Heavy Metal Movie

Interesting stuff here from the Heavy Metal Magazine Fan Page:

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Pre-release Information – A $50 million budget 3D CG animated movie based on the magazine.   This probably won’t have any stories from the first 1981 movie, however like the first one, it will feature around seven or eight different stories.  Each segment will be directed by a different person.  The title to this movie hasn’t been chosen yet.  This current title is just a placeholder. 
Main Crew:
Executive Producer – David Fincher and James Cameron
Producer
– Kevin Eastman and Tim Miller
Director
– David Fincher (1 segment)
Director – James Cameron (1 segment)
Director – Zack Snyder (1 segment, a story that Kevin Eastman wrote)
Director – Gore Verbinski (1 segment)
Director – Mark Osborne (1 segment, a comedy with Jack Black)
Director – Tim Miller (1 segment)
Director – Jeff Fowler (1 segment)
Director – Kevin Eastman (tentatively 1 segment)
Director – Guillermo del Toro (tentatively 1 segment)
Director – Rob Zombie (tentatively 1 segment)
Writer – Marc Laidlaw (1 segment)
Writer – Steve Niles (1 segment)
Writer – Joe Haldeman (1 segment)
Writer – Neal Asher (1 segment)
Writer – Kevin Eastman (1 segment, a story that Zack Snyder will direct)
? – Jack Black (a comedy segment that Mark Osborne will direct.  No details on how he’s involved, but most likely will be an actor)
? – Jhonen Vasquez (no details on how he’s involved, but most likely will be a writer)

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I have to wonder about that ‘seven or eight’ different stories – which ones will be kept and which dumped – since they were working with five of mine…

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