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'Savages': Oliver Stone's Stoner Fake-Out

When Universal nixed real pot on set, production designer Tomas Voth created faux plants using "trial and error" to achieve authentic look.

Oliver Stone's upcoming Universal film Savages has an all-star cast -- John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Blake Lively, Benicio Del Toro and Salma Hayek as the overlord of a Mexican drug cartel -- but the real star? Pot. And lots of it. When Stone and crew brought in large quantities of marijuana and plants for the film about pot growers, the studio balked.

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alycakes3371d ago

Interesting...I included the trailer just in case you haven't seen it. I saw it at the theater the other day and found it interesting with a lot of action. Lots of known actors in it and it's probably going to be half way good..but I will wait for the dvd probably.