Magnolia Pictures has released new comic poster and clip for Centurion
. In anticipation of the nationwide theatrical release of Neil Marshall
’s latest thriller,
Magnoliahas tapped renowned British comics artist Simon Bisley
to create a one of a kind poster featuring the film’s main characters played by Michael Fassbender
and Olga Kurylenko
This is the first time Bisley has created a piece of art for a motion picture. He is best known for his 1990s work on ABC Warriors, Lobo and Sláine; his style, reliant on paints, acrylics, inks and multiple mediums, and takes inspiration from rock album covers and graffiti, as well as traditional comics art.
, a gripping survival thriller set in early AD Britain, finds Quintus, the sole survivor of a savage raid on a Roman frontier fort, joining General Virilus’ legendary Ninth Legion to march north and wipe out the terrifying tribes known as the Picts. When the Legion is attacked and Virilus seized, Quintus struggles to survive behind enemy lines with a small band of soldiers in a race to save their general and evade capture, torture and certain death.
Centurion also stars Dominic West, David Morrissey, Noel Clarke, Riz Ahmed, JJ Field, Liam Cunningham
and Imogen Poots
The first clip shows Quintus Dias (Fassbender) running from some Pict pursuers (and their horses), before West and company arrive to administer some bloody justice. Watch the NSFW clip below.
In the second clip, Quintus Dias and the gang flee from a band of barbarians.
Magnolia Pictures will release Centurion
on August 27, 2010; the film is also currently available VOD.