Exclusive: Director Zack Snyder and Debbie Snyder Interview SUCKER PUNCH, LEGEND OF THE GUARDIANS, XERXES, Comic-Con, More

     June 29, 2010

Director Zack Snyder and Producer Debbie Snyder Interview SUCKER PUNCH, LEGENDS OF THE GUARDIANS, XERXES, Comic-Con, slice

At last week’s Saturn Awards, I was able to interview director Zack Snyder and his producing partner (and wife) Debbie Snyder on the red carpet.  While interviews on the red carpet are usually short, I was able to speak with them for about 6 minutes and got updates on Sucker Punch, Legend of the Guardians, what are they going to do at Comic-Con, what’s up with the 300 Prequel Xerxes, and a lot more.

Some of the highlights were Snyder confirming they did a friends and family screening of Sucker Punch recently and it went over great, they have big plans for Comic-Con and we’ll get out first look at some Sucker Punch footage and exclusives, the finale of Legend of the Guardians is still being worked on and none of the footage has been in either trailer, he’s seen some of Frank Miller’s Xerxes comic and it’s still and wait and see if he’ll make a movie out of it, Snyder is currently writing a new project (doesn’t reveal what it is), and they talk about the challenges of trying to make two films at the same time.  It’s a great update on all their projects so hit the jump to take a look:

Zack Snyder and Debbie Snyder

  • Are they online junkies?  Do they pay attention to the online buzz?
  • :30 Does the trailer for Legend of the Guardians do a good job conveying how awesome the movie is going to be
  • 1:10 – How has the last few months been in the editing room and making the 3D work with his style of filmmaking
  • 1:45 – I ask if it’s true that they did a friends and family screening of Sucker Punch recently at WB.  Debbie confirms the first look will be at Comic-Con and says they got a great response that saw the movie
  • 2:17 – What do they want to show at Comic-Con to the fans
  • 2:55 – What has the last year been like for them trying to make two films at the same time
  • 3:40 – Zack says they’re still working on the big climatic battle and none of that scene is in the trailer
  • 4:00 – How nice is it to get some love for Watchmen
  • 4:25 – Now that people are watching the extended edition of Watchmen (which is awesome, btw) are they hearing from more people how much they love the film
  • 5:18 – Has he seen the Xerxes graphic novel and is he interesting in directing it
  • 5:50 – Since he’s been going non-stop on two films, when he wraps on both, does he see himself taking some time off or jumping right back into another project
  • 6:00 – Snyder says he is writing a new project right now (doesn’t say what)
  • 6:30 – Comic-Con exclusives?  Snyder says Sucker Punch stuff will be there and he calls it crazy

-

Zack Snyder and Debbie Snyder image (1)

Around The Web

Latest News

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2: Katniss and Boggs Prepare for Battle

A new image features Jennifer Lawrence and Mahershala Ali in the climax of the ‘The Hunger Games’ saga.

FANTASTIC FOUR Director Josh Trank Promises “Multipower Slugfest”

'Fantastic Four' opens August 7th.

ANT-MAN TV Spot Reveals Avenger Cameo

'Ant-Man' opens July 17th.

  • Spoiler

Box Office: JURASSIC WORLD Edges Out INSIDE OUT Once Again; New Releases Settle for Scraps

This summer’s box office monster claims its fourth consecutive win by the narrowest of margins. New releases ‘Terminator Genisys’ and ‘Magic Mike XXL’ underwhelm over Independence Day holiday.

July Box Office Predictions: Will More Weekends Continue to Propel 2015?

Paramount and Universal fight for the top spot with franchise fare.

Zack Snyder Defends MAN OF STEEL Ending; Teases Batman Connection and Brainiac

Ben Affleck reveals how the Metropolis destruction affected Bruce Wayne.

Friday Box Office: Holdovers Still in Charge as TERMINATOR GENISYS and MAGIC MIKE XXL Stumble into Holiday Frame

Despite solid Wednesday starts, this weekend’s two new releases will not overtake 'Inside Out’ and ‘Jurassic World’ over the July Fourth weekend.

Kevin Spacey & Adrien Brody Talk Directors, Collaboration at Jameson First Shot

The short film competition this weekend announced its three winners: Stephan Tempier, Mark Middlewick & Travis Calvert

Our Favorite “AMERICAN” Movies

With “American” in the title, it can’t be bad.

BLACK PANTHER: Ava DuVernay Passes on Directing the Marvel Film

The 'Selma' filmmaker says she and Marvel had different ideas about what a 'Black Panther' movie should be.

Page 1 of 4,02812345...102030...Last »
echo ' '; ?>