Discussion What do you want New Alien Species to look like?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Spoilers Allowed' started by Ghost, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. rdhight Jedi Grand Master

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    We've seen some makeup/CGI combinations where one eye and the mouth are real under a physical mask, and the other eye is a huge CGI creation, like Ephialtes in 300. I think there is much, much more that can be done in this direction other than just an elaborate deformity. You could do crazy CGI eyes with the actor's real mouth talking, or the actor's eyes looking out over CGI mouth-tendrils or something.
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  2. Immortiss Force Ghost

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  3. Lurknomore Jedi Grand Master

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    I'd love for a new species that's cute and has lekku (to join my beloved twi'leks and togrutas). Maybe with one brain-tail this time. And human skin-tones. And tattoos like this:

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    I wouldn't mind if they were wearing variations of this outfit, either:

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    Don't judge me, I'm girly. :p
  4. my kind of scum Force Ghost

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    There were quite a few hammerheads in the prequels. Tattooine, nightclub, senate...

    I'd like a nice mix of practical and cgi. Would love to see more races that are less humanoid.
  5. Jobertus Jedi Grand Master

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    I believe the non-specist and politically correct name for that species is Ithorian.
  6. Darth Punk Force Ghost

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    but we prefer hammerhead
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  7. EHT New Films Manager

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    Let's try not to offend the Ithorians who post here, please.



    :p
  8. Trebor Sabreon Force Ghost

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    Thanks for the link. There are a few nice ANH promo/costuming photos on there which I hadn't seen already.
  9. plaidphoenix Force Ghost

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    Two examples from Babylon 5, a Narn and a Drakh

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  10. Luke_Sparkewalker Force Ghost

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    Selkath would be great!
    (and the concept art of 'montross' has a simular looking alien...)
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  11. Avnar Force Ghost

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    I hope they are real people in costumes...
  12. KitsterAKABobaFett Force Ghost

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    I want to see some feathered avian species in the ST.

    And more strangely shaped animatronic heads a la Ithorians/Hammerheads.
  13. Krueger Chosen One

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    Not all of them. If the design says its okay, then yes. If not, then CGI and/or motion-capture should be used. It’s not 1977, 1980 or 1983 anymore. An otherworldly alien, IMO, should never look like a person in a costume or make-up (or both).
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  14. JediKnightWax Force Ghost

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    Less humans with masks, more imaginative.
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