Exclusive: Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel on how they developed the script and where they really got the name for Emma Watson’s character in Noah

My interviews with Darren Aronofsky: 1998 | 2014 pt 1 | 2014 pt 3 | 2014 pt 4

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of seeing Darren Aronofsky’s Noah and speaking to both Aronofsky and his co-writer/co-producer Ari Handel immediately after the screening. The following is part two of our conversation. You can read part one here. The film comes out Thursday night.

I’ve heard multiple times about the poem that you wrote, was that high school or is that late elementary, or–?

Darren Aronofsky: That was seventh grade, so I was like 12, 13, probably.

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Two new Noah videos: a featurette, and more B-roll footage

Another day, another couple of Noah videos. First, we have a new featurette that focuses on the film’s antagonist, Tubal-Cain. And then we have some new behind-the-scenes footage. Also, you can now read the first chapter of Mark Morris’s novelization of the film here.

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New images and soundbites in five new TV spots for Noah

With two weeks to go until the film’s release — just one, if you live in Mexico — Paramount Pictures released at least five new TV spots for Darren Aronofsky’s Noah today, as well as a brand new motion poster. As ever, check out the links and the new images below the jump.

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New Noah trailer looks at Noah’s sons and daughter-in-law

Another day, another Noah trailer. This one focuses on Noah’s relationships with his son Ham and his adopted daughter-in-law Ila, and it also focuses on Ila’s relationship with Shem. As always, you can check out the trailer and the new images below the jump.

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Noah faces Tubal-Cain in new TV spot for Noah

Is someone at Paramount reading this blog? Eight days ago I mentioned that I had discovered a Brazilian trailer for Noah that went online back in November — and today, the studio released what appears to be an English-language version of that very same trailer. They also released a new TV spot today that has some new footage that I haven’t seen anywhere else. You can check out both of the new ads, along with the usual screen-capture analysis, below the jump.

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Noah: some new trailer images, and a new magazine article

I don’t know how I never noticed this before, but today I discovered a Brazilian trailer for Noah that includes a few shots that have not appeared in any of the trailers or TV spots that I have covered so far — and the Brazilian trailer has been online for three months! As ever, you can check it out, along with some screen captures, below the jump. And then, after that, you can check out some quotes from the director and the actors that recently appeared in Total Film magazine.

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