Started by ikarop, Oct 02, 2012, 03:37:05 AM
Quote from: SpeedyMaxx on Oct 02, 2012, 06:03:56 PMShooting for different ratings, blowing through different designs and concept tests - this is all par for the course for every studio film. It also happened on Alien. A great expenditure was put forth to risk on Giger, who was Ridley Scott's muse, and Scott was no big name at the time, either. They went out on a limb.In 2012, Prometheus was designed to restart what had become a massive franchise. The original script - all facehuggers, aliens, evil androids, etc. - was a somewhat safer bet. The final film, focusing even more on the Engineers/jockeys, was far less so. So while they did err on the side of caution with some stuff as was to be expected with restarting the property, the overall gamble of the larger concept - not just another Alien movie, but something far larger and weirder - was the real risk.
Quote from: Blacklabel on Oct 02, 2012, 04:29:05 PMAnd that's Natalie Portman standing in for Shaw in one concept art. Concepts are just concepts. Nobody is getting sued X)
Quote from: DaddyYautja on Oct 02, 2012, 07:23:46 PMBut the concept art is now being used for commercial purposes. Pretty sure they need to get the permission from the photographer that took that pic.
Quote from: OmegaZilla on Oct 02, 2012, 07:26:21 PMThat design would not have worked with the 'Dna matches' thing they were going with.
Quote from: OmegaZilla on Oct 02, 2012, 07:39:02 PMThey say 'dna matches, we are a derivation of them' or something along the lines. Audience wouldn't believe we derive from that. Too alien.
Quote from: MrSpaceJockey on Oct 02, 2012, 09:05:14 PM just like the James Franco Holloway in the Art of Prometheus book.
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