Monday, March 17, 2014

Stunning Canceled BIOSHOCK Movie Concept Art by Kasra Farahani and Jim Martin

Monday, March 17, 2014 - by Maurice Mitchell 1

Bioshock concept art by Kasra Farahani

Check out Bioshock concept art by Kasra Farahani and Jim Martin!

A film based on the hit game Bioshock was proposed in 2008. It went through directors like Gore Verbinski and Juan Carlos Fresnadillo before the project was dropped because of the proposed R rating and soaring budget. Two artists who worked on the film have released concept art that show what it could have looked like.

Kasra Farahani is a professional concept artist who's worked on big budget films like Avatar (2008), Alice in Wonderland (2010) and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008). Jim Martin is a professional illustrator who's worked on Hollywood films like Superman Flyby, Spider-Man (2002) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).

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Kasra Farahani










Jim Martin
















See more of Kasra Farahani's marvelous portfolio at zafron.com and Jim Martin's awesome illustrations at jimmartindesign.co.

Click on the links if you want to see more of Kasra Farahani's work, Jim Martin's designs or Bioshock on my blog.

Via Comic Book Movie (Nailbiter111)

What do you think of the concept art? Would the Bioshock movie have been any good?

Official Bioshock Game Summary
BioShock lets you do the impossible as you explore a mysterious underwater city. When your plane crashes, you discover Rapture - an underwater Utopia torn apart by civil war. Caught between powerful forces and hunted down by genetically modified "splicers" and deadly security systems, you have to come to grips with a deadly, mysterious world filled with powerful technology and fascinating characters. As little girls loot the dead, and biologically mutated citizens ambush you at every turn. Now you're trapped, caught in the middle of a genetic war that will challenge both your capacity to survive and your moral allegiance to your own humanity. Make meaningful and mature decisions that culminate in the grand question - do you exploit the innocent survivors of Rapture to save yourself - or risk all to become their savior?
Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (Gore Verbinski)
Planned Release date: November 30, 2011 (USA)
© Copyright 2011 Take Two, Universal Studios. All rights reserved


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Maurice Mitchell
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1 comment:

  1. I love how concept art makes everything seem possible. I can just see the accountants' blood pressure rising looking at those images...

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