Thursday, July 18
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Welcome to the 100th edition of The Week in Spandex, and the first of 2013! We'll get things underway with Marvel's 'big space epic' Guardians of the Galaxy, which has been subject to intense casting speculation this past week. First up came talk that Joseph Gordon-Levitt could be set to swap the world of Gotham City for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with The Dark Knight Rises star said to be high on Marvel's shortlist for the role of Star-Lord, the half-human half-alien leader of the intergalactic superhero team. Jgl became the latest - and highest-profile - name to join the likes of Joel Edgerton
Now, thanks to ComicBookMovie, we have a chance to see what Sam Raimi’s reptile might have looked like. The images were designed by Constantine Sekeris, who produced the concept art for Spider-Man 2 way back when Raimi was planning to have Spidey go up against Dylan Baker’s Dr. Curt Connors, Alfred Molina’s Doctor Octopus and James Franco’s Harry Osborn.
Check them out below, and let us know which you think are better.
Anyway, it’s all done now but we can share with you the original work of Constantine Sekeris. You might also like to check his incredible work on numerous titles including The Incredible Hulk, Hellboy II and even currently on Star Trek Into Darkness by clicking along here to check out his portfolio.
Well, thanks to concept artist Constantine Sekeris (via ComicBookMovie), we now have an insight into the direction that Sam Raimi would have gone with the character, with Sekeris releasing two images of The Lizard as he could have appeared alongside Tobey Maguire's wall-crawler.
The images in question were produced for Spider-Man 2, back when Raimi was planning to have Spider-Man go up against Dylan Baker's Dr. Curt Connors, Alfred Molina's Doctor Octopus and James Franco's Harry Osborn. Fortunately, he was convinced otherwise...
Be sure to head on over to Constantine Sekeris' site for more concept art from the likes of Spider-Man 3,
Seriously, there’s so much to highlight! I’m just going to shut up and command you to check out the list we compiled below.
10:00-11:00 Comic-Con How-To: Anatomy of a Fight Scene, Part One— Stories are about conflict, and there is no purer
As always, our focus is the horror panels, but included are a few others that we think will be of interest as well. Remember that times and participants are subject to change so keep your eyes on the official Sdcc site for updates. And hopefully they'll provide a fix soon for the Sdcc smartphone app - in years past it's been extremely helpful.
10:00-11:00 Comic-Con How-To: Anatomy of a Fight Scene, Part One— Stories are about conflict, and there is no purer form of conflict than a good ol' fisticuffs-style brawl-or sword fight, laser battle, western shootout, or even two chicks pulling each other's hair. How do you put that much action down on
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Flip through the breathtaking gallery below and marvel at the work of Grimm sketch artists Constantine Sekeris and Jerad Marantz. And don’t forget to tune into the show’s finale tonight at 9/8c on NBC.
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At first glance, it could be considered a thankless assignment: creating the elaborate prosthetic makeup for Jackie Earle Haley, who was playing Freddy Krueger in the 2010 remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street. After all, the character had already been played in nearly a dozen films, making him one of the most recognizable faces in horror history.
But that wasn’t about to stop makeup effects wizard Andrew Clement from Creative Character Engineering, who was able to create a look for Haley’s Freddy that was new and distinct while still paying homage to elements of the original. Clement recently took time to discuss his work on the film, which includes a couple of memorable moments that unfortunately didn’t make the final cut…
Jn: How did you originally get involved in the Nightmare on Elm Street remake?
Andrew Clement: I had worked with one of the producers on Repo Men.
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