Liam Neeson War Of The Worlds
Published: November 19, 2011
Liam Neeson War Of The Worlds, Liam Neeson was to appear as a 3D hologram in a new stage production The War of the Worlds of Music. In what capacity the creators of the series is a technological first, hologram Liam Neeson full body will interact with the performers. He will direct the journalist George Herbert; a role previously expressed by Richard Burton.The musical is based on the 1978 album by Jeff Wayne, who was in turn inspired by HG Wells’s classic science fiction novel about a Martian invasion of England.
Burton, who died in 1984, provided the narration for the album and his voice was used for a holographic head in music production which began touring in 2006.After a hiatus, the show will be back in December 2012 with Liam Neeson at the helm and new special effects, including a range of 100ft “CGI animation wall” and a Martian fighting machine that fires real flames on the public.
Neeson said he had been a fan of the album for many years and was delighted to be involved in the production of news.
“I remember buying the cassette, as it was then, in 1979 in Ireland, and I loved the music. I liked the voice of Richard Burton in particular, and was very flattered that Jeff wanted me to do this, “he told a press conference in London.
He tried to banish the voice of Burton’s mind when he did the narration. “I had to get rid of it and just focus on the text. It would have been a suicide, just keep thinking of Richard. ”
As for technology, “I’m not a computer nerd at all so I did not know this trick technology, but it does sound very interesting. We shot for three days in April.
“It was made of” green screen “I’m very used after Star Wars, and Clash of the Titans and other movies like that. It was not too different from a film.”
The actor said he did not believe in aliens.
Wayne said that Liam Neeson was his first choice for the role. He explained: “I had a list of names of my great George Herbert, and it was him.
“For me it is a living work and now we have decided to move on to what we call the” new generation “.
“The performance of Richard was 74 sequences, Liam is 90. Before, we had a holographic head hanging over the stage as Liam is, but also a full-bodied performance with the other characters live and appear on a giant wall of the animation.
“That gave us wonderful opportunities to open storylines.”
Neeson recalled his only encounter with Burton, when the two were filming a miniseries in 1984 called Ellis Island.
He said: “I remember coming out of the trailer up one morning and he was standing, listening to the lady who spoke of him with his arms behind his back and it looked incredibly good. I remember thinking “Wow, that Richard Burton.”
“He had such a halo around him. I do not want to go, I would have. And two weeks after he died.”
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