|Hancock (2008) storyboards by Peter Rubin|
The Will Smith superhero film Hancock was based on a "dark, twisted script" called "Tonight, He Comes." The final Hancock script was heavily rewritten by Vincent Gilligan who went through at least 10 rewrites. While many things didn't carry over to the final film we can see one scene that was never filmed thanks to storyboards Peter Rubin posted to his Facebook page.
Peter Rubin is a professional concept and storyboard artist who's worked on Hollywood projects like Man of Steel (2013), Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012) and the upcoming film Gage.
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"In the original version, Bateman's character tries to set Hancock up with a new, do-gooder, Superman-like image, and debuts it at a big fundraising event with giant corporate sponsors and name music acts. This is the scene in which he discovers he's losing his powers because he had sex with Charlize Theron." - Peter Rubin
See more of Peter Rubin's exciting portfolio at http://www.ironroosterstudios.com.
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What do you think of the storyboards? If you've seen Hancock what did you think?
Official Hancock Summary
"Academy Award® nominee Will Smith (Best Actor, The Pursuit of Happyness, 2006) stars in this action-packed comedy as Hancock, a sarcastic, hard-living and misunderstood superhero who has fallen out of favor with the public. When Hancock grudgingly agrees to an extreme makeover from idealistic publicist Ray Embrey (Jason Bateman, Juno), his life and reputation rise from the ashes and all seems right again--until he meets a woman (2003 Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron, Best Actress, Monster) with similar powers to his and the key to his secret past."
Directed by Peter Berg
Cinematography by Tobias A. Schliessler
Production Design by Neil Spisak
Starring Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Jae Head, Eddie Marsan
Release Date: July 2, 2008
Official Site: http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/hancock/
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