What if some of our favorite movie characters looked like the early concept art versions? I think we would probably hear/say “WTF?” so many times that we’d go crazy. If the early concept art doesn’t make us crazy in the first place.
The good thing about movies is that they go draft after draft till everyone is satisfied – or at least those that matter; and in the case of these examples of concept art, I think that they had to go through a lot to get the final results, the ones we know and love.
Here are some examples to drive the point home.
Beast is just that – a beast; and the early concept art makes him look like a wuss.
I love Shrek, and I can’t count how many times I’ve watched the movies – all of them. So yes, I am thankful that he doesn’t look like that.
Can you just imagine Yoda looking like the concept art??? That’s more like a garden gnome than a Jedi Master.
Thor’s not so bad, actually. And, I’m going out on a limb here by saying the concept art looks more bad ass, but the “real” Thor looks better.
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