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Discussion in 'Archive: SF&F: Films and Television' started by Twinky_Stryder, Nov 1, 2007.

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  1. Twinky_Stryder

    Twinky_Stryder Jedi Padawan star 4

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    OK, so your a regular slacker joe. You're standing in line and a random beautiful stranger tells you your father was killed last night and that he was the world's greatest asassin.

    And now you're being recruited by your father's old supervillain group and trained to use your inheirited ability to use weapons with deadly skill so that you can kill the people who kille dyour father and become an "asassin for fate".

    This is the situation of Wesley Gibson (James McAvoy) in next years movie "Wanted", based on the comic series by Mark Miller. Also starring Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman.

    Looks very impressive. The director made "Night Watch" which I feel is a very good sign, could make for a very creative film. I never got to see all of "Night Watch", but what I did see was highly impressive.

    The website is here:

    http://www.wantedmovie.com/

    Could be Lock Stock meets Xmen. In a very good way.
     
  2. JediTrilobite

    JediTrilobite Jedi Master star 7

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    Lost me right there.
     
  3. Tyi-Maet_Nefer

    Tyi-Maet_Nefer Jedi Master star 6

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    I saw this trailer the other day. It does look pretty cool. I haven't seen James McAvoy in anything besides Narnia, but he was excellent in his role there, so I have high hopes.



    Trilobite, while a bit random, what that quote is talking about is people's skill in this movie to curve bullets. At least, that was what was shown in the trailer. It's quite possible that they can do other fancy things with other weapons, too.
     
  4. rumsmuggler

    rumsmuggler Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    This looks like it could be good, even though I am starting to tire of seeing Jolie playing a gun toting assassin or similar character..
     
  5. Sith_Lord_Linkoping

    Sith_Lord_Linkoping Jedi Knight star 5

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    It looks good and it sounds very interesting.

    Here's some cool pictures I found.

    [image=http://www.aintitcool.com/images2007/WantedGlass.jpg]

    [image=http://www.aintitcool.com/images2007/WantedJolie.jpg]

    [image=http://img159.imageshack.us/img159/1586/wantedmorganph0.jpg]
     
  6. Tyi-Maet_Nefer

    Tyi-Maet_Nefer Jedi Master star 6

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    That first image is rather insane. 8-}
     
  7. Sith_Lord_Linkoping

    Sith_Lord_Linkoping Jedi Knight star 5

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    [link=http://tinyurl.com/39s57n]IESB - Wanted Super Bowl TV Spot[/link]
     
  8. Jedi_Reject_Jesse

    Jedi_Reject_Jesse Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    [image=http://i27.tinypic.com/ao86yf.gif]
     
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