Where are they now?... 
Thursday, August 2, 2007, 11:18 PM
Evening, people.

Due to the vast amount of e-mails we have recently received regarding the progress of the film and its release date, we haven't been able to reply to everyone's inquiries, so I will make an official announcement here.

Post-production on Max Payne: Payne & Redemption has unfortunately been delayed by many factors, so don't expect the film until the first quarter of 2008 earliest. We apologise for any disappointment this may have caused, but that's just the way the cookie crumbles in the world of independent film. And yes, it pains us as much as it does you!

If you're wondering what more needs to be done to the film, please consult the following list...

• Recording the voice-over and re-dubbing any necessary dialogue.
• Making an auto-conform of the film.
• Filming all pick-up & practical SFX shots.
• Filming one extra scene.
• Re-editing the film to accompany the new scene, and the pick-up and practical SFX shots.
• Creating and composting all CGI FX and clear-up shots.
• Recording the film's musical score.
• Sound engineering, folies, mixing, etc.
• Creating the "Online" - The final, high-definition version of the film.

However, before you go into total despair, don't worry, as there is plenty more media to look forward to up until the film is released - Including the second trailer, a third trailer, and a 30 minute interview with cast & crew.

Please understand, that as much as we want to release the film as soon as we can, there is nothing more we can do to speed up the process than what we're already doing.


Fergle "Larry David" Gibson,
Writer & Director.

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Just a quick update... 
Sunday, July 22, 2007, 03:15 AM
We've updated the "Trivia" section of the site (which I encourage you ALL to read, as it'll answer many of your questions), and added a short synopsis that we'll add more to at a later point.

Stay frosty,

Fergle "Larry David" Gibson,
Writer & Director

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A new trailer is on the horizon... 
Monday, July 16, 2007, 06:58 PM
A new trailer is on the horizon, running at approximately one minute and forty-six seconds. Don't worry, it contains plenty of tantalizing, titillating shots, and because we listen to the fans, music from Barney & Friends, too...

... But the big question still remains... Will Nigel Billing be revealed as the main man himself?

Only time will tell...

Stay tuned!

Fergle "Larry David" Gibson,
Writer, Director & All Round Nice Guy.

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Excerpt from a yet-to-be-released-interview... 
Wednesday, June 27, 2007, 01:17 AM
Here is an excerpt from a yet-to-be-released interview with the guys at Paynereactor.com that I thought everyone here would be interested in.

Patrick: We've asked you before, but we might as well give it another go... Will there be any bullet-time in "Chapter III" of Payne & Redemption?

Fergle: This is a question that has been brought up amongst fans quite a lot recently, so I feel it's probably the right time to answer it. Although quintessentially "Max Payne", when I first wrote the script to Payne & Redemption, I never had any intention of including bullet-time. This wasn't due to budget constraints, as that has never been an issue... If we wanted to do bullet-time, we'd do bullet-time, and we'd do our best to make it look better than you've seen it before. Instead, it was a decision based upon the fact that I wanted to write something about the psychology behind the character of Max Payne, and not how many cool shots we could pull off in a certain amount of time. "Chapter III" of Payne & Redemption is very much a slow-burning, character-building, thriller of a film, perhaps a bit like Arlington Road in ways, and because of this, has very little action in it at all.

Patrick: But what's a Max Payne film without bullet-time?

Fergle: Well, exactly. If you ask people what one of the main things they remember about the Max Payne videogames is, you can almost guarantee they'll say "bullet-time" - Hell, it's famous for it! But I never totally excluded the idea of having bullet-time in "Chapter III", anyway... The only question was "If we're going to use bullet-time, where do we put it?". Because "Chapter III" just isn't your gung-ho type of film, and I certainly didn't want to use bullet-time for the sake of using it. So after we wrapped production on "Chapter III", I decided to go back to the drawing board, extensively reviewing the rushes, then came to the decision that we'd include *hints* of bullet-time in a few of the key-moment pick-up shots we have to go back and film... One rather "explosive" sequence comes to mind that I am PARTICULARLY looking forward to.

Fergle "Larry David" Gibson,
Writer & Director.

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Comments are now RE-ENABLED... 
Friday, June 22, 2007, 04:35 PM
Comments are now re-enabled. As much as we encourage freedom of speech, and believe everyone should have their say, give the whole "civility" thing a go.

We have temporarily disabled comments on this blog, as many people were abusing this facility and spoiling it for others. If you have any specific questions or queries regarding the film, feel free to e-mail the Payne & Redemption Production Team by clicking on the "Contact Us" link to your right.

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