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Crafting Captain America’s Sci-Fi Sub (Plus, Win the 3-D Blu-ray) | Underwire | Wired.com

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If you saw Captain America: The First Avenger, you know the movie is loaded with fantastic, retro-futuristic war machines dreamed up by supervillain Red Skull and his Hydra organization.

Discover how the filmmakers came up with one such vehicle — an escape sub used by a Hydra assassin — in the behind-the-scenes clip above.

Captain America’s lead vehicle designer Daniel Simon outlines several concepts that preceded the streamlined, cigar-shaped sub that made it into the movie.

“We could have gone totally overboard, but that would have made it almost childish, in a wonderful way,” says Simon in the video, taken from the movie’s Blu-ray extras. “But we wanted to be very serious.”

via Crafting Captain America’s Sci-Fi Sub (Plus, Win the 3-D Blu-ray) | Underwire | Wired.com.

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Written by edparnell

November 20, 2011 at 2:37 am

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