Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register Now to see X-MEN First Class!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Antonio Banderas Talks Puss In Boots 2
'We take Puss to a completely different land...'
If I Stay Trailer Online
Chloe Moretz must choose between life & death
Jose Padilha Finds Nekome
He's attached to a Nazi-hunting revenge tale
See An X-Men: Days Of Future Past Sting On Amazing Spider-Man 2
Wait, what?
Big New X-Men Days Of Future Past Trailer Lands
'This is gonna be fun...'
New Trailer For Third Person
Run! Liam Neeson is back in Paris
Anna Paquin Will Appear In X-Men: Days Of Future Past
Rogue returns
Will Ferrell & John C. Reilly Want To Be Border Guards
And Adam McKay will direct
Star Trek Writers To Reboot Flash Gordon
Gordon's alive!
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
14 January 2014
Dominic Cooper Talks World Of Warcraft
'I don’t know the video game, but our story is great'
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
World Of Warcraft
11 March 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Source Code (2011)
Empire Star Rating
Moon (2009)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Duncan Jones Releases Mute Concept Art
Sneak peek at Blade Runner homage

15 September 2009  |  Written by Tom Ambrose  |  Source: Liberty Films

submit to reddit

As the director of Moon, one of our favourite sci-fi films this year, any news about Duncan Jones projects is greeted with whooping and cheering throughout the Empire office. Today we were greeted with a piece concept art released on his production company's website Liberty Films, showing us a hint of what his next sci-fi film Mute will hold, with definite hints of Blade Runner (Jones' favourite sci-fi film) in his version of a futuristic Berlin.

Reunited with his usual writing partner Mike Johnson (who was busy during Moon and replaced by Nathan Parker), Jones' plot revolves around a mute bartender who is abducted whilst looking for his girlfriend, with the bad guys being two comedians. Honest.

Duncan Jones' Mute Concept Art
Click the image above to visit the official Liberty Films website

The date for release is a long way off being confirmed but we can tell you that shooting will begin in Berlin early next year.

P.S. The only clear word in the artwork,"Fremde", means "Foreign" in German, implying this is some foreigners only bar - then again this is a complete guess so free free to ignore us entirely on this one.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

New Wild Things Pictures Online
A fresh look at Max and pals
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

RE: I'm confused
L: bonniee what do Donnie Darko and Southland Tales have to do with Duncan Jones? sp; First and second films from a promising 'indie' director. I was comparing Jones to Kelly, I think they share similar traits. I'm hoping Mute doesn't turn out to be Jones' Southland Tales. More

Posted by David Somerset at 09:41 on 16 September 2009 | Report This Post

RE: I'm confused
L: bonniee what do Donnie Darko and Southland Tales have to do with Duncan Jones? ust what i was wondering... very much looking forward to this though More

Posted by richCie at 20:13 on 15 September 2009 | Report This Post

Looks pretty interesting. I am in. More

Posted by Youshouldberunning at 14:28 on 15 September 2009 | Report This Post

German
Fremde could also mean strangers More

Posted by chris62249 at 14:25 on 15 September 2009 | Report This Post

I'm confused
what do Donnie Darko and Southland Tales have to do with Duncan Jones? More

Posted by bonniee at 14:02 on 15 September 2009 | Report This Post

RE: Hmm
Loved Donnie Darko. Loved Moon. Hated Southland Tales. Crossing fingers for Mute! More

Posted by David Somerset at 13:33 on 15 September 2009 | Report This Post

Hmm
I hope he just doesn't rip off Blade Runner completely!!! More

Posted by Andybee76 at 12:39 on 15 September 2009 | Report This Post

He wasn't kidding when he said this would be influenced by Blade Runner was he? Haha. Very nice looking concept art, certainly one I will be following closely after being blown over by Moon. More

Posted by bburdett at 12:36 on 15 September 2009 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Ten Things To Know About The Spooks Movie
Under the hood of The Greater Good

Who’s In Spider-Man’s Sinister Six?
A bluffer’s guide to the planned spin-off from the Amazing Spider-films

14 YouTube Videos Every Game Of Thrones Fan Should Have Watched By Now
From goats singing the theme tune to every death in under three minutes

Hollywood's Biggest Names On Their Favourite Films
Stars and directors like Nolan, Whedon, Wright and Ford on the films that inspire them

The Remake Report: Hollywood's Do-Overs Coming Our Way
The redoes, remakes, reboots, reworkings and reimaginings headed our way…

The Nebraska Playlist
Alexander Payne programmes a movie marathon for us

More Found Footage: Another 25 Trailers That Tease Missing Scenes
Further sequences that disappeared between promo and final cut

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get Limited Edition Collectable X-Men Art Cards

Subscribe today and get 6 issues of Empire plus a set of collectable X-Men Art Cards for only £20!

Subscribe today

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)