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He’s not really a superhero, but he can beat your ass in with a hammer, or possibly a wrench. Plus, he’s got Ellen Page for a sidekick. She’s spunky. Check out the first poster for James Gunn’s “Super”, which will be screening at SXSW next month for those in attendance.
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 Gun.
Fighting crime wide April 1, 2011.
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