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Ellen Page wants to be a superhero sidekick (even though her character is, like, already in her 20s), and in this new clip from James Gunn’s “Super”, she shows the Crimson Bolt (Rainn Wilson) what she brings to the table. Which, er, includes badly executed cartwheels and other assorted, and very badly executed, moves. But it’s Ellen Page doing all this, and she’s just so gosh darn cute.
When sad-sack loser Frank sees his ex-addict wife willingly snatched by a seductive drug dealer, he finds himself bereft and wholly unable to cope. But soon he decides to fight back under the guise of a DIY superhero called Crimson Bolt. With a hand-made suit, a wrench, and a crazed sidekick named Boltie, the Crimson Bolt beats his way through the mean streets of crime in hopes of saving his wife. The rules were written a long time ago: You are not supposed to molest children, cut lines or key cars; if you do, prepare to face the wrath of the Crimson Bolt!
Starring Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon, Gregg Henry, Michael Rooker, Andre Royo, Sean Gunn, Stephen Blackehart and directed by James Gunn.
Battling crime April 1, 2011.
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