The Art and Making of RAMPAGE Now on Sale
The Art and Making of RAMPAGE
Written by Ellen Wolff | Foreword by Dwayne Johnson | Introduction by Brad Peyton
Insight Editions | April 2018 | 11 × 10 | 156 pages
Hardcover | $45.00
On April 13, megastar Dwayne Johnson returned to the big screen in the highly anticipated new film RAMPAGE.
In director/producer Brad Peyton’s action-packed adventure, a genetic experiment gone awry unleashes three supersized, mutant predators. Johnson stars as primatologist Davis Okoye, whose once-gentle friend George, a highly intelligent silverback gorilla, is exposed to the experiment with catastrophic results. Okoye must join forces with geneticist Dr. Kate Caldwell (Naomie Harris) to find an antidote that might not only save the world, but also his friend George.
The Art and Making of RAMPAGE, created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, offers a deep dive into the creation of this visually striking movie and explores the expertly rendered CGI that brings the giant alpha creatures to life alongside the stellar cast, featuring the exceptional talents of Johnson, Harris, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
Complete with exclusive interviews with Peyton, Johnson, the remarkable filmmaking team, and the excellent cast, this book will give you a first-hand look at the making of this thrilling movie. Explore the creativity, hard work, and vision that produced this film’s compelling narrative and dynamic special effects with never-before-seen set photography, storyboards, amazing concept art, and more.
Illuminating the filmmaking journey from start to finish, The Art and Making of RAMPAGE is the ultimate
behind-the-scenes look into RAMPAGE.
RAMPAGE stars Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy, Joe Manganiello, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. It was directed by Brad Peyton, from a screenplay by Ryan Engle and Carlton Cuse & Ryan J. Condal and Adam Sztykiel, story by Ryan Engle, inspired by the Rampage video game. Serving as producers were Beau Flynn, John Rickard, Brad Peyton and Hiram Garcia, with executive producers Marcus Viscidi, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Jeff Fierson, Toby Emmerich, Richard Brener and Michael Disco. The director of photography was Jaron Presant; production designer, Barry Chusid; editors, Jim May and Bob Ducsay; costume designer, Melissa Bruning; VFX Supervisor, Colin Strause; and composer, Andrew Lockington. A New Line Cinema presentation, in association with ASAP Entertainment, a Wrigley Pictures/F.P.C./7 Bucks Entertainment production, a Brad Peyton Film, Rampage will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. Rated PG-13.
About the Author/Contributors
Ellen Wolff is a Southern California–based writer who specializes in the arts of animation and visual effects. Her writings on the evolution of digital technology, animation, and visual effects have appeared in many publications including Variety, Animation Magazine, Millimeter, Film & Video, and CG Artist. She is also the author of The Art of THE JUNGLE BOOK.
Dwayne Johnson first gained recognition as charismatic wrestler “the Rock,” chronicled in his bestselling autobiography The Rock Speaks. His films, which have earned over $3 billion worldwide, include SAN ANDREAS, the Fast and Furious franchise, and JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE, which he also produced through his company Seven Bucks Production, along with HBO’s hit series BALLERS.
Brad Peyton, director and a producer of RAMPAGE, is marking his third collaboration with New Line, Johnson and producer Beau Flynn. The team also worked together on the 2015 blockbuster SAN ANDREAS, which grossed $473 million worldwide, and the hit film JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, which grossed nearly $335 million globally.
About Insight Editions
Celebrated for its unwavering dedication to quality, Insight Editions is a publisher of innovative books and collectibles that push the boundaries of creativity, design, and production. Through its acclaimed film, television, and gaming program, Insight strives to produce unique books and products that provide new ways to engage with fan-favorite characters and stories. Under this program, Insight has published books covering the worlds of Star Wars, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Destiny, Assassin’s Creed, Halo, Diablo, World of Warcraft, and the Harry Potter films, among many others. Insight’s award-winning art, photography, and sports titles celebrate the artistry and history of a wide range of subjects that include the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash, the San Francisco Giants, and the Dallas Cowboys. Other divisions include a line of deluxe stationery products, as well as a children’s imprint, Insight Kids.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi (opening 2018). With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
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For more information on RAMPAGE, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan: