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Check This Out: Final Poster for Howard McCain's Outlander

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January 13, 2009
Source: IGN

Check This Out: Final Poster for Howard McCain's Outlander

Sadly, Outlander is one of the movies we forgot about over the last few months, despite all the early buzz it nurtured last year. IGN has come to the rescue today with the final poster for the film, which stars James Caviezel as well as Ron Perlman, John Hurt, and Sophia Myles. For those who forgot, Outlander is an indie sci-fi movie about an alien who crash lands on Earth during the time of the Vikings and must fuse with them to help fight off an alien creature that also landed on Earth. I'm actually very interested in checking this out, despite hearing that it wasn't that amazing. And as for the poster, well, it's just Caviezel face.

If you haven't seen it yet, there's a trailer for this that we ran last July. Otherwise, take a look at this poster and squint to try and find the other details hidden in it (besides Caviezel's face). Thoughts?

Outlander Poster

During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan (James Caviezel), a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.

Outlander is directed and co-written by Howard McCain, of only The Unspeakable previously. Dirk Blackman also helped write the script with McCain. The film first premiered at the Cannes Film Market back in 2008, where it was picked up by The Weinstein Company, who has a track record of burying good indie gems like this. Outlander will finally hit very limited theaters on January 23rd this year.

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Reader Feedback - 20 Comments

1

It might kinda suck but I still really wanna see it.

Richard on Jan 13, 2009

2

i second that

jackburton on Jan 13, 2009

3

I still think this will be good. It has all the marks of an earnest scifi flick with just the right cast.

Harvey Harvey Harvey Dent on Jan 13, 2009

4

I've seen the film. I does not suck. I was very entertained.

Film-Book dot Com on Jan 13, 2009

5

Is this rated R, cause if it is the plot sounds extremely badass

Cody on Jan 13, 2009

6

I dont see anything hidden in the poster. Help me out?

Bruce on Jan 13, 2009

7

Yes it is rated R for violence (and gore really)... There a little bit of language too but the poster only mentions the violence.

AD on Jan 13, 2009

8

Damn I had a chance to watch the bootleg of this a couple weeks back

Jaf on Jan 13, 2009

9

OH, and that's supposed to be burning spaceship below his chin...

AD on Jan 13, 2009

10

whats so sucky about the poster??? looks old school classic!!!

cs on Jan 13, 2009

11

i watched the trailer; it reminds of Beowulf and Reign of Fire with a little bit of Starship Troopers mixed in D: lawl.

Eric on Jan 13, 2009

12

I want to see this, I love the cast, Caviezel's awesome

Scott McHenry on Jan 13, 2009

13

I think Caviezel looks a lot like Christian Bale on that poster.

Foss on Jan 14, 2009

14

agree with most, this looks like it could be really good.

dom on Jan 14, 2009

15

Better be a good movie.

Fisherr on Jan 14, 2009

16

This movie was filmed in Newfoundland's Gros Morne Park. Should be awesome scenery.

Norm on Jan 14, 2009

17

could be awesome. i want to see it. if nothing else, it should be fun to see Iron Age fused with Alien tech. i see awesome montage scenes of weapons being created. 😀

dave13 on Jan 14, 2009

18

I third it!

D-9 on Jan 14, 2009

19

Barrie Osbourne! HELL YES!

Tim "Cloverfield" on Jan 14, 2009

20

My Outlander Review: http://film-book.com/review-outlander/

Film-Book dot Com on Feb 4, 2009

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