All These Worlds Are Yours
A Journal on the Making of the Motion Picture
2010: The Year We Make Contact

by John Huckert

"Only in America can they build a Russian spaceship
and go way over budget...and still won't fly! Thanks to the boys at 2010".
--grafitti from the bathroom adjoing Stage 15 at MGM

The year was 1984. The film was MGM's biggest gamble to save the studio. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the American Film Institute unanimously picked neophyte John Huckert for a Directing Internship on the film 2010: The Year We Make Contact. As Huckert learned, observed and participated, he kept a journal, documenting his experiences for the entire 71 day shoot.

All These Worlds Are Yours
is a fascinating firsthand account of the making of the sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey. Withheld from publication for decades, now the story can finally be told.
Whether you're an aspiring starlet, a seasoned actor, or someone who'd rather not dare, this book is your compass in the treacherous sea of showbiz.

"One of the saddest stories about Hollywood and the ambitiously hopeful dreams of an independent filmmaker you will ever read. Hollywood, the destroyer of dreams. You'll laugh, you'll cry."
Olga Mallsnerd

All These Worlds Are Yours  is a treatise of one independent filmmaker’s journey into the world of big budget Hollywood filmmaking. The book compiles his Official Internship Report with his uncensored 1984 journal along with his before and after career goals, their final unexpected results and his perspective now – 40 years later. It offers a unique and personal perspective on the making of the underrated and underappreciated sci-fi sequel and some juicy insights about many of the major talents in Hollywood at the time. Withheld from publication for years, now the story can finally be told.

--Conquer Hollywood, or Be or Be Conquered.
Through Huckert's eyes, we get a firsthand account of the challenges making one of the most expensive films in Hollywood while offering a glimpse into the often chaotic world of filmmaking. From hilarious anecdotes to emotional fallouts, All These Worlds Are Yours  captures the ups and downs of the filmmaking process. Whether you're a die-hard fan of the film or just interested in the profession of moviemaking, this book is a must-read.

--Pitfalls that threaten to swallow you whole.
But All These Worlds are Yours is not just a chronicle of the making of a movie. It's a story about the people, a virtual who’s who of some of the most major Hollywood talents and celebrities at the time who helped bring the film to life, their triumphs and failures, their struggles and successes. With Huckert's witty and insightful writing, readers are taken on a journey that's sometimes funny, sometimes sad, and often poignant.

--Learn What NOT to Do, Discover How NOT to Make It, and Find the Strength You Need to Conquer!
All These Worlds Are Yours
All is a provocative book that will give you a stunning insider's view of the making of this classic movie. With its behind the scenes photographs, personal anecdotes, and candid insights, this book is a must-have for any film buff's collection. This isn't just a book; it's a lifeline to surviving and thriving in the merciless world of Hollywood that will change the way you see the silver screen forever!



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