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New Watchmen Character Art Revealed
Six glorious new posters unveiled

11 November 2008  |  Written by Emily Phillips  

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Here in full posterly gorgeosity are no less than six new posters from Watchmen, featuring the film's primary characters in all their splendour. We don't think it's too gushing to say they look absolutely stunning and should be lapped up by everyone who's counting down the days to the film's release in March.

For the handful of you who have been living under a graphic-novel-free rock for the past two decades or so, the Watchmen protagonists include: The Comedian (Jeffrey Dean Morgan); Dr. Manhattan (Billy Crudup), Ozymandias (Matthew Goode); Rorschach (Jackie Earle Haley); Silk Spectre II (Malin Akerman) and Nite Owl II (Patrick Wilson).


The excitement is killing us now - we want to watch the Watchmen! Zack Snyder's long awaited adaptation opens simultaneously in normal cinemas and IMAX on March 6.


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To Long
The wait is going to kill me More

Posted by Rob Chappell at 17:07 on 12 November 2008 | Report This Post

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L: branniganslaw hubba hubba? what year is it? sp; apologies. Let me rephrase it more in keeping with the kids. Dat shortie is Da bomb!!  West Si-eed!! More

Posted by Karl Crutchley at 16:57 on 12 November 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Film Rating?
Along with Zack, Producer Debi Snyder has consistently stated that it can only be an R rated movie because of the content (graphic violence, nudity, etc.) and according to lick)rating is as good as official... More

Posted by KeithM at 16:21 on 12 November 2008 | Report This Post

Film Rating?
Has it been confirmed anywhere if this will have an 18/R rating? It could probably get away with a 15 (not ideal) but if it has anything below I will be majorly pissed off. More

Posted by bronco3114 at 13:31 on 12 November 2008 | Report This Post

WATCH THIS FILM FLY!
Can't wait for March to come around! I'll probably be disappointed in the end but who cares! Never thought I've ever see a Watchmen film hit the screen. ...."Ozymandias looks too skinny, his neck is the wrong shape, blah di blah di blah...." Nit pickers be damned. I don't think there's ever been a comic book movie made that's EXACTLY like the comic. If anyone has issues on the day this movie comes out - might I suggest you all stay at home and watch your copies of Batman and Robin i More

Posted by ROTGUT at 17:55 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

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L: Dr Quinzel As ever, Rorschach and the Comedian are stealing it. Unfortunately Ozymandias still looks like a refugee from a mid-90's day-glo embarrassment. But, to be fair, he looked ridiculous in the comic too, and if the people want a faithful adaptation... hat you have to remember is that Ozy is a walking advertisement.  He is a retired superhero (two years before it became law) who dresses the way he does because he is the live-action version of his own cartoon and toy empire More

Posted by KeithM at 16:36 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

Watchmen watching me work
I now have these shiny new pictures of Rorschach and The Comedian watching over me at work. I thought the SS's nipples would get me into trouble... More

Posted by Youshouldberunning at 16:02 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

Ozymandias
i think the costume for Ozymandias makes sense, i mean if you didnt have any powers but were out fighting crime wouldnt you wanna big yourself up? make people question you? its the same point as Batman makes. yea its a tad camp but so's the Graphic Novel,.... in fact so are most More

Posted by Rossi87 at 15:39 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

Nice!
Love the Comedian poster, the picture especially sums up the character. Though isn't the Ozymandias quote a bit of a spoiler? More

Posted by bronco3114 at 15:21 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

hubba hubba? what year is it? More

Posted by branniganslaw at 14:57 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

Only 4 words needed really
Silk Spectre, Hubba hubba More

Posted by Karl Crutchley at 14:19 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

don't know
Really good start thus far. Great posters, the characters look awesome except Ozy who looks very weedy. Morgan as the Comedian looks great. I just have a really bad feeling that I'm going to be disappointed come release. I just don't think it can be made into a film. I hope I'm wrong More

Posted by DANGEROSS! at 12:59 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

Ozymandias
I agree with Sanchia, Ozy looks a little... thin. Wasn't he trying to be the peak of physical and mental powers? Other than that they look good. Lets hope the style doesn't outweigh the substance as there is a lot of character to cram into a film. More

Posted by Rich Deckard at 12:12 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

As ever, Rorschach and the Comedian are stealing it. Unfortunately Ozymandias still looks like a refugee from a mid-90's day-glo embarrassment. But, to be fair, he looked ridiculous in the comic too, and if the people want a faithful adaptation... More

Posted by Dr Quinzel at 11:43 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

I like the caption in Manhattan's one, it's in utter contrast to what he realises during the story. More

Posted by doctorolorinbats1975 at 11:40 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

Ozymandius
I quite like all of them apart from the Ozymandius one. Something about the mask and the pencil neck doesn't ring true. More

Posted by sanchia at 10:39 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post

GIMME, GIMME, GIMME......
I want to see this film NOW!!!!!! More

Posted by ROTGUT at 10:25 on 11 November 2008 | Report This Post


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