Infinite (film)

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Infinite
Directed byAntoine Fuqua
Produced by
Screenplay by
  • Todd Stein
  • Ian Shorr
Based onThe Reincarnationist Papers
by D. Eric Maikranz
Starring
Music byHarry Gregson-Williams
CinematographyMauro Fiore
Edited byConrad Buff IV
Production
companies
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • September 24, 2021 (2021-09-24) (United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Infinite is an upcoming American science fiction action film directed by Antoine Fuqua. Ian Shorr adapted the screenplay and Todd Stein wrote the screen story from D. Eric Maikranz's 2009 novel The Reincarnationist Papers. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Dylan O'Brien, Sophie Cookson, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Jason Mantzoukas, Rupert Friend, Toby Jones and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

The film is scheduled to release on September 24, 2021, by Paramount Pictures, following delays from its original date of August 7, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Premise[edit]

Evan McCauley is a man discovering that his hallucinations are actually visions from past lives.[1]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

It was announced in February 2019 that Chris Evans had entered negotiations to star in the film, with Antoine Fuqua set to direct.[2] In June, Evans dropped out of the project due to scheduling issues, with Mark Wahlberg entering negotiations to replace him.[3] Wahlberg was confirmed in August, with Sophie Cookson and Dylan O'Brien added to the cast.[4][5] In September, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Rupert Friend and Jason Mantzoukas were cast.[6][7][8] Tom Hughes was cast in October.[9]

Filming began in September 2019. Scenes were shot in central Cardiff,[10] Farnborough Airport[11] and an indoor ski facility, The Snow Centre, during a week long shutdown to the public.[12][13] Filming was also done in London, Mexico City, Guanajuato, Nepal, New York City, Scotland, Thailand and the Alps.[14]

Release[edit]

The film was originally scheduled for release on August 7, 2020,[15] but was delayed to May 28, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[16] It was delayed again to September 24, 2021, when A Quiet Place Part II was moved to the May 2021 slot.[17]The film will be available to stream on Paramount+ 45 days after it releases in theatres.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trenholm, Richard. "Coronavirus movie delays: New release dates for 2020 and 2021 blockbusters". CNET. Retrieved 2020-09-15.
  2. ^ McNary, Dave (February 12, 2019). "Chris Evans in Talks to Star in Antoine Fuqua's Past-Lives Drama 'Infinite'". Variety. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  3. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (June 28, 2019). "Mark Wahlberg In Talks To Replace Chris Evans In Paramount's 'Infinite'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  4. ^ Kroll, Justin (August 14, 2019). "'Kingsman' Actress Sophie Cookson to Star in 'Infinite' With Mark Wahlberg (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  5. ^ Kroll, Justin (August 29, 2019). "Dylan O'Brien to Star Opposite Mark Wahlberg in 'Infinite' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  6. ^ Kit, Borys (September 10, 2019). "Chiwetel Ejiofor to Play Villain in Mark Wahlberg Action Thriller 'Infinite' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  7. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (September 10, 2019). "Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson Cast In Paramount's 'Infinite'; Jasper Polish Joins 'Force of Nature'". Deadline. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  8. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (September 13, 2019). "Paramount Action Pic 'Infinite' Adds Jason Mantzoukas & Rupert Friend". Deadline. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  9. ^ Tom Hughes Cast In ‘Infinite’; Jasmin Savoy Brown To Star In ‘Conductor’; Isabel Arraiza Joins ‘The Little Things’
  10. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-50117698
  11. ^ Phillips, Jamie (September 18, 2019). "Is filming at Farnborough Airport for new Mark Wahlberg film Infinite?". Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  12. ^ "The Snow Centre". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2019-11-13.
  13. ^ "The Snow Centre". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2019-11-13.
  14. ^ Fleming Jr., Mike (April 14, 2020). "Paramount Moving Mark Wahlberg-Starrer 'Infinite' To Memorial Day Weekend 2021; Antoine Fuqua & Lorenzo Di Bonaventura Discuss Challenge Of Cutting A Movie In Surreal Moment". Deadline. Retrieved April 14, 2020.
  15. ^ McNary, Dave (May 8, 2019). "Chris Evans' 'Infinite' Gets 2020 Summer Release Date". Variety. Retrieved September 21, 2019.
  16. ^ Fleming Jr., Mike (April 14, 2020). "Paramount Moving Mark Wahlberg-Starrer 'Infinite' To Memorial Day Weekend 2021; Antoine Fuqua & Lorenzo Di Bonaventura Discuss Challenge Of Cutting A Movie In Surreal Moment". Deadline. Retrieved April 14, 2020.
  17. ^ Haring, Bruce (2021-03-04). "'A Quiet Place Part II' Moves Yet Again, Now Set For 2021 Memorial Day Weekend". Deadline. Retrieved 2021-03-04.

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