When Steven Spielberg sits in the director’s seat, it is always something you have to look forward to. The name is enough to create curiosity about the film. He made some memorable movies. One of the most talented directors of all time has changed cinematic language with his films. His movies always bring all the emotions on screen and audiences’ hearts. People wait for his movies. And no difference about The BFG. Yes, The BFG is the latest latest presentation from Spielberg. As always, some new thinking, new cinematic languages and something very different from others films are expected.
The BFG is an American upcoming fantasy adventure movie. Steven Spielberg is not only directed but also co-producer of the film. Other producers are Frank Marshall and Sam Mercer. Melissa Mathison is the writer of the film. The script is written on the base of the novel Roald Dahl which has the same name. The book was out in 1982. It is a children’s book and it is illustrated by Quentin Blake. The BFG (short for “Big Friendly Giant”) is dedicated to Dahl’s late daughter, Olivia. She died at age seven in 1962. The BFG full movie is the second adaptation of the book. The first was an animated television adaptation which was released in 1989.
The BFG full movie is based on the story of a big giant and a little girl who is orphan. The giant who is very much friendly, also a runt and avid dreamer. He kidnapped Sophie, the orphan girl, to accompany his loneliness. He also want her to help his secret mission. The Big Friendly Giant role is played by Mark Rylance. Ruby Barnhill is playing the role of Sophie. The film also stars enelope Wilton, Rebecca Hall, Bill Hader, Rafe Spall and Jemaine Clement.
On March 23, 2015, the principal photography on the film began in Vancouver. The movie is a co-production of Walt Disney Pictures, DreamWorks, Amblin Entertainment, Reliance Entertainment, Walden Media, and The Kennedy/Marshall Company. Weta Digital has worked on the film’s visual effects. The shooting finished on June 12, 2015. The BFG will be first premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival in an out of competition screening. The trailer released on December 9, 2015. Another trailer was released on April 5, 2016. Both trailer has received very well. People are expecting another epic like E.T : the Extra-Terrestrial. Can it fulfill the expectation? Answer will be given when The BFG full movie will release. When it will be? July 1, 2016.
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