What is the movie Super 8 about?

What is the movie Super 8 about?

In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters (Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney, Gabriel Basso) are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no accident, as a series of unexplained events and disappearances soon follows. Deputy Jackson Lamb (Kyle Chandler), the father of one of the kids, searches for the terrifying truth behind the crash.Super 8 / Film synopsis

Is Super 8 part of Cloverfield?

Abrams Says SUPER 8 Has No Connection to CLOVERFIELD. J.J. Abrams has debunked the rumor that his upcoming film, “Super 8”, is related to “Cloverfield”.

Who died at the beginning of Super 8?

Elizabeth Lamb
Age 36
Family/Friends Jackson Lamb, Joe Lamb
Date of Birth May 26, 1942 (per Super 8 movie headstone)
Date of Death Feb 3, 1979 (per Super 8 movie headstone)

What grade are the kids in Super 8 in?

The affectionate, nostalgic and often thrilling “Super 8” is about a gang of kids just like us, misfits all, who set out during one eighth-grade, 1979 summer to make a monster film.

What happened to Joe’s mom in Super 8?

At the beginning of the film, Joe’s mother is killed while at work. It doesn’t show her death, but the movie begins with the funeral wake at their home. Joe and his father don’t get along well and the death of his mother further seems to alienate them.

What does Overlord have to do with Cloverfield?

As such, that incident also provided a logical gateway for Overlord, which centers on Allied paratroopers battling Nazi zombies on the eve of D-Day. However, producer J.J. Abrams insisted Overlord is a standalone film that has nothing to do with Cloverfield. And that’s indeed the case.

Is Overlord a Cloverfield 4?

However, despite being initially confirmed as Cloverfield 4, Abrams has said it isn’t, with Avery (via IGN) clarifying that that was never the plan.