Never Tell Them The Odds - Official Fanboys Poster!
Another poster for the long-delayed Fanboys movie has just debuted over at Cinematical. Yes, this is the Star Wars movie about a group of geeks who travel across the country in a Star Wars themed van in order to break into Skywalker Ranch to be the first to see Episode I - The Phantom Menace. This is officially the moment where this Judd Apatow poster design has jumped the shark and should be forever put to rest. I know this is what the movie is all about (geeks so hardcore that they'd wear Darth Vader helmets like this in public), but still, this is more of a painfully annoying poster than anything delightfully geeky.
Someone tell me if this is as bad as I think it is or am I just being too harsh? I know a lot of Star Wars fanboys are still anxiously awaiting the opportunity to see Fanboys, which will happen next February, but this poster doesn't help much. Thanks again to Cinematical for debuting this today.
Fanboys is directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Kyle Newman and was written by fellow newcomers Ernest Cline and Adam F. Goldberg. The Weinstein Company originally scheduled Fanboys for release a few years back but kept delaying it due to test screening complaints and other issues. Fanboys is currently scheduled (let's hope they stay true to their word) to hit theaters on February 6th, 2009 next year.