Infinite is an upcoming American science fiction action film directed by Antoine Fuqua and produced by Rafi Crohn, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Antoine Fuqua, Mark Huffam, Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Mark Vahradian and John Zaozirny, with a screenplay written by John Lee Hancock and Ian Shorr. The film's cast is scheduled to include Wahlberg, Dylan O'Brien, Sophie Cookson, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Jason Mantzoukas, Rupert Friend, Toby Jones and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Originally scheduled for August 7, 2020, by Paramount Pictures, the film's theatrical release has been delayed to May 28, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Premise[edit | edit source]

Evan McCauley is a man discovering that his hallucinations are actually visions from past lives.[1]

Cast[edit | edit source]

Production[edit | edit source]

It was announced in February 2019 that Chris Evans had entered negotiations to star in the film, with Antoine Fuqua set to direct.[2] In June, Evans dropped out of the project due to scheduling issues, with Mark Wahlberg entering negotiations to replace him.[3] Wahlberg was confirmed in August, with Sophie Cookson and Dylan O'Brien added to the cast.[4][5] In September, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Rupert Friend and Jason Mantzoukas were cast.[6][7][8] Tom Hughes was cast in October.[9]

Filming began in September 2019. Scenes were shot in central Cardiff,[10] Farnborough Airport[11] and an indoor ski facility, The Snow Centre, during a week long shutdown to the public.[12][13] Filming was also done in London, Mexico City, Guanajuato, Nepal, New York City, Scotland, Thailand and the Alps.[14]

Release[edit | edit source]

The film was originally scheduled for release on August 7, 2020,[15] but was delayed to May 28, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[16]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Trenholm, Richard. Coronavirus movie delays: New release dates for 2020 and 2021 blockbusters (in en).
  2. McNary, Dave. "Chris Evans in Talks to Star in Antoine Fuqua's Past-Lives Drama 'Infinite'", Variety, February 12, 2019. 
  3. D'Alessandro, Anthony (June 28, 2019). Mark Wahlberg In Talks To Replace Chris Evans In Paramount's 'Infinite'.
  4. Kroll, Justin. "'Kingsman' Actress Sophie Cookson to Star in 'Infinite' With Mark Wahlberg (EXCLUSIVE)", Variety, August 14, 2019. 
  5. Kroll, Justin. "Dylan O'Brien to Star Opposite Mark Wahlberg in 'Infinite' (EXCLUSIVE)", Variety, August 29, 2019. 
  6. Kit, Borys. "Chiwetel Ejiofor to Play Villain in Mark Wahlberg Action Thriller 'Infinite' (Exclusive)", The Hollywood Reporter, September 10, 2019. 
  7. N'Duka, Amanda (September 10, 2019). Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson Cast In Paramount's 'Infinite'; Jasper Polish Joins 'Force of Nature'.
  8. D'Alessandro, Anthony (September 13, 2019). Paramount Action Pic 'Infinite' Adds Jason Mantzoukas & Rupert Friend.
  9. Tom Hughes Cast In ‘Infinite’; Jasmin Savoy Brown To Star In ‘Conductor’; Isabel Arraiza Joins ‘The Little Things’
  10. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-50117698
  11. Phillips, Jamie (September 18, 2019). Is filming at Farnborough Airport for new Mark Wahlberg film Infinite?.
  12. The Snow Centre (in en).
  13. The Snow Centre (in en).
  14. Fleming Jr., Mike. "Paramount Moving Mark Wahlberg-Starrer ‘Infinite’ To Memorial Day Weekend 2021; Antoine Fuqua & Lorenzo Di Bonaventura Discuss Challenge Of Cutting A Movie In Surreal Moment", Deadline, April 14, 2020. 
  15. McNary, Dave. "Chris Evans' 'Infinite' Gets 2020 Summer Release Date", Variety, May 8, 2019. 
  16. Fleming Jr., Mike. "Paramount Moving Mark Wahlberg-Starrer ‘Infinite’ To Memorial Day Weekend 2021; Antoine Fuqua & Lorenzo Di Bonaventura Discuss Challenge Of Cutting A Movie In Surreal Moment", Deadline, April 14, 2020. 

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