Mondo Launches New Director’s Series for Wes Craven with Posters for A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET and SCREAM by Alex Pardee

     April 12, 2011

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Mondo is already in the middle of Director’s Series posters for Guillermo del Toro and Zack Snyder, but there’s no rule as to how many directors can have their own series.  The latest name to get his own line is Wes Craven and on Thursday, Mondo will be releasing posters for A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream.  Both posters were designed by Alex Pardee and are (unsurprisingly) impressive and eye-catching.  Mondo will also be releasing posters for Craven’s Swamp Thing, The Hills Have Eyes, and The Last House on the Left.

Hit the jump for details and pricing on the posters along with the full press release. Be sure you’re following @MondoNews for the announcement of when these go on sale.

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET

Edition of 160, 16″ x 24″, $35

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SCREAM

Edition of 140, 16″ x 24″, $35

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Here’s the press release:

ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE & MONDO ANNOUNCE

“DIRECTOR’S SERIES” FOR MASTER OF SUSPENSE

Austin, TX— Tuesday, April 12, 2011— Mondo, the collectible art boutique arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, is excited to announce Wes Craven as the next filmmaker for their “Director’s Series” featuring both classic and contemporary films from the master of suspense.  Mondo kicks things off with Alex Pardee’s clever and gruesome takes on Wes Craven’s two icons of fright – Freddy & Ghostface – for A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream.  Additional titles scheduled for the Mondo treatment include Swamp Thing, The Hills Have Eyes, and The Last House on the Left.

“It’s an honor and great fun to be chosen by Mondo to participate in their Director’s Series. I think the posters brim with wild imagination and sly humor. Thank you so much – I’m pleased my films have earned a place in your gallery!” said director Wes Craven.

“Answering the phone. Taking a nap. Going to the movies. One man has made each of these seemingly innocent and normal activities TERRIFYING. Wes Craven has been traumatizing audiences for years and we are very proud to add this master of horror and suspense to the ever growing ranks of Mondo Director’s Series,” said Justin Ishmael, Mondo Creative Director.

And for those who don’t know about Mondo:

Mondo is the Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art boutique, featuring designs from world famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star WarsStar TrekUniversal Monsters. Championed for their limited edition screen printed posters, Mondo focuses on bringing art back to movie posters by working with artists such as Olly Moss, Tyler Stout, Martin Ansin and others. Besides creating stunning works for beloved classics and contemporary films, Mondo produces posters for featured Alamo Drafthouse events and inaugurated a “Director’s Series” that will focus on a celebrated filmmaker’s body of work.  Mondo recently announced its first project as a game publisher with the adaptation for Hobo with a Shotgun, available exclusively on Apple’s App Store for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

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