movie, how pop culture affects us, and how we use it as a standard as to what we expect from our own lives." Vanilla Sky will also be visually striking and innovative in its approach to the main character's disoriented state of mind. Crowe said, "From the very beginning, I wanted a shot where David Aames is alone in Times Square. We had to have the shot because it's from a dream that David is having where he's running tragically alone in the world. The producers did some magic to get us Times Square to ourselves, and it helped us provide the shot with an eerie, inspired feeling." Soon, we'll all have a chance to see just how successful Crowe and Cruise have been in their latest collaboration and whether Vanilla Sky will actually improve on the original version or whether it will depart from it completely, spinning off in a new direction. By Jeff Stafford

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 19, 2001

Released in United States 2001

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Venice 58 - out of competition) August 29 - September 8, 2001.

Project was formerly in development at New Line Cinema.

Project was formerly in development at Touchstone Pictures.

Underworld Entertainment is the Hughes Brothers' production company.

Began shooting June 5, 2000.

Completed shooting late September 2000.

Released in United States Fall October 19, 2001

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Venice 58 - out of competition) August 29 - September 8, 2001.)