News

New ‘Last Airbender’ Posters Turn Their Back On Us

After putting this on my list of Most Anticipated, I’ve been on the hunt for more promotional materials. I’ve also been instructed by at least 2,394 people to check out the original anime. I swear I’ll get to it.

But for the moment I’ve been sidetracked by two new posters for the movie that look fantastic:

You can click on either to largify them:

Gorgeous. I love the look of both of these posters because they are simple, but evoke a sense of urgency. Two fighters ready to bring thunder and lightning (or fire and wind rather) to the landscape they overlook.

The first features Aang (Noah Ringer), the young hero of the story who has to fight against the Fire Nation as it attempts to take over everything. The second, as you might have guessed, is Zuko (Dev Patel), the prince of the Fire Nation.

Aside from the film itself, these posters are great marketing materials. A little basic, yes, but they make you look twice – the best thing a piece of advertising can do. And, damn it, if they don’t make me want to see Dev Patel unleash some fire.

What do you think?

A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

Read More from Scott Beggs
Get Film School Rejects in your email. All the cool kids are doing it:
Previous Article
Next Article
Reject Nation
5 Comments
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!