A few new posters have been released online. Briefly:
- Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues – The first in what will surely be an amusing set of character posters from the comedy sequel sees Steve Carell’s Brick Tamland uncomfortably sitting on top of a building. The film opens on December 20th.
- Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit – A new international poster for director Kenneth Branagh’s spy thriller highlight’s the film’s ensemble cast, which includes Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, and Branagh himself. The film opens on January 17, 2014.
- Divergent – A new series of character posters from the highly anticipated futuristic thriller YA adaptation kicks off with Maggie Q’s Tori, sporting her tattoo. The film also stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet and opens on March 21, 2014. If you missed any of my set visit coverage, click here.
- The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Following this morning’s release of seven character posters from the second installment of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, a new theatrical poster boasts all of the main characters on a single one-sheet–plus a smoky dragon. The film opens in 2D, 3D, and HFR 3D on December 13th.
Hit the jump to check out all of the aforementioned posters.
Here’s the official synopsis for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues:
With the 70′s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Also back for more are Ron’s co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), weather man Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), man on the street Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) and sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner) – All of whom won’t make it easy to stay classy…while taking the country’s first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Via IMP Awards.
Here’s the official synopsis for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit:
Based on the character created by bestselling author Tom Clancy, “Jack Ryan” is a global action thriller set in the present day. This original story follow a young Jack (Chris Pine) as he uncovers a financial terrorist plot.
The story follows him from 9/11, through his tour of duty in Afghanistan, which scarred him forever, and into his early days in the Financial Intelligence Unit of the modern CIA where he becomes an analyst, under the guardianship of his handler, Harper (Kevin Costner). When Ryan believes he’s uncovered a Russian plot to collapse the United States economy, he goes from being an analyst to becoming a spy and must fight to save his own life and those of countless others, while also trying to protect the thing that’s more important to him than anything, his relationship with his fiancée Cathy (Keira Knightley).
Here’s the official synopsis for Divergent:
In a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late.
Via Warner Bros.
Here’s the official synopsis for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug:
The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.