Archive for January, 2009

Freddie filming in Cape Town, South Africa
January 30, 2009

I’ve found an article that serves as confirmation that Freddie is currently in Cape Town, South Africa shooting Master Harold…and the Boys.

Production is set to wrap on February 14th, which is also, as I’m sure you already know, Freddie’s birthday.

Here you can see a bit of insight on the plot:

An ordinary rainy afternoon in 1950s South Africa turns into a profound, life-changing experience for a young white boy when his world is turned upside down with the announcement of the imminent return from hospital of his crippled, alcoholic father. In the small tea-room/café owned by his family, Hally turns his anger and resentment on Sam, a middle-aged waiter, his role-model and surrogate father and on Willie, a co-worker who’s preoccupied with winning a ballroom dancing championship. In this wrenching look at the effect of peer pressure and prejudice on a loving bond it soon becomes clear that in life, unlike the dance floor, people will forever collide despite their best intentions.

Click here to read the full article.

Also, as you may have heard, Astro Boy has struggled with funding a bit with the recession. However, the film is still on, and set for release on October 23, 2009