Ive never wanted to cosplay you know, dress up like a character in a comic book or movie or video game but jupiter ascending tempts me. The comicbook event of 20 finally arrives as superstar creators mark millar and frank quitely give us the superhero epic that all future comics will be measured by. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Jupiter ascending is the first original, nonadaptation film from andy and lana wachowski in a dozen years, so it seems only right they should have some wholly unique posters to promote it. Many people who saw jupiter ascending when it came out in theaters in 2015 assumed the science fiction fantasy was based on a book. The movie was written, directed and produced by andy and lana wachowski. She is currently putting finishing touches on her second novel.
Exsoldier splice caine saves jupiter from being killed by aliens. But for a more jupiter ascending style book, try scarlet, a revamped version of little red riding hood. Read our footage recap from the jupiter ascending comiccon panel. Jupiter ascendi ng is a 2015 space opera film written and directed by the wachowskis. Coming off the heels of the wachowskis adaptation of cloud atlas, it marked the sibling teams first attempt to establish a new scifi world to play. Jupiter is also the name of the king of the gods, as jupiter is the queen of the interstellar magnates. Jupiters circle is the mad men of superhero comic books vox.
But jupiter ascendings early cleverness dries up quickly, especially. If the film can have even middling legs in china, it will overtake its production budget on the global box. Published as a series of eponymous limited series and interstitial prequel limited series, it is to date the longest series that millar has published as part of his millarworld line of creatorowned comics, spanning an issue run three times as long as his thenmost recent series, super crooks and. But for a more jupiter ascendingstyle book, try scarlet, a revamped version of little red riding hood.
It took an equally crazy story and somehow turned into a financial and critical success. The latest trailer for jupiter ascending is heavy on comic book action. Besters precedentsetting novel is, in many ways, more comic book than novel. Together, the two of them battle the evil lunar queen, search for scarlets grandmother, and slowly fall in love. They cant all be that, but it doesnt change the fact that original stories like this, despite everything, need to be supported in order to keep having more things like it put out there for us.
With channing tatum, mila kunis, eddie redmayne, sean bean. The pair were also responsible for hits including the matrix and v is for vendetta. Jupiter ascending is a science fiction adventure that blends big ideas with crazy action setpieces and some goofy comedy. When not writing or painting, riley works as a software designer, trainer and technical writer. Jupiter jones is the daughter of maximilian jones and aleksa bolotnikov. Jupiter ascending, like most modern blockbusters, is a pastichea. Jupiter ascending is everything youd expect from the siblings first trip into orbit, a fun, inventive, visually stunning piece of space opera. Jupiter ascending is saturday morning cartoons, jupiter ascending is flipping the. But all talk of budgets and box office aside, jupiter ascending is a pretty awful, uninspired mess, and for the life of me i cant figure out what the compelling concept or idea was here that made the wachowskis want to spend years making it. Mila kuniss titular jupiter tells the audience in the first moments of. What the marvel universe could learn from jupiter ascending. Jupiter ascending is a new original scifi production from andy and lana wachowski the. Now the film is finally, finally in theaters february 6, and, trust mei will be the first in line.
Farmer mcfancypants sends people after jupiter but thankfully, channing tatum, space wolf extraordinaire complete with motherfreaking rocket boots decides that he needs to protect jupiter and have a major bone to pick with mcfancypants. Jupiter ascending is a pretty awful, uninspired mess. From the streets of chicago to far flung galaxies whirling through space, jupiter ascending is written and directed by the wachowskis. The first original science fiction film from filmmakers lana and. Genetically spliced hd, 10 min here, the focus is on designing the genespliced characters and cg creatures. The wachowskis have demonstrated a penchant for stylized and comic bookish scifi, but the latest trailer for their next movie jupiter.
Channing tatum takes mila kunis for a ride in jupiter ascending warner bros coming out of a new movie by the wachowski siblings, the first. How the jupiter ascending book differed from the movie. When caine wise first appears in this movie, it really does feel like the film wants you to think, ah, yes, my favorite character, caine wise. Initially the story starts off as a sort of cinderella story with mila kunis title character, jupiter, playing a maid on earth and dreaming of more. Jupiter ascending february 6, 2015 look book explore. Publishers weekly wrote that jupiter provides solid action and wonder with credible alien life forms and inspired technology for exploring the jovian depths.
It also plays with big ideas like shared memory that can be accessed by millions, artificial intelligence, and digital immortality. The wachowskis latest scifi adventure opens february 6, 2015. She grows up in poverty in chicago, and her prospects are poor because she and her mother are undocumented immigrants. The very first trailer for andy and lana wachowskis jupiter ascending will debut later today. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading jupiter rising the columbus protocols the gliesium chronicles book 2. Jupiter ascending comic con 2014 full panel youtube. To best experience the lookbook on your tablet, rotate the device. Seraphi abrasax was the sovereign of the house of abrasax until she was murdered as she was approaching her 91st millennium. Bullet time evolved hd, 10 min this supplements tackles the films action scenes, revealing how practical stunts, green screen work, wire rigs, and cg were used to realize the impressive set pieces. The film stars mila kunis black swan and channing tatum 21 jump street. The first published book in the expansive honor harrington military.
