Cowboys and Aliens Soundbites Series Part 1 – The Filmmakers
Now that Jon Favreau’s Cowboys and Aliens will be unleashed on big screens in a few days, it only makes sense that we share with you sickos Part 1 of our soundbites series for the film.
In this first batch of videos, you’ll get to hear from some of the behind-the-scene folks such as director Jon Favreau; writers Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof; and producers Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Steven Spielberg.
Cowboys and Aliens opens on July 29th and stars Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Adam Beach, Paul Dano and Noah Ringer.
On with the videos:
Director and executive producer Jon Favreau offers some thoughts on being a fan of both the western and sci-fi/horror genres, in addition to his thoughts on working with Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg. Jon also elaborates on what separates this film from the summer pack.
Producer Brian Grazer talks about Jon Favreau’s work and the universal theme of the film.
Producer Ron Howard explains what enticed him to take on the project. Ron also talks about the mash-up of the two genres as well as Jon Favreau’s directing work.
Producer and writer Alex Kurtzman explains more about the man with no name and elaborates on the humans needing to unite with their enemies.
Producer Roberto Orci reiterates how fresh this mash-up of genres is as well as how the ensemble cast came together so well.
Producer Scott Mitchell Rosenberg joins the bandwagon in declaring this mash-up of genres being fresh.
Writer Damon Lindelof explains more on the choosing of director Jon Favreau and elaborates on the storyline.
Executive producer Steven Spielberg gives his take on director Jon Favreau’s approach to a project and on keeping the film authentic.
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