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One Week to 10,000 BC!

Posted by: Loren Coleman on February 29th, 2008

10,000 BC

It is only one week until 10,000 BC opens and is in theaters nationwide on March 7th, 2008. Mammoths roaming the screen. Saber-toothed tigers jumping your way. And other surprises awaiting you. And prizes you can win here!

10,000 BC

I’ve already mentioned the film here, run the trailer, and frankly told you I am a shameless big pre-fan of the forthcoming movie 10,000 B.C.. Now I’m happy to announce some more insights about the film and, for those paying close attention, some cool movie promotion giveaways you can get exclusively through Cryptomundo. More about that in a minute. First, some new detailed overviews of the movie, giving some background to the motion picture.

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From director Roland Emmerich comes a sweeping odyssey into a mythical age of prophecies and gods, when spirits rule the land and mighty mammoths shake the earth.

In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter, D’Leh (Steven Strait), has found his heart’s passion – the beautiful Evolet (Camilla Belle). When a band of mysterious warlords raid his village and kidnap Evolet, D’Leh is forced to lead a small group of hunters to pursue the warlords to the end of the world to save her.

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Driven by destiny, the unlikely band of warriors must battle saber-tooth tigers and prehistoric predators and, at their heroic journey’s end, they uncover a Lost Civilization. Their ultimate fate lies in an empire beyond imagination, where great pyramids reach into the skies. Here they will take their stand against a powerful god who has brutally enslaved their people.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Legendary Pictures, a Centropolis Production of a Roland Emmerich film: 10,000 BC, starring Steven Strait, Camilla Belle and Cliff Curtis.

Directed by Roland Emmerich, from a screenplay written by Roland Emmerich and Harald Kloser, the film is produced by Michael Wimer, Roland Emmerich and Mark Gordon. Harald Kloser, Sarah Bradshaw, Tom Karnowski, Thomas Tull and William Fay are the executive producers. The creative team includes director of photography Ueli Steiger, production designer Jean-Vincent Puzos, editor Alexander Berner and costume designers Odile Dicks-Mireaux and Renee April. Music is by Harald Kloser and Thomas Wander.

10,000 BC is rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence.

You can check out the official site for the movie here.

If you wish to get updates, and find other treats on their official site, and to receive exclusive Warner Bros. Movie News updates, please go to this official link.

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Movie Items Giveaway

Today, I am happy to announce a contest for some giveaways tied to 10,000 BC, for you, as presented exclusively here by Cryptomundo.

10,000 BC

I will be awarding five each of “The Legend” tee-shirts, 10,000 BC beanies, 10,000 BC weathered baseball caps, (replica) saber-toothed tiger necklaces, postcards, buttons, and other surprises.

10,000 BC

This sweepstakes begins today Friday, February 29, and runs through 10,000 BC‘s opening weekend to Monday, March 10. Selections of the winners will occur after March 17th, to give time for all entrants to send in their entry and for it to arrive. All prizes will be mailed out between March 22nd and the end of the month.

Rules of the Contest

The prizes will be picked from entries sent (via USPS or international postal mail) to

Loren Coleman/Cryptomundo
Attn: 10,000 BC
PO Box 360
Portland, ME 04112

Please send a sheet of paper with your full name printed, your approximate age (for prize selection assistance), and your complete mailing address to the above address.

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Include a self-drawn or obtained drawing of a mammoth, saber-tooth tiger or Pleistocene megafauna, or send in any type of toy or replica of a prehistoric animal (mammoth, saber-tooth tiger, giant ground sloth, cave bear, lion, etc.) or a replica cave person in a secure packet with your entry information. No entries, drawings, or replicas will be returned, and all become the property of the International Cryptozoology Museum.

International Cryptozoology Museum

The awarding of 10,000 BC prizes will be completely based upon the fair and thoughtful decision of Loren Coleman, as determined by the level of enthusiasm for the themes of 10,000 BC and replica creativity as shown in the entry received.

No email entries will be accepted.

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The following two paragraphs are to be attached so we may give away the items:

RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION:

BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND EACH OF ITS RESPECTIVE PARENTS, DIVISIONS, AFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AGENTS AND ADVERTISING AGENCIES (COLLECTIVELY, “WBEI”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS, AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE REMOVAL FROM THE SITE OF, OR DISCONTINUATION OF ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS), OR RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.

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Coming on March 7, 2008.

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About Loren Coleman
Loren Coleman is one of the world’s leading cryptozoologists, some say “the” leading. Certainly, he is acknowledged as the current living American researcher and writer who has most popularized cryptozoology in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Starting his fieldwork and investigations in 1960, after traveling and trekking extensively in pursuit of cryptozoological mysteries, Coleman began writing to share his experiences in 1969. An honorary member of Ivan T. Sanderson’s Society for the Investigation of the Unexplained in the 1970s, Coleman has been bestowed with similar honorary memberships of the North Idaho College Cryptozoology Club in 1983, and in subsequent years, that of the British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club, CryptoSafari International, and other international organizations. He was also a Life Member and Benefactor of the International Society of Cryptozoology (now-defunct). Loren Coleman’s daily blog, as a member of the Cryptomundo Team, served as an ongoing avenue of communication for the ever-growing body of cryptozoo news from 2005 through 2013.


6 Responses to “One Week to 10,000 BC!”

  1. Quacker1 responds:

    Does anyone have the name of the book this movie was possibly based on? The one about the pre-Egyptian civilization?

  2. Ceroill responds:

    You mean there’s only one book about a pre Egyptian civilization? I could have sworn there were a plethora of them.

  3. Quacker1 responds:

    Well, I remember someone mentioning one book in particular, relating to this movie, about a pre-Egyptian civilization that lived in Egypt, and were actually the ones who built the great pyramids and the Sphinx.

  4. jayman responds:

    One book on a pre-Egyptian civilization is “Land of Osiris” by Stephen Mehler. He calls the civilization “Khemitian” after the ancient Egyptians’ name for their land.

    It is a little distressing that the builders of civilization always seem to be cast as villians in these films.

  5. sschaper responds:

    ‘those mammoths are, well, mammoth. Twice as high as the real thing, it seems.

  6. Dragonheart responds:

    @sschaper:

    Well, the poster is only a teaser poster, I doubt that the mammoth’s will be THAT big ony screen.



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