One of the many high-strung creative types we count among our readers sent us this ad for ABC’s sure-to-be captivating new show. We hasten to add that metaphorical gowns should never be worn before Labor Day.
FROM NIKKI FINKE: Everybody is trying to keep this secret. But I’ve learned that yesterday Disney canned Dana Precious, EVP of Worldwide Marketing for Marvel’s LA Studios (she had replaced Doug Finberg at the end of last summer); Jeffrey Stewart, VP of Worldwide Marketing (he’d been brought in by Dana); and Jodi Miller, Manager of Worldwide Marketing. That’s essentially Marvel’s entire marketing department.
MoiveLine offers up 10 First Impressions of the poster while ShadowandAct calls it "Ridiculous... this poster makes me want to run the other way, fast!" ;.. and HuffPo slaps it with a Weird label ... and a reader at I Watch Stufft comments, "This is definitely the poster someone would make if they were making a fake poster to parody White Savior action movies."
We suspect the person who sent this in has an axe to grind with a certain agency.
We get it: same title, different movies. Ha ha. Nonetheless, if you’re like us, you can’t help but notice how much more eye-catching that William S. Hart poster is than the Son Of Saddam poster. All that gold amounts to zero silhouette value.