files/pictures/picture-35.jpgShane Carruth, the creator of the cult hit sci-fi tale PRIMER, has joined Rian Johnson’s LOOPER as an effects consultant, reports Badass Digest
. Carruth made waves in 2004 with PRIMER, a science-based time travel feature that he made for around $7,000.
LOOPER from Johnson, who made BRICK and THE BROTHERS BLOOM, centers on murderers who transport the corpses of their victims back in time to hide their crimes. The film stars Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt.
Ram Bergman and Endgame Ent.'s James D. Stern and Doug Hansen are the producers. Endgame is funding the flick. FilmNation will rep international sales.
Production has begun in Louisiana.