Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Missing Poster - Wolverine

You often wonder what it is about a movie poster that makes it great.
You wonder why one image was ultimately chosen over the other when studio executives sit down and decide what movie poster will be used to sell and market a movie.
What often happens is that more than one movie poster is used because the images and creative are just so damn good that they can't narrow it down to just one.
This is one of those times.
Although the poster on the left promoting Hugh Jackman in X-Men Origins: Wolverine was used in the lead up to the film being released in May this year, it wasn't used enough in my opinion.
You could say, it went 'missing' - so to speak in preference to another, in my opinion, less effective poster eventually used to promote this world wide blockbuster.
So that's why this incredibly eye-catching and powerful image of Wolverine looking through his claws this week makes the Missing Poster of the Week.
Apparently Wolverine 2 has just been given the green light in Hollywood. Hugh Jackman signed a three picture deal before the original was made so we know there's going to be a trilogy made.
Part 2 is set to be filmed partially in Japan with an array of interesting comic book supervillians expected to play their part in the sequel.
Of course, you'll read all the latest news and see the images first, right here, on The Xtra Source.
Until then, enjoy this great pic!