Sometimes the studios will film things under alternate titles as a means to throw off the public and journalists alike. This practice has been going on for decades. Sometimes though … temp titles end up sticking.
Paramount used the name Darlings to keep prying eyes at bay while filming of JJ Abrams’ Super 8 was taking place, and while it’s coming out here under the more appropriate sounding moniker, Paramount Brazil is still teasing the flick as Darlings (see image below). No word on whether or not this will stick, but we’ll keep our eyes open.
Look for the film starring Kyle Chandler, Elle Fanning, Ron Eldard, Noah Emmerich, Gabriel Basso, Joel Courtney, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, Zach Mills, and AJ Michalka to be in theatres on June 10, 2011.
Super 8 tells the story of a bunch of kids who are shooting a movie with a Super 8 camera that notice upon viewing their footage that they’ve captured what appears to be an alien on film.
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