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Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/2008-12-...jj-abrams-film
Originally Posted by Drew McWeeny | HitFix
JJ Abrams loves secrets.

So what if I told you JJ Abrams had a mystery box called "Super 8" all gift-wrapped and ready for everyone to open this week, and there hasn't been a single word written about it online so far?

Impressive, don't you think?
The trailer is apparently being shipped to theaters in a locked box that can't be opened until Thursday night, so midnight showings of Iron Man 2 will be the first glimpse of the movie, which is rumored to be a Cloverfield sequel.

Regardless of how one feels about Cloverfield, this kind of on-the-sly, really word-of-mouth-based marketing is really cool.
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

Originally Posted by droidguy1119 View Post
Regardless of how one feels about Cloverfield, this kind of on-the-sly, really word-of-mouth-based marketing is really cool.
That is really remarkable in this day and age of spoiler-filled websites.

I loved Cloverfield, btw
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

I would love to see a follow-up to Cloverfield, no matter what direction it takes.

For some reason however, I don't think Super 8 will be a Cloverfield prequel/sequel.

Hope I'm wrong.
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

i was hoping it was a documentary on the Super 8 film process.
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

I'm thinking this isn't a Cloverfield sequel, but I am intrigued. I'd be very stoked if it were, though.
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If it is a Cloverfield sequel, I hope it's shot traditionally.
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I hope it is a Cloverfield sequel, I just don't see how a sequel could have been filmed without any word leaking.
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

I'm guessing that all that has been "filmed" is the teaser.
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Originally Posted by scott1598 View Post
i was hoping it was a documentary on the Super 8 film process.
Or a movie about motels.
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

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If it is a Cloverfield sequel, I hope it's shot traditionally.
Probably not, according to the name.
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Probably not, according to the name.
Being one who's film in super 8...let's just say...that's very true. God, I hated not having a light meter for it.
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

http://www.bloody-disgusting.com/news/20083

Update: Our sources tell us J.J. Abrams is actually directing this time around, although nothing is confirmed. Earlier today news broke about a top secret trailer for a new J.J. Abrams project entitled Super 8, which would premiere in front of Iron Man 2 this coming weekend. No other details were available at the time. An update at Vulture CONFIRMS that Super 8 is in fact a quasi-prequel to the smash-hit viral monster movie Cloverfield!! "Our sources...say that Super 8 is absolutely connected to 2008's Cloverfield (possibly a prequel, but not a sequel)." They continue with the plot details, which sound awesome. "Insiders familiar with the trailer tell us that it shows a bunch of kids who are shooting a movie with a Super 8 camera in the seventies or eighties. When they develop the film, they notice that there's an alien creature in the frame." OMFG. To put the icing on the cake, this sounds exactly like the Abrams/Steven Spielberg collaboration announced back on April 28th. Did I say OMFG?! Have your say below.
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Wow. I'm stoked...if true.
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if it's a prequel, that sucks. i want monster rampage action!
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I'm not as into the idea of a prequel but I enjoy the projects that J.J. is a part of and I loved Cloverfield so I'm excited.
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

Based on the scant plot details we're privy to...I'm not sure how this is directly connected to Cloverfield.

It sounds interesting and I really hope this is an 'official' prequel. I can't wait to get more details and see this trailer. This is indeed how films should be marketed...with a great sense of wonder.

JJ gets it
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I'm definitely psyched if its true this is connected to Cloverfield. I absolutely loved the movie & think its just internent-trendy to hate on it, so everyone does. I never followed the buzz or hype around it when it came out & really enjoyed seeing it in the theater.
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

Cloverfield was a pleasant surprise for me. I thought I would hate it, but I totally bought into the concept from the start, so something related would be great.
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

JJ says Super 8 has absolutely nothing to do with Cloverfield.

http://www.slashfilm.com/2010/05/05/...h-cloverfield/
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JJ says Super 8 has absolutely nothing to do with Cloverfield.

http://www.slashfilm.com/2010/05/05/...h-cloverfield/
That makes me far more interested; I really liked Star Trek but Cloverfield was very weak. It would be great if this is the Spielberg homage.
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Cloverfield one of if not the best movie experience i've had in a theatre
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

Wow. Movies about a motel chain...
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Re: Super 8 (produced by JJ Abrams)

I think it might be cool, is the whole movie on Super 8 or is it just a movie about a Alien that someone sees on a Super 8 film and then it attacks ala Signs
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I Love this guy!

Maybe its the entire season finale to Lost Seriously, a Lost movie perhaps?

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