REHEARSALS, LIGHTING & CAMERA TESTS AT LEGENDARY STUDIO THE PAST WEEK
Dress rehearsals for Brian De Palma's Passion have been held this past week at legendary Babelsberg Studios, which turns 100 this year. According to PNN's Jana Haase, De Palma arrived "with his three leading ladies," Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams, and Karoline Herfurth. Along with rehearsals, states Haase, the Passion crew has been using the studio to develop the look of the film with lighting and camera tests. Haase writes that, although reports have stated Passion will shoot exclusively on location in Berlin (beginning tomorrow), the film's set designers have made a home for themselves at Babelsberg, as well. Meanwhile, after Rapace was spotted strolling the Berlin streets with her family, the Berliner Morgenpost ran a headline today that read, "'Lisbeth Salander' out and about in Berlin."
(Thanks to Lindsey!)