Joe Letteri Says Zack Snyder Is Placing Emphasis On In-Camera Effects In 'Man of Steel'

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There are few people in Hollywood who know more about special effects than Joe Letteri – which is probably why he’s earned five Oscars in the past eight years and worked in some capacity on almost every major blockbuster released in Hollywood. Predictably, Letteri has a full slate in front of him with two “Hobbit” movies, an “Avatar” sequel, and a potential “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” follow-up forthcoming. But during a recent conversation with the effects guru (in which he also discussed working with Andy Serkis on the first 'Apes'; read that here), Letteri revealed that he’s also working on Zack Snyder’s upcoming Superman film “Man of Steel.” And despite reports that the title character would be brought to life (so to speak) largely via CGI, Letteri told The Playlist that Snyder has been focusing heavily on practical rather than digital effects.

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alycakes3205d ago

He seems to know what to do because he does an awesome job. I like it when all the movie isn't all CGI.

aDDicteD3205d ago

liking his idea.. hope superman's flying sequence will be great,
as to avatar 2.. well i know it will be great and hope to see more of it ^_^