Mike Fleming

Insiders at Paramount said days ago there would be no divulging the creature in Super 8 before Friday, but that was before they pushed up the release one day. Today, director JJ Abrams and producer Steven Spielberg have leaked online what appears to be an industrial film that explains the creature. Part of this shows up in Super 8. It places an emphasis on the creature and even gives the first glimpse (it does look a bit like the Cloverfield critter). Now, Paramount insiders had said the film was being launched for playability and that success wasn’t determined by a huge opening-weekend number, but they certainly seem to be changing their tune. Here is the footage leaked to Yahoo:

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