NO NO WHAT THE FUCK
o-O WHAT WHAT?! WHEN DID THIS HAPPEN?!?!!?!??
I’m a ghost
This pans out very well okay.
Hey, better Benedict than Keanu in a live action film! also, HAHAHAHA love the manip. I assume this is a manip, unless Benedict has a hidden love of cosplay that we haven’t unearthed.
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Earlier this week, this steampunk Iron Man suit won best costume at New York Comic Con. Turns out it’s just a repainted getup from an indie movie, and the film’s creator is “royally angered” by its new superhero paint job.
The suit was originally created for a Tin Man character in the indie short Heartless. After the movie’s promotional run was finished, Matt Silva, one of the assistants who worked on the costume, was left to take care of the suit. New York Comic Con rolls around, and with the addition of some red paint and a repulsor blaster or two, you’ve got the prize-winning steampunk Iron Man. Everyone thought it was awesome. Except for Bill, the lead designer of the original Tin Man costume, who was blindsided by its newfound fame:
Just found out that the Tin Man suit was taken and modified into an “Iron Man” suit that won the costume contest at the NY Comic Con by my ex assistant. The suit was changed without my knowledge or permission and I’m royally angered by this action. It’s also sad to see that the only screen used version of the suit that exists, is now a cheapened knock off of a popular character. I don’t get people anymore and it makes me want even more to become more reclusive.
That’s a message he fired off on The Effects Lab forum. Matt posted back that the Tin Man costume had been left in his care and that he had salvaged the “battered and broken” suit for one last chance at geek glory. Bill followed with this:
I had a long talk with him and we ironed things out. It was all part of a huge lapse in good judgment that blew up. I hate to see a piece of history, such as this piece, fade away like that. I guess that I am getting old and sentimental.
He was acting as the person who was holding on to the suit for promotional events for the film. He did help build it and said that it was constantly needing repair (which I do believe). He’s not very old and just showed a serious lapse of good judgment. As for the suit’s ownership, that is a grey area. The company that made the film paid for the materials and did give me a very small amount of money for all the work that I did (Production design, make up effects, etc) just to help with my bills while I took time off to do the project. I have most of the items created or bought for the film, but agreed to let them hold on to the suit for display in their office or promotion for the film. I would not say that it was stolen, but was not used in the manner of our agreement. He truly feels horrible for doing such an idiotic thing and I know that he is really a good kid at heart. Ultimately, what’s done is done and I’m sure he won’t do such a stupid thing again in the future.
And that, friends, is why Tony Stark always builds his suits from scratch.
Whoops! Still an awesome costume though. Cosplay scandals FTW.Source: