Superhero Science


Joe Cole

Marvel Entertainment

Rick Loverd

National Academy of Sciences

Superhero films, once basically fantasy, have become much more grounded in the last decade. To what do we owe this apparent commitment to verisimilitude in films developed from comic books? Learn from some of the screenwriters and scientists who brought your favorite heroes to life about the story process and how storytellers can gain inspiration from science and technology.

Primary Access: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Access: Music Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced