In early January of 2013, a few months after The Walt Disney Company had purchased Lucasfilm, a meeting was called to establish concept art for the film that would become Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This was long before a script was in place, and even a few weeks before J.J. Abrams was officially announced as the film’s director. One of the people present was Doug Chiang, a talented concept artist who now serves as Lucasfilm’s vice president and executive creative director, and you may have seen some of the concept art that was produced in the days after that early meeting.
Today, Chiang has shared a piece of concept art we’ve never seen before – one that involves a Death Star rising out of the sands of Jakku. Check it out below. Read More »
Whenever Marvel Studios is at Comic-Con, they usually release new pieces of concept art for the next couple films coming up in their line-up. As we saw with the Black Widow concept art that arrived yesterday, this year was no exception, and now we have a look at a piece of concept art from The Eternals, which will be the second film in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2020. However, it doesn’t reveal the titular superheroes in the movie, but rather the massive cosmic beings in charge of them. Read More »
During last night’s Marvel Studios panel at San Diego Comic-Con, fans in attendance were given a glimpse at the first footage from the long-awaited Black Widow movie. But this afternoon, Marvel Studios artist Andy Park shared a piece of Black Widow concept art which gives audiences who weren’t in Hall H our first look at Taskmaster, the movie’s villain. Read on for everything we know about the character so far.
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It’s been about a year and a half since Justice League hit theaters, and there are still fans who are clamoring for Zack Snyder‘s original cut of the DC Comics superhero movie that never made it to theaters. In fact, there’s a GoFundMe campaign that raised $20,000 to pay for a small campaign at Comic-Con to promote the mere desire of some fans to see the director’s cut of Justice League.
In the meantime, Zack Snyder continued to add fuel to the fire and keep the social media outlet Vero in business with a Father’s Day post that tantalized fans about what they didn’t see happen in Justice League. The filmmaker posted a piece of concept art with the villain Darkseid laying waste to a planet by enacting the Anti-Life Equation, which is meant to illustrate how hope, love, and freedom are all meaningless. Darkseid uses the mathematical formula and an entire army to spread despair and destruction. Read More »
Today, The Oriental Land Company, which owns the Tokyo Disney Resort and licenses its theme park imagery from The Walt Disney Company, announced that its expansion of Tokyo DisneySea will be called Fantasy Springs. The new land will feature Tangled, Frozen, and Peter Pan-related areas, and now they’ve released some concept art which reveals how the park also seems to be taking inspiration from Disney’s Pandora – The World of Avatar land…only without any Banshees or Na’vi in sight. Check out the images below. Read More »
A fun piece of trivia is making the rounds again, and since we’ve never written about it at /Film, now’s as good a time as any to share it. H.R. Giger, one of the designers of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi classic Alien, was hired to create some Batmobile concept art for director Joel Schumacher‘s 1995 film Batman Forever – and Giger’s design is just as odd as you’d expect from the man whose mind birthed the Xenomorph. Take a closer look below. Read More »
Before the release of every episode of the primary Star Wars saga, there’s a collection of books leading up to the arrival of the film itself. This year is no different as the Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker line-up of books has just been announced. But that’s not what the coolest revelation is today.
Like every Star Wars movie hitting theaters, there will be The Art of Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker book that arrives around the time the movie hits theaters. Not only was the release date of this book announced today, but the cover art reveals what could be an insane, unbelievable lightsaber battle that us unlike any that the saga has ever seen. Check it out below. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 by Ben Pearson
When I spoke with producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller about Sony’s spectacular Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Miller told me about the filmmakers’ stylistic approach to the movie. “The idea was, you always see these amazing ‘art of’ books that have these very stylistic, impressionistic paintings that are so beautiful, and then they go through a pipeline and become a CG movie that looks similar to other CG movies. And we were like, ‘Why can’t we make it look more like the actual concept art, but actually like that concept art?'”
Now some of the film’s concept art has made its way online, and you can take a look at some alternate versions of Miles Morales (voice of Shameik Moore), Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld), Aunt May (Lily Tomlin), and more. And yes, you pervs, there’s a naked version of Jake Johnson‘s Peter B. Parker.
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In George R.R. Martin‘s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, he wrote a scene in which Bran Stark’s nanny, who’s nicknamed Old Nan, tells the little lord a story about The Long Night, a deadly period of Westerosi history in which a cold, hard winter fell that was “endless beyond all memory of man.” Old Nan explains that the terrifying White Walkers hunted with their “packs of pale white spiders big as hounds.” A slightly altered version of the scene appeared in season one of HBO’s Game of Thrones, laying the groundwork for those icy eight-legged creatures to appear in the show at some point.
Now, with the eighth and final season set to debut in April, Martin has released our first-ever look at the ice spiders from his fantasy series. Take a look below. Read More »
On the heels of his official announcement as the star of Jon Favreau’s live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian, Pedro Pascal has shared concept art of his titular Mandalorian warrior. Though we already got a glimpse of his full costume in a set photo released two months ago, this concept art by Star Wars Rebels‘ Dave Filoni gives us a closer look at the armor worn by the newly created character.
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