Comic-Con Turns Geeks into Hollywood Kingmakers

“Everything I learned about the movie business I learned at Comic-Con.”

Jon Favreau

Walking around San Diego for the 2011 Comic Con is an experience like no other 다운로드. It combines the crowds and energy of SXSW with the geekiness of opening night at Harry Potter.

There are costumes galore with (my favorite) girls as sexy evil villains, stormtroopers, ghostbusters, goths, and geeks — and it’s, in a word, awesome 다운로드.

You can buy comic book art, comic books, legendary toys, video games, and mingle like it’s nerd cocktail hour.

The big deal, though, is Hollywood 다운로드. The industry has taken over the event. Every celebrity actor, director, agent, and writer shows up. This year Steven Speilberg and Peter Jackson wowed a Con audience with a dual-appearance 스키 사파리 다운로드. They spend millions on everything from sneak peek trailers, to gigantic booths and exclusive parties.

And, we love it.

If you’re at all intrigued you must read the article below 7080노래모음 다운로드.

It’s a personal account from Jon Favreau, the actor (Swingers, PCU) and writer/director (Elf, Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens), on his experiences of both bombing and killing it 다운로드.

He gives some insight into how movies have intersected with this Con and turned the geeks into king-makers.

“The energy hit me in the sternum like a wrecking ball 윈도우7 영문 언어팩 다운로드. The feeling in that room created a flood of endorphins that took hours to dissipate from my brainpan. After showing the clip a second time, I ran off the stage, and a year before that movie ever made it into theaters, Iron Man was a hit 다운로드. Any misgivings about the new studio, the director or the casting of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark seemed to evaporate in those few, precious moments 센스 톡 무료 다운로드. By the time Downey took the stage on Saturday during the Marvel panel, he was welcomed as one of their own.”

read the full article at The Hollywood Reporter

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