Creepy New Posters for Bruce Willis' Sci-Fi Movie Surrogates
Human Perfection. What Could Go Wrong? I really don't like this marketing campaign Disney is running for their upcoming sci-fi movie Surrogates. Their campaign seems to involve hiring as many attractive models as they can to represent the "perfect" human and, through jealousy I guess, make audiences interested in the movie. And now with these new banners, it's just getting worse, in a very eerie way. IGN has debuted a new series of posters for Surrogates that are just plain creepy. I saw one of these things on a billboard last night and nearly crashed trying to look at it. Is that a good thing? I don't know, you tell me!
If you haven't seen it yet, you can actually already watch the trailer for Surrogates online by clicking right here. Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years to investigate the murders of others' surrogates.
Surrogates is directed by action filmmaker Jonathan Mostow, of Breakdown, U-571, and Terminator 3 previously. The script was written by writing duo Michael Ferris and John D. Brancato, of The Net, The Game, Terminator 3, and Catwoman previously. The film is based on Robert Venditti's graphic novel of the same name. Disney will be bringing Surrogates to theaters everywhere on September 25th this year.
Reader Feedback - 29 Comments
Creeeeepy. But in a good way.
Jana on Jul 31, 2009
You mean stupid new posters?
Corey on Jul 31, 2009
I think they're great - very eye-catching. But I suppose we'll get the obligatory "what terrible photoshop" type comments from those capable of far better, of course.
Sleepykid on Jul 31, 2009
Looks like a promo poster for Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. I do like them though. Those Surrogate girls are damn sexy. I gotta get me one.
1001 on Jul 31, 2009
Creepy is one way to describe it.
Josh on Jul 31, 2009
these posters are better than the entire terminator:salvation movie!
bo on Jul 31, 2009
Same posters as the Sarah Conner Chronicles. Wow, is this disappointing.
Scott Reed on Jul 31, 2009
Why don't they just call this movie "Ghost in the Shell". That's basically all it is.
Jay on Jul 31, 2009
Is it just me or is the blond female Surrogate missing it's entire internal chest section/systems? All the others have breast plates/chassis that stick out past the skin, which (i belive) is meant to convey a full set of internal systems in the chest area, with just spine & support for the lower midsection. Similar to our own skeletal system. It really makes the blond look like bad photoshop.
Akirakorn on Jul 31, 2009
Creepy, yet stylish and semi-innovative. This seems to capture the essence of the flick---different!!
Spider on Jul 31, 2009
The first female model looks like Angelina Jolie.
Fc on Aug 1, 2009
Does the first horizontal one have her chest taken out instead of her stomach? Why? Cool posters, though.
crAziemutant on Aug 1, 2009
these are the same as Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
mace on Aug 1, 2009
Unfortunately, this is what humanity has come to idolize as beauty. So in that sense the posters are perfect, because seriously if you could look like anything why would you pick someone average looking?
Fuelbot on Aug 1, 2009
"Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles"
fucku on Aug 1, 2009
@14 I think that's the point. If this is what humanity has come to idealize as beauty, it shows how messed up humanity is, because our ideal of beauty is airbrushed, anorexic, photoshopped blandness. In a word, our idea of beauty is a lie.
jasonmd2020 on Aug 1, 2009
come on guys! theyre supposeed to look fake! the humans are supposed to be fake, and plasticy looking. i like them.it doesnt look like a disney flick though.
george on Aug 1, 2009
'Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles' is returning!! Woohoo!! ... Wait.
Manfred Powell on Aug 1, 2009
Xerxex on Aug 1, 2009
TediusTed on Aug 1, 2009
This doesnt have the feel of a disney movie. Maybe they have grown up a bit.
d on Aug 1, 2009
Wow these are really cool actually. Your mind thinks that it should be sexy, but then you realize that it's a robot. It fucks with your mind which I think will stick well with people. I most likely wont see this, but cool posters none the less
Dan W on Aug 1, 2009
i think it's cool and ties in with the theme of the movie quite well. trying to stay young and perfect while in reality you're a robot out side and an aging person in side.
thejugfather on Aug 2, 2009
Conrad on Aug 2, 2009
These posters look like a rip-off of the posters from Terminator: the Sarah Connor Chronicles
Me on Aug 2, 2009
You people need to read the GN you'll get the campaign more but still this movie will suck cause the Directors is terrible and the writers are terrible which is too bad becayse the GN is amazing
thankyoufor on Aug 2, 2009
I think I'll wait to see what the trailers are like before making any form of judgement.
Gary on Aug 3, 2009
These posters look great.
Vold on Aug 3, 2009
The concept reminds me of a 1950's novel - and followed by a space opera series about R. Daneel Olivaw, detective - 'The Caves of Steel' by Isaac Asimov. And of course, in his tradition, 'R is for Robot'...which is a book title that the movie was based upon.
oldephartte on Jan 20, 2010
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