FALLING FOR NEW YORK
__ “I’d envisioned splitting the East River and inverting that,” says Derrickson of Strange and Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) falling through an undulating New York. Derrickson eventually saw a test sketch that nailed it. “That was an image I kept above my desk in my pre-production office,” he says. “I thought, ‘This is a key frame for the film.’” Sure enough, it was in the very first trailer.