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Snow on Under The LobsterScope until January 4…

…thanks to our hosts at WordPress.com. We’ll have snow falling on our main page through Christmas. Almost makes me feel like I’m back in New England!

Is Terry Gilliam’s Masterpiece Coming in December?

When Heath Ledger died last year, he hadn’t finished making Terry Gilliam’s film “The Imaginarium of Dr, Parnassus” leaving Gilliam with an incomplete project and a dead schedule.

Gilliam revealed Ledger improvised “half” of his comedic dialogue on set. “I really felt ‘We got a tiger by the tail here! I thought here’s somebody with the kind of energy I had when I was young.” When Ledger died in the midst of production, the role was recast to have Johnny Depp, Jude Law, and Colin Farrell portray “physically transformed versions” of the character.

And Tom Waits plays the Devil!

Here’s a trailer: