Sunday, October 11, 2020

The Good Lord Bird series premiere TV billboards...

Good Lord Bird series premiere billboard
James McBride's acclaimed 2013 novel The Good Lord Bird gets the small screen treatment this October courtesy of Showtime.
Good Lord Bird TV billboard
The seven-part limited series stars Ethan Hawke as abolitionist John Brown, told from the viewpoint of a fictional newly freed teenage boy named 'Henry "Onion" Shackleford' (Joshua Caleb Johnson) as he follows Brown on a holy crusade to end slavery and finds himself part of the famous 1859 raid on the Army depot at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, an instigating event that started the American Civil War.
Good Lord Bird season 1 billboard
The title of the series refers to the ivory-billed woodpecker, whose feathers John Brown believes brings him good luck.
Good Lord Bird series launch billboard
These series launch billboards were captured along the Sunset Strip, Westwood Boulevard and Ventura Boulevard from September 27 to September 29, 2020.

For more American history you can also check out these Harriet Tubman film billboards and Underground billboards.
Good Lord Bird Showtime billboard
With the dangers of White Supremacists on the rise and the country's current leaders refusing to condemn them, there's never been a better time for a historical mini-series like this to soar to remind people that racism is wrong and Black Lives Matter.
Good Lord Bird series premiere billboard
UPDATED: Here's another billboard example spied above the Sunset Strip on October 13, 2020.
Good Lord Bird series billboard

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