May 22, 2012


We’ve got some new posters for you today with all sorts of genre confusion.  Here are the movies in brief:

  • The Possession, a horror-thriller from director Ole Bornedal that stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick and Natasha Calis.  The film opens August 31st.
  • Trishna, from director Michael Winterbottom, stars Freida Pinto and Riz Ahmed in an adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s “Tess of the d’Urbervilles.”
  • Grassroots, a policitcal comedy/drama from director Stephen Gyllenhaal, stars Cobie Smulders, Jason Biggs and Joel David Moore.

Hit the jump to check out the new posters.

Check out the new poster for The Possession after the synopsis and click here to see the previous poster and watch the impressively creepy trailer:

A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl’s father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.


Check out images from Winterbottom’s Trishna here; go here for the trailer.  The new poster for Trishna can be found after the synopsis:

Starring Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire) and Riz Ahmed (Centurion) and based on Thomas Hardy’s novel Tess of the d’Urbervilles, the film is set in contemporary India and tells the tragic love story between the son of a wealthy property developer and the daughter of a rickshaw driver.


Finally, Grassroots is based on Phil Campbell’s memoir “Zioncheck for President,” and stars Biggs as “a recently fired journalist who reluctantly agrees to spearhead the Seattle City Council campaign of his eccentric friend, played by Moore as a former pedicab driver with a burning passion for the Monorail.”  Check out the first poster below (via IMPAwards):


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