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‘Jupiter Ascending’ reimagined as a ’70s sci-fi romance

This is almost too accurate.

 

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Internet Culture

Published Apr 12, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 2:28 am CDT

By now, we should all be able to agree on two things about Jupiter Ascending. First of all, it’s massively underrated. Second, it’s a wish-fulfillment fantasy for teen girls, which is why so many people were puzzled by its lack of traditional hero tropes.

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The latter of these two points is what makes this fan-made trailer so awesome. It reimagines Jupiter Ascending as a ’70s sci-fi movie called Cinderella 2000, complete with a corny voiceover and a behind-the-scenes clip to prove how amazing its special effects are going to be. 

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Sadly, the person who made this trailer may have understood Jupiter Ascending better than its own marketing team. Cinderella 2000, indeed.

Photo via JupiterAscending

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*First Published: Apr 12, 2015, 12:25 pm CDT