Finally, the much-hyped and much-awaited Hollywood movie 2012 is all set for worldwide release on November 13. The film has been directed by Roland Emmerich and produced by Roland Emmerich, Mark Gordon, Harald Kloser, Larry J. Franco, Ute Emmerich. The film will be distributed by Columbia Pictures.
The film 2012 is all about an upcoming disaster in 2012. It explores the idea of a global doomsday event coinciding with the end of the Mayan Calendar's current cycle on or around December 21, 2012. The film, which runs for 158 minutes, has been made with the budget of $200 million.
The shooting of the film 2012 was commenced in Vancouver in August 2008 and was concluded in January 2009. It was originally scheduled to release on July 10, 2009. But the release date was changed to November 13, 2009 to move out of the busy summer schedule into a time frame that the studio considered to have more potential for financial success.
Director Roland Emmerich and producer Harald Kloser have penned the script. Sony Pictures Imageworks has created the visual effects for 2012. Harald Kloser and Thomas Wander have scored music and Dean Semler has cranked the camera for the cinema. David Brenner has edited it. John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Oliver Platt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Woody Harrelson are in the cast.