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Shut up, crime! James Gunn’s SUPER has a new trailer

Kristal Bailey

by: Kristal Bailey
March 5th, 2011

A surprise hit at last year's San Diego Comic-Con, SUPER gets a trailer. It's superhero film in the vein of KICK-ASS, but quirkier and skewing a bit older. These aren't delusional teens taking the superhero reins, they're adults looking to lead more interesting lives.

Written and directed by James Gunn (SLITHER), SUPER stars Rainn Wilson, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon, along with Ellen Page and Nathan Fillion; this looks hilariously inappropriate and delightfully low budget. Watch the trailer and read the official plot synopsis after the break.

Official synopsis:

"When sad sack Frank D’Arbo (Rainn Wilson) sees his ex-addict wife (Liv Tyler) willingly snatched by a seductive drug dealer (Kevin Bacon), he finds himself unable to cope. But when the finger of God blesses his brain (don’t ask), D’Arbo decides to fight back under the guise of a DIY superhero called Crimson Bolt. In order to get his wife back, he must first fight his way up the criminal ranks, and he begins by taking a monkey wrench to the foreheads of a couple who cut in line at the movies. As Crimson Bolt begins to make the headlines, a young woman from the local comic book store (Ellen Page) joins in on the fun as his sexually charged sidekick, Boltie."

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