Jolie pic's helmer takes centerstage

Director Martin Campbell recounted trying conditions encountered filming “Beyond Borders” during Wednesday night’s Q&A following pic’s unspooling in the Variety Screening Series. Crew endured temps ranging from 30-below zero to 110 above while shooting the Angelina Jolie starrer about refugee workers.

The tough film shoot was not without it’s lighter moments, though. Campbell told the ArcLight aud about a child actor who was behaving so badly (“making sand castles”) that an animatronic kid was brought in to replace him. But after a crew member talked to the child, he settled down. So the robot did not make the final cut..

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