Poster Mania: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Fifty Shades of Grey, and More
Hopefully you are a fan of non-original movies because in this week’s edition of Poster Mania, the headliners (and most of the movies in general) are not original films. You can see posters for the film adaptations of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, and Fifty Shades of Grey. As for remakes and sequels, check out the latest posters for RoboCop, 300: Rise of an Empire, and How to Train Your Dragon 2. There are, however, new posters for original movies, like Bad Words and The Voices.
Check them all out below!
Even though The Hunger Games: Catching Fire seemed like it just released, Lionsgate isn’t waiting to push out more marketing for their coveted franchise. I don’t blame them either because the franchise doesn’t have a whole lot of time to breathe. With the third movie, titled The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, already releasing November 21st, it doesn’t seem THAT far away. Keeping with the style of the other two, we got our first look at the Mockingjay logo…and of course it’s on fire. Jennifer Lawrence and director Francis Lawrence will be among the returners come November. (Source: Twitter)
Moving back into 2015, the super popular (and super risque) Fifty Shades of Grey debuted its first teaser poster. Although the casting had some rocky points, it was solidified with Jamie Dornan (ABC’s Once Upon a Time) and Dakota Johnson (The Social Network). Dornan is seen from behind overlooking Seattle in the first poster (above), but don’t expect to see anything substantial for a little bit since the movie doesn’t come out until February 13, 2015. Sam Taylor-Wood (Nowhere Boy) is the director. (Source: Deadline)
For a more relevant film, check out the IMAX exclusive poster for the quickly-approaching RoboCop remake. The film stars Joel Kinnaman (AMC’s The Killing) and Samuel L. Jackson. The Jose Padilha (Bus 174)-directed film, as you can tell, will release in the cool IMAX format. If you’d like one of these pretty snazzy posters, make sure you plan a trip to your local IMAX theater starting February 12th. (Source: IMAX)
Also quickly-approaching is the follow-up to Zack Snyder’s 300. With an expanded titled (300: Rise of an Empire), the comic book adaptation will be a little different than its predecessor. For one, Snyder has handed the film off to director Noam Murro. Secondly, Gerard Butler will obviously not be back. However, Eva Green and Rodrigo Santoro will reprise their roles from 300, while Sullivan Stapleton (Cinemax’s Strike Back) has been added. Check out the two banners above before seeing the movie March 7th. (Source: Comingsoon)
Speaking of sequels, a new poster surfaced for Dean DeBlois’ How to Train Your Dragon 2. Although I still haven’t seen the original, I do know that both projects will involve the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, and Craig Ferguson (among others). The second of three movies releases on June 13th, so be on the lookout for a full-length trailer soon. (Source: Twitter)
A funny (and very different) poster released for Jason Bateman’s directorial debut Bad Words. As you can tell, Bateman is about to say a bad word himself. The poster doesn’t show the other stars (Allison Janney and Rachael Harris) or the release date (March 14th). I am personally looking forward to this comedy, and I’m hoping Bateman can continue his hotstreak.
To round things out, I included a pretty simple poster for The Voices. The Voices is directed by Marjane Satrapi and stars a wide range of actors and actresses, including Ryan Reynolds, Anna Kendrick, Gemma Arterton (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters), and Jacki Weaver. The weirdest part about the movie, though, is the genre. It appears it is being billed as a comedy crime thriller horror. Yeah, sounds confusing. We’ll know more when a trailer comes out. The movie played at Sundance and will get a release date later on. (Source: Collider)
If you are interested in yesterday’s Trailer Round-Up, click over to the link. Oh, and stop in tomorrow for the latest movie photos.
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