Exclusive Poster: Vin Diesel's Babylon A.D.
by Alex Billington
October 18, 2007
Wrapping up our brief coverage here in Orlando at ShowEast, we bring you an exclusive look at the teaser poster for Vin Diesel's upcoming sci-fi movie Babylon A.D. I'm sure there are a few of you who are expecting this to be another terrible Vin Diesel film, but this poster is purely badass. Although the version below isn't the highest quality, seeing this thing lit up from behind and live in person, I can tell you it looks wonderful. Something about the colors and close-up of his face and the sci-fi look of it.
Veteran-turned-mercenary Thoorop (Diesel) takes the high-risk job of escorting a woman from Russia to China. Little does he know that she is host to an organism that a cult wants to harvest in order to produce a genetically modified Messiah. There has not been a teaser trailer for the film yet, just a few production photos.
Reader Feedback - 14 Comments
Hugo Cornelius Toorop > Jackie Moon.
Bubbalicious on Oct 19, 2007
Things to know about Toorop: Rumored to escort from Russia to New York in the movie. Rumored to take place later in the movie and not 2013 mentioned in the book. Toorop in the movie is multi-ethnic: African/Dutch/French-American. Served in different East/West European military before turning international rogue. Turned merc. when the war ended. Fights Krav Maga, Favorite smoke: skunks. Mentor is the late Mossad agent Ari Moskiewvitz aka Bilbo. Speaks several languages including Chinese, Serbian, Croatian, Czech, Arabic, English, French, Dutch, Russian, to name a few. Recites poetry..ie Nietzsche, Sun Tzu, to the corpses of men he has killed. Is 50 years old at the time.
Nun-chuk on Oct 19, 2007
The poster looks cheap...
Babylon AD on Oct 19, 2007
Wow, they really spared no expense on the logo. Gotta love those cheap, easily-available, over-used fonts!
van on Oct 19, 2007
sasha on Oct 20, 2007
[...] Do you remember back in the day? Back when Vin Diesel was making films like Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick? Back then he was on the verge of being cool with the fanboy population. Then he made films like xXx and The Pacifier and we all lost hope. Still, the thought alone of Diesel headlining a Babylon A.D. flick was enough to pique the interest of some. But then again, once you combine the fact that there were tons of production problems with the following poster, it’s back to the world of pain and frustration . Take a look at the new poster below, courtesy of First Showing’s ShowEast coverage. [...]
First Look: Vin Diesel in Babylon A.D. | Film School Rejects on Oct 21, 2007
i know but vin is the bomb in my eyes always
vicky on May 8, 2008
any idea on what sunglasses he used in the movie? not the ones on the poster i think, the ones that he uses when he delivers de package
Alejandro on Sep 7, 2008
Alejandro - I've got the same exact question. Can anybody help us?
Imran on Sep 20, 2008
do you know what glasses he was wearing when he had a hooded sweater and a jacket
ART on Oct 2, 2008
does anyone know what company that black puffy ski jacket he wears is from?
Paul on Aug 15, 2009
all the glasses were oakley,the ones he had on were oakley "Inmates or Felons". I will try to get confirmation from the marketing director of Oakley soon.
rob d on Aug 22, 2009
I read somwhere that the Jacket was a specialist Helly Hanson, the oakly glasses in the poster are very similar to Oakley O-roker pro black
oliver on Oct 17, 2009
oliver do you know anything more about the jacket... looked on the internet for hours trying to find it, still can't...need help...any ideas.
harry on Nov 7, 2009
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