Lionsgate Tweets Out a New ‘Crank 2’ Poster and Redband Trailer


This Twitter phenomenon is growing. Currently 1.25% of the American population — only half of which actually has internet — is using the micro-blogging site to express opinions, chronicle breakfast choices and promote various brands. So it makes sense that Lionsgate is using the site to exclusively release marketing materials for their upcoming movies. Take for example this new poster for Crank: High Voltage, the highly energetic sequel to the 2006 actioner Crank, from writer/director team Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor. It sees the return of Jason Statham as Chev Chelios, the man who just won’t die. This time he’s had his heart removed by some Yakuza and had it replaced with a plastic one that needs to be periodically recharged. Therefore he must hook himself up to a car battery and whatnot. In short, it’s going to be awesome.

Before we get you to the poster though, check out the new International redband trailer released this week by Empire. We’ve added it to our video player to put it behind the AgeGate software, as there is some really hardcore stuff in there. Also, we like to stay out of trouble with those nosy bastards at the MPAA.

Check out the new poster below, which was released via TwitPic. If you are on Twitter, you can follow our site’s official feed at @rejectnation or follow myself (@rejects), Managing Editor Cole Abaius (@ColeAbaius), as well as some of our other favorite contributors like @AdamSweeney (Adam Sweeney), @FSRBrian (Brian Gibson) and @RejectRobert (Robert Fure). Crank: High Voltage hits theaters on April 17, 2009.


Neil Miller is the Founder and Publisher of Film School Rejects. For almost a decade, he has been talking movies on television, the radio, and the Internet. As of yet, no one has stopped him.

Read More from Neil Miller
Get Film School Rejects in your email. All the cool kids are doing it:
Previous Article
Next Article
Reject Nation
Leave a comment
Comment Policy: No hate speech allowed. If you must argue, please debate intelligently. Comments containing selected keywords or outbound links will be put into moderation to help prevent spam. Film School Rejects reserves the right to delete comments and ban anyone who doesn't follow the rules. We also reserve the right to modify any curse words in your comments and make you look like an idiot. Thank You!