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

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 to … » 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 would … » 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

New storyboards show just how cosmic Captain America will get

A batch of storyboards from Marvel's next comic book blockbuster Captain America have been released, and within each little black-and-white box are a few very ultra magical spoilers. Here's what we learned. » 6/02/11 11:30am 6/02/11 11:30am

What Star Wars Could've Looked Like, A Long Time Ago

Ever wondered what Star Wars » 11/13/08 1:34pm 11/13/08 1:34pm was originally going to look like, back when Luke Skywalker still called himself Starkiller? These images from early storyboards for the 1977 movie let us glimpse a time when the Millennium Falcon was half the ship that we've come to know and love, Darth Vader wore mittens, and still had…