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Check This Out: Second New Poster for Ben Affleck's The Town

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August 17, 2010
Source: Empire

Ben Affleck's The Town

This is what I'm talkin' about! Empire has debuted another new international poster for Ben Affleck's crime drama The Town that is a huge improvement over the domestic poster released last week. Yes, this one has more "floating heads" but they're arranged in a slick way and I love the imagery underneath a lot more this time. I like talking about this movie because it's one of my most anticipated and I hope we can keep building buzz for it. Despite his otherwise interesting career, I think Affleck is a talented filmmaker and I'm looking forward to seeing how he did with this new crime drama. It's out in theaters in only a few more weeks, too!

Ben Affleck's The Town Poster

As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the FBI agent trying to bring his crew down. Based on Chuck Hogan's book.

The Town is both written and directed by Boston native actor-turned-filmmaker Ben Affleck, who made his feature directorial debut with the drama Gone Baby Gone a few years back. Affleck co-wrote the screenplay with Peter Craig (Waterbug) and Sheldon Turner (Up in the Air). It's based on Chuck Hogan's novel Prince of Thieves first published in 04. Warner Bros will be bringing The Town to theaters this September 17th.

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Reader Feedback - 14 Comments

1

I can honestly say this is one of the films I REALLY!! look forward to. I really enjoyed Gone Baby Gone and I have really high hopes for Affleck as a director.

Nitrium on Aug 17, 2010

2

CAN'T WAIT!!

DEANNE on Aug 17, 2010

3

I really, really want this to be good. I absolutely love that trailer.

SkaOreo on Aug 17, 2010

4

I loved the first one. Didn't care to much for the second one

Nitrium on Aug 17, 2010

5

both of these posters are just kind of odd. First had that bizarre scene taken out of context with the strip of stars at the bottom...just seemed kind of thrown together...now this has the heads in the clouds and a much better scene of crime... This movie must be a tough sell...you want to sell the unique criminals and the gritty action, but at the same time, this movie also has a bunch of big name actors...so it kind of messes with everything. They only do posters like this when they are afraid that the movie won't find an audience. They're expecting a 12-15 mil opening weekend and that's probably what they'll get.

LINKFX on Aug 17, 2010

6

I got two conflicting dates. Can someone help me here? Alex says the 17th while the poster says the 24th.

Ariel on Aug 17, 2010

7

CHICKS WITH GUNS!!!! SOLD!!!!

Voice of Reason on Aug 17, 2010

8

nice.

Xerxex on Aug 17, 2010

9

Generic. But I really want to see this film!

ryderup on Aug 17, 2010

10

arranged in a slick way? what.. like... next to each other?

josh on Aug 17, 2010

11

josh, hahaha

LINKFX on Aug 17, 2010

12

Ben Affleck.. a man who constantly looks like he just realised that he left the fridge door open.

Tom Dearsley on Aug 17, 2010

13

Attack of the chins.

tEDDY bESS on Aug 17, 2010

14

When I first saw this poster, I thought it was the poster for Johnny Drama'a TV show.

L on Aug 18, 2010

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