The Rocketeer

The Rocketeer The Rocketeer is a 1991 period superhero adventure film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and based on the character of the same name created by comic book writer/artist Dave Stevens. Directed by Joe Johnston, the film stars Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton, Paul Sorvino and Tiny Ron Taylor. Set in 1938 Los Angeles, California, The Rocketeer tells the story of stunt pilot Cliff Secord who discovers a jet pack that enables him to fly. His heroic deeds attract the attention of Howard Hughes and the FBI, as well as sadistic Nazi operatives.
Concept designer Edward Eyth was hired to design sets, props and storyboard sequences for Disney's The Rocketeer. Much of his time and effort went into designing the rocket jetpack. The 1991 film is based on the graphic novel "The Rocketeer," created by Dave Stevens.
This is bound to piss off quite a few CBMers! The somewhat obscure, but very popular 1991 Joe Johnston adventure flick looks set to get the reboot/remake treatment at Disney. Read on for details..
In the concluding part of this exclusive interview with Billy Campbell regarding The Rocketeer's Blu-ray release, the actor discusses his character, CG, working with Timothy Dalton and his feelings about the science fiction genre.
In the first of an exclusive two-part interview, Rocketeer star Billy Campbell discusses the casting process for the film (available on Blu-ray), the appeal of the concept and the ways he which he "found" the character.
The Rocketeer finally arriving on blu-ray before the end of the year...
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