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Boing Boing's Xeni Jardin interviews Director Zack Snyder ("300") and visual effects guru "DJ" Des Jardin ("Matrix") about the high-tech magic behind the movie.Boing Boing blog post:http://www.boingboing.net/2009/02/19/post-3.htmlIn today's episode of Boing Boing Video, director Zack Snyder and visual effects supervisor John "DJ" Des Jardin give us a preview of the forthcoming movie WATCHMEN. On March 6, the hallowed graphic novel deemed "unfilmable" will hit theaters.Both Snyder and Des Jardin spoke with us about the challenges of bringing "Watchmen" from comic to CG-driven feature form. In today's episode we explore that challenge through the making of one character: Dr. Manhattan. The filmmakers contended with interesting creative and technical obstacles.Actor Billy Crudup plays the stoic, white-eyed protagonist, and they used a sort of LED bodysuit to create the melded "real"/CG persona we see on screen.Snyder revealed to us that a 3 hour and ten minute long director's cut of "Watchmen" will come out in July. A DVD will follow in the fall, which he described as the "Crazy Ultimate Freaky Edition" to include extras such as "Tales of the Black Freighter," the death of Hollis Mason, extra scenes with Dr. Manhattan on Mars, and more.