Jack the Giant Slayer Breaks out the Big Guys

By Luke Y. Thompson in Movies
Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 4:20 pm

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The movie's Facebook page has revealed the giants mentioned in the title of the upcoming fairy-tale adaptation, in which Nicholas Hoult (Beast in X-Men: First Class) takes on oversized opponents. Between this and the CG caveman Nicolas Cage in The Croods...I'm not sure I can tell the difference.

I do have faith in Bryan Singer - every movie of his I've seen has had something to like, and I would have liked to see him do a Superman sequel unburdened by either Richard Donner baggage or Super-Kid. But I'm losing faith in his production design team - these giants (see the rest after the jump) look like the ugliest latex puppets at a low-rent craft fair of the damned. Or troll dolls that've had a haircut. Gelflings on steroids, anyone?

If you're wondering why it says "Fee," on the poster above, you'll get the idea once you see them all...



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Jack the Giant Slayer opens March 1st.

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