Worth Watching: Intriguing Top Secret TV Spot for 'Super 8' Unveiled

May 28, 2011
Source: Super 8 News

Super 8 TV Spot

"Can this being feel as well as think?" There's a very intriguing new TV spot for J.J. Abrams' Super 8 that's floating around (via Super 8 News) that I suggest watching if you're still hungry for details about this movie. It contains some very spoiler-y footage in it, so don't watch this spot if you want to stay completely fresh with this film. I've seen it and can only tell you that this shows quite a bit, but definitely keeps the mystery of it going, it's actually an awesome TV spot. Super 8 is finally hitting theaters in a few weeks (on June 10th), so keep on the lookout for more as we near its opening. "What would happen if it were freed?"

Watch a new "Top Secret" TV spot for J.J. Abrams' Super 8, posted on YouTube:

Relationships are tested when a small town experiences extraordinarily fantastic "other-worldly" events.

Super 8 is both written and directed by visionary director J.J. Abrams, who started his career with "Lost" and "Alias" before first directing Mission: Impossible III then Star Trek last summer. This is being produced by Steven Spielberg at Amblin, Relativity and Bad Robot. According to early reports, this was inspired by Spielberg's sci-fi films from the 70's and 80's. Paramount will be bringing Super 8 to theaters everywhere starting on June 10th this summer. You can stay up-to-date by visiting: super8-movie.com.

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Literally dying to see this film. I won't watch any new clips, because I have a feeling they might give away too much and I'd like to be surprised.

Davide Coppola on May 28, 2011


I'm not watching any new clips either--a lot of the story is under wraps, and even though that's counter to most films today, I like it--the less I know, the better the film might turn out. It could be great, or it could crash and burn.  The only way to know is to see it.

Anonymous on May 29, 2011


Maybe it's me, but I'm really not that psyched about this movie. It's the whole  annoying combination of every Spielberg (coming of age flick) and J.J.Abrams clandestine plots. It's all sooo annoying, and this movie personifies it's redundancy.

Anonymous on May 28, 2011


Hmmm...Esophus, it's okay not to be psyched about this film.  I admit that I'm sort of uncertain about it myself. However, though, you may be stepping into it by saying that it's an "annoying combination of every Spielberg (coming of age flick ) and J.J. Abrams clandestine plot." Now....how would you know this if you have not yet seen the film? I guess what I'm trying to say is that maybe it would be better to see it, even if you aren't too interested in it due to the trailer.  I mean, I was certain that THE IRON GIANT was going to be a stinker--but I saw it, and was blown away by how damned good it was. Who knows--it might be a good movie, if you give it a chance.  If not, no biggie.

Anonymous on May 29, 2011


Spielberg's coming of age and Abraham's clandestine plots in one movie is annoying and redundent to you?  Really? Well sir if that's true, I tip my hat to you because you have seen all the movies that there is to see. Either that or you are one condescending and sad little individual who's idea of fun is stepping on new born kittens.  My bet is that is that you fit in the latter category.  

Hattori Hanzo on May 29, 2011


Geeze esophus,  what a joy you must be to not like Spileberg or Abrams. I cannot imagine being you date at a viewing of E.T.  Talk about a downer. I suggest that you take a tip to Disney World and ride the  "It's a small world" ride for 10 staight hours so you can lighten up a bit. I'll be girst in line for this coming of age Spielberg flick laced with Abram's clandestine plot and eating the largest bag of fresh popcorn and box of Milk Duds that I can find. 

Anne on May 29, 2011


Hey esophus, sorry about the bogus comments below; the guys in the office are messing with me because they know that I aklso can't stand these Spileberg type coming of age type flicks such as well.  In fact I'm probaby the only person in the world who hates E.T.   Note to self: Never lever my computer signed on while away from the desk ... Now, I have to check to see what other comments they may have made on this site ... Could get messy!!!  LOLOLOL

The Real Hattori Hanzo on May 29, 2011


You guys are crazy...no worries bro. The reply was thought out and did make me think about my comment so it wasn't a lost.

Jseathroo on May 29, 2011


Okay. Would love to know who is doing the voice over in this clip. It sounds suspiciously like Francios Chou (alias Pierre Chang alias Marvin Candle alias Edgar Halliwax) who did the orientation films in Lost.

Ironman61755 on May 28, 2011


Nahhhhh not at all, not even close... go see it! You'll see...

Alex Billington on May 29, 2011


That's a good idea, but don't worry, there's still PLENTY more to see in the movie. 🙂

Alex Billington on May 29, 2011


It's f'n FLUBBER! Ugh! Will not see this film. I knew it would be a huge disappointment. 

Giant Robot on May 29, 2011


No, it's not, that has nothing to do with it... if you look closer, those cubes are part of something else, I can tell you the "being" is definitely not flubber-like AT ALL.

Alex Billington on May 29, 2011


This tells me nothing. All I get is that there's a government conspircay involved somewhere. Which I knew anyway from all  the other trailers. I'm still super excited to see this!

Miles on May 29, 2011


The trailer didn't reveal anything. We know its an alien technology and that it's causing all the craziness. I am sure that the cubes are made from some kind of alien nanotechnology. Cool concept! Alex, it seems though you a lot about the movie. Do not speak of this, if you do, they will find you! 🙂

Jason on May 29, 2011


So stoked for this!

Skeletonbaby56 on May 29, 2011


I cant wait to get in line for this! I'm even more happier that this takes place in a small ordinary american town opposed to metropolitan cities...

jah p on May 30, 2011


Call me me crazy, but that short trailer felt a little Lost-esque. I feel like I was watching a Marvin Candle Dharma video. These are good things.

TJ Quinn on May 30, 2011


so whats up with JJ the hack  getting all the billing here??? this wouldnt be worth a tin sh*t without Spielbergs hand in it....

Anonymous on Jun 2, 2011


hey love your website!, wanted you to know my 7-11 in queens is decked out in super 8 promos. The slurpee and food promo posters have either a red or blue border around them that says super 8. they have a stand alone rocketpoppeteer bar’s poster on the window it say’s “taste the outer space” 89cents. they had the poppeteers bars in the freezer with the ice cream and they were 89 cents each , they’re big ice bars like almost a foot long I was totally geeking out,

Ickalovesmike on Jun 2, 2011

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