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    1. 1. Fahrenheit 451<br />Based on the Novel by Ray Bradbury<br />
    2. 2. Target Audiences<br /><ul><li>Women
    3. 3. The movie can appeal to women through a love and drama angle, within the tension and emotions between Guy, Clarisse, and Mildred.</li></ul>Men<br />Men will enjoy this movie because of the violence and action aspects of the movie, such as Guy’s actions and the results of the ongoing war.<br />Teenagers<br />Teenagers can be encouraged to see the movie because of its violence and action, such as in the action during the time when the hound is hunting Guy.<br />
    4. 4. Target Audiences<br />Literary and Non-Literary People<br />People who have read the book will come to see how the movie and book compare, and those who have not will see it for enjoyment.<br />Those concerned with controversial issues<br />The movie involves burning books, and the book has been, in the past, banned, due to language and the fact that they burn the bible.<br />People who enjoy science fiction<br />Ray Bradbury is an author that is well known for his science fiction works, and the futuristic element of the book exemplifies that.<br />
    5. 5. Rating<br />PG-13<br />Parents strongly cautioned<br />Due to violence, religious issues, and strong language.<br />The violent nature is seen in Guy’s actions after he is caught with his books, when he brutally murders Captain Beatty. The bible is also burned, contributing to the religious factors.<br />
    6. 6. Production Timeline<br />Between 18-20 Months<br />The average movie takes roughly 15 months to produce, however, Fahrenheit 451 calls for special affects, which will take extra time to produce. The extra allotted time will allow for the effects to be perfected, and the time will be well utilized.<br />
    7. 7. Location<br />The suburbs of North Hills, Los Angeles, California<br />Population: 56,946<br />-Long streets perfect for filming Montag’s police chase<br />-California has superb weather conditions, which will help save money by avoiding delays<br />Filming will also occur on sound stages in L.A., on the following sets: Montag’s house, the fire station, Faber’s house, the subway, and outside the city<br />
    8. 8. Filming Budget<br />Between $150 million and $200 million<br />The amount of special effects will add to the total production cost<br />As it is an action film, the cost may be above average, because there may be stunt doubles, and because of the risk involved<br />Anne Hathaway costs roughly $7,000,000 per movie<br />Matt Damon’s salary will be between $25,ooo,ooo and $30,000,000, depending on the film and Matt himself<br />Susan Sarandon will cost between and $7 million and $8 million<br />
    9. 9. Special Effects<br />Fahrenheit 451 will call for extensive special effects including:<br />The mechanical hound<br />Several house fires<br />Beatty’s murder<br />The wall TVs<br />The pole in the firehouse<br />The explosion in the city<br />The police chase<br />The river<br />
    10. 10. Director<br />Paul Greengrass<br />Previous work:<br />Green Zone (2010)<br />The Bourne Ultimatum<br />(2007)<br />United 93 (2006)<br />The Bourne Supremacy<br />(2004)<br />He has directed well-known action films, such as the Bourne films, and that has the potential to draw viewers to the movie<br />He has previously worked with Matt Damon, whom we would like to cast as Guy Montag, which means they are accustomed to working together, and this will help to keep things running smoothly, because they get along<br />
    11. 11. Casting<br />Guy Montag:<br /> Matt Damon<br />For every dollar he is paid, $29 is made<br />He has previously worked with the director<br />He has previously worked in action movies<br />Big ticket name<br />Previous Work:<br />Green Zone (2010)<br />The Informant! (2009)<br />The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)<br />Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)<br />Ocean’s Twelve (2004)<br />The Bourne Supremacy (2004)<br />EuroTrip (2004)<br />The Bourne Identity (2002)<br />Ocean’s Eleven (2001)<br />Saving Private Ryan (1998)<br />
    12. 12. Casting<br />Mildred: <br />Susan Sarandon <br /><ul><li>Older, has the potential to look more frazzled than a younger actress
    13. 13. Mildred is not polished and perfect, and the person portraying her need to be able to portray that
    14. 14. Mildred needs to be able to convey energy and excitement in a shallow way, and Susan has the potential to do this</li></ul>Previous Work:<br />2009 - The Lovely Bones<br />2008 - Speed Racer 2002 - The Banger Sisters<br />2007 – Enchanted 1994 - Little Women<br />2005 – Elizabethtown 1991 - Thelma & Louise<br />2004 – Alfie 1975 – The Rocky Horror Picture Show<br />2004 - Shall We Dance?<br />
    15. 15. Casting<br />Clarisse: <br />Anne Hathaway<br />Anne has the dark hair and fair skin to make Clarisse look innocent and angelic<br />She had the potential to be the unforgettable persona that we need Clarisse to be<br />She can be a comic or a serious actress, allowing us to play with the role of Clarisse and mold it to our liking<br />Previous Work:<br />Alice in Wonderland (2010)Valentine's Day (2010)Bride Wars (2009) Rachel Getting Married (2008)Get Smart (2008)<br />The Devil Wears Prada (2006)Brokeback Mountain(2005)The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004) Ella Enchanted (2004) The Princess Diaries (2001)<br />
    16. 16. Casting<br />Beatty: Roger Allam<br /><ul><li>Beatty is a the captain of the squad, so he needs to have a commanding air
    17. 17. Firefighters are stereotypically large men</li></ul>Faber: Eli Wallach<br /><ul><li>Old, looks like he has been around the block
    18. 18. With glasses, he looks intelligent, and Faber is a well read man</li></li></ul><li>Casting<br />For any other cast members, an open audition will be held<br />This will save money, as we will not have to pay the price that comes with having big names in the film<br />
    19. 19. Soundtrack<br />Songs:<br />-Viking Chant – Triplicity<br /> * Use when Montag burns Beatty to a crisp with flamethrower.<br /> -Break – Three Days Grace<br /> *Burning down houses in beginning<br /> -Ring of Fire – Johnny Cash<br /> *When Montag starts to feel bad about burning down houses.<br /> -Yesterday – The Beatles<br /> *When Montag runs from the hound near the end<br /> -Studio orchestral recording may also be used in section where filler music is needed, just to give the film some color, with no lyrics to distract the audience from what is going on onscreen.<br /> -The soundtrack is small due to the fact that there is a lot of dialogue , and we do not want the music to distract from the point of the film<br />
    20. 20. Commercial Possibilities<br />Action figures for children- the mechanical hound, Guy, the Beetles, Clarisse dolls<br />DVDs and Blu-ray, once the movie leaves theaters<br />
    21. 21. Works Cited<br />Pictures:<br /><br /> <br /> <br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Music:<br />Sky’s the Limit Lil’ Wayne<br />My Heart Will Go On Celine Dion<br />Soundzabound<br />