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The movie OUT OF CONTROL is a German Chinese co-production, financed by Dreams of Dragon (Wilson Qui). The budget is in the region of 15 Million Euros (high for a German production company). It is being filmed at various locations in Germany with filming starting 22nd February for an estimated 46+ shooting day schedule. Locations include Berlin, Cologne, D?sseldorf, Wuppertal, Bergisch, Mettmann, Bad Oeynhausen, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Cochem and Aldenhoven. Scenes like the ones filmed at Bad Oeynhausen in late February were mainly done with the stunt-crew and doubles. Actors here will only be seen in close-ups.
The cast consists of Chinese, German and other international actors. The movie is being filmed in each actors own language (Choi Seung Hyun = Korean, Cecilia Cheung = Cantonese etc), the film set language is English (local commnication during filming). The full movie will be dubbed into Mandarin.
T.O.P | Choi Seung Hyun … Korean Interpol Agent Tom Young
Cecilia Cheung … Lucy Lin
Michael Trevino … Kayser
Other actors listed:
Joe Toedtling … Wild Hair
Blerim Destani … Full Beard
Marko Dyrlich … Roland Bail
Merle Collet … Officer Schulz
Full cast list: here
Official Press Release: [Press Release] Action Thriller 'Out of Control' gets underway in Germany
The movie is expected to come into Chinese cinemas Autumn 2016. A German cinema date is unfortunately currently not expected.
The storyline of the movie is about a criminal blackmailing owners of 30 high-end limousines via a computer virus. The movie involves many stunt scenes with chasing cars and explosions. The movie begins with the female lead being kidnapped during the Berlin Film Festival ?BERLINALE? (shooting of some of the scenes took place during BERLINALE Feb 2016). The female character is called Lucy Lin. The bad guy is called ?Kayser? And there is an Interpol agent named Tom Young who is going after Kayser.
Some of the action stunts for the movie were filmed in Berlin and at Bad Oeynhausen ? excerpts of these can be seen below. Please note these photos are from filming the stunt scenes and do not include T.O.P. However ?an Asian action star? was present during the shooting of the Berlin action scenes (we assume this is Cecilia Cheung) .Photos from the set at Cochem Castle, Cochem (at the river Moselle) on 2016-04-12. Source: Rhein Zeitung.
Please find below a playlist of "Out of Control" Behind the Scenes footages. We will be adding more materials like promotion, press and trailers as they are being published.
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More information on OUT OF CONTROL:
Photo sources: Rhein Zeitung, RaheAndreas, SWR, Westfalen-Blatt, Aachener Zeitung, BIGBANGmusic | _BBmusic, Michael Trevino, Zhang Huo Reng
Action scenes filmed in Berlin:
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Elisabeth Proell (@EProell) February 29, 2016
Video Sources as credited and BZ Berlin
Watch the video for a bridge explosion in OUT OF CONTROL here: BTS Action Shooting_ Bridge Explosion
Here is an article describing some of the shooting more in detail (sorry it?s in German): ARTICLE
More photos from filming the stunt scenes in Germany HERE.
Updates from other actors or/and film crew from Out Of Control:
About the producers:
More about the German producer team can be found here: Action Concept. The company is known for its stunt-rich action productions of a German TV Series and movies named "Alarm für Cobra 11" which has set new standards in German action movie productions.
About the Chinese company:
Dreams of Dragon Strikes Three Year Deal With China Film Group
Chinese production house Dreams Of Dragon Pictures has signed a three year deal with China Film Company, part of state-owned giant China Film Group.
The deal, described as a strategic three-year partnership, spans film investment, development, production and distribution.
They said that looking at 20 films across a broad range of genres and two blockbusters: an epic love story written by Wang Hui-ling (Lust Caution, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon); and a $200 million futuristic disaster film that will include Hollywood talent.
DDP, founded in 2008, is best known for its investment in Cloud Atlas, which achieved a higher box office in China $27.8 ,million) than the U.S. ($27.1 million). The company has also been involved in Heaven Eternal, Earth Everlasting, and The Man Behind The Court Yard House, and Silent Witness. It currently has a development slate of more than 40 original film projects.
Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, Film Location Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Action-shooting in Aldenhoven, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16