Three really great new posters for some highly anticipated upcoming films have surfaced. Briefly:
- Jurassic Park 3D – The first poster for the 3D iteration of Steven Spielberg’s classic does a nice job of promising some big fun for the film’s 20th anniversary. The film hits theaters in three dimensions on April 5th, 2013.
- Zero Dark Thirty – A new poster for director Kathryn Bigelow’s drama about the decade-long manhunt and eventual assassination of Osama bin Laden trades the first poster’s secrecy for some good old fashioned patriotism. The film opens in limited release on December 19th, and opens wide on January 11th, 2013.
- Killing Them Softly – Also getting in on the election season patriotism is a new artful poster for director Andrew Dominik’s crime drama. The Brad Pitt-fronted pic apparently has some highly political undertones, so this gun-centric poster seems appropriate. The film opens on November 30th.
Via Universal Pictures.
Here’s the synopsis for Zero Dark Thirty:
For a decade, an elite team of intelligence and military operatives, working in secret across the globe, devoted themselves to a single goal: to find and eliminate Osama bin Laden. Zero Dark Thirty reunites the Oscar(R) winning team of director-producer Kathryn Bigelow and writer-producer Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker) for the story of history’s greatest manhunt for the world’s most dangerous man.
Here’s the official synopsis for Killing Them Softly:
Three dumb guys who think they’re smart rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse. Brad Pitt plays the enforcer hired to track them down and restore order. KILLING THEM SOFTLY also features Richard Jenkins (THE VISITOR), James Gandolfini (“The Sopranos”), Ray Liotta (NARC), Scoot McNairy (MONSTERS), Ben Mendelsohn (ANIMAL KINGDOM), and Vincent Curatola (“The Sopranos”). Max Casella, Trevor Long, Slaine and Sam Shepard also make appearances. KILLING THEM SOFTLY is written for the screen and directed by Andrew Dominik (The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), and is based on the George V. Higgins novel, “Cogan’s Trade.” Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Steve Schwartz, Paula Mae Schwartz, and Anthony Katagas produced the film, with Roger Schwartz, Matthew Budman, Will French, and Douglas Saylor Jr. serving as co-producers. Director of photography Greig Fraser, and production and costume designer Patricia Norris led the creative behind-the-camera team. Casting for KILLING THEM SOFTLY was handled by Francine Maisler, and Brian A. Kates, A.C.E., served as editor. Executive producers are Megan Ellison, Marc Butan, Bill Johnson, Jim Seibel, Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Adi Shankar and Spencer Silna.