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

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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.


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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


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