Looking back at summer 2012, I still managed to enjoy Ridley Scott‘s Prometheus more than most other blockbusters. While disappointing to many, I actually look forward to checking out the Blu-ray, which includes 15 minutes of deleted scenes, but today we get a glimpse at an alternate look from a specific scene in the film.
One of the more unsettling sequences involved and infected Fifield (Sean Harris), returning to the ship and Charlize Theron as the only sane one, taking it upon herself to put an end to the newly formed creature. Although Scott used mostly practical effects, Weta did create a CG version and now thanks to Cinefix (via Movies.com and Bloody Disgusting), we can see the results. Check out a quote from the magazine and see the photos above and below.
“To mutate Fifield beyond what was possible using practical makeup effects, Weta Digital generated a digital character with elongated limbs and an engorged, transluscent head, incorporating a semblance of Harris’ face. Scott filmed the sequence both with the actor in makeup and without, providing clean plates that would allow for the insertion of the digital character. The final cut featured mostly makeup effects, which Weta enhanced with digital wire removal, bullet hits, and one shot of the digital creature’s body blended to the actor.”
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