We’re seeing something interesting occurring in the studio system when it comes to the art of the movie poster. They’re actually giving a damn. With boutique companies like Mondo, we’re seeing very talented artists interpret films ito very cool movie posters.
Focus Features took the intiative to make a series of new one-sheets surrounding its family film zombie romp, ParaNorman. And they’re approach is very much like something you might find come out of Mondo. In other words: They’re creative. Check ‘em out inside.
In the film, a small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee), who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to the zombies, he’ll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst of all, moronic grown-ups, to save his town from a centuries-old curse. But this young ghoul whisperer may find his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits.
Opening on August 17th, the movie also features the voices of Casey Affleck, Tempestt Bledsoe, Jeff Garlin, John Goodman, Bernard Hill, Anna Kendrick, Leslie Mann, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Tucker Albrizzi, Alex Borstein, Jodelle Ferland and Elaine Stritch.