Exclusive: How Cloverfield Paradox's Arm Trick Happened | SYFY WIRE

Exclusive clip: How The Cloverfield Paradox arm trick happened

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Feb 5, 2019, 9:22 AM EST

It's been a year since Netflix suprised everyone and dropped the latest installment of the Cloverfield franchise, The Cloverfield Paradox, right after the Super Bowl.

It made a major splash thanks to the surprise debut, but went on to recieve mixed reactions from genre fans. But, for Cloverfield completists, the movie is finally available on Blu-ray as of February 5 — and we have an exclusive look at the release.

Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Chris O'Dowd, Zhang Ziyi, and Daniel Brüh, The Cloverfield Paradox takes place in space where a crew of astronauts fight to stay alive after a particle accelerator crisis. It opens up quite a bit of the world-building and canon around the franchise, and features some wild visuals.

In the movie, there's a particularly funny gag involving Chris O'Dowd's arm, and we've got an exclusive clip that shows how they brought that cinematic trick to life: