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A bit about the special effects in Odd Thomas

May 7, 2012

From “Case Study: ‘Odd Thomas'”

When helmer Stephen Sommers decided to segue from big action pics, such as “The Mummy” franchise and “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra,” to the supernatural thriller “Odd Thomas,” based on Dean Koontz’s novel, one of his key goals was to find a vfx house that could bring a unique feel and look to the dark ethereal creatures that haunt the pic’s clairvoyant cook, played by Anton Yelchin.
Sommers chose Paris vfx shop BUF, co-managed by Pierre Buffin and India Osborne, whose track record includes “The Matrix,” “Avatar,” “Arthur,” “Green Lantern,” “Thor,” and Tim Burton’s upcoming “Dark Shadows.”

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