If you are an connoisseur of irony like I am, you’re gonna love this story that Jason Thibeault picked up on the other day. They’re making a movie about Noah’s Ark and the production was delayed. Due to flooding from the hurricane. The punchline:
To make it as realistic as possible, the director built a massive ark, which measures 450 feet long, 75 feet tall and 45 feet wide. Unfortunately, it was never meant to be sailed.
Imagine that. Mother nature is a method actor. In fact, they apparently can’t even get to the ark they built to see how much damage there was:
An interior set built on a Brooklyn sound stage was unharmed but the crew have been unable to reach the 75-foot-tall, 450-foot-long and 45-f00t-wide exterior structure in Oyster Bay, which was directly in Sandy’s path.
“Noah,” which stars Russell Crowe as the biblical character, was set to wrap filming in three weeks, cinematographer Matthew Libatique wrote on his Twitter account Oct. 24.
“@DarrenAronofsky @russellcrowe What better place to be during a hurricane than on an ARK. Here’s to a strong finish,” Libatique tweeted Sunday before the storm hit New York.
“I take it that the irony of a massive storm holding up the production of Noah is not lost @DarrenAronofsky@russellcrowe @MattyLibatique,” Emma Watson, who also stars in the film, tweeted Sunday.
Not on me.