Aside from providing audiences with a hilarious look “behind the curtain” at fan conventions, Comic Con HQ will also have a series geared toward movie news titled Film HQ. Hosted by film expert, John Campea and friends, the weekly series will tackle all things film-from info about the latest releases to interviews with Hollywood’s biggest players. Chief among these friends tackling the latest film news will be frequent Campea-collaborator, Jon Schnepp. With that in mind, I took the opportunity to speak with him info about the show. However, over the course of the interview, we also discussed the ongoing controversy surrounding footage being leaked from Comic Con. Check out the interview below… Continue reading “2016 San Diego Comic Con EXCLUSIVE: Jon Schnepp Talks Comic Con HQ’s FILM HQ”
Believe or not, it’s very common in Hollywood that elements of a film (i.e. an actor/actress being recast, director getting fired, etc.), or the film entirely, gets canned before the finished product ever sees the light of day. Such was the case with SUPERMAN LIVES, a film which would have seen actor, Nicholas Cage, as the Man of Steel, and helmer Tim Burton in the director’s chair. However, due to some unfortunate circumstances with the production, the superhero film never made it to the big screen.
With that in mind, at Comic Con I sat down with writer/director, Jon Schnepp, and producer, Holly Payne, to chat about their film, THE DEATH OF ‘SUPERMAN LIVES’: WHAT HAPPENED?-a documentary which investigates what happened to the long defunct film. In the interview, Jon and Holly not only discuss what inspired them to make the film, but also highlight the many challenges in getting the film made. In addition, Jon and Holly also make time (of course) to geek out about they’re going to get MOST “sweaty” about as fans of Comic Con. Check out the interview below… Continue reading “2015 San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) EXCLUSIVE: Writer/Director Jon Schnepp and Holly Payne Talk THE DEATH OF ‘SUPERMAN LIVES’: WHAT HAPPENED?”