Now I'm Looking forward to this movie for a few things, first off the bat, Spielberg is kind of a Hollywood legend, so to have his production stamp of approval on this project by J.J. Abrams, who created my favorite ABC show "LOST" is kind of amazing. next off is Abrams himself, love the guy and i have been a fan since "Felicity"(not huffman), loved that show..... anyway, he just has a way with ideas and formula that intrigue me and keep me watching his projects. the cinematography of this film gives me a raging hard boner! sorry all you people that are getting a graphic visual, but seriously I'm a fan of film and the way this movie looks and feels, it is set in the late 70's looks like it belongs there, the lighting is on key and point. those of you that have no clue about the film it is Set in 1979 Ohio, a group of six young children use a Super 8 camera to make their own zombie movie. but One night while filming near a remote stretch of railroad tracks, the children witness a truck collide with an oncoming train leading to a catastrophic derailment. Amidst the fire and destruction, something inhuman emerges. That's all I'm gonna spoil. i suggest you take a look at the trailer here or click this website *SUPER8* and school urself.
Abrams and Spielberg collaborated in a storytelling committee to come up with the story for the film. It was initially reported to be either a sequel, or a prequel to the 2008 film Cloverfield. However, Abrams quickly responded to those reports by stating, "You have to check the trailer, but it has nothing to do with Cloverfield". It is shot traditionally, and filming started in fall 2010. The teaser itself was filmed separately in April. This film is the first original J. J. Abrams film project Amblin Entertainment, Bad Robot Productions, and Paramount Pictures will produce. Filming took place in Weirton, West Virginia, from September-October 2010.