Thomas Jane is best known to audiences for his performances in films like The Mist (2007), The Punisher (2004), Deep Blue Sea (1999) or his turn as Mickey Mantle in the TV film 61* (2001) directed by Billy Crystal. Now he's stepping into the director's chair for the noir thriller Dark Country (2008).
What makes this worth noting here is that the picture has been shot with a new highly mobile 3D Steadicam-based rig made possible by the Silicon Imaging SI-2K stereo camera system, reports Market Wire.
"The physical size of the Silicon Imaging 3D rigs completely redefine the scope and potential of 3D cinematography," says Director of Photography Geoff Boyle.
"'Dark Country' is a film that I wanted to express in a manner that remains true to the stylistic choices of film noir, while delivering an immersive reality and visceral experience that only the next generation of 3D cinematography could provide," says "Dark Country" director/actor Thomas Jane.
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