Friday, November 20, 2015

The Man in the High Castle series premiere TV billboards...

Giant Man in the High Castle series premiere billboard
God bless America, land of the free, home of the brave. But wait a minute, something doesn't look quite right with the star-spangled banner, or with New York's iconic Statue of Liberty either.
Man in the High Castle series premiere billboard
Where's her torch and why is she giving the Nazi salute. What kind of world is this?

This my friends is the alternate Earth of Amazon Studios The Man in the High Castle.
The Man in the High Castle series premiere billboard
The new series is based on science fiction author Philip K. Dick's 1962 novel of the same name and reimagines a different world history in which the Axis powers were victorious in World War II.
Man in the High Castle series launch billboard
The award-winning novel about the Allies losing the war was adapted by Frank Spotniz and stars the likes of Rufus Sewell, Luke Kleintank and Alexa Davalos.
Man in the High Castle Amazon billboard
These launch billboards for Amazon's original series are pretty provocative with their Third Reich insignia imagery (Daily Billboard is sure there would have been more of an outcry if the key art had featured the Nazi swastika instead).
Man in the High Castle series premiere billboards
The ad creative with Alexa Davalos also intriguingly hints at the mix of Japanese and German influences in this alternate America.
Man in the High Castle billboard
In the series set in the 1960s she find herself undertaking a mission originally meant for her sister to deliver a mysterious roll of film.
Giant Man in the High Castle billboard
These series premiere billboards were first spied along the Sunset Strip on November 12, plus additional examples along Pico Boulevard and at Sunset & Vine in Hollywood through November 17, 2015.
The Man in the High Castle series billboard
Meanwhile the super-sized Statue of Liberty saluting creative was snapped causing a big spectacle along Wilshire Boulevard on November 16, 2015.
Man in the High Castle season 1 billboard
The iconic landmark (in our world a gift to the U.S. from the people of France) has been used in many other ad campaigns before this, so be sure to also check out some of these Statue of Liberty parody and spoof billboards from recent times.
Man in the High Castle Amazon series billboard
It'll be interesting to see if The Man in the High Castle will be as successful and groundbreaking as another of Amazon's original shows, Transparent, but there's certainly a lot of buzz around this new high concept sci-fi and espionage series.
Man in the High Castle series billboard
UPDATED: After a truly gripping debut season The Man in the High Castle certainly deserves to garner some accolades, so fortunately Amazon is supporting the series with this Emmy consideration billboard snapped along L.A.'s Vine Street on May 26, 2016.
Man in the High Castle 2016 Emmy FYC billboard
As the quote says "evil triumphs only when good men do nothing", so Academy voters be sure to nominate this gem.
Man in the High Castle 2016 Emmy billboard
Plus here's also a smaller format Emmy consideration ad creative and another example of the large landscape billboard in better light, both spotted along Pico Boulevard on June 2, 2016.
Man in High Castle 2016 Emmy Evil triumphs billboard
UPDATED: Congratulations to The Man in the High Castle for garnering four Emmy award nominations for its debut season.
Man in the High Castle 2016 Emmy nomination billboard
Here are two 'Be Brave' Amazon Emmy nomination billboards, featuring Alexa Davalos as 'Juliana Crain', to encourage TV Academy members to vote for the show, spotted along Venice Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard on August 11, 2016.

Fans of the Amazon series can also enjoy these original costume designs from The Man in the High Castle on display.
Man in High Castle Be Brave 2016 Emmy nomination billboard

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