Rian Johnson‘s time-travel action film Looper, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt and new cast addition Xu Qing, is set to start filming in New Orleans next week. Johnson posted a photo of the final production meeting on his Tumblr and, in addition to the announcement of Primer-director Shane Carruth joining the team, the Hollywood Reporter has a bunch of new details about the production teaming with a Chinese company called DMG.

Plus, we’ve just exclusively gotten our hands on some awesome prop designs from the film which were created by industrial design students at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in Lafayette, Louisiana. You see one example above, check out the rest and read the latest on the film after the jump. Read More »