Incredible New Poster and Trailer for Takashi Miike’s ’13 Assassins’
Takashi Miike’s 13 Assassins has been critically acclaimed as one of the best samurai films in the past decade, and now Magnet Releasing (Magnolia Picture’s genre arm) has snatched the movie and set it to release in select theaters across the United States on April 29th, 2011. However, if you live in a city that doesn’t have one of those select cinemas. you can also catch the flick on VOD, iTunes, Amazon, VUDU, Xbox Marketplace and the Playstation Network beginning March 25th.
While we’re waiting for that day to come, feast your eyes on the brand new illustrated poster for the film that appeared over at Cinematical today. The poster is incredible, looking more like the cover of a graphic novel. Enjoy!
Takeshi Miike is one of the most prolific filmmakers in the world, chalking up more than 80 films in the past 10 years in various genres. His latest is a remake of Eiichi Kudo’s classic chambara 13 Assassins, about an official lord sending secretly 13 samurais to kill an evil lord, which is the shogun’s brother.