Ronny vs FvJ
Director Ronny Hu's Formula 51 opens this Friday, but there's another monster movie of his that's getting a little bit of buzz. Deep into production in Vancouver, Yu was in town for only one day while the Freddy vs. Jason crew was off duty, and shared his recent experiences on the set.
'Last night was the first time I worked with Robert Englund. After we wrapped, he said, 'Ronny, the way you make movies is different.' How do you mean different? 'Different from American or European directors. You don't go the normal way like doing a master, then coverage and da da da da da. You just say what you need and what reaction you need, act scared and jump up.' I said, 'What's so different?''
Yu confirmed he is shooting multiple endings, and the Kane Hodder would not return as Jason. 'New Line wanted a fresh look to Jason, so we hired this guy from Vancouver who actually doubled for Kane. Freddie's the same.'
And FvJ will not be straight scares. It wouldn't be Yu if it didn't have some laughs. 'I like to have a little bit of humor in all my movies. It doesn't matter what genre. I need the audience when they're sitting there to feel it's a fun thing. So that's why I insist in Bride Of Chucky that they have a lot of fun, like humor, even though it's a nasty humor. Still, you laugh and say, 'Ooh, that's nasty.' But still you laugh.'
Freddy vs. Jason wraps in November, for a Summer 2003 release.
Courtesy of Coming Soon