October 21, 2008 02:17:21 GMT
In a brand new featurette from 'The Spirit', director Frank Miller explains about Spirit's character, his early hesitation and Will Eisner's contribution to the comic book world.
A new featurette of "The Spirit" has arrived. The promotional video contains many footage from the comic book adaptation film as well as discussion on the movie and the two major characters with director/screenwriter Frank Miller. In it, Miller talks about the first time he gets to know about this Will Eisner's comic book and what Eisner has contributed to the American comic books.
The featurette called "The Origin of The Spirit" also sees Miller explaining the nature of Spirit before he becomes the superhero and what power he possesses after he mysteriously returns from death. He also speaks out about Spirit's foe, the Octopus. Aside from that, the 51-year-old director also reveals that he initially refused the idea to direct the movie branding it as "a suicide job", but soon enough he changed his mind and won't let anybody else lays hand on the project.
Coming from the creator of comic book series "300" and "Sin City", the Lionsgate Films movie centers on a rookie cop by the name of Denny Colt, who returns from the dead, seeking to sweep off criminals from Central City. To be released on Christmas Day, December 25, it stars Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson, Eva Mendes and Sarah Paulson, and is supported by Dan Lauria, Stana Katic and Paz Vega.
"The Spirit" Featurette - The Origin of The Spirit: