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Patton Oswalt's 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Pitch Gets Amazing Poster

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April 18, 2013
Source: EW

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Infinity Gauntlet

If you're confused, here's the deal: On tonight's episode of NBC's comedy series "Parks & Recreation," comedian Patton Oswalt has a guest appearance and offers some sort of filibuster during a town hall meeting. Well, in an outtake, he improvises an entire plot for Star Wars: Episode VII and the crew just let's him ramble for eight minutes. While he starts off fine with important nerdy Star Wars details, he ventures off into nerd heaven and imagines a world where Thanos is the villain, using the reality gem from the Infinity Gauntlet to exist in the Star Wars universe, and from there it turns into a crazy movie. Someone with Photoshop skills has crafted this amazing poster for Patton Oswalt's pitch and it's just glorious. Look!

Here's the poster for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Gauntlet of Infinity made by EW:

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Infinity Gauntlet

This might be the best poster ever created. It has everything all the nerds want, and it even evokes Drew Struzan's style a little bit. If J.J. Abrams is paying attention, he should probably get Michael Arndt to stop writing and just let Patton Oswalt takeover. If Disney released this movie, it would perpetually make money until the end of time. We might have to pack up the Internet, because it's not going to get better than this.

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Reader Feedback - 24 Comments

1

Nice.

Xerxexx on Apr 18, 2013

2

We all know this movie will never happen; and I wonder "why the f**k not??!!" It's totally absurd to mix the two movies, but we have tons of hardcore SW nerds and Marvel nerds to create such a great picture, with Patton leading the way. It would make tons of money all from the nerd aspect, the ultimate sci fi/fantasy fans, and for the genuine curiosity of everyone else eager to see two colossal franchise empires go all out together! The force vs super powers!

JBrotsis on Apr 18, 2013

3

I'd pay five times a normal ticket price to see this.

Guy who comments on things on Apr 18, 2013

4

All men.

DAVIDPD on Apr 18, 2013

5

Not that this is a masterpiece poster but I miss posters like this.

Luis Eduardo Ortiz on Apr 18, 2013

6

anyone else notice "the cape" photoshopped as moon knight?

tankatemysandwich on Apr 18, 2013

7

You notice that, but not Perseus!?

yomandenver on Apr 18, 2013

8

How can it be that a mock poster looks better than most real posters?

David Banner on Apr 18, 2013

9

Thought the same. Better than almost every official poster I've seen here lately.

Ross on Apr 18, 2013

10

Because official posters try way too hard to be cool and sophisticated...this one embraces its absurdity and silliness that's why it feels better than most of pretentious official crap...imo

just an opinion on Apr 18, 2013

11

Epically hilarious

Oct8pus on Apr 18, 2013

12

I don't get why the so called nerds (what ever the hell that means I even might be one my self to a certain extend) get so over excited with crossovers.I personally don't like them,they just somehow ruin the individual superhero and his/hers mythology and universe they exist in...for me anyway.I can barely tolerate The Avengers.Good example of ruining two separate mythologies with a crossover is the Aliens vs Predator debacle..it works well in video game format..as a movie it's just silly...and trashy in a bad way.. It's like mixing food that does not go together...like chocolate and tuna..or something gross and unappetizing ...can't think of anything right now..again for me...so don't get too defensive fellow nerds...

just an opinion on Apr 18, 2013

13

Nice satire of what blockbusters are these days. Oswalt is on fire!

DavideCoppola on Apr 19, 2013

14

Your to pretentious

if on Apr 19, 2013

15

*You're *too

Richie G on Apr 19, 2013

16

You know, I didn't think I was, but I looked up the definition of pretentious and I'm afraid it fits me 😉

DavideCoppola on Apr 19, 2013

17

Bahahaha this poster is awesome but I burst laughing at the severed chewbacca head with spider robot body! Top right corner LMAO!

Random name on Apr 19, 2013

18

This could be Expendables XIX.

capitandelespacio on Apr 19, 2013

19

Robot Chicken make this happen

DJROBL on Apr 19, 2013

20

This is the greatest movie poster that will ever be conceived. That is all.

avconsumer2 on Apr 19, 2013

21

In 3D, Imax and Smell-o-vision!

mooreworthy on Apr 19, 2013

22

What? No Batman or Flash Gordon??? ...pass!

Chris R. on Apr 20, 2013

23

With George Lucas going full revisionist with Star Wars, this is a real possibility.

$126191 on Apr 21, 2013

24

I really appreciated Oswalt's nod to Colossus in the rant. Good form.

Joe Mazur on Apr 22, 2013

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