Production started this week on After Earth, director M. Night Shyamalan's sci-fi tale which is set for release June 7, 2013. M. Night Shyamalan recently posted a brief video, showcasing a unique little creature found on set, along with photos of the lush Costa Rica landscape where they are filming. Star Will Smith also released a few photos from the set as well. Click on the video player below to go behind-the-scenes of After Earth set, then click on any of the photos to access our gallery. You can also read M. Night Shyamalan's captions under each of his photos.
"Day 1. Two firsts. This is the first time I am shooting on a digital camera. The camera I am using is a Sony F65, and I am the first filmmaker to use it."
"This is one of my many daily lectures on theme and cinema. Notice the crew is paying no attention."
"I'm trying to figure out how to get a reflection shot from the edge of a lake. I love reflection shots. Haunting."
"Me directing crew in the rainforest."
"These are the signs posted where we are shooting. I love the... 'wait till the situation is over.'"
"Had costume camera tests today. Met the camera crew. Saw these. It's getting real."
After Earth was released May 31st, 2013 and stars Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Sophie Okonedo, Zoë Kravitz, Glenn Morshower, Kristofer Hivju, Sacha Dhawan, Chris Geere. The film is directed by M. Night Shyamalan.