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August 10, 2011

Twilight Wolves Among Characters Who Actually Look Cool

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4) The Wolf Pack, The Twilight Saga: New Moon

The wolves each had to have human eyes but wolf features, and six separate distinct personalities -- not to mention fur that moved realistically. The animators at Tippett Studio went to a wolf sanctuary and spent time with the endangered wolves, getting to know them. They even created their own "Frankenwolf" out of pelts from already-dead wolves. The result was a set of digital creatures which arguably had more personality than any of the humans on the screen.

io9.com ran a piece yesterday that covers the top 10 Computer-Animated or Motion-Captured Characters Who Actually Look Cool.  And what do you know?  Our Twilight wolves ranked in at #4 on that list, we'll take it.  The rest of that list is below:

10) The Owl, Labyrinth

9) Bit, Tron

8) The Dinosaurs, Jurassic Park

7) Dobby from the Harry Potter movies

6) General Grievous, Star Wars

5) Dragons, Game of Thrones

4) The Wolf Pack, The Twilight Saga: New Moon

3) Davy Jones from Pirates of the Caribbean 2 and 3:

2) Gollum, Lord of the Rings

1) Queen Moat, Avatar

  

Posted by dschnee at August 10, 2011 9:45 PM