Robert Langdon’s adventure story has always been related to a secret community. These include: Illuminati in Angels & Demons, Priory of Sion and Opus Dei in The Da Vinci Code, and Freemasonry in The Lost Symbol. Well, The Consortium, in Inferno, is the newest secret organization that Dan Brown has spawned. Like the Illuminati, Priory of Sion, Opus Dei, and Freemasonry, the author of the novel Digital Fortress (1998) also claims: That a community like The Consortium does exist today!
Meanwhile, Tom Hanks, who is playing Robert Langdon for the third time, admitted that he really liked the character of the symbol expert. In his opinion, Langdon was worthy of being called a hero. Because it is often a savior. In fact, he does not have the power of a superhero. Just rely on his intellect.
Like Felicity Jones, Omar Sy, and Ben Foster. However, the one that caught the most attention was Irrfan Khan. Who plays Harry Sims. aka The Provost. Leader of The Consortium.
Despite coming from India, Irrfan Khan, you could say, has experience starring in Hollywood films. The 49-year-old man who lives in Mumbai has skyrocketed since becoming a supporting actor in the Oscars Best Film: Slumdog Millionaire (2008). Khan’s career then continued to climb. To be precise, after he was involved in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), Life of Pi (2012), and Jurassic World (2015). In addition, lastly, Khan also voices Baloo. In The Jungle Book (2016) special edition in Hindi.
Btw, because a lot of work in Italy, the majority of Inferno shooting was done in the Pizza Country. To be precise, in Venice and Florence. Which started on April 27, 2015. When viewed from the trailer, various classic and famous landmarks from the two cities can be seen adorning this 116 minute film. The shooting process then ended in Budapest, Hungary. On July 21, 2015.
As during filming, the premiere of Inferno was also held in Florence, Italy. However, unfortunately, after it premiered on October 8, 2016, a number of review sites and critics gave a less positive rating for Robert Langdon’s third film. However, even so, like its two predecessor films, Inferno is predicted to return to the box office. As many as 30 million readers of his novels remain a savory market share for Sony Pictures to reap revenues from around the world.
Besides, it seems that Robert Langdon’s adventure story won’t end in Inferno either. Because, reportedly, Dan Brown is ready to release his latest novel. It’s called Origin. On September 26, 2017 which will come. If Origin becomes a best-seller again, and it looks like it will, it seems, Sony Pictures will not hesitate to film it (again).
However, due to lack of clarity, in the end, The Accountant project was taken over by Warner Bros. Pictures. Ben Affleck, who was currently working on a Warner Bros project. Another Pictures (Batman v Superman), was later appointed as the star. And shooting itself just started on January 19, 2015. In Atlanta, Georgia.
However, unfortunately, after premiering at the TCL Chinese Theater, Los Angeles, last Monday (10/10), The Accountant received a less than positive rating from several review sites. However, even so, when compared to Ben Affleck’s previous film (Batman v Superman), critics thought this film was still better.