John Malkovich and Robert Rodriguez have joined forces to make a movie with a bizarre twist – it won’t be premiered for one hundred years!

Featuring the advertising strap-line ‘the movie you’ll never see’, 100 Years will explore a number of different viewpoints about the future and what it might look like. Very little else is known about the strange project, and all that Sin City director Rodriguez had to say about the movie directly was that it was “emotionally charged”.

At the press conference where the century-delay gimmick was announced, 61 year old Malkovich, who helped with writing the script remarked: “I thought it was a fantastic idea. I wish it had been the fate of a number of films I’ve been in.”

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Those attending the press conference were given a box containing a ticket to be handed down to their descendants, which will grant them access to the premiere in Paris, scheduled for November 18th, 2115. For the next century, the movie is contained in a capsule behind bulletproof glass.

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Rodriguez was rather more philosophical at the launch of the highly irregular project on Thursday (November 19th). “A filmmaker makes something for people to see so this was an intriguing idea that I wouldn’t know who my audience is really… in this world of instant gratification, where you can see everything right now, what if we created a piece of art that the audience would enjoy at some point?”

Unfortunately, the concept behind the project is fundamentally just a PR stunt, with the funding partly coming from Louis XIII cognac, an ultra-rare brand of luxury liquor that is aged for a century.

Malkovich, however, said that his research for the movie had led him to some very interesting places. “As we were preparing this and preparing to write something for it I even went through things about what had been predicted in 1918 or 1915 or 1919,” the veteran actor said.

“Some of it was strangely accurate, oddly enough. Of course the vast majority of it was unimaginable. And I think that’s what the future is to most of us - dark or light I can’t say. On days like Friday of last week [referring to the terrorist attacks in the French capital], one can see considerably dark clouds again. But I’m not unhopeful either.”

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