Out with the old (and awkwardly composed) and in with the new (and eye-catching) – The King’s Speech is gearing up for its upcoming wide release with a new poster.
The film’s director, Tom Hooper, told Movieline the sleek and minimalist poster that features a glowing quote from The Wall Street Journal and a close-up of Colin Firth’s pensive pucker will replace the former poster which looks more like the kind of thing you see on bootlegs in Times Square than a studio-approved promotion for an Oscar contending drama. Or, to quote Hooper directly, ” I hate it. I hate it. And it is not going to ever be on any cinema walls. It will be replaced. It’s a train smash.”
What do you think of the latest King’s Speech poster?
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