A press conference was recently held in anticipation of the production start of Warner Bros. upcoming remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers, starring Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig and Jeremy Northam, entitled, The Visiting.
The Visiting tells the story of a mysterious epidemic that alters the behavior of human beings. When a Washington D.C. psychiatrist (Nicole Kidman) discovers the epidemic’s origins are extraterrestrial, she must fight to protect her son, who may hold the key to stopping an imminent invasion. It’s being filmed in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD.
The conference was held in Washington, DC on Friday, September 23rd to announce the start of production of the film. Participants included stars Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam, Oliver Hirschbiegel (director), David Kajganich (screenwriter) and Joel Silver (producer).
Nicole Kidman: Comments on which themes in the story she responded to, how the role came about for her, and thoughts on the emotional aspects of the story.
Daniel Craig: Comments on his character, why he became interested in the role, and the way in which the film is relevant to present times.
Jeremy Northam: Comments on the themes the film focuses on and the film’s relation to Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
Joel Silver: Comments on the general theme of the film, the genre, and how the casting came together.
Oliver Hirschbiegel: Comments on the general themes of the film.
David Kajganich: Comments on what influenced his script, including politics and the book version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
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