The is a guide to the design of the movie, illustrating its creative development. It contains over 500 images, from the earliest pencil sketches and conceptual drawings to the paintings that shaped the look of the film. Most aspects of the film are covered, from locations and costumes to weaponry and creatures. As well as the wealth of artwork there are also photographs showing the realisation of the creative process and some stills from the film. In addition to considering all the elements that have made it into the film, this book also looks at ideas, proposals and posters that were ultimately rejected.
Gary Russell is a freelance writer, magazine editor and author of nine novels. He has worked as an actor and currently co-runs an audio production company, Big Finish.