by: Lindsay Welch Source: Slashfilm.com
This flick is coming together nicely.
In case you haven’t heard of Super allow me to tell you about it. It stars Rainn Wilson as some average nerd who marries the girl of his dreams (Liv Tyler), or so he thinks. But Tyler’s character is unhappy with her marriage and when she starts cheating on him with a drug dealer played by Kevin Bacon, Wilson’s character loses it and becomes The Crimson Bolt, a crime fighting super hero. With his trusty troubled teen sidekick (Ellen Page), they are looking to rid the streets of evil.
Writer and director James Gunn has this to say about his film and posted the pictures below:
SUPER is a very low-budget film made as a labor of love by all involved – as I said at the panel, everyone on the film, from me, to all of the actors, to the composer Tyler Bates, are all working on the film for the lowest amount the guilds allow. Yes, I know, there have been other films that are superficially the same as ours, movies about real people becoming superheroes – including some very good ones. But ours is the first that, although funny, focuses first and foremost on the emotions of the characters involved. It is a dark, gritty, violent, no-hold-barred independent film that is, I promise you, not at all what you expect.
Rainn Wilson as The Crimson Bolt.
Wilson with on-screen wife, Liv Tyler.