Poster Mania: Saving Mr. Banks, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Captain Phillips, & More
After yesterday’s Trailer Round-Up, I’m here to bring you the newest posters for Saving Mr. Banks, Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Captain Phillips, 47 Ronin, Metallica Through the Never, Enough Said, and The Canyons. Stick around to see all of them – including two different movies featuring Tom Hanks.
My personal favorite poster comes from Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks. The historical drama stars Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson (Howards End) as “Marry Poppins” author P.L. Travers. The poster shows them walking with a very cool shadow depicting Disney and Mary Poppins. The movie will release in U.S. theaters starting December 13 and is directed by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side).
Updated posters for Lee Daniels’ The Butler show off the new title. After a court dispute, The Weinstein Company finally altered their title. For those interested in the title, or for those simply wanting to see the pictures, you can check them out above. The sprawling historical drama stars Forest Whitaker among the ensemble cast that also includes Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard, and many more. Lee Daniels (Precious) is obviously the director and it’ll make it to theaters August 16th.
A poster for Paul Greengrass’ (The Bourne Ultimatum) Captain Phillips appeared on newsfeeds this last week. Like Saving Mr. Banks, it stars Tom Hanks. This time, he’ll be playing the captain of a cargo ship that gets overtaken by Somali pirates. Captain Phillips fits right into Greengrass’ filmography since it is a historical dramatization. You can see the movie starting October 11th. (Source: Facebook)
Coinciding with the trailer release, 47 Ronin unveiled four character posters. You can check them out above as you’ll have to wait until Christmas Day to see the whole movie. It stars Keanu Reeves (The Matrix) and is directed by first-timer Carl Erik Rinsch. (Source: Collider)
Another one of my favorite posters from this last week came from Metallica Through the Never. The unique movie intermixes Metallica concert footage with fictional footage involving Dane DeHaan (Chronicle). The movie will land in IMAX theaters September 27th. It’s directed by Nimrod Antal (Predators).
The first poster for the late James Gandolfini’s (HBO’s The Sopranos) final movie Enough Said debuted. Nicole Holofcener’s (Please Give) comedy also features funnywoman Julia Louis-Dreyfus (NBC’s Seinfeld). It’ll debut at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival before its cinematic release September 20th.
The final poster for IFC’s The Canyons was sent out last week. The erotic/thriller/drama most notably stars the embattled Lindsay Lohan. The movie releases in Video On Demand services August 2nd before an August 9th theatrical run.
Alright folks, there you go. Which movie are you most excited for? My vote would go either Mr. Banks or Captain Phillips…
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