Move over, Na’vi: You’re no longer the strangest people associated with James Cameron.
He and Andrew Adamson (Shrek, Narnia) have collaborated — i.e., the former is producing and the latter is directing — on Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away, a 3D mixture of narrative and documentary centering on the world’s most famous acrobatics group. This first trailer presents no real clues as to the “timeless original story” promised by Paramount — other than shots of a confused woman and possibly something about space travel — but the footage, while capturing something that’s not exactly “my thing,” looks well-composed and should be lovely in 3D. So, all we have right now are the hints of a purely visual experience; I might not object if Worlds Away turns out to be just that and that alone.
Watch the trailer below (via Apple):
Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away will open on December 21st.
Is Cirque du Soleil worthy of the the cinematic treatment? What impression do you get from this first teaser?
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