Sunday, May 31, 2015

TV WEEK: The Brink series premiere billboards...

The Brink series premiere billboard
Would you trust Tim Robbins or Jack Black with their finger on the nuclear button?
The Brink HBO series billboard
Think about it, Tim Robbins has played a homegrown terrorist in 1999's Arlington Road and lost his mind in 2005's War of the Worlds, whilst Jack Black is a renowned joker, right?
The Brink season 1 billboard
Forget if you can for the moment that this ad creative with a big red button could easily be a billboard for a brand new high-stakes game show, The Brink is described as a epic dark comedy focusing on a geopolitical crisis which could send the world tumbling into World War III.
The Brink series premiere billboard
Trying to avert catastrophe are three very different men, U.S. Secretary of State 'Walter Larson' (played by Robbins), 'Alex Talbot' a lowly Foreign Service officer (portrayed by Black) and Pablo Schreiber's ace Navy fighter pilot, 'Zeke Tilson' (who's just not famous enough to fit on the promotional posters, although you'd know him as 'Pornstache' from Orange is the New Black). Hopefully they'll be up to the job despite their flawed characters.
The Brink series premiere billboard
The Brink season 1 billboard
These series premiere billboard for the comedy on The Brink of destruction were snapped in the skies of the Sunset Strip, Beverly Boulevard and San Vicente Boulevard on May 19, plus along Santa Monica Boulevard in West L.A. on May 29, 2015.
The Brink series premiere billboard
Fans of Jack Black can also check out the funny guy in this movie billboard for Gulliver's Travels from way back in 2010.

Let's face it with the state of current political and diplomatic relations around the world, if you can't laugh at the threat of global annihilation, then you may just as well roll over and die.
The Brink billboard Sunset Strip
UPDATED: Now that the new series has made its debut it's been given some extra support in the form of this giant-sized billboard towering over the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood on June 26, 2015.
The Brink season 1 giant billboard Sunset Strip
The Brink season 1 giant billboard
Daily Billboard hadn't thought about it before, but the finger coming from above has a Monty Python-esque quality to it.

This super-sized creative also allows for each actor's name to be above his face, which is always a distraction when they over the wrong person.
The Brink season 1 giant billboard

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