5 Facts About The Costumes In ‘Gravity’ That Are Out Of This World

Posted: November 5th, 2013 | Author: |

New sci-fi Gravity is a feat in engineering. The film – from Children Of Men director Alfonso Cuaron – was created almost entirely by integrating its stars, George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, into a seamless CGI environment. That includes the above shot.

It also included the actors’ costumes. Though they play astronauts who become lost in space when an assignment goes horribly wrong, the actors never wore full NASA spacesuits. Instead, CGI was used to spare the actors wearing cumbersome suits for long periods of time. Here, we take a look at some of the crazy facts behind their costumes… Read More…

Elysium Q&A With Costume Designer April Ferry

Posted: August 19th, 2013 | Author: |

April Ferry has been working as a Hollywood costume designer for over 30 years. Her CV reads like a cult movie fan’s wet dream; over the years, Ferry has worked on everything from Child’s Play and Planes, Trains & Automobiles to Donnie Darko and Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines.

Elysium marks her first foray into all-out sci-fi. She’s in familiar company, though, the film also marking her third team-up with Jodie Foster, who plays the imperious Secretary Jessica Delacourt, the head honcho of the titular space station, where only the affluent are permitted to Read More…

Marc Webb Discusses Electro In ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ At Comic-Con 2013

Posted: July 19th, 2013 | Author: |

It’s July, which means San Diego is again hosting some of the world’s most colourful characters for the annual Comic-Con, where superhero fans across the globe unite to share their love of all things spandex.

Also uniting are various movie bods who are currently busy making films based on comic-book properties – and those movie bods include director Marc Webb, who pitched up at the convention yesterday to discuss currently-shooting sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Read More…

‘Man Of Steel’ Costume Illustrations By Keith Christensen Revealed

Posted: July 15th, 2013 | Author: |

If you’ve read the Man Of Steel tie-in art book Man Of Steel: Inside The Legendary World Of Superman, you’ll already have been left open-mouthed by some of the stunning design work that went into creating this year’s Superman reboot. Read More…

New Details On Costumes In ‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’

Posted: June 18th, 2013 | Author: |

In his last solo movie outing, Captain America: The First Avenger, Captain America (as played by Chris Evans) was whisked from the 1940s to present day America. That meant that when he popped up in last year’s Avengers Assemble, he was wearing a slick new super-suit that caught him up with the times.

If new information about his second solo movie, Captain America: Winter Soldier, is anything to go by, though, Caps is going to be retrieving his retro ’40s costume in the Read More…

Star Trek Costume Designer Michael Kaplan Will Work On ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

Posted: May 23rd, 2013 | Author: |

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Star Wars: Episode VII has an official costume designer in the form of Michael Kaplan, who previously worked with Episode VII director JJ Abrams on this year’s sci-fi bonanza Star Trek Into Darkness.

Talking with Clothes On Film, Kaplan confirmed his involvement in the highly-anticipated sequel, saying: “I am very excited to be working on Star Wars. I’m so looking forward to collaborating, once again, with JJ.” Read More…

First Glimpse Of Paul Giamatti As Rhino In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

Posted: May 13th, 2013 | Author: |

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The first official shot of Paul Giamatti as super-villain Rhino has been unveiled by Marc Webb, the director of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Though an earlier, grainer pic gave us an initial glimpse at the character, Webb tweeted the official image of a somewhat angry-looking Giamatti direct from the film’s set. It confirms that the look of the character is somewhat different to what fans know from the comics – in the pages of Marvel, the Rhino wore a grey super-suit that came with a matching horn helmet. Read More…

‘Great Gatsby’ Costumes To Go On Show In New York

Posted: May 8th, 2013 | Author: |

A selection of the dazzling, ’20s-inspired costumes worn by the likes of Carey Mulligan in Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming The Great Gatsby is to go on show in New York. Created by Miuccia Prada, the dizzying array of speakeasy-style dresses created for the film will be exhibited in Prada’s Soho store in New York before the costume pieces are moved to the fashion label’s Tokyo stores.

Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, The Great Gatsby stars Leonardo DiCaprio as the titular character, a rich aristocrat who’s famous for his opulent parties. He becomes an acquaintance of Nick Carraway (Toby Maguire), an aspiring stock broker who discovers that Gatsby had an affair with Daisy (Carey Mulligan), Nick’s cousin. Read More…

Alexander Skarsgård Could Don The Warpaint As The Crow

Posted: May 1st, 2013 | Author: |

True Blood star Alexander Skarsgård is the latest actor to be linked to the long-in-gestation new movie version of The Crow. The Swedish actor, who plays vampire Eric on the raunchy HBO series, is currently the frontrunner for the role of Eric Draven in the comic-book fantasy, a man who returns from the dead to avenge the murder of his fiancée.

The Crow first made the leap to the big screen from the pages of James O’Barr’s 1989 comic book in 1994. Directed by Alex Proyas, that version of The Crow starred Brandon Lee, who infamously died on set when a prop gun was accidentally replaced with a real firearm. As in the comics, Lee’s goth-punk costume consisted of tight leather and black-and-white face paint. Read More…

Bryan Singer Confirms New Characters In ‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’

Posted: April 29th, 2013 | Author: |

If you’re only following one person on Twitter these days, that person should be Bryan Singer. The X-Men director only joined the social networking website late last year, but he’s kicking up a storm of news exclusives by revealing behind the scenes info on his latest film, the currently-shooting X-Men: Days Of Future Past. Read More…