Cocoon Credits Complete

Cocoon Credits Complete

by malducin

The credits for Cocoon, directed by Ron Howard, have been completed.

The science fiction film, based on David Saperstein's novel of the same name, follows a group of senior citizens who accidentaly discover an abandoned pool that contains several alien cocoons nd are rejuvenated by their lifeforce. The all star cast featured Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy, Jack Gilford, Steve Guttenberg, Maureen Stapleton and Jessica Tandy. The film went on to win two Academy Awards, Don Ameche for Best Supporting Actor, and Scott Farrar, Ralph McQuarrie, Ken Ralston and David Berry for Best Visual Effects.

Ken Ralston supervised the VFX, which included the ethereal Antareans in their alien form and the alien spaceship. You can check the credits here: