Video game adaptation Doomwrapped principal photography at Prague's Barrandov Studio on 28 January and isconcluding work with a reduced unit this week, unit publicist Geoff Freemantold Screendaily.com. "Filming went very well and I hope we do justiceto the video game," he said.
The film is tied in with therelease of the Doom 3 computer game and is set to open in North America on 5August.
Andrzej Bartkowiak (RomeoMust Die, Exit Wounds) reportedly replaced veteran video director EndaMcCallion early on as director of the $70m film.
Bartkowiak and DoP TonyPierce-Roberts shot virtually all the scenes in the Prague studios, with Czechcrews handling sound and cameras. John Farhat supervised visual effects atBarrandov, but most visual effects will be added now that principal filming haswrapped. Terminator franchise veteran Stan Winston is handling creatureeffects.
Starring Dwayne 'the Rock'Johnson, Doom is a co-production by Di Bonaventura Pictures, John WellsPictures, Stillking Films, Universal Studios and Warner Bros. UniversalPictures will distribute.
Bartkowiak has beenannounced to direct Hannibal Pictures Escobar, about the rise and fallof Colombian cocaine drug lord Pablo Escobar.