Storyboards reveal the climactic ending to the J.J. Abrams-scripted …

A decade ago, J.J. Abrams wrote the script for Superman: Flyby, a Superman origin movie that was to be directed by Brett Ratner or McG. Although this particular film was never made, with Warner Bros. instead producing Superman Returns, storyboard and concept art for the script exist, including a blow-by-blow of the… » 4/14/13 5:00pm 4/14/13 5:00pm

Lost Jack Kirby storyboards show the insane world that could have been …

Ben Affleck's hit movie Argo owes everything to a movie called Lord of Light, an adaptation of a Roger Zelazny novel. Lord of Light sat in development hell until CIA operative Tony Mendez renamed it Argo and used this insane scifi movie as a cover story to smuggle 6 Americans home from Iran. » 2/21/13 3:00pm 2/21/13 3:00pm

Unused storyboards show how Alien could have been more "pornographic"

While pitching his beautiful Alien horror show to 20th Century Fox, director Ridley Scott scribbled up a collection of pre-production storyboards (known to the die-hard fans as Ridleygrams). These illustrations impressed the execs so much they would not only approve the movie but double the budget from $4.5 million… » 2/20/13 1:44pm 2/20/13 1:44pm

Unused Croods storyboards are carnivorous plant-fightingly fantastic

DreamWorks' upcoming prehistoric film The Croods may be computer animated, but it knows its traditional animation roots. Croods co-director Chris Sanders (who also directed and wrote Lilo and Stitch and How to Train Your Dragon) has been posting production art from the film, including some unused storyboards that… » 1/26/13 8:00am 1/26/13 8:00am

These unused American Akira storyboards are actually quite gorgeous

We weren't exactly distraught to see the live-action remake of Akira stall out, but that doesn't mean that there weren't some lovely development materials associated with the film. Cartoonist Chris Weston has released several of the storyboards he created with exited Akira director Albert Hughes, and they are quite… » 9/15/12 11:00am 9/15/12 11:00am

Even More Avengers Concept Art! Animated storyboards, set designs, and…

Earlier this morning, we showed you the concept designs for several props from The Avengers. But there's plenty more concept art from Joss Whedon's superhero movie for us to indulge our eyeballs in, detailing the interior settings, action-packed storyboards, and the artistic journey of the Avengers' alien foes and… » 5/20/12 3:00pm 5/20/12 3:00pm

Watch what Disney's Wicked movie could look like

Disney animator Heidi Jo Gilbert created a Wicked storyboard video, set to the tracks from Wicked, the musical, hoping to convince her bosses to make Elphaba the next Disney princess. Our reaction: Holy Hell, this is amazing. UPDATE: Youtube pulled the clip but if you go to her site you can watch the original (not… » 2/07/11 3:00pm 2/07/11 3:00pm

Forgotten Designs Show Potential Of Coneheads

1993 movie Coneheads was many things: unfortunate Dan Ackroyd vehicle, decade-too-late spin-off from Saturday Night Live, critically-derided box office failure. But now you can add "missed opportunity" to the list. For those who thought that there was never that much potential in the movie in the first place, all you… » 2/27/08 8:00am 2/27/08 8:00am