The quantum thief, by hannu rajaniemi the visuals in jupiter ascending bring to mind the crazy stellar landscapes of hannu rajaniemis celebrated 2010 debut the quantum thief, which likewise features planethopping adventure confined to our familiar solar system. Accepting that the wachowskis breezy vision is what the movies are all about. She bequeathed earth to her potential recurrence in her will, and the identification of jupiter jones as. Today, we finally get to see jupiter ascending, the latest and hopefully. Watch the full panel for jupiter ascending from the 2014 san diego comic con with channing tatum. Jupiter jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Jupiter ascending survival guide defending your love. Perhaps they saw it as their triumphant return to scifiaction films for the first time since the matrix trilogy. The worlds greatest heroes have grown old and their legacy is a poisonous.
Inuniverse, her name is meaningful to her family as her father named her after his favorite planet, and she was born with jupiter in leo. All of this being said, the matrix had the same probability to be a flop as jupiter ascending but it didnt. Jupiter ascending might have relaunched the siblings as forces in the scifi genre. He and the rest of his family have a very profitable business owning entire planets and breeding humans in order to create a youth serum that will deage a human being. New jupiter ascending posters bring the intergalactic. Jupiter ascending french trailer offers oldschool scifi awesomeness tj dietsch nov 26, 2014 the french trailer for andy and lana wachowskis film offers plenty of intergalactic action from stars mila kunis and channing tatum. I first thought jupiter ascending ja was based on some comic book and. My masculinity is jupiter ascending humungus medium. Richard donner came onboard to direct, and immediately had the entire script rewritten to. Straczynski told comic book resources in 20 that netflix signed on to the show only.
Channing tatum takes mila kunis for a ride in first clip. Stephanie is obviously a comic book fan, but she also. He is part of the abrasax dynasty, one of the most powerful dynasties in the entire universe. Jupiter ascending, from andy and lana wachowski, has moments of incredible technical brilliance, flashes of good character comedy, and some wild leaps of imagination. Supporting cast member douglas booth has described the fi lms. Jupiter rising the columbus protocols the gliesium chronicles book 2 kindle edition by macuisdin, sean. The wachowskis first used this approach during production of cloud atlas at the.
An ode to jupiter ascending comic book blog talking comics. Now grown, jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other peoples houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Unknown to anyone, jupiter is the genetic recurrence of seraphi abrasax, the deceased matriarch of the house of abrasax. The first thing to say is that jupiter ascending isnt for everyone to get the negatives out of the way first, its a very weird and rushed film that crams a novels worth of mythology into two hours with that said, i also find it a very fun and beautiful film with a great deal. Her status as a recurrence brings her to the attention of seraphis.
Jupiters circle, due out on april 8, is the full realization of millars sophisticated scheme. It seemed like it must have been based on a book, but. The most celebrated superheroes in midcentury america seem to have it allfame, riches, adorationbut tensions simmer beneath the glossy surface, threatening to crack open the secrets behind their public and private exploits. Jupiter ascending is a 2015 space opera film written and directed by the wachowskis. Jan gilbert reveals 12 things you probably didnt know about jupiter ascending. The film has a growing following and its attention to detail is impressive, but i wish jupiter wasnt such a passenger in her own story. Now that jupiter has descended, whats next for the. My first thought was that the earlier scene in which jupiters friend carolyn is tested by the aliens and jupiter takes a picture of them on her phonebefore having her memory erasedwas, in. Her death deepened the division in the house of abrasax, pitting her children balem, kalique and titus against each other in the fight over the abrasax inheritance. Jupiter ascending official look book in cinemas february 6.
Inspired by events from her life, jupiter rising is l. Its the glitzy, golden backstory to legacy s contemporary gloom and doom a look at superheroes. Starring channing tatum, mila kunis, sean bean, and eddie redmayne, the film is centered on jupi ter jones kunis, an ordinary cleaning woman, and caine wise tatum, an interplanetary warrior who informs jones that her destiny extends beyond earth. Jupiters legacy is an american superhero comic book series, first published in 20, written by mark millar, drawn by frank quitely, colored and lettered by peter doherty and published by image comics.865 1271 422 1301 1506 25 328 1022 1145 506 5 372 115 1202 315 1136 812 1019 1094 1420 528 360 351 888 219 612 1475 1446 1454 1200 40 668 1536 30 706 338 757 461 698 88 1373 1071 461 1394 410 566