The brand new movie from director James Cullen Bressack referred to as ‘Survive The Recreation’ stars Bruce Willis, Chad Michael Murray and Swen Temmel. With the film enjoying in choose theaters and by way of on demand companies now, and being launched on DVD and Blu-Ray subsequent week, PopWrapped caught up with James to seek out out about the way it differs from his previous works and his subsequent mission that reunited him with two of his ‘Survive’ actors.
What’s or was it about “Survive The Recreation” that made you go: “Yeah, I wanna shoot this”?
It was a throwback 90s motion film that jogged my memory of the enjoyable motion movies I grew up on. And likewise Bruce Willis was in it. I wished to work with Bruce.
How would you sum it up in just a few phrases or a sentence?
Nonstop motion, plenty of laughs, a wild trip.
How does the movie differ out of your previous initiatives?
This film is nonstop motion from begin to end. We’ve got automotive chases, large fights, explosions, you identify it – we acquired it.
What was it like directing, amongst others, such an enormous identify as Bruce Willis?
Bruce was nice to work with. We joked round collectively fairly a bit. He and I stored a light-weight atmosphere collectively and I loved that. It was relaxed, pleasant and plenty of laughs.
Inform me somewhat concerning the filming expertise. Any notably memorable moments you may share?
I had a blast filming this film. My solid and crew had been so fantastic and made each second memorable. I’m blessed that I started working with such fantastic people.
‘Survive The Recreation’ is popping out at a time when the theatres, like many different venues, are nonetheless struggling to get audiences in, with many motion pictures opting, as yours is, to be launched in theaters and on demand on the similar time. How do you’re feeling about that each as knowledgeable within the trade and a movie fan usually? Was this movies’ launch impacted by the pandemic and the way lengthy do you suppose it is likely to be earlier than motion pictures return to focusing solely on theater releases?
I hope issues get again to regular quickly as a result of as a movie fan nothing beats the expertise of seeing a film within the theaters. Rising up the film theatre was my second house. I really like the films. Nothing beats that have.
Finally then, with this movie out now, have you ever began eager about what you would possibly wish to work on subsequent but or are you simply having fun with lastly getting this film out to followers?
The subsequent film popping out for everybody from me is The Fortress! I’m actually excited for everybody to see it. I crew up with Bruce Willis and Chad Michael Murray once more. It’s plenty of enjoyable and an amazing thriller motion movie. I feel folks will actually take pleasure in it.